The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 132 151 144
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.030% 0.060%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £538 £630 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +163.15%
OpenStack
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
521 572 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.60% 17.24% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 366 358
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £196 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £42.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +159.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £22.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenStack across the South West region.

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 6 £538 - 3
Gloucestershire 0 1 £425 -32.53%
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) ZeroMQ
2 6 (66.67%) Docker
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Ansible
3 5 (55.56%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) nginx
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (66.67%) REST
1 6 (66.67%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef