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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 139 143 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.22% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% 1.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £506 £320
% change year-on-year
-17.03% +58.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
549 541 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.26% 16.73% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 348 297
Average daily rate £363 £380 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 27
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £10.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +10 5 £400 - 4
Bristol +1 1 £500 - 3
Somerset - 1 £525 - 1
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack.

1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Puppet
3 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (61.11%) DevOps
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (50.00%) Ansible
7 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (44.44%) Java
7 8 (44.44%) Python
8 7 (38.89%) Web Services
8 7 (38.89%) Windows
8 7 (38.89%) Middleware
8 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (33.33%) Open Source
9 6 (33.33%) Private Cloud
9 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 6 (33.33%) Nagios
9 6 (33.33%) ITIL
9 6 (33.33%) Unix
9 6 (33.33%) CentOS
10 5 (27.78%) Ganglia
10 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (22.22%) nginx
2 3 (16.67%) Eucalyptus
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (16.67%) Google Apps
4 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTPS
1 5 (27.78%) SSL
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (22.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) Java EE
2 4 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 6 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) CentOS
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) Fedora
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Open Source
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
7 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) KVM
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) vCloud
4 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Puppet
2 9 (50.00%) Ansible
2 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (33.33%) Nagios
4 5 (27.78%) Ganglia
4 5 (27.78%) Graphite
4 5 (27.78%) Kibana
4 5 (27.78%) Riemann
5 2 (11.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) New Relic
Yeovil, Somerset
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500-550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago