The first table below looks at the demand for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
335 231 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.58% 17.43% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 122 162
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.98 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.88% +40.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £23.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
OpenStack
Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds - - - - 2
OpenStack
Yorkshire

OpenStack
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB