The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 115 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 31 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 0.19% 0.044%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.12% 1.06% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £500 £320
% change year-on-year
-15.80% +56.25%
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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
605 471 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.82% 18.36% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 305 221
Average daily rate £425 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Average hourly rate £10.99 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.41% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.04 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 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
West Yorkshire +13 28 £425 - 4
South Yorkshire - 2 £488 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 33 (86.84%) DevOps
3 31 (81.58%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (81.58%) Puppet
4 30 (78.95%) vSphere
4 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (76.32%) Jenkins
6 28 (73.68%) Bash Shell
7 27 (71.05%) Java
8 22 (57.89%) Maven
8 22 (57.89%) JIRA
8 22 (57.89%) Selenium
8 22 (57.89%) Atlassian
8 22 (57.89%) Confluence
8 22 (57.89%) Mocha
8 22 (57.89%) Appium
8 22 (57.89%) SonarQube
9 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (50.00%) Ruby
9 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (50.00%) Configuration Management
9 19 (50.00%) VMware
10 17 (44.74%) Python
10 17 (44.74%) Scrum
11 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
12 14 (36.84%) Docker
13 13 (34.21%) Ansible
14 12 (31.58%) Build Automation
14 12 (31.58%) Perl
14 12 (31.58%) CentOS

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (57.89%) Confluence
2 8 (21.05%) CloudStack
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 31 (81.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
1 4 (10.53%) LAN
1 4 (10.53%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) MPLS
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (76.32%) Jenkins
2 22 (57.89%) Appium
2 22 (57.89%) JIRA
2 22 (57.89%) Maven
2 22 (57.89%) Mocha
2 22 (57.89%) Selenium
2 22 (57.89%) SonarQube
3 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
4 10 (26.32%) Ant
5 3 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (7.89%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (36.84%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Designer
4 2 (5.26%) Digital Transformation
4 2 (5.26%) Head of DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) Head of Digital
4 2 (5.26%) Head of Digital Transformation
5 1 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.63%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Head of Projects
5 1 (2.63%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) YAML
2 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (7.89%) Servlets
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
1 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) CentOS
2 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Ubuntu
3 9 (23.68%) Unix
4 5 (13.16%) Windows
5 3 (7.89%) AIX
5 3 (7.89%) HPUX
5 3 (7.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) DevOps
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (44.74%) Scrum
5 12 (31.58%) Build Automation
6 5 (13.16%) DSDM
6 5 (13.16%) RUP
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL
8 2 (5.26%) ITSM
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 2 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.63%) Open Source
9 1 (2.63%) Presales
9 1 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Bash Shell
2 27 (71.05%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) Ruby
4 17 (44.74%) Python
5 12 (31.58%) Perl
6 10 (26.32%) C#
7 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
7 5 (13.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 30 (78.95%) vSphere
2 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (36.84%) Docker
4 8 (21.05%) Xen
5 5 (13.16%) XenServer
6 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (81.58%) Puppet
2 13 (34.21%) Ansible
3 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.16%) Cobbler
4 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Atlassian
2 19 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle
5 5 (13.16%) EnterpriseDB
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) Google
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco
8 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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