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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 111 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 30 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% - 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.95% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
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
606 460 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.21% 18.26% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 276 206
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
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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 - 29 £300 - 4
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (97.22%) Configuration Management
2 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 34 (94.44%) Python
2 34 (94.44%) Bash Shell
3 25 (69.44%) Puppet
3 25 (69.44%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (66.67%) DevOps
5 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (52.78%) VMware
6 19 (52.78%) KVM
6 19 (52.78%) QEMU
6 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (52.78%) Open Source
7 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (41.67%) Ruby
9 14 (38.89%) Apache
9 14 (38.89%) MySQL
9 14 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (38.89%) Rackspace
10 8 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (22.22%) Servlets
10 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.56%) UNIX
11 2 (5.56%) C++
11 2 (5.56%) PHP
12 1 (2.78%) XenServer
12 1 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (2.78%) vSphere

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Servlets
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Configuration Management
2 24 (66.67%) DevOps
3 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Game Development
6 1 (2.78%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) RUP
6 1 (2.78%) DSDM
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) Python
1 34 (94.44%) Bash Shell
2 15 (41.67%) Ruby
3 2 (5.56%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (52.78%) QEMU
1 19 (52.78%) KVM
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) XenServer
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (69.44%) Puppet
1 25 (69.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
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