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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 132 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.043% 0.096%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 0.26% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £463 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
581 387 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.48% 16.51% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 209 190
Average daily rate £360 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 23
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £30.15 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -17 8 £325 - 4
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (89.47%) Linux
1 34 (89.47%) Python
1 34 (89.47%) Configuration Management
1 34 (89.47%) Bash Shell
2 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (63.16%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) Puppet
3 23 (60.53%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (57.89%) KVM
4 22 (57.89%) QEMU
4 22 (57.89%) Open Source
5 21 (55.26%) DevOps
6 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (28.95%) Ruby
8 11 (28.95%) MySQL
9 10 (26.32%) Apache
9 10 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (26.32%) Rackspace
10 9 (23.68%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 8 (21.05%) Servlets
11 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
12 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.89%) Server Building
13 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
13 2 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
13 2 (5.26%) SSL
13 2 (5.26%) Microsoft

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (26.32%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (23.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Web Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Servlets
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Configuration Management
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) Open Source
4 21 (55.26%) DevOps
5 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Server Building
8 2 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (5.26%) CRM
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL
9 1 (2.63%) RUP
9 1 (2.63%) DSDM
9 1 (2.63%) Service Management
9 1 (2.63%) ITSM
9 1 (2.63%) Scrum
9 1 (2.63%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) Python
1 34 (89.47%) Bash Shell
2 11 (28.95%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (57.89%) QEMU
2 22 (57.89%) KVM
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) vCloud
4 1 (2.63%) Docker
4 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (60.53%) Puppet
1 23 (60.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) VMware
2 10 (26.32%) Rackspace
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) EnterpriseDB