Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

OpenStack
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 122 137
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15 +16
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 32 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 1.07% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.84% 7.17% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 20
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% -6.86%
10th Percentile £360 £300 £398
90th Percentile £688 £616 £580
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

OpenStack is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 661 614 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.25% 14.95% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 333 356
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £255
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -43.18% +37.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.10
90th Percentile £39.70 £38.00 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +40.26% -15.56% +28.57%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Berkshire

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenStack in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Berkshire

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in Berkshire

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 13 £500 -
Newbury -5 7 - - 1
Slough - 4 £398 -
OpenStack
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 14 (43.75%) KVM
2 13 (40.63%) Docker
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) Python
3 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
4 11 (34.38%) Mirantis
5 10 (31.25%) Network Virtualisation
6 9 (28.13%) WAN
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
6 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.00%) Migration
7 8 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 8 (25.00%) PaaS
7 8 (25.00%) IaaS
8 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
8 7 (21.88%) BGP
8 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
9 6 (18.75%) Firewall
9 6 (18.75%) MPLS
9 6 (18.75%) Juniper
9 6 (18.75%) Perl
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Kanban
9 6 (18.75%) Open Source
9 6 (18.75%) Ansible
9 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) IaaS
2 8 (25.00%) PaaS
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (9.38%) SaaS
6 2 (6.25%) Slack
6 2 (6.25%) Trello
6 2 (6.25%) Yammer
7 1 (3.13%) npm
7 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
7 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) WAN
2 7 (21.88%) BGP
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) Junos
3 6 (18.75%) MPLS
4 5 (15.63%) OSPF
5 4 (12.50%) HTTP
5 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (12.50%) L2TP
5 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) VPN
5 4 (12.50%) VXLAN
5 4 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 3 (9.38%) SAN
6 3 (9.38%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (6.25%) 3G
7 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.25%) SNMP
7 2 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (15.63%) Redis
4 4 (12.50%) Big Data
4 4 (12.50%) Neo4j
5 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.13%) InfluxDB
6 1 (3.13%) Power BI
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) GitLab
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) Gatling
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Mockito
2 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.13%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Spanish Language
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.50%) TIBCO Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Platform Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) OSS Architect
5 2 (6.25%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Kafka
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) .NET Core
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (12.50%) JSON
2 4 (12.50%) Lucene
2 4 (12.50%) Memcached
2 4 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (12.50%) Velocity
3 3 (9.38%) Node.js
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) Jinja
5 1 (3.13%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) PMI
3 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
4 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Network Virtualisation
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Kanban
3 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (18.75%) Open Source
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
4 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) High Availability
5 4 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 4 (12.50%) Microservices
5 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 4 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Perl
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) PhD
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) KVM
2 13 (40.63%) Docker
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) BIND 9
4 2 (6.25%) NFS
4 2 (6.25%) Postfix
4 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
4 2 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 6 (18.75%) Ansible
3 3 (9.38%) Netcool
3 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.38%) Puppet
4 2 (6.25%) Cobbler
4 2 (6.25%) Grafana
4 2 (6.25%) Icinga
4 2 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (6.25%) OpenView
4 2 (6.25%) TeMIP
4 2 (6.25%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.13%) Nagios
5 1 (3.13%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 11 (34.38%) Mirantis
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Juniper
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) TIBCO
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) BMC
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) EMC
8 2 (6.25%) Remedy
9 1 (3.13%) Google
9 1 (3.13%) Intel
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Nokia
9 1 (3.13%) Splunk
9 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software