Period
to 12 December 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 136 150
Rank change year-on-year +14 +14 +24
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 44 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.07% 0.80% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.17% 4.93% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 15
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £475 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -6.86% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £398 £339
90th Percentile £616 £580 £569
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £458
% change year-on-year - +3.71% +1.78%
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 614 690 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.96% 16.21% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 355 455
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £236
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.18% +37.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.10 £12.37
90th Percentile £38.00 £55.65 £38.28
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +28.57% +2.94%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +16 18 £500 +17.65% 1
Newbury -4 8 £300 -47.83% 2
Bracknell -3 3 £475 +5.56%
Maidenhead - 3 £525 -
OpenStack
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 20 (45.45%) VMware
2 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (38.64%) Linux
4 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (31.82%) Python
5 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
5 14 (31.82%) Docker
6 13 (29.55%) Ansible
7 12 (27.27%) DevOps
7 12 (27.27%) Windows
8 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (25.00%) Puppet
9 10 (22.73%) Migration
10 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
11 8 (18.18%) Private Cloud
11 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
12 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
12 7 (15.91%) Public Cloud
12 7 (15.91%) vRealize
12 7 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (15.91%) IaaS
13 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
13 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
13 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
13 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes

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 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Domino
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.91%) IaaS
4 5 (11.36%) HP Helion
5 4 (9.09%) Slack
5 4 (9.09%) Trello
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.55%) Heroku
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.27%) GitHub
7 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.27%) PaaS
7 1 (2.27%) SaaS
7 1 (2.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
1 5 (11.36%) VoLTE
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) DMZ
3 3 (6.82%) IPsec
3 3 (6.82%) Junos
3 3 (6.82%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (4.55%) LDAP
4 2 (4.55%) LTE
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.27%) 4G
5 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.27%) IPv4
5 1 (2.27%) IPv6
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) SMPP
5 1 (2.27%) SS7
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Maven
2 5 (11.36%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (9.09%) git-flow
3 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.27%) Gerrit
General
1 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Security Architect
4 7 (15.91%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Azure Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Developer
8 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 4 (9.09%) pytest
3 3 (6.82%) RESTful
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Private Cloud
2 7 (15.91%) Public Cloud
3 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) PKI
4 4 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (6.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 2 (4.55%) Solaris
7 2 (4.55%) SUSE
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) DevOps
2 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (22.73%) Migration
4 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Information Security
6 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 4 (9.09%) ArchiMate
8 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (9.09%) Microservices
8 4 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (9.09%) SIEM
8 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (9.09%) UML
8 4 (9.09%) User Stories
9 3 (6.82%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Python
2 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.09%) Groovy
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) VBScript
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.27%) CISSP
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ISSAP
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.82%) Docker
3 7 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.09%) vCloud
6 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
6 3 (6.82%) vSphere
7 2 (4.55%) KVM
8 1 (2.27%) LXC
8 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) Ansible
2 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (25.00%) Puppet
3 7 (15.91%) vRealize
4 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
4 6 (13.64%) vCenter Server
5 5 (11.36%) Salt
6 3 (6.82%) CFEngine
6 3 (6.82%) Icinga
6 3 (6.82%) PowerCLI
6 3 (6.82%) SCCM
7 2 (4.55%) CloudForms
7 2 (4.55%) Mesos
7 2 (4.55%) Nagios
7 2 (4.55%) SCOM
7 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
7 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
7 2 (4.55%) Unicenter
8 1 (2.27%) Graphite
8 1 (2.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) VMware
2 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 5 (11.36%) Juniper
4 5 (11.36%) NetApp
5 4 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 4 (9.09%) CyberArk
5 4 (9.09%) EMC
5 4 (9.09%) Nokia
5 4 (9.09%) Symantec
5 4 (9.09%) Tripwire
6 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.55%) CA
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) Infoblox
6 2 (4.55%) Lotus
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) Nimsoft
6 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow