Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 128 152
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 +16
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 35 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 0.91% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.46% 6.17% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 13
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.53% -4.23%
10th Percentile £370 £361 £363
90th Percentile £688 £625 £615
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 542 583 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.12% 14.68% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 314 424
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £264
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 35
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +2.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.00 £11.65
90th Percentile £46.83 £39.63 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.88 £20.83
% change year-on-year +25.84% -14.15% +4.14%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +3 18 £525 -4.55% 3
Newbury -7 8 £400 +19.40%
Slough - 1 £425 - 2
OpenStack
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 15 (42.86%) VMware
1 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (40.00%) Docker
3 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
5 10 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
5 10 (28.57%) IaaS
5 10 (28.57%) PaaS
5 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 10 (28.57%) WAN
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (25.71%) Mirantis
7 8 (22.86%) KVM
7 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
7 8 (22.86%) Linux
7 8 (22.86%) Migration
8 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
9 6 (17.14%) Python
9 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
10 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (14.29%) Kanban
10 5 (14.29%) Open Source
10 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 5 (14.29%) DevOps
11 4 (11.43%) Anomaly Detection
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (11.43%) Microservices
11 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch

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 (11.43%) Apache Solr
1 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) IaaS
2 10 (28.57%) PaaS
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (11.43%) SaaS
5 3 (8.57%) HP Helion
6 1 (2.86%) npm
6 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.86%) Serverless
6 1 (2.86%) Slack
6 1 (2.86%) Trello
6 1 (2.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
1 10 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) BGP
2 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) OSPF
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) Junos
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) 3G
4 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) LTE
4 2 (5.71%) MPLS
4 2 (5.71%) VoLTE
4 2 (5.71%) VXLAN
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) L2TP
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (11.43%) Big Data
2 4 (11.43%) Neo4j
2 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Ant
1 1 (2.86%) Gatling
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) GitLab
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JMeter
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
1 1 (2.86%) Mockito
1 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.86%) NUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.43%) TIBCO Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Platform Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) OSS Architect
6 2 (5.71%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) WAN Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) .NET Core
1 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (11.43%) JSON
1 4 (11.43%) Kafka
1 4 (11.43%) Lucene
1 4 (11.43%) Memcached
1 4 (11.43%) Natural Language Processing
1 4 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (11.43%) Velocity
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) SUSE
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps
3 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Kanban
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) Anomaly Detection
4 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.43%) High Availability
4 4 (11.43%) Machine Learning
4 4 (11.43%) Microservices
4 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (11.43%) SOA
4 4 (11.43%) Use Case
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Python
2 4 (11.43%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) PhD
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (40.00%) Docker
3 8 (22.86%) KVM
4 2 (5.71%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) Cobbler
3 2 (5.71%) Icinga
3 2 (5.71%) Netcool
3 2 (5.71%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (5.71%) OpenView
3 2 (5.71%) TeMIP
3 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.86%) Grafana
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Mirantis
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) BMC
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Nokia
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk