Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 144 140
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4 +38
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 52 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.29% 0.52% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.68% 3.40% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 24
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +35.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £300 £425 £331
90th Percentile £538 £536 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £463 £438
% change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
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 599 618 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.90% 15.44% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 291 448
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £240
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +5.56% -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.61% +20.27% +12.12%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Newbury +4 24 £363 - 1
Reading +21 19 £450 -5.26% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £525 - 6
OpenStack
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 34 (65.38%) VMware
2 28 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (53.85%) Telecoms
3 18 (34.62%) Docker
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (30.77%) Linux
4 16 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
5 14 (26.92%) Kubernetes
5 14 (26.92%) Network Virtualisation
5 14 (26.92%) Use Case
6 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 10 (19.23%) Ansible
7 10 (19.23%) DevOps
8 9 (17.31%) IaaS
8 9 (17.31%) Python
9 8 (15.38%) Windows
9 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 8 (15.38%) Puppet
9 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
9 8 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
10 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
10 6 (11.54%) NetApp
10 6 (11.54%) Migration
11 5 (9.62%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Firewall

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 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (17.31%) IaaS
4 4 (7.69%) Slack
4 4 (7.69%) Trello
5 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.85%) PaaS
6 1 (1.92%) Heroku
6 1 (1.92%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.92%) SaaS
6 1 (1.92%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) VoLTE
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.77%) DMZ
4 3 (5.77%) IPsec
4 3 (5.77%) LTE
5 2 (3.85%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.85%) SNMP
5 2 (3.85%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) 4G
6 1 (1.92%) IPv4
6 1 (1.92%) IPv6
6 1 (1.92%) Junos
6 1 (1.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.92%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Maven
2 5 (9.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (7.69%) git-flow
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
3 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
General
1 28 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Architect
2 20 (38.46%) Cloud Architect
3 18 (34.62%) Network Architect
4 14 (26.92%) Virtualisation Architect
5 8 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Automation Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Developer
9 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Architect
9 2 (3.85%) VMware Architect
10 1 (1.92%) AWS Architect
10 1 (1.92%) AWS Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Cloud Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) pytest
2 2 (3.85%) LDAP
2 2 (3.85%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) PKI
3 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) CentOS
6 2 (3.85%) Solaris
6 2 (3.85%) SUSE
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Network Virtualisation
2 14 (26.92%) Use Case
3 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 10 (19.23%) DevOps
4 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.54%) Migration
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Microservices
7 4 (7.69%) User Stories
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) Release Management
8 3 (5.77%) SOA
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.85%) Data Management
9 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) Python
2 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.69%) Groovy
4 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) GCP
System Software
1 28 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (34.62%) Docker
3 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.69%) vCloud
6 3 (5.77%) vSphere
7 2 (3.85%) KVM
8 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.92%) LXC
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Kubernetes
2 10 (19.23%) Ansible
3 8 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (15.38%) Puppet
4 5 (9.62%) vRealize
5 4 (7.69%) Salt
5 4 (7.69%) SCCM
5 4 (7.69%) vCenter Server
6 3 (5.77%) CFEngine
6 3 (5.77%) Nagios
7 2 (3.85%) CloudForms
7 2 (3.85%) Mesos
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.85%) SCOM
7 2 (3.85%) SCOrch
7 2 (3.85%) SCVMM
7 2 (3.85%) Unicenter
8 1 (1.92%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (1.92%) Graphite
8 1 (1.92%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) VMware
2 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.54%) NetApp
4 5 (9.62%) HP
4 5 (9.62%) Juniper
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 4 (7.69%) EMC
5 4 (7.69%) Nokia
6 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.85%) CA
6 2 (3.85%) Dell
6 2 (3.85%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.85%) Lotus
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.85%) Nimsoft
6 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.85%) Sun
7 1 (1.92%) Splunk