The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 23 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 72 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.47% 0.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £580 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £423 £350
% change year-on-year +18.34% +20.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 98 153 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 11.58% 17.94% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 114 128
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £188 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing OpenStack as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Bristol

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Bristol

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) iPlanet
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) LDAP
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate IT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) IT Operations Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Trainee
1 2 (50.00%) Trainee Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Trainee Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Strategy Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C-shell
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Samba
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) arcserve
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Opsware
4 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas