Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 194 187
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 30 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.58% 0.083% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 0.53% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 15
East of England median daily rate £469 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +33.33% +18.03%
10th Percentile £377 £600 £360
90th Percentile £565 £600 £519
England median daily rate £500 £500 £481
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.88 £50.00
% change year-on-year +9.57% -24.25% +222.58%

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 the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 925 754 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.87% 15.59% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 458 594
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £241 £219 £196
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 80
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.59 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.88 £44.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the East of England

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in the East of England

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in the East of England

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Hertfordshire +8 19 £463 -22.92% 9
Bedfordshire - 11 £475 -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) VMware
3 16 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (43.33%) Ansible
6 11 (36.67%) Solaris
6 11 (36.67%) DevOps
7 10 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (33.33%) Unix
8 9 (30.00%) Python
8 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (26.67%) Google
9 8 (26.67%) Puppet
9 8 (26.67%) AIX
9 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (26.67%) CISM
10 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
10 7 (23.33%) Windows
10 7 (23.33%) IaaS
10 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (23.33%) JNCIP
10 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (23.33%) SDLC
11 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
11 6 (20.00%) Docker
11 6 (20.00%) vSphere
12 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
12 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (16.67%) vCloud

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (23.33%) IaaS
5 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (16.67%) Google App Engine
6 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
1 5 (16.67%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.67%) Junos
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) LDAP
4 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.33%) SNMP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.67%) GitLab
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) Checkstyle
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Gradle
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) boto
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) Memcached
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 5 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Derivative
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Solaris
3 10 (33.33%) Unix
4 8 (26.67%) AIX
5 7 (23.33%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) Android
6 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.67%) CentOS
7 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.33%) CoreOS
8 1 (3.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (23.33%) SDLC
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 5 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) Secure Coding
4 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (10.00%) Kanban
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Measurement
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) AWK
6 1 (3.33%) sed
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CISM
2 7 (23.33%) JNCIP
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) JNCIA
4 2 (6.67%) JNCIE
4 2 (6.67%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.67%) RHCA
4 2 (6.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) GCP
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 6 (20.00%) vSphere
3 5 (16.67%) vCloud
4 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.67%) VMware NSX
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) LXC
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Ansible
2 8 (26.67%) Puppet
3 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 4 (13.33%) Mesos
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (10.00%) Rancher
7 1 (3.33%) Rundeck
7 1 (3.33%) Terraform
7 1 (3.33%) yum
7 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Google
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) VocaLink
6 1 (3.33%) Arista
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) Sonatype