Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 161 178
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 0
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 3 21 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.094% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 3.12% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 5
Median daily rate £450 £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +34.38% -23.81%
10th Percentile £425 £477 £301
90th Percentile £475 £650 £523
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +38.57% -24.32% +15.63%

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 387 674 757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.07% 16.55% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 372 444
Median daily rate £425 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £263 £276 £252
90th Percentile £606 £588 £600
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 40
Median hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.48% +121.05% +7.04%
10th Percentile £12.32 £17.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £24.00 £63.25 £42.63
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.64% -1.29% -2.56%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing OpenStack as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenStack in the East of England.

Daily rate trend 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 1 April 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £450 -10.00% 2
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 East of England region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) GitLab
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
1 3 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) CMS

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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) GitLab
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat