Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 80 91
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 +10
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 6 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.37% 1.28% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.93% 7.81% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £456 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.07% -23.96% +84.62%
East of England median daily rate £500 £463 £600
% change year-on-year +8.11% -22.92% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 205 256 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.71% 16.35% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 112 128
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +4.06% +14.29%
10th Percentile £161 £203 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £448 £434 £388
% change year-on-year +3.17% +11.94% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -10.26% -40.00%
10th Percentile £20.90 £14.85 £12.78
90th Percentile £43.95 £47.50 £36.83
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year -9.59% +15.87% +6.78%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Hertfordshire

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Hertfordshire

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Watford +3 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead -4 1 - -
Hatfield -8 1 £525 -4.55% 1
OpenStack
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) IaaS
2 4 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 4 (66.67%) SaaS
2 4 (66.67%) PaaS
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) nginx
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) IaaS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) PaaS
2 4 (66.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) Ceph
4 1 (16.67%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Grafana
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Kibana
2 1 (16.67%) logstash
2 1 (16.67%) Prometheus
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) New Relic
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk