Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 69 84
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 10 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.62% 1.78% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 10.65% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -12.20% -
10th Percentile £381 £388 £379
90th Percentile £519 £549 £600
East of England median daily rate £480 £450 £513
% change year-on-year +6.67% -12.20% +32.26%
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 210 216 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.10% 16.69% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 120 106
Hertfordshire median daily rate £414 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £174 £218 £178
90th Percentile £593 £590 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £439 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.69% +9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.82 £15.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -13.04% -46.92%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.10 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.13 £24.90 £23.68
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50% -38.46%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 August 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
Hemel Hempstead -7 5 £406 -9.72%
Watford +1 3 - - 1
Hatfield -4 2 £513 -6.82% 2
OpenStack
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Google
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Splunk
3 5 (50.00%) New Relic
3 5 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (40.00%) Release Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) Stackdriver
4 4 (40.00%) Kibana
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) logstash
4 4 (40.00%) Big Data
4 4 (40.00%) Node.js
4 4 (40.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (40.00%) nginx

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 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (40.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Stackdriver
3 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Broadband
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Azure Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (40.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (30.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Microservices
2 4 (40.00%) Release Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Break/Fix
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Measurement
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Presales
3 3 (30.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Ceph
4 1 (10.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
4 4 (40.00%) Kibana
4 4 (40.00%) logstash
5 1 (10.00%) Grafana
5 1 (10.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (10.00%) Salt
5 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Google
1 5 (50.00%) New Relic
1 5 (50.00%) Splunk
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Percona
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat