Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 95 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +10
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.075% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.63% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £650 £575 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +76.92% -21.21%
10th Percentile £600 £550 £313
90th Percentile £700 £600 £338
East of England median daily rate £525 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 248 238 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.23% 17.92% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 127 84
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £407 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -12.94% +19.49%
10th Percentile £253 £236 £211
90th Percentile £569 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -45.00% +39.53%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.20 £40.20 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £21.23 £31.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -33.15% +38.04% +17.95%

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 February 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
Hatfield - 5 - - 9
Watford -19 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
OpenStack
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Ansible
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) GCP
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) DB2
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
5 2 (22.22%) JNCIS
5 2 (22.22%) JNCIP

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 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
1 2 (22.22%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (11.11%) Checkstyle
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) boto
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Kanban
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIE
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
1 2 (22.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GCP
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) VMware NSX
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
1 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Ansible
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (22.22%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (22.22%) Mesos
4 2 (22.22%) Rancher
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (11.11%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Arista
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Sonatype