Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 January 2019 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 119 120
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 4 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.17% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.99% 3.20% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 13
Leeds median daily rate £438 £550 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +27.91% +1.18%
10th Percentile £418 £304 £371
90th Percentile £448 £613 £506
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £550 £430
% change year-on-year -20.45% +27.91% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 403 406 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.05% 18.30% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 286 215
Leeds median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £259 £275
90th Percentile £588 £581 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 11
Leeds median hourly rate £16.75 £19.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +22.95% +2.32%
10th Percentile £9.40 £15.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £25.30 £26.94 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.11 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year +7.37% +0.84% -4.03%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Leeds

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Xen
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 4 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Cobbler
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Xen
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle