Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 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
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 120 128
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 +22
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 8 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.34% 1.00% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 5.41% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 22
Leeds median daily rate £444 £465 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.57% +8.14% +22.86%
10th Percentile £413 £362 £410
90th Percentile £494 £599 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £465 £430
% change year-on-year -4.57% +8.14% +22.86%
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 397 407 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.92% 18.55% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 275 267
Leeds median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £301 £277 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 11
Leeds median hourly rate £16.19 £20.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.07% +32.79% +1.67%
10th Percentile £9.15 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £29.65 £27.30 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.94 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +41.13% -17.24% -3.33%

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 12 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 Leeds region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) JBoss
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (50.00%) Xen
5 4 (50.00%) OWASP
5 4 (50.00%) XenServer
5 4 (50.00%) CloudStack
5 4 (50.00%) IaaS
5 4 (50.00%) vSphere
5 4 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (50.00%) PaaS
6 3 (37.50%) Salt
6 3 (37.50%) Ansible
6 3 (37.50%) Docker
6 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS

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 (50.00%) CloudStack
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Python Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Go
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
1 4 (50.00%) Xen
1 4 (50.00%) XenServer
2 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) QEMU
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 3 (37.50%) CFEngine
2 3 (37.50%) Cobbler
2 3 (37.50%) Salt
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware