Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 July 2017 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 128 144
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 -25
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 6 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.49% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.43% 3.35% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 1
Manchester median daily rate £438 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +28.13%
10th Percentile £233 £413 £506
90th Percentile £494 £538 £519
North West median daily rate £475 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

OpenStack is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 420 538 542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.00% 14.63% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 299 326
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £170 £211 £211
90th Percentile £538 £519 £525
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year -3.23% - +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 15
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% +148.28% -18.31%
10th Percentile £10.02 £15.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £143.20 £193.75 £21.10
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.53% -2.90% +5.00%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Manchester

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Manchester

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Ansible
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) PaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) HDFS
5 2 (33.33%) Impala
5 2 (33.33%) Salt
5 2 (33.33%) Kafka
5 2 (33.33%) IaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) GoCD
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) HDFS
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (33.33%) Salt
4 1 (16.67%) Ganglia
4 1 (16.67%) Graphite
4 1 (16.67%) Kibana
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) Riemann
4 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware