Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 114 110
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 18 30 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.43% 1.31% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.35% 5.49% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 0
North East median daily rate £362 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% - -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North East median hourly rate - £28.50 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +40.35% - -

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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 245 546 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.48% 23.86% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 386 255
North East median daily rate £395 £340 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% -16.05% +15.71%
10th Percentile £262 £274 £270
90th Percentile £599 £533 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 7
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% +10.84% -26.18%
10th Percentile £8.38 £10.25 £11.65
90th Percentile £33.80 £34.99 £26.70
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.33%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the North East

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in the North East

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the North East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in the North East

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Tyne and Wear +35 18 £362 +9.55%
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Kanban
2 9 (50.00%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) Skype
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Line Management
3 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 8 (44.44%) Coaching
3 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
3 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (44.44%) Release Management
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Performance Management
3 8 (44.44%) Confluence
3 8 (44.44%) Skype for Business
3 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (44.44%) Office 365
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (44.44%) Confluence
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (44.44%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) iPlanet
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (5.56%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DataStage
1 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Environment And Release Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Messaging Specialist
1 5 (27.78%) Operations Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Platform Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Release Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Collaboration Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.56%) Lync Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) DevOps
1 9 (50.00%) Kanban
2 8 (44.44%) Coaching
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (44.44%) Line Management
2 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 8 (44.44%) Release Management
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 7 (38.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Jython
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Brightmail
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) KVM
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
4 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) OpenNMS
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) IronPort
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) BEA
4 1 (5.56%) Borland
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Opsware
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) PlateSpin
4 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) SaltStack
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas