Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 82 116
Rank change year-on-year -21 +34 +9
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 3 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.23% 1.39% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 6.25% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 36
North East median daily rate £535 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.45% +9.85% -2.22%
10th Percentile £516 £313 £273
90th Percentile £555 £427 £429
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £28.50
England median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £37.88
% change year-on-year +27.91% +13.53% -24.25%

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 231 272 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.38% 22.28% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 202 417
North East median daily rate £408 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% +11.94% -21.18%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £240
90th Percentile £549 £588 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 39
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £11.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% -56.48% +33.00%
10th Percentile £11.61 £7.95 £13.87
90th Percentile £21.20 £29.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +7.07%

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
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 18 December 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 -15 3 £535 +47.45%
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation

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 3 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes