Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
England > North East
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 114 121
Rank change year-on-year +34 +7 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 17 48 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.40% 1.86% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.18% 7.62% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 2
North East median daily rate £363 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £313 £273 £316
90th Percentile £427 £445 £349
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North East median hourly rate - £28.50 -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £37.88 £50.00
% change year-on-year +13.53% -24.25% +222.58%

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 275 630 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.60% 24.39% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 423 276
North East median daily rate £383 £335 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -21.18% +30.77%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £261
90th Percentile £601 £525 £568
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 44 9
North East median hourly rate £11.75 £27.25 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.88% +34.24% +9.64%
10th Percentile £7.95 £14.30 £9.90
90th Percentile £29.75 £36.00 £26.60
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +28 17 £363 +9.85%
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 North East region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) SharePoint
3 15 (88.24%) SC Cleared
3 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
4 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
5 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 9 (52.94%) Unix
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) VMware
6 8 (47.06%) SUSE
6 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
6 8 (47.06%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (47.06%) Migration
6 8 (47.06%) Clustering
6 8 (47.06%) Sun
6 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) OpenView
6 8 (47.06%) SAN
6 8 (47.06%) Veritas
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (47.06%) Apache
6 8 (47.06%) AIX
6 8 (47.06%) HPUX
6 8 (47.06%) Solaris
6 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
6 8 (47.06%) MQSeries

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 16 (94.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 8 (47.06%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (47.06%) MQSeries
2 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (47.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (47.06%) Skype for Business
3 7 (41.18%) iPlanet
3 7 (41.18%) JBoss
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
3 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
3 7 (41.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (5.88%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LDAP
1 8 (47.06%) NAS
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
1 8 (47.06%) Skype
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) FCoE
3 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) DataStage
2 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) AIX Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Messaging Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Collaboration Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Collaboration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Lync Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
1 7 (41.18%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Clustering
2 5 (29.41%) Grid Computing
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 8 (47.06%) AIX
3 8 (47.06%) HPUX
3 8 (47.06%) Solaris
3 8 (47.06%) SUSE
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
2 8 (47.06%) Migration
3 7 (41.18%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
6 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 7 (41.18%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) C-shell
4 4 (23.53%) Korn
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Jython
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) SC Cleared
1 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) MCSE
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
2 8 (47.06%) KVM
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (47.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (41.18%) Brightmail
4 4 (23.53%) Samba
5 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
5 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) OpenNMS
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Cognos
2 8 (47.06%) Opsware
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) PlateSpin
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) Sun
2 8 (47.06%) Veritas
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) F5
3 7 (41.18%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) IronPort
4 3 (17.65%) Borland
5 1 (5.88%) BEA
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.88%) SaltStack