Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 September 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 77 90
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 +8
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 18 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.26% 0.88% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.23% 4.56% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Reading median daily rate £525 £550 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +39.59% -17.05%
10th Percentile £445 £435 £363
90th Percentile £578 £625 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £425
% change year-on-year - +23.53% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 195 241 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.67% 19.26% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 144 151
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% -10.56%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £255
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year - -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 3
Reading median hourly rate £20.88 £16.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.55% +10.85% -11.76%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.75 £9.60
90th Percentile £61.38 £41.34 £23.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +140.00% - -28.57%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Reading

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Reading

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in Reading over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (50.00%) PaaS
1 9 (50.00%) IaaS
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (27.78%) Mirantis
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SaaS
5 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) VPN
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
6 3 (16.67%) OSPF
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) KVM
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) HP Helion
6 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (50.00%) IaaS
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (50.00%) PaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (22.22%) SaaS
3 3 (16.67%) HP Helion
4 1 (5.56%) npm
4 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (16.67%) BGP
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) OSPF
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) 3G
4 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.11%) LTE
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) VoLTE
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Gatling
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Mockito
1 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) TIBCO Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) OSS Architect
4 2 (11.11%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) WAN Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Debian
2 1 (5.56%) SUSE
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Netcool
1 2 (11.11%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
1 2 (11.11%) TeMIP
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Grafana
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Prometheus
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Mirantis
3 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk