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 3 months to 23 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 71 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.88% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.72% 5.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £525 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +11.52% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.25 -

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 116 172 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.29% 16.86% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 108 101
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £53.75 £9.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +497.22% -73.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £9.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.66 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing OpenStack as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) HP Helion
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (25.00%) Validation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) HP Helion
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware