Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 96 101
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 7 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.87% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.26% 5.18% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 3
Reading median daily rate £588 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% - -
10th Percentile £473 £355 £460
90th Percentile £625 £561 £565
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 215 309 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.00% 16.75% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 191 191
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 10
Reading median hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +18.31% +4.41%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £13.45
90th Percentile £56.76 £46.46 £40.44
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% -19.35% -11.43%

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 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 6 (85.71%) Security Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Private Cloud
3 4 (57.14%) ArchiMate
3 4 (57.14%) CyberArk
3 4 (57.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (57.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) Tripwire
3 4 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) IaaS
5 2 (28.57%) HP Helion
6 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
6 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (14.29%) Ansible
6 1 (14.29%) Docker
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) HP Helion
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Security Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Private Cloud
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Security Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) ArchiMate
3 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (57.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (57.14%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) CloudForms
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
1 4 (57.14%) CyberArk
1 4 (57.14%) Symantec
1 4 (57.14%) Tripwire
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware