Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 92 83
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9 +17
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 19 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.53% 0.29% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.96% 1.71% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 19
Reading median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +28.57% +14.75%
10th Percentile £300 £404 £331
90th Percentile £575 £523 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £350
% change year-on-year - +35.71% -24.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 212 234 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.10% 16.87% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 107 224
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +3.34%
10th Percentile £300 £226 £263
90th Percentile £575 £580 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 10
Reading median hourly rate £18.11 £30.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.65% +1.69% +63.89%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.65 £16.15
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £68.09
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -29.41% -29.17% +35.21%

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 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) Docker
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Nokia
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
4 4 (21.05%) VoLTE
4 4 (21.05%) Ansible
5 3 (15.79%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) LTE
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Puppet
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation

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 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) HP Helion
3 2 (10.53%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) Heroku
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) VoLTE
2 3 (15.79%) LTE
2 3 (15.79%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) 4G
4 1 (5.26%) IPv4
4 1 (5.26%) IPv6
4 1 (5.26%) Junos
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) OpenFlow
4 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) OSS Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) eTOM
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
1 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Mesos
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
3 1 (5.26%) Graphite
3 1 (5.26%) Icinga
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Nokia
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) Amdocs
5 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) Cramer
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) New Relic
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk