Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 19 August 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
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 31 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 37 4 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.21% 3.13% 16.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 38.14% 8.89% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 4 58
Renfrewshire median daily rate £390 £332 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.47% -17.00% -
10th Percentile £355 £311 £305
90th Percentile £440 £348 £445
Scotland median daily rate £390 £332 £400
% change year-on-year +17.47% -17.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 97 45 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 34.64% 35.16% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 44 127
Renfrewshire median daily rate £400 £383 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +15.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £255 £305 £223
90th Percentile £445 £445 £440
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 17
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £39.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year -1.43% -53.64% +88.75%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Renfrewshire

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Renfrewshire

OpenStack
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenStack in Renfrewshire

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Erskine -3 37 £390 +17.47%
OpenStack
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 34 (91.89%) SC Cleared
1 34 (91.89%) Security Cleared
2 20 (54.05%) JSP 440
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL V3
2 20 (54.05%) ITIL
2 20 (54.05%) Six Sigma
3 19 (51.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
5 11 (29.73%) Office 365
5 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 11 (29.73%) Project Management
6 10 (27.03%) Degree
6 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
6 10 (27.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (27.03%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
7 9 (24.32%) XenApp
7 9 (24.32%) XenServer
7 9 (24.32%) XenDesktop
7 9 (24.32%) Analytics
7 9 (24.32%) VMware
7 9 (24.32%) HP
7 9 (24.32%) Citrix
8 8 (21.62%) MCSE
8 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (21.62%) Migration

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) NetScaler
2 3 (8.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Design Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Architect
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Lync Specialist
4 1 (2.70%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) CSS
1 5 (13.51%) jQuery
1 5 (13.51%) XML
1 5 (13.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL V3
1 20 (54.05%) Six Sigma
2 19 (51.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (24.32%) Analytics
6 8 (21.62%) Migration
7 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
7 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) High Availability
8 5 (13.51%) Records Management
8 5 (13.51%) Workflow
9 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) C#
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (91.89%) SC Cleared
1 34 (91.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (27.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) MCSE
5 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) XenApp
1 9 (24.32%) XenDesktop
1 9 (24.32%) XenServer
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Citrix
2 9 (24.32%) HP
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Ivanti
4 5 (13.51%) Nintex