Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 161 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 -69 +113
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 48 3 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 0.072% 2.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.45% 0.45% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 68
Scotland median daily rate £390 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.09% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £350 £525 £305
90th Percentile £439 £575 £441
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -20.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 881 673 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.82% 16.08% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 414 612
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -0.69%
10th Percentile £214 £200 £220
90th Percentile £500 £524 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £417
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.24% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 21
Scotland median hourly rate £16.88 £17.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% -55.26% +117.14%
10th Percentile £12.92 £13.82 £14.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.25 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +5.26%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Scotland

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Scotland

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in Scotland

OpenStack
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenStack in Scotland

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Renfrewshire - 37 £390 -
Glasgow - 11 £225 -
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 37 (77.08%) Security Cleared
2 34 (70.83%) SC Cleared
3 21 (43.75%) ITIL
4 20 (41.67%) Six Sigma
4 20 (41.67%) JSP 440
4 20 (41.67%) ITIL V3
5 18 (37.50%) Project Management
6 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (27.08%) Windows
8 13 (27.08%) Office 365
9 12 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (25.00%) Degree
9 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 11 (22.92%) Migration
10 11 (22.92%) VMware
11 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
11 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
11 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.75%) XenApp
12 9 (18.75%) XenServer
12 9 (18.75%) XenDesktop
12 9 (18.75%) Analytics
12 9 (18.75%) NetScaler
12 9 (18.75%) MCSE
12 9 (18.75%) HP

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.58%) IIS
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) NetScaler
2 3 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) GoCD
2 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) PVCS
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (14.58%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) IT Manager
2 7 (14.58%) IT Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Release Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) CSS
1 7 (14.58%) jQuery
1 7 (14.58%) XML
1 7 (14.58%) XSLT
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) ITIL
2 20 (41.67%) ITIL V3
2 20 (41.67%) Six Sigma
3 18 (37.50%) Project Management
4 11 (22.92%) Migration
5 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (18.75%) Analytics
7 7 (14.58%) Business Development
7 7 (14.58%) Change Control
7 7 (14.58%) Decision-Making
7 7 (14.58%) High Availability
7 7 (14.58%) Quality Management
7 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.58%) Validation
8 6 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 6 (12.50%) Records Management
8 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.50%) Workflow
9 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (77.08%) Security Cleared
2 34 (70.83%) SC Cleared
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (25.00%) Degree
5 9 (18.75%) MCSE
6 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (41.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) XenApp
1 9 (18.75%) XenDesktop
1 9 (18.75%) XenServer
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix
3 9 (18.75%) HP
4 6 (12.50%) Ivanti
4 6 (12.50%) Nintex
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle