Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 174 113
Rank change year-on-year 0 -61 +30
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 9 12 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.25% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% 1.55% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 46
Scotland median daily rate £425 £344 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.55% +0.88% -16.83%
10th Percentile £328 £264 £278
90th Percentile £489 £580 £445
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £485
% change year-on-year - +8.25% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £41.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +32.53% +22.96% -

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 682 776 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.37% 16.31% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 464 420
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £207
90th Percentile £575 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +15.94% -31.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.03 £13.38
90th Percentile £25.25 £26.88 £39.88
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year - +2.91% -7.45%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -6 6 £425 +28.01% 1
Edinburgh +8 2 - -
Glasgow -20 1 £400 -3.03% 1
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) InfoPath
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) CSS

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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) High Availability
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Records Management
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Nintex
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle