Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 114 176
Rank change year-on-year -68 +62 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 7 71 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 1.64% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.85% 8.20% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 52 15
Scotland median daily rate £318 £340 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.62% -11.69% -
10th Percentile £263 £278 £334
90th Percentile £347 £445 £435
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £42.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -1.19% -16.00% +189.86%

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 823 866 980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.64% 19.95% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 523 498
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.44% -4.33%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £180
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%
10th Percentile £15.77 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.00 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £20.22 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.09% - +14.29%

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 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 19 November 2017. 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 -3 4 £332 -2.35%
Glasgow -14 2 £275 -31.25% 2
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) Workflow
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Degree

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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Records Management
2 5 (71.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Nintex