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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 104 124
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 0 30 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 1.16% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 6.44% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 0
Median daily rate - £420 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £329
% change year-on-year +5.88% +29.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenStack is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 274 466 456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.58% 17.98% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 284 257
Median daily rate £358 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.18% -31.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing OpenStack as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (20.00%) Personalization
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Personalization
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) AppSense
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware