Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 172 93
Rank change year-on-year +12 -79 +92
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 37 9 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.19% 2.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.47% 1.12% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 71
Scotland median daily rate £375 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -5.88% -12.26%
10th Percentile £350 £263 £285
90th Percentile £437 £440 £445
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.50
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £41.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +32.53% +2.47% -19.00%

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 828 805 1,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.47% 16.60% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 469 606
Scotland median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £189 £225 £220
90th Percentile £525 £546 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 21
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -44.44% +44.00%
10th Percentile £12.17 £16.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.88 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +1.27%

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 October 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 October 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 -1 27 £383 +15.21%
Glasgow -6 9 £280 +1.82%
Edinburgh -11 1 - -
OpenStack
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 22 (59.46%) JSP 440
3 22 (59.46%) ITIL
3 22 (59.46%) Six Sigma
3 22 (59.46%) ITIL V3
4 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (51.35%) Project Management
6 11 (29.73%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) Office 365
7 10 (27.03%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (24.32%) HP
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Validation
9 8 (21.62%) Quality Management
9 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
9 8 (21.62%) Business Development
9 8 (21.62%) Decision-Making
9 8 (21.62%) Change Control
10 7 (18.92%) Migration
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
11 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
11 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (16.22%) Degree
11 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
11 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement

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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Manager
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 8 (21.62%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 8 (21.62%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 8 (21.62%) IT Manager
1 8 (21.62%) IT Project Manager
1 8 (21.62%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) jQuery
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) XSLT
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL V3
1 22 (59.46%) Six Sigma
2 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (51.35%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (21.62%) Business Development
5 8 (21.62%) Change Control
5 8 (21.62%) Decision-Making
5 8 (21.62%) Quality Management
5 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
5 8 (21.62%) Validation
6 7 (18.92%) Migration
7 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
7 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) High Availability
8 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.41%) Records Management
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
10 1 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (13.51%) MCSE
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (59.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) HP
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Nintex