The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
England / South West
Rank 134 135 145
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.17% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 1.01% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £288 £506 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.20% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £329
% change year-on-year - +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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 468 495 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.18% 17.06% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 346 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 13
Median hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.94% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in the South West

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 2 £288 -
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) LXC
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VMware

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
2 1 (16.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (16.67%) e-Health
2 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Go
3 1 (16.67%) Haskell
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GSEC
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) LXC
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) KVM
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) F5
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Intel
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