Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 194 214
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 -11
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 0.96% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
South West median daily rate £401 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.49% +7.50% -44.44%
10th Percentile £329 £350 £343
90th Percentile £448 £636 £529
England median daily rate £500 £500 £481
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £43.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.88 £50.00
% change year-on-year +9.57% -24.25% +222.58%

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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 851 1046 1153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.29% 18.20% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 734 796
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% -1.33%
10th Percentile £221 £213 £200
90th Percentile £538 £519 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 52
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £39.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -26.94% +95.05%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.00 £12.29
90th Percentile £54.95 £42.50 £46.35
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Bristol -10 8 £375 -30.19% 3
OpenStack
England

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 South West region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Docker
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) PaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
6 1 (11.11%) Clustering
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (11.11%) iPlanet
6 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (11.11%) Google

OpenStack
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) iPlanet
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Bluemix
2 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) FCoE
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cloud Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Smart City
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C-shell
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) KVM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (11.11%) Samba
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Opsware
3 1 (11.11%) PlateSpin
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) Xamarin