Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 February 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 78 83
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.47% 0.90% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 5.59% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
South Yorkshire median daily rate £510 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.27% +12.82% -
10th Percentile £442 £525 £434
90th Percentile £591 £700 £531
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 132 179 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.42% 16.10% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 121 152
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £298 £261 £256
90th Percentile £615 £575 £574
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £420
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £22.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.22% +45.16% -8.39%
10th Percentile £15.03 £20.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.90 £24.50 £24.98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -21.05% +24.59% +24.90%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in South Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in South Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Sheffield +4 4 £510 -7.27%
OpenStack
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Juju
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) KVM
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware NSX
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) KVM
1 4 (100.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Juju
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware