Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 69 77
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 0 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.46% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.80% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 13
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £510 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.27% -
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £470 £550
% change year-on-year -6.91% -14.55% +29.41%
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 114 143 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.22% 16.57% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 89 158
South Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £248 £258 £263
90th Percentile £548 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.44% +40.63%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% -23.26% +43.33%

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