The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 June 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 83 84
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 10 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.81% 0.93% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.15% 4.24% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% +21.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Surrey with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 194 283 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 15.75% 22.02% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 207 145
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Median hourly rate £21.50 £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.45% -63.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £40.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Surrey

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Leatherhead - 3 £550 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
OpenStack
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 13 (92.86%) Puppet
2 10 (71.43%) Ansible
2 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (64.29%) MySQL
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Python
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (64.29%) DevOps
4 8 (57.14%) Confluence
4 8 (57.14%) Bitbucket
4 8 (57.14%) Docker
4 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 8 (57.14%) JIRA
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) NUnit
5 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (35.71%) MSTest
5 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
6 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (28.57%) Pingdom
6 4 (28.57%) Kibana

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (57.14%) Confluence
1 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
3 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Bitbucket
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) MSTest
2 5 (35.71%) NUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Python Developer
6 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Application Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Puppet
2 10 (71.43%) Ansible
3 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (28.57%) Consul
4 4 (28.57%) Kibana
4 4 (28.57%) logstash
4 4 (28.57%) Pingdom
4 4 (28.57%) Rsyslog
4 4 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) AppDynamics
2 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 4 (28.57%) LANDesk
2 4 (28.57%) PagerDuty
2 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds