Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 June 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - +109 -28
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 20 0 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.87% - 1.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.17% - 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 24
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £371 - £330
10th Percentile £313 - £305
90th Percentile £665 - £487
North East median daily rate £371 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 218 195 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.41% 19.70% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 127 301
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £364 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £261 £250 £240
90th Percentile £560 £528 £500
North East median daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +6.79% +7.69% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.55% -3.51% +119.23%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £15.40
90th Percentile £27.00 £40.00 £36.54
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -51.92% -8.77% +119.23%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Tyne and Wear

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Tyne and Wear

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in Tyne and Wear

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £371 - 1
OpenStack
North East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) Kanban
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
1 12 (60.00%) Deployment Automation
2 11 (55.00%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (55.00%) Line Management
2 11 (55.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (55.00%) Coaching
2 11 (55.00%) Confluence
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
2 11 (55.00%) Release Management
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (55.00%) Performance Management
2 11 (55.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Analytics
4 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 8 (40.00%) XenApp
4 8 (40.00%) XenServer
4 8 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (40.00%) Ivanti
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (55.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DataStage
1 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) GitLab
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Environment And Release Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Platform Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (15.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) Deployment Automation
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
1 12 (60.00%) Kanban
2 11 (55.00%) Coaching
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (55.00%) Line Management
2 11 (55.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (55.00%) Performance Management
2 11 (55.00%) Release Management
2 11 (55.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Jython
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) XenApp
1 8 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 8 (40.00%) XenServer
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) OpenNMS
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.00%) SaltStack