Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 23 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 144 166
Rank change year-on-year +8 +22 -28
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 23 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.76% 0.61% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.42% 3.72% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 15
West Yorkshire median daily rate £465 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.14% +22.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £362 £410 £313
90th Percentile £599 £565 £785
Yorkshire median daily rate £470 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -14.55% +57.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 520 591 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.08% 16.42% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 350 536
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +1.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £266 £254
90th Percentile £564 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 32
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% +3.93%
10th Percentile £10.38 £12.58 £9.28
90th Percentile £25.70 £31.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.62% +40.00% -2.80%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in West Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in West Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in West Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Leeds +14 22 £465 +8.14% 4
OpenStack
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Configuration Management
2 18 (78.26%) DevOps
3 17 (73.91%) Python
4 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
4 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (60.87%) Shell Script
5 14 (60.87%) Ansible
6 13 (56.52%) Open Source
7 12 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (47.83%) ETL
8 11 (47.83%) Hadoop
8 11 (47.83%) Apache Hive
8 11 (47.83%) Sqoop
8 11 (47.83%) GitHub
8 11 (47.83%) MapReduce
8 11 (47.83%) HBase
8 11 (47.83%) Big Data
8 11 (47.83%) Kafka
8 11 (47.83%) Apache Flume
8 11 (47.83%) Impala
8 11 (47.83%) Apache Spark
8 11 (47.83%) Spark Streaming
8 11 (47.83%) Sensu
8 11 (47.83%) Prometheus
9 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
9 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
10 8 (34.78%) Information Security
10 8 (34.78%) LAN

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) Apache Spark
2 5 (21.74%) CloudStack
3 4 (17.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (8.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) GitHub
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (8.70%) IaaS
4 2 (8.70%) PaaS
4 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LAN
1 8 (34.78%) VPN
1 8 (34.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Apache Hive
1 11 (47.83%) Big Data
1 11 (47.83%) Hadoop
1 11 (47.83%) HBase
1 11 (47.83%) Impala
1 11 (47.83%) Sqoop
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Architect
2 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Developer
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Kafka
1 11 (47.83%) Sensu
1 11 (47.83%) Spark Streaming
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Configuration Management
2 18 (78.26%) DevOps
3 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (56.52%) Open Source
5 12 (52.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (47.83%) ETL
6 11 (47.83%) MapReduce
7 8 (34.78%) Analytics
7 8 (34.78%) Big Data Analytics
7 8 (34.78%) Data Analytics
7 8 (34.78%) Information Security
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
10 3 (13.04%) DSDM
10 3 (13.04%) RUP
11 2 (8.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Shell Script
3 6 (26.09%) Ruby
4 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCDP
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CISM
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GCP
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Apache Flume
2 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Xen
2 3 (13.04%) XenServer
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Ansible
2 11 (47.83%) Prometheus
3 8 (34.78%) Puppet
4 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (13.04%) Cobbler
5 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
6 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
6 2 (8.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) SaltStack