Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 138 137
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 11 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.50% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 2.90% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 30
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.91% +1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £379 £375 £363
90th Percentile £613 £510 £504
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% +13.33%
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 529 517 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.38% 17.35% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 291 515
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £561 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +13.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £17.43 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +12.45% +29.17%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.51 £11.85
90th Percentile £22.44 £26.95 £22.55
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 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 24 February 2018.

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 24 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
Leeds -12 11 £550 +27.91% 1
OpenStack
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Docker
3 5 (45.45%) CloudStack
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) SaltStack
4 4 (36.36%) GCP
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
4 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) ArchiMate
6 2 (18.18%) IaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture

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 6 (54.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (45.45%) CloudStack
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (45.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (9.09%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) ArchiMate
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) CFEngine
3 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
3 1 (9.09%) Marathon
3 1 (9.09%) Mesos
3 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SaltStack
2 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Google