Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Open Source
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 14 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.00% 2.70% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 4.17% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Worcestershire median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +52.63%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £331
90th Percentile £413 £375 £394
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £488 £483
% change year-on-year -11.79% +1.04% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.95 -
% change year-on-year +7.51% - -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79 48 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 79.00% 64.86% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 84
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -25.93% -3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £140 £164
90th Percentile £488 £438 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 10
Worcestershire median hourly rate £15.88 £60.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.54% +352.83% -26.39%
10th Percentile £11.12 £60.00 £11.42
90th Percentile £19.13 £60.00 £24.03
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -16.67%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Worcestershire

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in Worcestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Worcestershire

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Malvern -9 1 £375 - 1
Open Source
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) logstash
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberattack

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) logstash
1 1 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft