The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 28 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 128 133
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.098% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.67% 2.83% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 5
Median daily rate £528 £498 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.03% +65.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £424 £363
% change year-on-year +17.99% +16.89%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 298 460 546
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.60% 16.42% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 314 350
Median daily rate £400 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +22.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +46.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.19 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Yorkshire

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +13 2 £528 -3.21% 7
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Docker
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) CoreOS
5 3 (37.50%) Redis
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Google
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Splunk
6 2 (25.00%) GitHub
6 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Hudson

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (12.50%) Loggly
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Redis
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) HBase
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Riak
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (12.50%) Grunt
4 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) CoreOS
3 2 (25.00%) RancherOS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) VMS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) SFIA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Go
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) etcd
2 2 (25.00%) flannel
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) HDFS
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Consul
3 2 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (25.00%) Marathon
3 2 (25.00%) Mesos
3 2 (25.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (25.00%) Rancher
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Salt
4 1 (12.50%) SCOM
4 1 (12.50%) Terraform
4 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) New Relic
3 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 5 days ago