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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 114 106
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8  
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 6 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.99% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 5.02% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 16
Median daily rate £500 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £347
% change year-on-year - +22.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 336 558 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.56% 19.65% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 355 306
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.99 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.78% -8.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £21.50 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 March 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 -12 3 £450 +5.88% 5
South Yorkshire -1 2 £550 +12.82%
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Docker
3 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
4 13 (68.42%) CoreOS
4 13 (68.42%) Kubernetes
4 13 (68.42%) Ruby
5 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (57.89%) Python
5 11 (57.89%) HTTP
5 11 (57.89%) Java
5 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (57.89%) Redis
5 11 (57.89%) Puppet
5 11 (57.89%) MongoDB
6 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (42.11%) etcd
7 8 (42.11%) Mesos
7 8 (42.11%) RancherOS
7 8 (42.11%) Rancher
7 8 (42.11%) Marathon
7 8 (42.11%) Consul
7 8 (42.11%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (36.84%) Go
8 7 (36.84%) Ansible
8 7 (36.84%) Node.js
8 7 (36.84%) Oracle
8 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (31.58%) VMware
9 6 (31.58%) Maven

OpenStack
Top Related 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 5 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) Apache Spark
2 4 (21.05%) CloudStack
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) GitHub
2 6 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (26.32%) IaaS
3 5 (26.32%) Loggly
3 5 (26.32%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) SSL
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MongoDB
1 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (57.89%) Redis
2 5 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 5 (26.32%) HBase
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) Riak
4 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Bitbucket
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Maven
3 5 (26.32%) Grunt
3 5 (26.32%) Vagrant
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Node.js
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) CSS3
2 5 (26.32%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
2 5 (26.32%) LAMP
2 5 (26.32%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) CoreOS
3 8 (42.11%) RancherOS
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Security Hardening
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (21.05%) Kanban
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Ruby
2 11 (57.89%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Go
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (5.26%) C++
8 1 (5.26%) Perl
8 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Docker
2 8 (42.11%) etcd
3 6 (31.58%) flannel
4 5 (26.32%) HDFS
4 5 (26.32%) VirtualBox
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) vSphere
5 4 (21.05%) Xen
5 4 (21.05%) XenServer
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Kubernetes
2 11 (57.89%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (57.89%) Puppet
3 8 (42.11%) Consul
3 8 (42.11%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (42.11%) Marathon
3 8 (42.11%) Mesos
3 8 (42.11%) Rancher
4 7 (36.84%) Ansible
5 6 (31.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (31.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (26.32%) Nagios
6 5 (26.32%) Salt
6 5 (26.32%) ZABBIX
7 2 (10.53%) Cobbler
7 2 (10.53%) SCCM
8 1 (5.26%) SCOM
8 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Google
2 6 (31.58%) Rackspace
2 6 (31.58%) Splunk
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) New Relic
3 5 (26.32%) SaltStack
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat