The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 177 188 216
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +28
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 23 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.17% 0.085%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 1.01% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £370 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
994 991 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.49% 17.32% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 676 787
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 55
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £12.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £42.71 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenStack across the City of London region.

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack.

1 26 (78.79%) DevOps
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 19 (57.58%) Puppet
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
5 15 (45.45%) Python
5 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (45.45%) Ansible
6 13 (39.39%) Docker
7 12 (36.36%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
9 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
9 9 (27.27%) Ruby
9 9 (27.27%) KVM
9 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (24.24%) JIRA
10 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (24.24%) Vagrant
10 8 (24.24%) MySQL
10 8 (24.24%) Windows
11 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
12 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
13 5 (15.15%) Perforce
13 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
13 5 (15.15%) IBM
13 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 5 (15.15%) IIS

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) IIS
1 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) JIRA
3 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) Gradle
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Assurance Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) XSL
2 2 (6.06%) MCollective
3 1 (3.03%) Flask
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
3 1 (3.03%) Django
3 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.03%) Sinatra
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) DevOps
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.15%) Release Management
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Build Automation
5 4 (12.12%) Open Source
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Demand Management
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Kanban
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Python
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Ruby
4 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.15%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (6.06%) VBScript
7 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Docker
2 9 (27.27%) KVM
2 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Ceph
6 1 (3.03%) iptables
6 1 (3.03%) GPFS
6 1 (3.03%) Gluster
6 1 (3.03%) Varnish
6 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
6 1 (3.03%) NFS
6 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Puppet
2 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (45.45%) Ansible
3 8 (24.24%) Vagrant
4 4 (12.12%) Cobbler
5 2 (6.06%) SCOM
6 1 (3.03%) yum
6 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.03%) Nagios
6 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.03%) CFEngine
6 1 (3.03%) logstash
6 1 (3.03%) Salt
6 1 (3.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) Perforce
3 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) BMC
5 3 (9.09%) Hitachi
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) WorldPay
6 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.06%) Akamai
6 2 (6.06%) Splunk
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.03%) Pega
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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