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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 194 219 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.084% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.92% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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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
976 1186 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.53% 16.56% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 812 939
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.95 £59.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
3 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (43.75%) JSON
6 6 (37.50%) Ruby
6 6 (37.50%) XML
6 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 5 (31.25%) Wiki
7 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) KVM
8 4 (25.00%) Puppet
9 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (18.75%) JIRA
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Debian
9 3 (18.75%) Nagios
10 2 (12.50%) Service Management
10 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
10 2 (12.50%) Java
10 2 (12.50%) SOA
10 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (12.50%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) SAN
10 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
1 1 (6.25%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) IMAP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) MRTG
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) Multicast
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Wiki
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
4 3 (18.75%) Debian
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) SOA
1 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 2 (12.50%) Service Management
1 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (12.50%) Release Management
1 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
1 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
1 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Test Management
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) KVM
2 2 (12.50%) XenServer
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (6.25%) Squid
3 1 (6.25%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (25.00%) Puppet
3 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) Nagios
4 2 (12.50%) Ganglia
5 1 (6.25%) Cacti
5 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (6.25%) RANCID
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Google