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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 185 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.075% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.16% 0.43% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £550 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.86% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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London

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
949 1166 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.98% 17.53% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 825 743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.50 £56.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby
4 8 (42.11%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) Puppet
5 7 (36.84%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) Open Source
6 5 (26.32%) Perl
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Subversion
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) PHP
7 4 (21.05%) vSphere
7 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) KVM
8 3 (15.79%) JIRA
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Kanban
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) CentOS
8 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.53%) Apache Pig
1 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (5.26%) Eucalyptus
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
1 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) HBase
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) Introscope
5 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Debian
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.53%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) C
7 1 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) vSphere
1 4 (21.05%) KVM
2 3 (15.79%) vCloud
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Xen
3 2 (10.53%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) Varnish
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (10.53%) Kibana
4 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.26%) Cacti
5 1 (5.26%) MOM
5 1 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.26%) collectd
5 1 (5.26%) StatsD
5 1 (5.26%) Ansible
5 1 (5.26%) logstash
5 1 (5.26%) Graphite
5 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) New Relic
3 2 (10.53%) Perforce
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) ATG
4 1 (5.26%) Scality
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace