The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 203 195 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.032% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
OpenStack
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Puppet
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
4 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) KVM
5 5 (41.67%) Release Management
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (41.67%) Nagios
5 5 (41.67%) SOA
6 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) Service Management
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (33.33%) Ganglia
6 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
6 4 (33.33%) Confluence

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) FTP
2 2 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) MRTG
3 1 (8.33%) IMAP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Riak
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
1 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) OSS Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Debian
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Release Management
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Security
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Korn
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) RHCE
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) KVM
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) NFS
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Dovecot
5 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
5 1 (8.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (41.67%) Nagios
4 4 (33.33%) Ganglia
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (8.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco