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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 137 186 207
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +21
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 24 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.78% 1.54% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 7
Median daily rate £525 £425 £551
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -22.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
OpenStack
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
635 973 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.06% 17.91% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 739 733
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £17.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.40 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 31 (77.50%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (72.50%) DevOps
3 24 (60.00%) Linux
4 20 (50.00%) Java
5 19 (47.50%) vSphere
5 19 (47.50%) Ruby
6 18 (45.00%) Web Services
6 18 (45.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (42.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (37.50%) Finance
9 15 (37.50%) PaaS
10 14 (35.00%) Bash Shell
10 14 (35.00%) Puppet
10 14 (35.00%) Windows
10 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (32.50%) Go
11 13 (32.50%) Heroku
11 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
12 12 (30.00%) VMware
12 12 (30.00%) TDD
13 11 (27.50%) Ansible
13 11 (27.50%) Rackspace
14 10 (25.00%) Redis
14 10 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (25.00%) Python
15 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
15 9 (22.50%) Docker
16 7 (17.50%) Open Source

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 18 (45.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.00%) CloudStack
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 31 (77.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (37.50%) PaaS
4 13 (32.50%) Heroku
5 3 (7.50%) IaaS
6 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
6 2 (5.00%) SaaS
7 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) LDAP
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) Maven
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
1 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Publishing
3 6 (15.00%) Law
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) AWS Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (5.00%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Web Services
2 10 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Fintech
1 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) DevOps
2 17 (42.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.50%) Open Source
7 6 (15.00%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Dependency Management
9 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.00%) DSDM
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.00%) RUP
10 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) Ruby
3 14 (35.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (32.50%) Go
5 10 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (2.50%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) RHCA
1 3 (7.50%) RHCE
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) vSphere
2 9 (22.50%) Docker
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.00%) NFS
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.00%) KVM
6 2 (5.00%) Xen
6 2 (5.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.50%) vCloud
7 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (35.00%) Puppet
2 11 (27.50%) Ansible
3 4 (10.00%) Mesos
3 4 (10.00%) Nagios
4 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (7.50%) Salt
5 2 (5.00%) Cobbler
5 2 (5.00%) Terraform
5 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 11 (27.50%) Rackspace
3 5 (12.50%) hybris
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) ArcSight
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (2.50%) Altiris
7 1 (2.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk
7 1 (2.50%) Tableau
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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