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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 183 204 204
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 17 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.11% 0.046%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.75% 0.67% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
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£425 £551 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +57.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £415 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
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
970 1040 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.47% 16.99% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 746 731
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 23 (85.19%) DevOps
2 20 (74.07%) Linux
3 18 (66.67%) Puppet
4 15 (55.56%) Python
5 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
6 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (37.04%) VMware
7 10 (37.04%) Java
7 10 (37.04%) Ansible
7 10 (37.04%) Docker
8 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
10 7 (25.93%) MySQL
10 7 (25.93%) Ruby
10 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (22.22%) IBM
11 6 (22.22%) KVM
11 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 5 (18.52%) Release Management
12 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
12 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
12 5 (18.52%) Vagrant
12 5 (18.52%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
2 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) SoftLayer
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
4 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (7.41%) HBase
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.70%) Redis
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Assurance Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) MCollective
3 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Kafka
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSL
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Release Management
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Demand Management
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) MapReduce
8 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
9 1 (3.70%) SDLC
9 1 (3.70%) Kanban
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
9 1 (3.70%) Change Management
9 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Docker
2 6 (22.22%) KVM
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Ceph
5 1 (3.70%) iptables
5 1 (3.70%) GPFS
5 1 (3.70%) Gluster
5 1 (3.70%) Varnish
5 1 (3.70%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (3.70%) NFS
5 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (66.67%) Puppet
2 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (37.04%) Ansible
4 5 (18.52%) Vagrant
5 4 (14.81%) Cobbler
6 1 (3.70%) Salt
6 1 (3.70%) Kibana
6 1 (3.70%) yum
6 1 (3.70%) SCOM
6 1 (3.70%) logstash
6 1 (3.70%) CFEngine
6 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.70%) Nagios
6 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) WorldPay
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) Perforce
4 3 (11.11%) BMC
4 3 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Akamai
5 1 (3.70%) Pega
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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