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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 135 177 202
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +25
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 18 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.21% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 1.22% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 3
Average daily rate £456 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £566 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £500 £320
% change year-on-year
-15.80% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
487 899 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.48% 17.49% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 661 722
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.45 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.00 £49.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (45.00%) Python
4 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (37.50%) Puppet
6 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (30.00%) DevOps
7 11 (27.50%) Docker
7 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
7 11 (27.50%) Java
8 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 9 (22.50%) KVM
9 9 (22.50%) Windows
9 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (22.50%) Ruby
10 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (20.00%) Cisco
10 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
11 7 (17.50%) Open Source
11 7 (17.50%) SaaS
12 6 (15.00%) vSphere
12 6 (15.00%) Scala
12 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (15.00%) Node.js
12 6 (15.00%) Rackspace
12 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (15.00%) Cloud Foundry

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (15.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (15.00%) Node.js
2 5 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) SaaS
3 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (10.00%) PaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.50%) Heroku
5 1 (2.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (15.00%) LDAP
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 5 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (10.00%) FCoE
3 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) NAS
5 1 (2.50%) BGP
5 1 (2.50%) IGRP
5 1 (2.50%) IMAP
5 1 (2.50%) MRTG
5 1 (2.50%) Multicast
5 1 (2.50%) OSPF
5 1 (2.50%) SNMP
5 1 (2.50%) SSH
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) Datomic
3 4 (10.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) Mahout
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.50%) Ant
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Law
1 4 (10.00%) Legal
1 4 (10.00%) Publishing
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Administrator
1 7 (17.50%) Architect
1 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) AWS Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Test Manager
4 3 (7.50%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) CSS
1 5 (12.50%) Spring
2 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (10.00%) Kafka
2 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (10.00%) Sass
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) Lucene
4 1 (2.50%) POSIX
4 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Private Cloud
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
4 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.00%) Fintech
5 2 (5.00%) PMI
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Solaris
5 3 (7.50%) CentOS
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) DevOps
2 10 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.50%) Open Source
6 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.00%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (10.00%) Kanban
8 4 (10.00%) MVC
8 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Functional Testing
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Python
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (22.50%) Ruby
5 6 (15.00%) Scala
6 5 (12.50%) C
6 5 (12.50%) Go
6 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.00%) Clojure
7 4 (10.00%) Erlang
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.50%) Korn
8 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.00%) C#
10 1 (2.50%) C++
10 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.50%) SQL
10 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.00%) CCNA
2 4 (10.00%) CCNP
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) RHCE
2 4 (10.00%) RHCSA
3 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) VCDX
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (27.50%) Docker
3 9 (22.50%) KVM
4 6 (15.00%) vSphere
5 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.50%) NFS
6 3 (7.50%) XenApp
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.50%) Ceph
8 1 (2.50%) Dovecot
8 1 (2.50%) iptables
8 1 (2.50%) Postfix
8 1 (2.50%) Samba
8 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.50%) Squid
8 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) Puppet
2 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.50%) Ansible
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (5.00%) Mesos
5 2 (5.00%) Nagios
6 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.50%) Cacti
6 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.50%) Opsview
6 1 (2.50%) RANCID
6 1 (2.50%) SCOM
6 1 (2.50%) systemd
6 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.00%) Rackspace
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) hybris
7 1 (2.50%) Altiris
7 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.50%) BMC
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) Gemalto
7 1 (2.50%) Q1 Labs
7 1 (2.50%) Rally
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk
7 1 (2.50%) Supermicro
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Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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