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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 129 185 211
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +26
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 28 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.52% 1.49% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 7
Average daily rate £500 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
619 1007 1068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.73% 18.42% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 756 779
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.64 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.95 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 33 (71.74%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (67.39%) DevOps
3 28 (60.87%) Linux
4 25 (54.35%) Java
5 23 (50.00%) Ruby
6 20 (43.48%) vSphere
6 20 (43.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (41.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 19 (41.30%) Web Services
8 18 (39.13%) Puppet
9 17 (36.96%) Bash Shell
9 17 (36.96%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (32.61%) PaaS
11 15 (32.61%) Go
11 15 (32.61%) Windows
11 15 (32.61%) Python
11 15 (32.61%) Finance
12 14 (30.43%) TDD
13 13 (28.26%) Docker
13 13 (28.26%) Heroku
13 13 (28.26%) VMware
13 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
14 12 (26.09%) Rackspace
14 12 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (26.09%) Ansible
15 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
16 10 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
16 10 (21.74%) Redis
17 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 19 (41.30%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (10.87%) Node.js
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.35%) CloudStack
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 33 (71.74%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (32.61%) PaaS
4 13 (28.26%) Heroku
5 3 (6.52%) IaaS
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.35%) SaaS
7 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.52%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.35%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) SSH
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) FTP
5 1 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (2.17%) IMAP
5 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
5 1 (2.17%) SNMP
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (21.74%) Redis
3 2 (4.35%) Datomic
3 2 (4.35%) Neo4j
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.35%) Maven
2 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Law
2 7 (15.22%) Publishing
3 4 (8.70%) Legal
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Java Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Developer
7 3 (6.52%) AWS Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) VMWare Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) Web Services
2 10 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (10.87%) .NET
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.35%) Kafka
4 2 (4.35%) LAMP
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.35%) Sass
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (2.17%) Java EE
5 1 (2.17%) POSIX
5 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Unix
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.52%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) Debian
7 1 (2.17%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) DevOps
2 20 (43.48%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (30.43%) TDD
4 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
5 11 (23.91%) Configuration Management
6 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
7 8 (17.39%) Open Source
8 7 (15.22%) Migration
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.87%) Scrum
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.70%) ITIL
12 3 (6.52%) API Development
12 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
12 3 (6.52%) Kanban
13 2 (4.35%) Auto-Scaling
13 2 (4.35%) Build Automation
13 2 (4.35%) High Availability
13 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Java
2 23 (50.00%) Ruby
3 17 (36.96%) Bash Shell
4 15 (32.61%) Go
4 15 (32.61%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) Scala
7 2 (4.35%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) Clojure
7 2 (4.35%) Erlang
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Korn
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) RHCA
1 2 (4.35%) RHCE
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) vSphere
2 13 (28.26%) Docker
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.87%) NFS
5 4 (8.70%) KVM
6 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
6 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.35%) Xen
7 2 (4.35%) XenServer
8 1 (2.17%) Ceph
8 1 (2.17%) Dovecot
8 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.17%) iptables
8 1 (2.17%) Postfix
8 1 (2.17%) Samba
8 1 (2.17%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.17%) Squid
8 1 (2.17%) vCloud
8 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) Puppet
2 17 (36.96%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (26.09%) Ansible
4 4 (8.70%) Mesos
4 4 (8.70%) Nagios
5 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.52%) Salt
6 2 (4.35%) Cobbler
6 2 (4.35%) Terraform
6 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.17%) Cacti
7 1 (2.17%) Graphite
7 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.17%) RANCID
7 1 (2.17%) systemd
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) VMware
2 12 (26.09%) Rackspace
3 5 (10.87%) hybris
3 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.35%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (4.35%) F5
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Altiris
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.17%) CA
7 1 (2.17%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) Splunk
7 1 (2.17%) Supermicro
7 1 (2.17%) Tableau
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