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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 178 207 201
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.50% 0.66% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 1
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£463 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +35.71%
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
1003 1064 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.35% 17.13% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 775 706
Average daily rate £400 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 37
Average hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £13.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 April 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 April 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 21 (80.77%) DevOps
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (61.54%) Puppet
4 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
4 15 (57.69%) Python
5 12 (46.15%) Java
5 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 12 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) VMware
7 9 (34.62%) Perl
7 9 (34.62%) Ansible
8 7 (26.92%) Docker
8 7 (26.92%) MySQL
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Ruby
8 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
9 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 6 (23.08%) JIRA
9 6 (23.08%) Subversion
9 6 (23.08%) PHP
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) Perforce
10 5 (19.23%) Release Management
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
11 4 (15.38%) Vagrant
11 4 (15.38%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Pig
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.85%) SoftLayer
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
1 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (7.69%) HBase
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Redis
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
5 1 (3.85%) Introscope
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Assurance Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) MCollective
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) XSL
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) CentOS
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Release Management
6 4 (15.38%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) MapReduce
8 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
9 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) Coaching
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) Ruby
5 6 (23.08%) PHP
6 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (7.69%) SQL
9 1 (3.85%) VBScript
9 1 (3.85%) Groovy
9 1 (3.85%) C
9 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) vCloud
3 3 (11.54%) KVM
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenServer
4 1 (3.85%) NFS
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) Xen
4 1 (3.85%) Gluster
4 1 (3.85%) Varnish
4 1 (3.85%) GPFS
4 1 (3.85%) Ceph
4 1 (3.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) Puppet
2 12 (46.15%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (34.62%) Ansible
4 4 (15.38%) Vagrant
5 3 (11.54%) Cobbler
5 3 (11.54%) Kibana
6 2 (7.69%) ZABBIX
6 2 (7.69%) Nagios
7 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (3.85%) SCOM
7 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.85%) MOM
7 1 (3.85%) Cacti
7 1 (3.85%) yum
7 1 (3.85%) CFEngine
7 1 (3.85%) logstash
7 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Perforce
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Adobe
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Splunk
4 2 (7.69%) New Relic
5 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) Pega
5 1 (3.85%) Akamai
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) ATG