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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 195 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.056% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £516 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.83% +51.83%
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
986 1263 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.93% 17.77% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 896 784
Average daily rate £385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.80 £44.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (50.00%) Ruby
4 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (35.00%) JSON
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Puppet
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (20.00%) Perl
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) KVM
7 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (20.00%) Wiki
8 3 (15.00%) JIRA
8 3 (15.00%) Kanban
8 3 (15.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) CentOS
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (5.00%) Eucalyptus
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.00%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) Multicast
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Introscope
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) JSON
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Wiki
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Debian
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Kanban
3 2 (10.00%) Test Management
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) Ruby
3 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) PHP
8 1 (5.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) KVM
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) vCloud
3 2 (10.00%) XenServer
3 2 (10.00%) Xen
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Varnish
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (25.00%) Puppet
3 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (10.00%) Kibana
5 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (5.00%) Cacti
5 1 (5.00%) MOM
5 1 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (5.00%) collectd
5 1 (5.00%) StatsD
5 1 (5.00%) Ansible
5 1 (5.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) New Relic
3 2 (10.00%) Perforce
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) ATG
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Scality
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) Rackspace