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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 139 190 195
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +5
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 32 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.91% 2.16% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 8
Median daily rate £550 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £318 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +163.15%
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
652 927 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.55% 16.82% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 701 661
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -13.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 45 (78.95%) DevOps
2 41 (71.93%) Linux
3 35 (61.40%) Ruby
4 31 (54.39%) Java
5 27 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (43.86%) Go
7 24 (42.11%) Docker
8 22 (38.60%) Redis
9 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
9 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
9 20 (35.09%) Puppet
10 19 (33.33%) Finance
11 17 (29.82%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (29.82%) Web Services
11 17 (29.82%) Python
11 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (28.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (28.07%) HTTP
12 16 (28.07%) TDD
13 15 (26.32%) Mesos
13 15 (26.32%) Kubernetes
13 15 (26.32%) vSphere
13 15 (26.32%) Node.js
14 14 (24.56%) Ansible
14 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
14 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
15 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
15 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
15 13 (22.81%) SSL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (22.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (14.04%) Apache
3 7 (12.28%) Apache Spark
4 6 (10.53%) Confluence
5 2 (3.51%) CloudStack
5 2 (3.51%) JBoss
5 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.75%) nginx
6 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 27 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (21.05%) Heroku
3 12 (21.05%) PaaS
4 9 (15.79%) GitHub
5 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.75%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) HTTP
2 13 (22.81%) SSL
2 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.53%) Firewall
4 3 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 3 (5.26%) LDAP
4 3 (5.26%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) FTP
5 1 (1.75%) IPsec
5 1 (1.75%) Multicast
5 1 (1.75%) Network Security
5 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.75%) SSH
5 1 (1.75%) VLAN
5 1 (1.75%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) Redis
2 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
3 17 (29.82%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (17.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
5 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.79%) Bitbucket
3 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
4 6 (10.53%) FishEye
5 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.51%) Maven
6 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.75%) Hudson
7 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Front Office
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Publishing
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Java Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Architect
8 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) NoSQL Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Perl Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Ruby Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) Web Services
2 15 (26.32%) Node.js
3 9 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (7.02%) .NET
5 3 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (5.26%) Ajax
5 3 (5.26%) Catalyst
5 3 (5.26%) CPAN
5 3 (5.26%) CSS
5 3 (5.26%) DBIx::Class
5 3 (5.26%) HTML
5 3 (5.26%) jQuery
5 3 (5.26%) JSON
5 3 (5.26%) LAMP
5 3 (5.26%) Moose
5 3 (5.26%) Plack
5 3 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) Django
6 1 (1.75%) Java EE
6 1 (1.75%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 5 (8.77%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) CoreOS
2 13 (22.81%) RancherOS
3 9 (15.79%) Windows
4 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.28%) CentOS
6 5 (8.77%) Unix
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (78.95%) DevOps
2 16 (28.07%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (28.07%) TDD
3 13 (22.81%) Security Hardening
3 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.30%) Open Source
6 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.28%) Scrum
8 6 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.53%) Service Design
9 5 (8.77%) Systematic Trading
10 4 (7.02%) Kanban
10 4 (7.02%) SOA
11 3 (5.26%) Investment Management
11 3 (5.26%) ITIL
11 3 (5.26%) Migration
11 3 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) Ruby
2 31 (54.39%) Java
3 25 (43.86%) Go
4 17 (29.82%) Python
5 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
6 8 (14.04%) Perl
7 5 (8.77%) SQL
8 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) RHCE
3 3 (5.26%) RHCA
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) Docker
2 15 (26.32%) vSphere
3 13 (22.81%) etcd
3 13 (22.81%) flannel
4 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.26%) NFS
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.51%) vCloud
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.51%) Xen
5 2 (3.51%) XenServer
6 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) oVirt
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) Puppet
2 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (26.32%) Kubernetes
3 15 (26.32%) Mesos
4 14 (24.56%) Ansible
5 13 (22.81%) Consul
5 13 (22.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 13 (22.81%) Marathon
5 13 (22.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 13 (22.81%) Rancher
6 6 (10.53%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (7.02%) Nagios
8 2 (3.51%) Cobbler
8 2 (3.51%) Salt
8 2 (3.51%) Terraform
8 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Atlassian
1 7 (12.28%) Rackspace
1 7 (12.28%) VMware
2 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix
5 3 (5.26%) hybris
5 3 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (3.51%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) Splunk
7 1 (1.75%) Tableau
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