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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
London / City of London
Rank 139 132 176
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +44
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 14 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.47% 4.10% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 9
Median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £389 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £410 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.26% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
567 463 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.23% 15.29% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 339 619
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 18
Median hourly rate £16.15 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) DevOps
3 16 (51.61%) Docker
4 15 (48.39%) Ruby
5 14 (45.16%) MongoDB
5 14 (45.16%) Java
5 14 (45.16%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
6 12 (38.71%) Go
6 12 (38.71%) HTTP
6 12 (38.71%) Node.js
7 11 (35.48%) Python
8 10 (32.26%) Redis
8 10 (32.26%) Puppet
8 10 (32.26%) Kubernetes
8 10 (32.26%) Security Hardening
8 10 (32.26%) Consul
9 9 (29.03%) CoreOS
9 9 (29.03%) etcd
9 9 (29.03%) flannel
9 9 (29.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 9 (29.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 9 (29.03%) RancherOS
9 9 (29.03%) Rancher
9 9 (29.03%) Marathon
9 9 (29.03%) Mesos
9 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
9 9 (29.03%) SSL
9 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
9 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared

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 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
2 5 (16.13%) Confluence
3 3 (9.68%) nginx
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.23%) CloudStack
5 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.23%) Hubot
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) GitHub
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (9.68%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Bluemix
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.23%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (3.23%) Heroku
5 1 (3.23%) IaaS
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) HTTP
2 9 (29.03%) SSL
2 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) Multicast
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (3.23%) SSH
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) VXLAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) MongoDB
1 14 (45.16%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (32.26%) Redis
3 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) Bitbucket
3 5 (16.13%) FishEye
3 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.13%) JIRA
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) Travis CI
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Front Office
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Perl Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) NoSQL Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Azure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (9.68%) Ajax
3 3 (9.68%) Catalyst
3 3 (9.68%) CPAN
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) DBIx::Class
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) Moose
3 3 (9.68%) Plack
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
2 4 (12.90%) Hedge funds
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) CoreOS
2 9 (29.03%) RancherOS
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (19.35%) CentOS
5 4 (12.90%) Unix
6 3 (9.68%) Windows
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) DevOps
2 10 (32.26%) Security Hardening
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.81%) Open Source
5 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (16.13%) Service Design
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 4 (12.90%) Systematic Trading
7 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) High Availability
8 3 (9.68%) Kanban
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Ruby
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Go
4 11 (35.48%) Python
5 6 (19.35%) Perl
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
7 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.23%) C
9 1 (3.23%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) RHCE
3 2 (6.45%) RHCA
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Docker
2 9 (29.03%) etcd
2 9 (29.03%) flannel
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) oVirt
4 2 (6.45%) vCloud
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Ceph
5 1 (3.23%) GlusterFS
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) Xen
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Consul
1 10 (32.26%) Kubernetes
1 10 (32.26%) Puppet
2 9 (29.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (29.03%) Marathon
2 9 (29.03%) Mesos
2 9 (29.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (29.03%) Rancher
3 7 (22.58%) Ansible
3 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (6.45%) Terraform
6 1 (3.23%) Cacti
6 1 (3.23%) OpenIDM
6 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
1 5 (16.13%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
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