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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 185 204 189
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.068% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.24% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
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£488 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -8.57%
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
885 1017 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.43% 17.20% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 708 681
Average daily rate £413 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £24.70 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Puppet
3 9 (50.00%) DevOps
4 8 (44.44%) Ruby
4 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 8 (44.44%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Open Source
7 5 (27.78%) CentOS
7 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) vSphere
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
8 4 (22.22%) PHP
8 4 (22.22%) Subversion
8 4 (22.22%) KVM
9 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (16.67%) JIRA
9 3 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) Kanban
9 3 (16.67%) vCloud

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (11.11%) Apache Pig
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (5.56%) Eucalyptus
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SoftLayer
2 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
1 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.56%) Multicast
1 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) HBase
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.56%) Introscope
5 1 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) MCollective
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) CentOS
3 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.11%) Debian
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) vSphere
1 4 (22.22%) KVM
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) vCloud
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Varnish
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Ceph
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Cobbler
3 2 (11.11%) Kibana
3 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
3 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.56%) Graphite
4 1 (5.56%) MOM
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) Cacti
4 1 (5.56%) collectd
4 1 (5.56%) StatsD
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) logstash
4 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) New Relic
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Perforce
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) ATG
4 1 (5.56%) Scality
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) Rackspace