The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 142 119 143
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 0.73% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £638 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
OpenStack
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
572 413 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.12% 17.23% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 173 247
Average daily rate £391 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 40
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.95 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenStack across the East of England region.

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 3 £413 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Essex - - - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Xen
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) lighttpd
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Management
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Vagrant