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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 136 143 120
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.40% 0.83% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£430 £413 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+163.15% -
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
645 603 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.68% 19.22% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 376 165
Average daily rate £350 £399 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 39
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire - 8 £430 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (80.00%) Google
2 8 (80.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (60.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Nagios
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Graphite
6 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (30.00%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (30.00%) Rackspace
6 3 (30.00%) Docker
6 3 (30.00%) logstash
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (20.00%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (80.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (30.00%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) vCloud
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (30.00%) logstash
3 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (30.00%) Graphite
3 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (30.00%) Nagios
4 1 (10.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Google
2 3 (30.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat