The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 394 519 476
Rank change year-on-year
+125 -43
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 163 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.034% 0.078%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.96% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 13 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £458 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £555 £438
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 - - -
OpenStack
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8298 7867 7629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.95% 17.68% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5284 4772 4375
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 313 417
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
London +84 108 £500 +9.28% 16
South East - 32 £500 - 5
South West - 8 - - 2
Yorkshire +4 7 - - 6
East Midlands - 6 £550 -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 3
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 171 (63.10%) Linux
2 166 (61.25%) Puppet
3 148 (54.61%) DevOps
4 127 (46.86%) Python
5 126 (46.49%) Opscode Chef
6 111 (40.96%) Jenkins
6 111 (40.96%) VMware
7 101 (37.27%) Java
8 98 (36.16%) Ruby
9 91 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (32.10%) Windows
11 84 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 76 (28.04%) Configuration Management
13 69 (25.46%) Red Hat
14 63 (23.25%) Open Source
15 62 (22.88%) Nagios
16 58 (21.40%) NoSQL
17 57 (21.03%) CentOS
17 57 (21.03%) Git (software)
18 54 (19.93%) MongoDB
19 52 (19.19%) Ubuntu
20 51 (18.82%) vCloud
21 48 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
21 48 (17.71%) Load Balancing
22 47 (17.34%) MySQL
22 47 (17.34%) Apache
23 43 (15.87%) Apache Cassandra
23 43 (15.87%) Perl
24 42 (15.50%) Bash Shell
25 39 (14.39%) PowerShell

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 47 (17.34%) Apache
2 34 (12.55%) Node.js
3 19 (7.01%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (4.80%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.32%) Eucalyptus
7 6 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.21%) nginx
7 6 (2.21%) Confluence
8 5 (1.85%) IIS
8 5 (1.85%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.48%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.48%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.48%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.11%) JBoss
11 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.74%) Jetty
11 2 (0.74%) lighttpd
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.37%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (11.81%) PaaS
4 31 (11.44%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (8.86%) IaaS
6 16 (5.90%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (5.17%) SaaS
8 13 (4.80%) Heroku
8 13 (4.80%) Engine Yard
9 6 (2.21%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.85%) Google Apps
11 3 (1.11%) Office 365
12 2 (0.74%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.74%) Route 53
12 2 (0.74%) GitHub
12 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.18%) DNS
2 32 (11.81%) SAN
3 25 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 22 (8.12%) NAS
5 21 (7.75%) Firewall
6 18 (6.64%) Internet
7 14 (5.17%) NetScaler
8 13 (4.80%) WAN
8 13 (4.80%) VLAN
9 12 (4.43%) LAN
10 8 (2.95%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.85%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.48%) LDAP
13 4 (1.48%) HTTP
13 4 (1.48%) SSL
13 4 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.11%) Network Security
14 3 (1.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (21.40%) NoSQL
2 54 (19.93%) MongoDB
3 47 (17.34%) MySQL
4 43 (15.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (6.27%) SQL Server
6 13 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.80%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.43%) Big Data
8 11 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.95%) Redis
9 8 (2.95%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.85%) Riak
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.48%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.11%) HBase
12 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.74%) DB2
13 2 (0.74%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 111 (40.96%) Jenkins
2 57 (21.03%) Git (software)
3 33 (12.18%) Subversion
4 24 (8.86%) Maven
5 20 (7.38%) JIRA
6 8 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.58%) Hudson
7 7 (2.58%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.58%) StarTeam
8 4 (1.48%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.48%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.11%) Selenium
10 2 (0.74%) Ant
10 2 (0.74%) JUnit
10 2 (0.74%) GitLab
11 1 (0.37%) Mocha
11 1 (0.37%) Juju
11 1 (0.37%) Introscope
11 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (4.06%) Publishing
2 9 (3.32%) Banking
3 8 (2.95%) Finance
4 4 (1.48%) Retail
5 3 (1.11%) Marketing
5 3 (1.11%) Games
6 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 106 (39.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (16.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 43 (15.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 34 (12.55%) Consultant
5 25 (9.23%) Architect
5 25 (9.23%) DevOps Consultant
6 22 (8.12%) Senior Consultant
7 18 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (6.27%) Analyst
9 14 (5.17%) Developer
10 13 (4.80%) Wintel Analyst
11 11 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (4.06%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.32%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (2.95%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (2.21%) Administrator
14 6 (2.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.21%) Linux Administrator
14 6 (2.21%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.07%) Web Services
2 18 (6.64%) Middleware
3 17 (6.27%) .NET
4 14 (5.17%) MCollective
5 12 (4.43%) RESTful
6 11 (4.06%) JSON
7 10 (3.69%) Java EE
8 9 (3.32%) REST
9 8 (2.95%) XML
10 7 (2.58%) CSS
10 7 (2.58%) HTML
10 7 (2.58%) SOAP
11 6 (2.21%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.21%) Spring
12 4 (1.48%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (1.48%) Apache Camel
12 4 (1.48%) jQuery
13 3 (1.11%) HTML5
13 3 (1.11%) Spring Web Flow
13 3 (1.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.25%) Open Source
2 26 (9.59%) Replication
3 23 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.17%) Clustering
5 12 (4.43%) Device Driver
6 10 (3.69%) Spread Betting
7 9 (3.32%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.95%) Wiki
9 6 (2.21%) EFT
10 5 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.11%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.11%) Statistics
13 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.37%) DataPower
14 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.37%) CMDB
14 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.37%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 171 (63.10%) Linux
2 87 (32.10%) Windows
3 57 (21.03%) CentOS
4 52 (19.19%) Ubuntu
5 35 (12.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (8.86%) UNIX
7 20 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.69%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.69%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.32%) Debian
11 8 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.95%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.74%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
14 1 (0.37%) Solaris
14 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (54.61%) DevOps
2 91 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (28.04%) Configuration Management
4 48 (17.71%) Load Balancing
5 33 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (11.81%) Kanban
7 29 (10.70%) ITIL
7 29 (10.70%) Service Delivery
8 25 (9.23%) Release Management
9 24 (8.86%) Scrum
10 21 (7.75%) SOA
11 15 (5.54%) Migration
12 14 (5.17%) ITSM
12 14 (5.17%) Project Management
13 13 (4.80%) Low Latency
13 13 (4.80%) Incident Management
14 12 (4.43%) Service Management
15 9 (3.32%) Data Migration
15 9 (3.32%) TDD
15 9 (3.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 127 (46.86%) Python
2 101 (37.27%) Java
3 98 (36.16%) Ruby
4 43 (15.87%) Perl
5 42 (15.50%) Bash Shell
6 39 (14.39%) PowerShell
7 34 (12.55%) Shell Script
8 29 (10.70%) PHP
9 20 (7.38%) SQL
9 20 (7.38%) VBScript
10 19 (7.01%) C#
11 17 (6.27%) JavaScript
12 10 (3.69%) Korn
13 7 (2.58%) VB
14 6 (2.21%) C
15 5 (1.85%) C++
16 4 (1.48%) Scala
17 1 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (13.28%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.33%) DV Cleared
3 14 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.32%) VCAP
4 9 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (2.95%) RHCE
5 8 (2.95%) RHCSA
5 8 (2.95%) VCDX
6 7 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.58%) RHCA
7 4 (1.48%) Degree
7 4 (1.48%) CCNA
8 3 (1.11%) CCNP
8 3 (1.11%) CCSA
9 1 (0.37%) HP APS
9 1 (0.37%) MCSA
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.54%) QA
2 8 (2.95%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (18.82%) vCloud
3 34 (12.55%) vSphere
4 32 (11.81%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.38%) Active Directory
6 14 (5.17%) XenApp
6 14 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (4.80%) XenDesktop
7 13 (4.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (3.32%) Xen
9 8 (2.95%) Docker
10 7 (2.58%) KVM
11 6 (2.21%) XenServer
12 3 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.74%) NFS
13 2 (0.74%) Ceph
13 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.37%) Varnish
14 1 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 166 (61.25%) Puppet
2 126 (46.49%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (22.88%) Nagios
4 39 (14.39%) Ansible
5 37 (13.65%) ZABBIX
6 35 (12.92%) Vagrant
7 28 (10.33%) Salt
8 25 (9.23%) Graphite
9 22 (8.12%) Kibana
10 21 (7.75%) Zenoss
11 20 (7.38%) SCCM
12 17 (6.27%) Graylog2
12 17 (6.27%) Cobbler
13 13 (4.80%) EdgeSight
13 13 (4.80%) HP SIM
13 13 (4.80%) SCOM
13 13 (4.80%) SCVMM
14 11 (4.06%) collectd
15 10 (3.69%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (2.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (40.96%) VMware
2 69 (25.46%) Red Hat
3 37 (13.65%) New Relic
4 33 (12.18%) Oracle
5 31 (11.44%) Rackspace
6 30 (11.07%) Microsoft
7 29 (10.70%) Perforce
8 21 (7.75%) Cisco
9 20 (7.38%) IBM
9 20 (7.38%) HP
10 18 (6.64%) Splunk
11 16 (5.90%) NetApp
12 15 (5.54%) Citrix
13 13 (4.80%) ServiceNow
13 13 (4.80%) Nimsoft
13 13 (4.80%) Veeam
13 13 (4.80%) CA
13 13 (4.80%) Dell
13 13 (4.80%) Veritas
14 12 (4.43%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: competitive day rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago