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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 438 511 534
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +23
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 138 52 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.50% 0.61% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 32 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £371 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenStack
UK

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
9199 8566 7850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.49% 17.89% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5934 5214 4504
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 349 411
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +53 91 £450 +12.50% 15
South East +3 18 £450 - 7
North West -10 12 £350 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire - 10 £300 - 2
North East - 2 £350 -
East of England - 2 £575 - 4
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 175 (59.73%) DevOps
2 171 (58.36%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (58.36%) Linux
3 165 (56.31%) Puppet
4 155 (52.90%) Python
5 146 (49.83%) VMware
6 133 (45.39%) Opscode Chef
7 123 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 122 (41.64%) Configuration Management
9 105 (35.84%) Agile Software Development
10 99 (33.79%) Jenkins
11 97 (33.11%) Ruby
12 91 (31.06%) Java
13 78 (26.62%) Bash Shell
14 67 (22.87%) Open Source
15 65 (22.18%) Windows
16 64 (21.84%) Ansible
17 59 (20.14%) Microsoft Azure
18 57 (19.45%) Git (software)
19 54 (18.43%) Perl
20 50 (17.06%) Data Centre
21 47 (16.04%) KVM
22 42 (14.33%) Red Hat
23 41 (13.99%) New Relic
24 39 (13.31%) Vagrant
24 39 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
24 39 (13.31%) Amazon EC2
25 38 (12.97%) Hyper-V
25 38 (12.97%) Nagios
26 37 (12.63%) IBM

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (10.92%) Apache
2 25 (8.53%) IIS
3 23 (7.85%) Node.js
4 20 (6.83%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.78%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.75%) Eucalyptus
7 10 (3.41%) WebSphere
8 9 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (3.07%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (2.73%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.73%) JBoss
10 6 (2.05%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (2.05%) Confluence
11 5 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.37%) nginx
12 4 (1.37%) GlassFish
13 3 (1.02%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Project
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 171 (58.36%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (20.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (13.31%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (8.53%) IaaS
5 22 (7.51%) PaaS
6 19 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (4.44%) SaaS
8 9 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (2.39%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.71%) Heroku
10 5 (1.71%) Engine Yard
11 4 (1.37%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.68%) Joyent
12 2 (0.68%) GitHub
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.34%) Route 53
13 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.58%) DNS
2 24 (8.19%) SAN
3 23 (7.85%) Internet
4 22 (7.51%) TCP/IP
5 21 (7.17%) NAS
6 20 (6.83%) Firewall
7 14 (4.78%) VLAN
7 14 (4.78%) Software-Defined Networking
8 10 (3.41%) Network Security
8 10 (3.41%) NetScaler
8 10 (3.41%) VPN
8 10 (3.41%) WAN
8 10 (3.41%) DHCP
9 8 (2.73%) LAN
10 7 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (2.05%) LDAP
11 6 (2.05%) SSL
11 6 (2.05%) MGCP
11 6 (2.05%) Megaco
11 6 (2.05%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.95%) MySQL
2 25 (8.53%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.19%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.48%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.41%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.73%) Big Data
8 8 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.37%) OpenStack Swift
11 3 (1.02%) Redis
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.34%) DB2
13 1 (0.34%) MemSQL
13 1 (0.34%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 99 (33.79%) Jenkins
2 57 (19.45%) Git (software)
3 36 (12.29%) Subversion
4 33 (11.26%) JIRA
5 14 (4.78%) Maven
6 8 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.39%) Ant
8 6 (2.05%) Hudson
9 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.02%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.34%) JUnit
12 1 (0.34%) Gradle
General
1 24 (8.19%) Finance
2 15 (5.12%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.07%) Games
4 5 (1.71%) Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (36.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (17.06%) Architect
3 34 (11.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 33 (11.26%) Consultant
5 25 (8.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 23 (7.85%) DevOps Consultant
7 21 (7.17%) Senior Consultant
8 17 (5.80%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (4.44%) Technical Architect
9 13 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.10%) Developer
11 9 (3.07%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (2.73%) Analyst
12 8 (2.73%) Telecoms Engineer
13 7 (2.39%) Administrator
13 7 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.39%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (2.39%) Wintel Analyst
14 6 (2.05%) Cloud Consultant
14 6 (2.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.60%) Web Services
2 33 (11.26%) .NET
3 16 (5.46%) Middleware
4 11 (3.75%) Servlets
5 9 (3.07%) J2EE
5 9 (3.07%) REST
6 7 (2.39%) MCollective
7 6 (2.05%) Java EE
8 5 (1.71%) RESTful
8 5 (1.71%) HTML
8 5 (1.71%) XML
8 5 (1.71%) LAMP
8 5 (1.71%) Apache Camel
9 4 (1.37%) boto
9 4 (1.37%) SOAP
9 4 (1.37%) jQuery
9 4 (1.37%) JSON
10 3 (1.02%) Django
10 3 (1.02%) Kafka
10 3 (1.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.06%) Data Centre
2 34 (11.60%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (7.51%) Private Cloud
4 17 (5.80%) Replication
5 14 (4.78%) Public Cloud
6 12 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.75%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.07%) Clustering
9 7 (2.39%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.71%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.71%) CESG
11 5 (1.71%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.37%) Wiki
12 4 (1.37%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.37%) Spread Betting
12 4 (1.37%) EMC VNX
12 4 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
13 3 (1.02%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 171 (58.36%) Linux
2 65 (22.18%) Windows
3 28 (9.56%) CentOS
4 25 (8.53%) UNIX
5 24 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (6.83%) Ubuntu
7 17 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.05%) Solaris
8 6 (2.05%) Debian
9 4 (1.37%) AIX
9 4 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.68%) SUSE
11 2 (0.68%) HPUX
12 1 (0.34%) Fedora
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (59.73%) DevOps
2 122 (41.64%) Configuration Management
3 105 (35.84%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (22.87%) Open Source
5 39 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (11.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 31 (10.58%) Load Balancing
8 23 (7.85%) Service Delivery
8 23 (7.85%) ITIL
9 19 (6.48%) Scrum
10 18 (6.14%) SOA
11 17 (5.80%) Project Management
12 14 (4.78%) Migration
12 14 (4.78%) Release Management
13 13 (4.44%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.44%) SDLC
14 12 (4.10%) ITSM
14 12 (4.10%) Workflow
14 12 (4.10%) Automated Testing
14 12 (4.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (52.90%) Python
2 97 (33.11%) Ruby
3 91 (31.06%) Java
4 78 (26.62%) Bash Shell
5 54 (18.43%) Perl
6 36 (12.29%) PHP
7 25 (8.53%) PowerShell
8 19 (6.48%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.78%) C#
10 11 (3.75%) VBScript
11 10 (3.41%) SQL
12 9 (3.07%) JavaScript
13 8 (2.73%) Korn
14 4 (1.37%) Scala
14 4 (1.37%) C
15 3 (1.02%) C++
16 2 (0.68%) C-shell
16 2 (0.68%) Go
17 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.73%) CCNP
3 8 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.71%) Degree
7 4 (1.37%) CCIE
8 3 (1.02%) CCNA
8 3 (1.02%) RHCE
8 3 (1.02%) IBM Certification
8 3 (1.02%) CCSA
8 3 (1.02%) VCDX
9 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.68%) LPIC
9 2 (0.68%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.68%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.34%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.14%) QA
2 12 (4.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 123 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (16.04%) KVM
3 38 (12.97%) Hyper-V
4 37 (12.63%) vSphere
5 34 (11.60%) vCloud
6 30 (10.24%) Docker
7 29 (9.90%) QEMU
8 13 (4.44%) Active Directory
9 12 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (3.75%) XenApp
11 9 (3.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (3.07%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.71%) NFS
12 5 (1.71%) VirtualBox
13 4 (1.37%) Ceph
13 4 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (1.37%) Firmware
14 3 (1.02%) VMware ESX
14 3 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 165 (56.31%) Puppet
2 133 (45.39%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (21.84%) Ansible
4 39 (13.31%) Vagrant
5 38 (12.97%) Nagios
6 26 (8.87%) Salt
7 25 (8.53%) ZABBIX
8 13 (4.44%) Kibana
9 12 (4.10%) Cobbler
10 11 (3.75%) SCOM
11 9 (3.07%) SCVMM
11 9 (3.07%) SCCM
12 8 (2.73%) Graphite
13 7 (2.39%) Rundeck
14 6 (2.05%) EdgeSight
14 6 (2.05%) HAProxy
14 6 (2.05%) NetBackup
14 6 (2.05%) Tivoli
14 6 (2.05%) Zenoss
14 6 (2.05%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 146 (49.83%) VMware
2 42 (14.33%) Red Hat
3 41 (13.99%) New Relic
4 37 (12.63%) IBM
5 33 (11.26%) Microsoft
6 30 (10.24%) Perforce
7 29 (9.90%) Rackspace
8 28 (9.56%) HP
9 27 (9.22%) Cisco
10 23 (7.85%) Oracle
11 21 (7.17%) Citrix
12 15 (5.12%) Atlassian
12 15 (5.12%) AppDynamics
13 13 (4.44%) Dell
14 12 (4.10%) Google
14 12 (4.10%) Veritas
15 10 (3.41%) Symantec
15 10 (3.41%) EMC
16 9 (3.07%) CA
16 9 (3.07%) NetApp
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