The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
UK / England
Rank 417 351 452
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +101
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 160 256 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.15% 3.24% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 192 93
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £575 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £420 £506
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7439 7890 8413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.70% 16.76% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4890 5065 5206
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 214 291
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in England

OpenStack
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OpenStack Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 102 £525 +5.00% 19
South East -12 23 £425 +7.59% 7
North West +16 13 £400 -5.88% 10
Yorkshire -4 10 £410 -3.52% 5
East Midlands - 4 £400 -
East of England - 4 £550 - 4
South West -6 2 £288 -42.50% 1
West Midlands -14 1 - -
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 226 (57.36%) Linux
2 222 (56.35%) DevOps
3 203 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
4 172 (43.65%) Python
5 168 (42.64%) Puppet
6 140 (35.53%) Docker
7 137 (34.77%) Java
8 134 (34.01%) Ruby
9 124 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 119 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
11 118 (29.95%) Opscode Chef
12 116 (29.44%) Jenkins
13 112 (28.43%) Git (software)
14 109 (27.66%) VMware
15 104 (26.40%) Ansible
16 83 (21.07%) Configuration Management
17 77 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 70 (17.77%) Bash Shell
19 68 (17.26%) Security Cleared
20 65 (16.50%) Unix
21 64 (16.24%) Windows
22 61 (15.48%) Open Source
23 58 (14.72%) SC Cleared
24 56 (14.21%) Microsoft
24 56 (14.21%) Kubernetes
25 55 (13.96%) MySQL
26 54 (13.71%) PowerShell
26 54 (13.71%) Data Centre
27 53 (13.45%) IaaS

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (10.41%) Confluence
2 34 (8.63%) Apache
3 29 (7.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 24 (6.09%) CloudStack
5 22 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (5.08%) nginx
7 18 (4.57%) WebSphere
8 12 (3.05%) SharePoint
9 11 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.79%) MS Exchange
9 11 (2.79%) Skype for Business
10 10 (2.54%) Apache Spark
10 10 (2.54%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.28%) IIS
11 9 (2.28%) JBoss
12 7 (1.78%) Hubot
13 6 (1.52%) SAS
14 5 (1.27%) Apache Solr
15 4 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 203 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (31.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (13.45%) IaaS
4 47 (11.93%) PaaS
5 36 (9.14%) GitHub
6 23 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (5.08%) Heroku
8 18 (4.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (4.57%) Office 365
9 16 (4.06%) IBM Cloud
10 11 (2.79%) OpenShift
11 10 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (2.28%) Bluemix
13 8 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (2.03%) SaaS
14 5 (1.27%) Loggly
14 5 (1.27%) SoftLayer
14 5 (1.27%) Sumo Logic
15 4 (1.02%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.41%) TCP/IP
2 37 (9.39%) DNS
3 31 (7.87%) HTTP
4 24 (6.09%) SSL
5 23 (5.84%) Firewall
6 13 (3.30%) NAS
6 13 (3.30%) SAN
7 12 (3.05%) LDAP
8 11 (2.79%) Skype
9 10 (2.54%) iSCSI
9 10 (2.54%) VLAN
10 9 (2.28%) HTTPS
10 9 (2.28%) Software-Defined Networking
11 8 (2.03%) Internet
12 7 (1.78%) WAN
13 6 (1.52%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.52%) LAN
14 5 (1.27%) DHCP
14 5 (1.27%) Network Security
14 5 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.96%) MySQL
2 46 (11.68%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (9.90%) MongoDB
4 29 (7.36%) Redis
5 26 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 25 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (6.09%) SQL Server
8 21 (5.33%) NoSQL
9 18 (4.57%) Hadoop
10 12 (3.05%) Big Data
10 12 (3.05%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (2.03%) Riak
12 5 (1.27%) HBase
13 3 (0.76%) DB2
13 3 (0.76%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
15 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
15 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.25%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 116 (29.44%) Jenkins
2 112 (28.43%) Git (software)
3 48 (12.18%) Vagrant
4 45 (11.42%) JIRA
5 32 (8.12%) Bitbucket
6 24 (6.09%) Maven
6 24 (6.09%) Subversion
7 20 (5.08%) TeamCity
8 17 (4.31%) Travis CI
9 15 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (3.05%) GoCD
10 12 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (2.79%) Ant
11 11 (2.79%) Gradle
12 10 (2.54%) SonarQube
13 8 (2.03%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.03%) NuGet
14 6 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 28 (7.11%) Finance
2 13 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.05%) Banking
4 7 (1.78%) Retail
5 3 (0.76%) Billing
5 3 (0.76%) Electronics
5 3 (0.76%) Legal
5 3 (0.76%) Marketing
6 2 (0.51%) Front Office
6 2 (0.51%) Games
6 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.51%) Publishing
7 1 (0.25%) Automotive
7 1 (0.25%) German Language
7 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Law
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (35.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (13.96%) Architect
3 44 (11.17%) Linux Engineer
4 40 (10.15%) Developer
5 31 (7.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 30 (7.61%) Cloud Architect
7 29 (7.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 27 (6.85%) Senior DevOps
9 26 (6.60%) AWS DevOps
10 24 (6.09%) AWS Engineer
10 24 (6.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 24 (6.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 20 (5.08%) Platform Engineer
12 16 (4.06%) Security Architect
13 14 (3.55%) Consultant
14 12 (3.05%) Python Developer
14 12 (3.05%) Software Engineer
15 11 (2.79%) Automation Engineer
16 10 (2.54%) Unix Engineer
16 10 (2.54%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.66%) Web Services
2 35 (8.88%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (8.12%) Node.js
4 28 (7.11%) .NET
5 22 (5.58%) Elastic Stack
6 21 (5.33%) LAMP
6 21 (5.33%) REST
7 20 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
7 20 (5.08%) HTML
8 17 (4.31%) AngularJS
9 15 (3.81%) jQuery
10 13 (3.30%) CSS
10 13 (3.30%) HTML5
11 12 (3.05%) LAPP Stack
12 10 (2.54%) ASP.NET
13 9 (2.28%) ZeroMQ
14 8 (2.03%) JSON
15 7 (1.78%) Apache Flex
15 7 (1.78%) CPAN
15 7 (1.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.71%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.90%) Private Cloud
3 35 (8.88%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.57%) Public Cloud
5 16 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.79%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (2.28%) User Experience
10 8 (2.03%) Replication
11 7 (1.78%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.78%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.78%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 5 (1.27%) FlexPod
13 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.76%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.76%) Clustering
14 3 (0.76%) Life Science
14 3 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 226 (57.36%) Linux
2 65 (16.50%) Unix
3 64 (16.24%) Windows
4 50 (12.69%) CentOS
5 45 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (8.12%) Ubuntu
7 31 (7.87%) CoreOS
8 29 (7.36%) Windows Server
9 22 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (4.82%) RancherOS
11 16 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (2.79%) Fedora
13 9 (2.28%) Apple iOS
14 8 (2.03%) Android
15 5 (1.27%) Solaris
15 5 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (1.02%) Debian
16 4 (1.02%) SUSE
17 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (56.35%) DevOps
2 119 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (21.07%) Configuration Management
4 77 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (15.48%) Open Source
6 50 (12.69%) Scrum
7 46 (11.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 43 (10.91%) TDD
9 35 (8.88%) Software Engineering
10 28 (7.11%) Kanban
11 23 (5.84%) Load Balancing
11 23 (5.84%) Migration
12 19 (4.82%) BDD
13 16 (4.06%) SOA
14 15 (3.81%) Analytics
14 15 (3.81%) Infrastructure Management
14 15 (3.81%) SDLC
15 14 (3.55%) Service Delivery
16 13 (3.30%) Data Centre Operations
17 12 (3.05%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 172 (43.65%) Python
2 137 (34.77%) Java
3 134 (34.01%) Ruby
4 70 (17.77%) Bash Shell
5 54 (13.71%) PowerShell
6 51 (12.94%) Perl
7 49 (12.44%) Go
8 35 (8.88%) JavaScript
9 34 (8.63%) Shell Script
10 29 (7.36%) SQL
11 17 (4.31%) PHP
12 11 (2.79%) C#
13 10 (2.54%) C
13 10 (2.54%) Scala
14 7 (1.78%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (1.52%) Clojure
16 5 (1.27%) C++
17 4 (1.02%) Korn
17 4 (1.02%) VBScript
18 2 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (17.26%) Security Cleared
2 58 (14.72%) SC Cleared
3 39 (9.90%) Degree
4 22 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.81%) MCSE
6 13 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.05%) RHCE
8 11 (2.79%) CCNP
9 10 (2.54%) RHCA
10 7 (1.78%) CCNA
11 6 (1.52%) RHCSA
12 5 (1.27%) VCDX
13 4 (1.02%) MCP
14 3 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.51%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.51%) CCSA
15 2 (0.51%) CCSE
15 2 (0.51%) MCSA
15 2 (0.51%) MCTS
16 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.06%) QA
2 6 (1.52%) SLA
3 5 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.02%) GCP
5 2 (0.51%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 140 (35.53%) Docker
2 77 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 43 (10.91%) vSphere
4 29 (7.36%) vCloud
5 23 (5.84%) XenServer
6 21 (5.33%) etcd
6 21 (5.33%) Xen
7 19 (4.82%) KVM
8 16 (4.06%) Hyper-V
9 11 (2.79%) flannel
9 11 (2.79%) NFS
10 10 (2.54%) iptables
11 7 (1.78%) Ceph
11 7 (1.78%) Firmware
11 7 (1.78%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.52%) Squid
12 6 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 168 (42.64%) Puppet
2 118 (29.95%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (26.40%) Ansible
4 56 (14.21%) Kubernetes
5 39 (9.90%) Consul
6 35 (8.88%) Terraform
7 31 (7.87%) Nagios
8 25 (6.35%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (6.09%) Mesos
10 21 (5.33%) Graphite
11 20 (5.08%) Marathon
12 19 (4.82%) Kibana
12 19 (4.82%) Rancher
13 18 (4.57%) logstash
14 14 (3.55%) ZABBIX
15 13 (3.30%) Cobbler
15 13 (3.30%) Salt
16 12 (3.05%) Ganglia
17 11 (2.79%) HAProxy
17 11 (2.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 109 (27.66%) VMware
2 56 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 41 (10.41%) Red Hat
4 35 (8.88%) Atlassian
5 33 (8.38%) Splunk
6 25 (6.35%) Oracle
7 24 (6.09%) HP
8 21 (5.33%) Cisco
9 18 (4.57%) Google
9 18 (4.57%) Rackspace
10 15 (3.81%) New Relic
11 12 (3.05%) Citrix
11 12 (3.05%) SaltStack
12 11 (2.79%) AppDynamics
13 10 (2.54%) IBM
14 8 (2.03%) PagerDuty
15 7 (1.78%) EMC
16 6 (1.52%) ForgeRock
17 5 (1.27%) CheckPoint
17 5 (1.27%) SAP
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