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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 484 546 569
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +23
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 94 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.048% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 0.27% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 14 2
Average daily rate
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£414 £450 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £317 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £604 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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 +59 59 £400 -20.00% 15
East Midlands - 13 £500 - 1
North West -3 6 £394 +24.01%
South East +8 5 £513 +21.23% 7
East of England -18 5 £413 -35.29% 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 4
South West - 2 £900 - 2
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UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 108 (74.48%) Linux
2 89 (61.38%) Puppet
3 84 (57.93%) DevOps
4 80 (55.17%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 55 (37.93%) Python
7 53 (36.55%) Java
8 44 (30.34%) VMware
9 40 (27.59%) Red Hat
10 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (24.83%) Open Source
13 34 (23.45%) Ruby
13 34 (23.45%) vCloud
14 33 (22.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (22.76%) Configuration Management
15 32 (22.07%) Nagios
16 29 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 28 (19.31%) Vagrant
17 28 (19.31%) Ansible
18 27 (18.62%) Amazon AWS
18 27 (18.62%) Windows
19 26 (17.93%) Apache
19 26 (17.93%) Git (software)
20 25 (17.24%) CentOS
20 25 (17.24%) Load Balancing
21 24 (16.55%) Shell Script
22 23 (15.86%) Ubuntu
23 22 (15.17%) Maven
23 22 (15.17%) ITIL

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (17.93%) Apache
2 15 (10.34%) Node.js
3 12 (8.28%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.52%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.45%) nginx
6 4 (2.76%) Eucalyptus
6 4 (2.76%) Jetty
7 3 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.38%) lighttpd
8 2 (1.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) MS Office
1 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (18.62%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (13.10%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (11.03%) IaaS
5 15 (10.34%) PaaS
6 12 (8.28%) SaaS
7 5 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.76%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (2.76%) OpenShift
8 4 (2.76%) Route 53
8 4 (2.76%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.07%) Google Apps
10 2 (1.38%) Heroku
11 1 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.69%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.48%) Internet
2 17 (11.72%) SAN
3 13 (8.97%) DNS
4 10 (6.90%) NAS
4 10 (6.90%) Firewall
5 9 (6.21%) WAN
6 8 (5.52%) LAN
7 7 (4.83%) HTTP
8 6 (4.14%) LDAP
9 5 (3.45%) DHCP
10 4 (2.76%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.07%) VLAN
11 3 (2.07%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.07%) VRRP
11 3 (2.07%) VPN
11 3 (2.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (2.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (1.38%) Multicast
12 2 (1.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) NoSQL
2 18 (12.41%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (6.21%) MySQL
4 9 (6.21%) Big Data
5 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.07%) DB2
6 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 26 (17.93%) Git (software)
3 22 (15.17%) Maven
4 12 (8.28%) JIRA
5 10 (6.90%) Subversion
6 6 (4.14%) JUnit
7 4 (2.76%) Ant
7 4 (2.76%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.76%) Hudson
8 3 (2.07%) Selenium
8 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.69%) Gradle
General
1 9 (6.21%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Publishing
3 6 (4.14%) Retail
4 4 (2.76%) Billing
4 4 (2.76%) Banking
5 3 (2.07%) Games
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (35.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (18.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 22 (15.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 17 (11.72%) Architect
5 16 (11.03%) Consultant
6 14 (9.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) DevOps Consultant
8 11 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.59%) Storage Engineer
9 10 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.90%) Administrator
9 10 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (6.21%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (5.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.83%) Developer
13 6 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
14 5 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
15 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Architect
15 4 (2.76%) Technical Architect
15 4 (2.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) JSON
2 16 (11.03%) Web Services
2 16 (11.03%) XML
3 4 (2.76%) Servlets
3 4 (2.76%) REST
3 4 (2.76%) Java EE
4 3 (2.07%) .NET
4 3 (2.07%) Middleware
5 2 (1.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.38%) SAML
5 2 (1.38%) HTML
5 2 (1.38%) SOAP
5 2 (1.38%) XSLT
5 2 (1.38%) JAXB
5 2 (1.38%) RESTful
5 2 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.38%) HTML5
5 2 (1.38%) OpenID
6 1 (0.69%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.83%) Open Source
2 17 (11.72%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.97%) Wiki
4 7 (4.83%) Replication
5 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.76%) Spread Betting
7 3 (2.07%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.38%) Online Games
9 1 (0.69%) NGOSS
9 1 (0.69%) Statistics
9 1 (0.69%) Firmware
9 1 (0.69%) Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 108 (74.48%) Linux
2 33 (22.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (18.62%) Windows
4 25 (17.24%) CentOS
5 23 (15.86%) Ubuntu
6 14 (9.66%) UNIX
7 5 (3.45%) Debian
8 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.69%) AIX
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (57.93%) DevOps
2 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (22.76%) Configuration Management
4 25 (17.24%) Load Balancing
5 22 (15.17%) ITIL
6 19 (13.10%) Kanban
7 17 (11.72%) Service Delivery
8 14 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.66%) Scrum
9 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.90%) Migration
11 8 (5.52%) Build Automation
12 7 (4.83%) SOA
12 7 (4.83%) Service Management
12 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.45%) Validation
13 5 (3.45%) Identity Management
14 4 (2.76%) JVM Tuning
14 4 (2.76%) Data Migration
14 4 (2.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (37.93%) Python
2 53 (36.55%) Java
3 34 (23.45%) Ruby
4 24 (16.55%) Shell Script
5 21 (14.48%) JavaScript
6 17 (11.72%) Bash Shell
7 10 (6.90%) Perl
8 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.45%) PHP
9 3 (2.07%) C
10 2 (1.38%) SQL
10 2 (1.38%) XPath
11 1 (0.69%) Korn
11 1 (0.69%) Groovy
11 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) VCAP
1 8 (5.52%) VCDX
1 8 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) Degree
4 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.69%) RHCE
5 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 38 (26.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (23.45%) vCloud
3 11 (7.59%) vSphere
4 9 (6.21%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.83%) KVM
6 5 (3.45%) Xen
6 5 (3.45%) XenServer
6 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.07%) Docker
8 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.38%) NFS
9 1 (0.69%) Squid
9 1 (0.69%) Varnish
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.69%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.69%) XenApp
9 1 (0.69%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 89 (61.38%) Puppet
2 80 (55.17%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (22.07%) Nagios
4 28 (19.31%) Vagrant
4 28 (19.31%) Ansible
5 17 (11.72%) ZABBIX
6 14 (9.66%) Zenoss
6 14 (9.66%) Salt
7 13 (8.97%) Kibana
7 13 (8.97%) Graylog2
7 13 (8.97%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (2.07%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.38%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.38%) SCOM
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.69%) Cacti
10 1 (0.69%) OpenView
10 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.69%) logstash
10 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (30.34%) VMware
2 40 (27.59%) Red Hat
3 19 (13.10%) Rackspace
4 16 (11.03%) Perforce
5 13 (8.97%) New Relic
5 13 (8.97%) Splunk
6 12 (8.28%) Google
7 10 (6.90%) Atlassian
7 10 (6.90%) Cisco
8 9 (6.21%) Oracle
9 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.45%) HP
11 4 (2.76%) NetApp
11 4 (2.76%) RightScale
11 4 (2.76%) F5
12 3 (2.07%) JBoss
12 3 (2.07%) SAP
13 2 (1.38%) IBM
14 1 (0.69%) hybris
14 1 (0.69%) EnterpriseDB
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