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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 339 458 539
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +81
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 314 154 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 1.67% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 113 31
Median daily rate £500 £438 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
9694 9230 8428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.37% 18.41% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6532 5829 5276
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 326 299
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.19 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.87% +7.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 147 £525 +10.52% 20
South East +52 62 £550 +15.78% 6
North East -7 35 £330 - 1
West Midlands +15 23 £370 +19.35% 1
Yorkshire -2 15 £450 +50.00% 8
North West -4 14 £500 +6.66% 6
East Midlands +16 6 £450 +29.50% 2
East of England +14 6 £513 +144.04% 1
South West - 3 £438 - 5
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 360 (63.38%) Linux
2 344 (60.56%) DevOps
3 324 (57.04%) Amazon AWS
4 303 (53.35%) Puppet
5 210 (36.97%) Ruby
6 203 (35.74%) Python
7 198 (34.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 197 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
9 194 (34.15%) Java
10 177 (31.16%) Opscode Chef
11 168 (29.58%) VMware
12 157 (27.64%) Ansible
13 143 (25.18%) Jenkins
14 140 (24.65%) Configuration Management
15 138 (24.30%) Bash Shell
16 137 (24.12%) Git (software)
16 137 (24.12%) Docker
17 128 (22.54%) Continuous Delivery
18 126 (22.18%) Windows
19 125 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
20 124 (21.83%) Continuous Integration
21 109 (19.19%) Web Services
22 101 (17.78%) Software Engineering
23 98 (17.25%) vSphere
24 93 (16.37%) Perl
25 92 (16.20%) Red Hat
26 91 (16.02%) Unix
27 89 (15.67%) Security Cleared
28 88 (15.49%) PaaS
28 88 (15.49%) Open Source

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 74 (13.03%) Cloud Foundry
2 53 (9.33%) Confluence
3 44 (7.75%) Apache
4 36 (6.34%) Tomcat
5 30 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (5.11%) Node.js
7 27 (4.75%) nginx
8 25 (4.40%) JBoss
9 17 (2.99%) CloudStack
9 17 (2.99%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.76%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.58%) Apache Spark
12 7 (1.23%) IIS
12 7 (1.23%) SAS
13 6 (1.06%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.88%) Eucalyptus
14 5 (0.88%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.70%) Smallworld
16 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) MS Office
2 2 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 324 (57.04%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (34.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (15.49%) PaaS
4 66 (11.62%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (9.33%) IaaS
6 44 (7.75%) Heroku
7 21 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (2.29%) SaaS
9 10 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.76%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.23%) GitHub
10 7 (1.23%) HP Helion
11 5 (0.88%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.88%) Office 365
12 4 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.53%) Engine Yard
14 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.18%) CloudBees
15 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.39%) DNS
2 40 (7.04%) Firewall
3 35 (6.16%) SAN
4 33 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 27 (4.75%) HTTP
5 27 (4.75%) LDAP
6 25 (4.40%) WAN
7 24 (4.23%) LAN
8 23 (4.05%) SMTP
9 22 (3.87%) SSL
10 18 (3.17%) Network Security
11 16 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (2.29%) DHCP
12 13 (2.29%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (2.29%) iSCSI
13 11 (1.94%) VPN
14 9 (1.58%) MRTG
15 8 (1.41%) Ethernet
15 8 (1.41%) Internet
16 7 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.33%) MySQL
2 52 (9.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 37 (6.51%) Redis
4 29 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (3.87%) SQL Server
6 21 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 21 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.46%) Big Data
8 14 (2.46%) MariaDB
9 13 (2.29%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.76%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.41%) DB2
11 8 (1.41%) OpenStack Swift
12 6 (1.06%) Datomic
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 143 (25.18%) Jenkins
2 137 (24.12%) Git (software)
3 82 (14.44%) JIRA
4 77 (13.56%) Maven
5 61 (10.74%) Vagrant
6 55 (9.68%) Ant
7 36 (6.34%) Subversion
8 32 (5.63%) SonarQube
9 29 (5.11%) Selenium
10 27 (4.75%) Appium
10 27 (4.75%) Mocha
11 21 (3.70%) Gradle
11 21 (3.70%) Hudson
12 20 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.58%) TeamCity
16 6 (1.06%) Travis CI
16 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio
17 5 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 58 (10.21%) Finance
2 21 (3.70%) Games
3 20 (3.52%) Banking
4 14 (2.46%) Retail
4 14 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.94%) Marketing
6 9 (1.58%) Law
6 9 (1.58%) Publishing
7 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
9 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 235 (41.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 88 (15.49%) Developer
3 84 (14.79%) Linux Engineer
4 70 (12.32%) Architect
5 69 (12.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 55 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
7 47 (8.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 40 (7.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 33 (5.81%) Cloud Architect
9 33 (5.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 31 (5.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (4.58%) Applications Developer
12 25 (4.40%) Administrator
12 25 (4.40%) Java Engineer
13 24 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (3.87%) Cloud Developer
14 22 (3.87%) VMware Engineer
15 20 (3.52%) Java Developer
15 20 (3.52%) Software Engineer
16 18 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (19.19%) Web Services
2 62 (10.92%) RabbitMQ
3 34 (5.99%) .NET
4 33 (5.81%) ELK Stack
5 28 (4.93%) LAMP
5 28 (4.93%) Sensu
6 27 (4.75%) Chai
7 19 (3.35%) Kafka
8 16 (2.82%) LEMP Stack
8 16 (2.82%) MCollective
9 15 (2.64%) REST
10 13 (2.29%) YAML
11 12 (2.11%) RESTful
12 11 (1.94%) XML
13 10 (1.76%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.58%) JSON
15 8 (1.41%) Middleware
15 8 (1.41%) SOAP
16 7 (1.23%) CSS
16 7 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.97%) Private Cloud
2 48 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (3.17%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.76%) Online Games
8 10 (1.76%) User Experience
9 8 (1.41%) Clustering
9 8 (1.41%) Replication
10 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (0.88%) Statistics
12 4 (0.70%) IPTV
12 4 (0.70%) PKI
12 4 (0.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 360 (63.38%) Linux
2 126 (22.18%) Windows
3 91 (16.02%) Unix
4 86 (15.14%) CentOS
5 53 (9.33%) Ubuntu
6 49 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (5.99%) Windows Server
8 23 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (3.70%) VMS
10 20 (3.52%) Fedora
11 12 (2.11%) Debian
11 12 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.94%) AIX
13 9 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.23%) HPUX
14 7 (1.23%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.23%) SUSE
15 5 (0.88%) Solaris
16 4 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (60.56%) DevOps
2 197 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (24.65%) Configuration Management
4 128 (22.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 124 (21.83%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 88 (15.49%) Open Source
8 60 (10.56%) Scrum
9 55 (9.68%) Service Management
10 51 (8.98%) TDD
11 47 (8.27%) Migration
12 33 (5.81%) ITIL
13 32 (5.63%) E-Commerce
13 32 (5.63%) High Availability
14 24 (4.23%) Software Deployment
15 22 (3.87%) Mentoring
16 20 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (3.52%) Use Case
17 18 (3.17%) Dependency Management
17 18 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 210 (36.97%) Ruby
2 203 (35.74%) Python
3 194 (34.15%) Java
4 138 (24.30%) Bash Shell
5 93 (16.37%) Perl
6 72 (12.68%) Shell Script
7 70 (12.32%) PowerShell
8 59 (10.39%) SQL
9 56 (9.86%) Go
10 25 (4.40%) C
11 23 (4.05%) JavaScript
12 19 (3.35%) C#
13 15 (2.64%) PHP
14 12 (2.11%) Korn
15 11 (1.94%) C++
16 10 (1.76%) Scala
17 9 (1.58%) VBScript
18 6 (1.06%) Clojure
18 6 (1.06%) Erlang
19 5 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (15.67%) Security Cleared
2 67 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.69%) Degree
4 28 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (3.87%) MCSE
6 17 (2.99%) RHCE
7 13 (2.29%) RHCA
8 10 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.41%) CCNA
9 8 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.41%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.23%) CCNP
10 7 (1.23%) RHCSA
11 6 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.06%) VCAP
12 4 (0.70%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (0.70%) CLAS
12 4 (0.70%) EMC Certification
12 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.41%) SLA
2 6 (1.06%) JSP 440
3 5 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.70%) RMADS
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 137 (24.12%) Docker
2 125 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (17.25%) vSphere
4 58 (10.21%) KVM
5 57 (10.04%) Active Directory
6 33 (5.81%) vCloud
7 31 (5.46%) Hyper-V
7 31 (5.46%) Xen
8 28 (4.93%) NFS
9 21 (3.70%) Squid
10 17 (2.99%) XenServer
11 14 (2.46%) qmail
12 13 (2.29%) VMware ESX
12 13 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.94%) iptables
14 6 (1.06%) Firmware
14 6 (1.06%) Sendmail
15 5 (0.88%) Ceph
15 5 (0.88%) Dovecot
15 5 (0.88%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 303 (53.35%) Puppet
2 177 (31.16%) Opscode Chef
3 157 (27.64%) Ansible
4 58 (10.21%) Packer
5 53 (9.33%) Nagios
6 44 (7.75%) Terraform
7 43 (7.57%) Graphite
8 33 (5.81%) SCCM
9 31 (5.46%) Kubernetes
9 31 (5.46%) logstash
10 27 (4.75%) Mesos
11 26 (4.58%) Uchiwa
12 24 (4.23%) SCOM
13 22 (3.87%) Cacti
14 19 (3.35%) ZABBIX
15 14 (2.46%) Cobbler
15 14 (2.46%) Ganglia
16 13 (2.29%) collectd
16 13 (2.29%) HAProxy
16 13 (2.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 168 (29.58%) VMware
2 92 (16.20%) Red Hat
3 70 (12.32%) Atlassian
4 65 (11.44%) Microsoft
5 56 (9.86%) HP
6 50 (8.80%) Google
7 45 (7.92%) Splunk
8 42 (7.39%) Cisco
9 37 (6.51%) NetApp
10 32 (5.63%) Rackspace
11 29 (5.11%) Oracle
12 26 (4.58%) MuleSoft
13 25 (4.40%) ForgeRock
14 22 (3.87%) Dell
14 22 (3.87%) EMC
15 17 (2.99%) F5
16 14 (2.46%) Citrix
16 14 (2.46%) IBM
17 11 (1.94%) EnterpriseDB
18 10 (1.76%) New Relic
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