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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
UK / England
Rank 400 404 424
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 177 203 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.45% 2.62% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 150 100
Median daily rate £500 £454 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £410 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.26% -18.00%
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
7214 7737 8076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.36% 16.90% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4666 4959 5127
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 221 289
Median hourly rate £20.90 £22.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.13% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 100 £525 +1.44% 27
South East -13 21 £463 +17.08% 9
North West +38 17 £415 -2.35% 9
West Midlands - 16 - -
Yorkshire -2 11 £410 -3.52% 4
East Midlands - 5 £400 - 1
East of England +5 2 £525 +16.66% 5
South West +1 2 £288 -28.12% 3
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 266 (62.44%) Linux
2 262 (61.50%) DevOps
3 209 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
4 197 (46.24%) Puppet
5 188 (44.13%) Python
6 155 (36.38%) Ruby
7 148 (34.74%) Java
8 147 (34.51%) Docker
9 136 (31.92%) Opscode Chef
10 123 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 120 (28.17%) VMware
12 119 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
13 117 (27.46%) Jenkins
14 116 (27.23%) Ansible
15 112 (26.29%) Git (software)
16 101 (23.71%) Configuration Management
17 91 (21.36%) Bash Shell
18 90 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 84 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
20 72 (16.90%) Unix
21 71 (16.67%) Security Cleared
22 67 (15.73%) Perl
23 62 (14.55%) MySQL
23 62 (14.55%) Windows
24 60 (14.08%) SC Cleared
24 60 (14.08%) Open Source
25 59 (13.85%) IaaS
25 59 (13.85%) CentOS
25 59 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
26 58 (13.62%) TCP/IP

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 56 (13.15%) Apache
2 40 (9.39%) Confluence
3 26 (6.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 20 (4.69%) CloudStack
5 17 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (3.76%) nginx
7 14 (3.29%) Apache Spark
7 14 (3.29%) WebSphere
8 13 (3.05%) Tomcat
9 12 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.82%) MS Exchange
9 12 (2.82%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.82%) Skype for Business
10 9 (2.11%) IIS
10 9 (2.11%) SAS
11 8 (1.88%) JBoss
12 5 (1.17%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.17%) Mule
Applications
1 18 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 209 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (13.85%) IaaS
4 48 (11.27%) PaaS
5 37 (8.69%) GitHub
6 31 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (4.46%) Heroku
8 18 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (3.99%) Office 365
10 12 (2.82%) IBM Cloud
11 11 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (2.58%) SaaS
12 8 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (1.64%) OpenShift
14 6 (1.41%) Google Compute Engine
15 5 (1.17%) Bluemix
15 5 (1.17%) SoftLayer
15 5 (1.17%) Sumo Logic
16 4 (0.94%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.62%) TCP/IP
2 49 (11.50%) HTTP
3 47 (11.03%) DNS
4 29 (6.81%) SSL
5 20 (4.69%) Firewall
6 19 (4.46%) iSCSI
6 19 (4.46%) VLAN
7 18 (4.23%) SAN
8 13 (3.05%) LDAP
8 13 (3.05%) NAS
9 11 (2.58%) Skype
10 9 (2.11%) DHCP
11 8 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (1.88%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.88%) WAN
12 7 (1.64%) IMAP
12 7 (1.64%) Internet
12 7 (1.64%) MRTG
12 7 (1.64%) SMTP
13 6 (1.41%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.55%) MySQL
2 58 (13.62%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (11.03%) MongoDB
4 38 (8.92%) Redis
5 30 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 28 (6.57%) Relational Database
7 25 (5.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (5.16%) SQL Server
9 20 (4.69%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.29%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.88%) Big Data
11 8 (1.88%) Riak
12 5 (1.17%) HBase
13 3 (0.70%) DB2
14 2 (0.47%) DataStage
14 2 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
14 2 (0.47%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.47%) OpenStack Swift
15 1 (0.23%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 117 (27.46%) Jenkins
2 112 (26.29%) Git (software)
3 50 (11.74%) Vagrant
4 42 (9.86%) JIRA
5 33 (7.75%) Bitbucket
6 27 (6.34%) Subversion
7 26 (6.10%) Maven
8 20 (4.69%) TeamCity
9 16 (3.76%) Travis CI
10 14 (3.29%) Ant
11 13 (3.05%) Gradle
11 13 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (2.82%) SonarQube
12 12 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (2.58%) GoCD
14 10 (2.35%) Cucumber
15 9 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (1.41%) NuGet
17 5 (1.17%) FishEye
17 5 (1.17%) Grunt
General
1 32 (7.51%) Finance
2 12 (2.82%) Retail
3 11 (2.58%) Banking
4 8 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.41%) Games
6 5 (1.17%) Front Office
7 2 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Billing
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) German Language
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (40.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (12.21%) Architect
3 48 (11.27%) Linux Engineer
4 44 (10.33%) Developer
5 35 (8.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 34 (7.98%) Cloud Engineer
7 33 (7.75%) Cloud Architect
8 30 (7.04%) AWS DevOps
9 28 (6.57%) AWS Engineer
9 28 (6.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 26 (6.10%) Senior DevOps
11 23 (5.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 19 (4.46%) Platform Engineer
13 18 (4.23%) Security Architect
14 14 (3.29%) Automation Engineer
15 13 (3.05%) Python Developer
16 12 (2.82%) Unix Engineer
17 10 (2.35%) Azure Architect
18 9 (2.11%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
18 9 (2.11%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.03%) RabbitMQ
2 39 (9.15%) Web Services
3 38 (8.92%) Node.js
4 31 (7.28%) LAMP
5 28 (6.57%) .NET
6 26 (6.10%) REST
7 24 (5.63%) ActiveMQ
8 20 (4.69%) ELK Stack
8 20 (4.69%) HTML
9 18 (4.23%) JSON
10 16 (3.76%) AngularJS
10 16 (3.76%) jQuery
11 15 (3.52%) CSS
12 14 (3.29%) LAPP Stack
13 10 (2.35%) HTML5
14 9 (2.11%) ASP.NET
14 9 (2.11%) Catalyst
14 9 (2.11%) CPAN
14 9 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (2.11%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.03%) Private Cloud
2 46 (10.80%) Data Centre
3 38 (8.92%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.57%) Public Cloud
5 18 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (3.05%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.58%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.64%) VCE vBlock
10 6 (1.41%) Replication
10 6 (1.41%) User Experience
10 6 (1.41%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.17%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.94%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.94%) Online Games
13 3 (0.70%) Clustering
13 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.70%) Video on Demand
14 2 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 266 (62.44%) Linux
2 72 (16.90%) Unix
3 62 (14.55%) Windows
4 59 (13.85%) CentOS
5 52 (12.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (8.92%) CoreOS
7 37 (8.69%) Ubuntu
8 30 (7.04%) RancherOS
8 30 (7.04%) Windows Server
9 24 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (3.52%) Fedora
13 12 (2.82%) Debian
14 10 (2.35%) Solaris
15 9 (2.11%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.88%) Android
17 5 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.94%) SUSE
19 3 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (61.50%) DevOps
2 119 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (23.71%) Configuration Management
4 84 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (14.08%) Open Source
6 59 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 51 (11.97%) Scrum
8 38 (8.92%) Software Engineering
8 38 (8.92%) TDD
9 30 (7.04%) Load Balancing
10 26 (6.10%) Kanban
11 21 (4.93%) Migration
11 21 (4.93%) Security Hardening
12 17 (3.99%) BDD
13 16 (3.76%) Analytics
14 15 (3.52%) Data Centre Operations
15 14 (3.29%) ITIL
15 14 (3.29%) SDLC
15 14 (3.29%) SOA
16 13 (3.05%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 188 (44.13%) Python
2 155 (36.38%) Ruby
3 148 (34.74%) Java
4 91 (21.36%) Bash Shell
5 67 (15.73%) Perl
6 54 (12.68%) PowerShell
7 48 (11.27%) Go
8 43 (10.09%) Shell Script
9 33 (7.75%) JavaScript
10 28 (6.57%) SQL
11 21 (4.93%) PHP
12 14 (3.29%) C
13 13 (3.05%) C#
14 11 (2.58%) Korn
15 9 (2.11%) Scala
16 8 (1.88%) C++
16 8 (1.88%) Clojure
17 5 (1.17%) C-shell
18 4 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
18 4 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 60 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 39 (9.15%) Degree
4 23 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.76%) MCSE
6 16 (3.76%) RHCE
7 12 (2.82%) CCNP
8 10 (2.35%) RHCA
9 9 (2.11%) CCNA
10 8 (1.88%) RHCSA
11 6 (1.41%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.17%) VCDX
13 4 (0.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (0.94%) CISSP
13 4 (0.94%) MCP
14 2 (0.47%) MCSA
14 2 (0.47%) MCTS
15 1 (0.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.58%) QA
2 7 (1.64%) SLA
3 5 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.94%) GCP
5 3 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 147 (34.51%) Docker
2 90 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.39%) vSphere
4 38 (8.92%) Active Directory
5 32 (7.51%) etcd
6 26 (6.10%) KVM
7 24 (5.63%) Xen
7 24 (5.63%) XenServer
8 22 (5.16%) vCloud
9 20 (4.69%) flannel
9 20 (4.69%) iptables
10 14 (3.29%) Hyper-V
11 10 (2.35%) Ceph
11 10 (2.35%) NFS
11 10 (2.35%) Squid
12 9 (2.11%) VirtualBox
13 7 (1.64%) Dovecot
13 7 (1.64%) Firmware
13 7 (1.64%) Sendmail
14 6 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 197 (46.24%) Puppet
2 136 (31.92%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (27.23%) Ansible
4 55 (12.91%) Kubernetes
5 48 (11.27%) Consul
6 36 (8.45%) Mesos
7 34 (7.98%) Nagios
8 31 (7.28%) Marathon
9 30 (7.04%) Rancher
9 30 (7.04%) Terraform
10 23 (5.40%) Packer
11 22 (5.16%) Graphite
12 21 (4.93%) HAProxy
13 20 (4.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 20 (4.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 16 (3.76%) Kibana
15 13 (3.05%) Cobbler
15 13 (3.05%) ZABBIX
16 12 (2.82%) logstash
17 11 (2.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 120 (28.17%) VMware
2 56 (13.15%) Microsoft
3 50 (11.74%) Red Hat
4 44 (10.33%) Atlassian
5 32 (7.51%) Google
6 31 (7.28%) Splunk
7 29 (6.81%) HP
8 27 (6.34%) Oracle
9 20 (4.69%) Cisco
10 17 (3.99%) Rackspace
11 14 (3.29%) IBM
11 14 (3.29%) New Relic
12 10 (2.35%) AppDynamics
12 10 (2.35%) Citrix
12 10 (2.35%) SaltStack
13 8 (1.88%) MuleSoft
13 8 (1.88%) PagerDuty
14 6 (1.41%) WSO2
15 5 (1.17%) IronPort
15 5 (1.17%) Nimsoft
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £575 to £650 per day Contract runs to 31st December 2017
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago