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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 366 497 529
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +32
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 288 138 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.04% 1.45% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 91 49
Median daily rate £525 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £330 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £391 £438
% change year-on-year
+15.01% -10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +163.15%
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
9469 9492 8922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.72% 17.91% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6259 6045 5320
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 302 402
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.45 £42.75 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +90 176 £550 +15.78% 18
South East +28 39 £450 +5.88% 9
North East -6 21 £350 - 2
Yorkshire +10 20 £550 +62.96% 3
North West +28 14 £490 +40.00% 2
West Midlands - 14 £485 - 2
East of England +5 2 £600 +39.53% 2
South West +11 1 £425 -32.53% 5
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 389 (64.40%) DevOps
2 373 (61.75%) Linux
3 325 (53.81%) Amazon AWS
4 294 (48.68%) Puppet
5 214 (35.43%) Ruby
6 207 (34.27%) Python
7 193 (31.95%) Opscode Chef
8 187 (30.96%) Microsoft Azure
9 182 (30.13%) Java
10 179 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
11 168 (27.81%) Ansible
12 160 (26.49%) Docker
13 143 (23.68%) Configuration Management
14 140 (23.18%) Git (software)
15 133 (22.02%) Jenkins
16 129 (21.36%) Continuous Integration
16 129 (21.36%) VMware
17 119 (19.70%) Bash Shell
18 118 (19.54%) PaaS
19 114 (18.87%) Continuous Delivery
20 110 (18.21%) Red Hat
21 105 (17.38%) VMware Infrastructure
22 103 (17.05%) Security Cleared
23 102 (16.89%) Perl
24 97 (16.06%) Software Engineering
25 96 (15.89%) Open Source
26 95 (15.73%) CentOS
27 93 (15.40%) Web Services
28 92 (15.23%) Windows
29 87 (14.40%) SC Cleared

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 67 (11.09%) Apache
2 58 (9.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 53 (8.77%) Confluence
4 35 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (4.97%) Tomcat
6 19 (3.15%) Apache Spark
7 18 (2.98%) nginx
8 11 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.16%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.83%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.83%) IIS
12 4 (0.66%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.66%) JBoss
12 4 (0.66%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.50%) SAS
13 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.33%) MS Office
2 2 (0.33%) MS Project
2 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 325 (53.81%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (30.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (19.54%) PaaS
4 78 (12.91%) IaaS
5 55 (9.11%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (5.96%) Heroku
7 26 (4.30%) GitHub
8 23 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (3.64%) SaaS
10 15 (2.48%) Office 365
11 12 (1.99%) OpenShift
12 11 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (1.66%) HP Helion
14 7 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (1.16%) Google Compute Engine
15 6 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 4 (0.66%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.66%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.42%) DNS
2 65 (10.76%) TCP/IP
3 43 (7.12%) HTTP
4 40 (6.62%) Firewall
5 37 (6.13%) SSL
6 36 (5.96%) SAN
7 28 (4.64%) LDAP
8 27 (4.47%) WAN
9 19 (3.15%) iSCSI
10 17 (2.81%) LAN
11 16 (2.65%) VLAN
12 15 (2.48%) VPN
13 14 (2.32%) DHCP
13 14 (2.32%) Network Security
14 11 (1.82%) BGP
14 11 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (1.66%) NAS
16 8 (1.32%) SNMP
17 7 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.09%) PostgreSQL
2 64 (10.60%) MongoDB
3 57 (9.44%) MySQL
4 55 (9.11%) Redis
5 42 (6.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 37 (6.13%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.81%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.48%) SQL Server
9 13 (2.15%) Big Data
10 11 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.66%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.49%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.32%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.16%) Datomic
15 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 140 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 133 (22.02%) Jenkins
3 74 (12.25%) JIRA
4 54 (8.94%) Maven
5 51 (8.44%) Vagrant
6 43 (7.12%) Ant
7 36 (5.96%) Subversion
8 24 (3.97%) Gradle
9 16 (2.65%) Bitbucket
10 14 (2.32%) SonarQube
10 14 (2.32%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (2.15%) Hudson
12 11 (1.82%) FishEye
12 11 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.82%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.49%) GitLab
14 8 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.32%) ClearCase
14 8 (1.32%) StarTeam
14 8 (1.32%) Travis CI
General
1 62 (10.26%) Finance
2 17 (2.81%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.65%) Retail
4 15 (2.48%) Banking
4 15 (2.48%) Games
5 6 (0.99%) Front Office
6 5 (0.83%) Marketing
6 5 (0.83%) Publishing
7 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.50%) Law
8 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.33%) Back Office
9 2 (0.33%) Billing
9 2 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 265 (43.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 85 (14.07%) Linux Engineer
3 79 (13.08%) Architect
4 67 (11.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 60 (9.93%) Cloud Engineer
6 59 (9.77%) Developer
7 55 (9.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 53 (8.77%) AWS Engineer
9 50 (8.28%) AWS DevOps
9 50 (8.28%) Cloud Architect
10 37 (6.13%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
11 36 (5.96%) Senior DevOps
11 36 (5.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 26 (4.30%) AWS Architect
13 25 (4.14%) Security Architect
14 24 (3.97%) Automation Engineer
15 23 (3.81%) Java Engineer
16 21 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (3.48%) Software Engineer
17 19 (3.15%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (15.40%) Web Services
2 60 (9.93%) RabbitMQ
3 48 (7.95%) Node.js
4 36 (5.96%) ELK Stack
5 33 (5.46%) .NET
6 30 (4.97%) LAMP
7 24 (3.97%) REST
8 23 (3.81%) Sensu
9 21 (3.48%) JSON
10 17 (2.81%) CSS
10 17 (2.81%) XML
11 15 (2.48%) RESTful
12 13 (2.15%) Kafka
12 13 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (1.99%) HTML
14 10 (1.66%) boto
14 10 (1.66%) LAPP Stack
15 9 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
16 8 (1.32%) AngularJS
17 7 (1.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.76%) Data Centre
2 64 (10.60%) Private Cloud
3 36 (5.96%) Public Cloud
4 32 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 17 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.81%) Enterprise Cloud
7 15 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.99%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.49%) Clustering
10 9 (1.49%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.16%) Online Games
11 7 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (1.16%) User Experience
12 6 (0.99%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.99%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.83%) CMDB
13 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 373 (61.75%) Linux
2 95 (15.73%) CentOS
3 92 (15.23%) Windows
4 63 (10.43%) Ubuntu
4 63 (10.43%) Unix
5 62 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (6.13%) Fedora
7 29 (4.80%) Windows Server
8 26 (4.30%) CoreOS
8 26 (4.30%) RancherOS
9 16 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (2.48%) Debian
11 14 (2.32%) Solaris
11 14 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.82%) VMS
12 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.16%) HPUX
14 6 (0.99%) AIX
15 4 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (64.40%) DevOps
2 179 (29.64%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 129 (21.36%) Continuous Integration
5 114 (18.87%) Continuous Delivery
6 97 (16.06%) Software Engineering
7 96 (15.89%) Open Source
8 53 (8.77%) Scrum
9 49 (8.11%) TDD
10 44 (7.28%) ITIL
11 41 (6.79%) Migration
12 39 (6.46%) Service Management
13 38 (6.29%) Continuous Deployment
14 23 (3.81%) E-Commerce
15 22 (3.64%) Kanban
16 21 (3.48%) SDLC
16 21 (3.48%) Security Hardening
17 20 (3.31%) Mentoring
17 20 (3.31%) SOA
18 19 (3.15%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 214 (35.43%) Ruby
2 207 (34.27%) Python
3 182 (30.13%) Java
4 119 (19.70%) Bash Shell
5 102 (16.89%) Perl
6 69 (11.42%) Go
7 66 (10.93%) PowerShell
8 48 (7.95%) SQL
9 44 (7.28%) Shell Script
10 30 (4.97%) JavaScript
11 16 (2.65%) Korn
12 15 (2.48%) C#
13 14 (2.32%) PHP
14 12 (1.99%) Scala
15 11 (1.82%) C
16 10 (1.66%) Clojure
16 10 (1.66%) C-shell
17 9 (1.49%) VBScript
18 8 (1.32%) C++
19 7 (1.16%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 103 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 87 (14.40%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.46%) Degree
4 23 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (3.81%) RHCE
5 16 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (2.65%) MCSE
6 15 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.32%) RHCA
8 11 (1.82%) AWS Certification
8 11 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.66%) CCNA
10 9 (1.49%) CCNP
11 8 (1.32%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.83%) VCAP
13 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.66%) MCSD
14 3 (0.50%) CISSP
14 3 (0.50%) EMC Certification
14 3 (0.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
1 10 (1.66%) SLA
2 6 (0.99%) QA
3 4 (0.66%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) RMADS
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 160 (26.49%) Docker
2 105 (17.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (8.77%) vSphere
4 46 (7.62%) KVM
5 42 (6.95%) Active Directory
6 28 (4.64%) vCloud
7 27 (4.47%) NFS
8 26 (4.30%) etcd
9 23 (3.81%) Hyper-V
10 22 (3.64%) flannel
11 20 (3.31%) Xen
12 15 (2.48%) iptables
12 15 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
13 14 (2.32%) Squid
14 12 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (1.99%) XenServer
15 9 (1.49%) Ceph
16 8 (1.32%) Samba
17 5 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 294 (48.68%) Puppet
2 193 (31.95%) Opscode Chef
3 168 (27.81%) Ansible
4 50 (8.28%) Packer
5 48 (7.95%) Kubernetes
6 45 (7.45%) Consul
7 43 (7.12%) Mesos
8 42 (6.95%) Terraform
9 32 (5.30%) Nagios
10 30 (4.97%) Graphite
11 28 (4.64%) logstash
12 26 (4.30%) Marathon
12 26 (4.30%) Rancher
13 23 (3.81%) SCCM
14 21 (3.48%) HAProxy
14 21 (3.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 21 (3.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 21 (3.48%) Salt
15 20 (3.31%) Uchiwa
16 19 (3.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 129 (21.36%) VMware
2 110 (18.21%) Red Hat
3 63 (10.43%) Atlassian
4 54 (8.94%) HP
5 50 (8.28%) Microsoft
6 48 (7.95%) Google
7 34 (5.63%) Rackspace
8 29 (4.80%) Cisco
8 29 (4.80%) Oracle
9 28 (4.64%) Splunk
10 24 (3.97%) NetApp
11 21 (3.48%) MuleSoft
12 20 (3.31%) EMC
13 17 (2.81%) ForgeRock
14 13 (2.15%) Citrix
14 13 (2.15%) IBM
15 11 (1.82%) F5
16 9 (1.49%) Dell
17 8 (1.32%) New Relic
17 8 (1.32%) WSO2
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago