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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 312 454 549
Rank change year-on-year
+142 +95
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 338 161 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.31% 0.091%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.52% 1.68% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 116 27
Median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £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
9602 9568 8861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.79% 18.58% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6385 5916 5513
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 357 316
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.34%

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 2 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 2 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 +36 169 £525 +5.00% 35
South East +49 69 £550 +25.71% 15
West Midlands +32 45 £400 +28.87% 3
Yorkshire -8 18 £425 +41.66% 6
North West +4 16 £500 +31.14% 5
North East - 12 £435 - 9
East Midlands +8 3 £500 +43.89% 1
East of England +2 3 £488 +132.14% 4
South West -1 2 £400 - 3
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 345 (62.61%) Linux
2 341 (61.89%) DevOps
3 317 (57.53%) Amazon AWS
4 296 (53.72%) Puppet
5 210 (38.11%) Ruby
6 207 (37.57%) Python
7 200 (36.30%) Java
8 196 (35.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 187 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
10 170 (30.85%) VMware
11 166 (30.13%) Opscode Chef
12 152 (27.59%) Ansible
13 138 (25.05%) Jenkins
14 136 (24.68%) Configuration Management
15 135 (24.50%) Bash Shell
16 132 (23.96%) Git (software)
16 132 (23.96%) Docker
17 131 (23.77%) Continuous Delivery
18 125 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 122 (22.14%) Windows
20 116 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
21 101 (18.33%) vSphere
22 100 (18.15%) Web Services
23 93 (16.88%) Software Engineering
24 91 (16.52%) Unix
25 87 (15.79%) Perl
26 83 (15.06%) Open Source
27 79 (14.34%) PaaS
27 79 (14.34%) CentOS
28 78 (14.16%) JIRA

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 78 (14.16%) Cloud Foundry
2 46 (8.35%) Confluence
3 44 (7.99%) Apache
4 35 (6.35%) Node.js
4 35 (6.35%) Tomcat
5 27 (4.90%) JBoss
6 25 (4.54%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (3.99%) nginx
8 19 (3.45%) WebLogic
9 17 (3.09%) CloudStack
10 11 (2.00%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.45%) SAS
11 8 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.91%) Eucalyptus
12 5 (0.91%) IIS
12 5 (0.91%) Smallworld
13 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 317 (57.53%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (35.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (14.34%) PaaS
4 66 (11.98%) Cloud Computing
5 56 (10.16%) IaaS
6 41 (7.44%) Heroku
7 23 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (2.36%) SaaS
11 9 (1.63%) OpenShift
12 6 (1.09%) HP Helion
13 5 (0.91%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.54%) GitHub
14 3 (0.54%) Office 365
15 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.26%) DNS
2 37 (6.72%) SAN
3 36 (6.53%) Firewall
4 27 (4.90%) HTTP
4 27 (4.90%) LDAP
4 27 (4.90%) SMTP
5 24 (4.36%) TCP/IP
5 24 (4.36%) WAN
6 23 (4.17%) LAN
7 18 (3.27%) Network Security
7 18 (3.27%) SSL
8 17 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (2.54%) iSCSI
10 12 (2.18%) DHCP
11 11 (2.00%) NAS
12 10 (1.81%) Ethernet
12 10 (1.81%) MRTG
12 10 (1.81%) VPN
13 9 (1.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.98%) Apache Cassandra
2 47 (8.53%) MySQL
3 36 (6.53%) Redis
4 28 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 21 (3.81%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.27%) SQL Server
9 15 (2.72%) Big Data
10 14 (2.54%) MariaDB
11 12 (2.18%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.18%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.63%) DB2
13 8 (1.45%) Datomic
13 8 (1.45%) OpenStack Swift
14 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 138 (25.05%) Jenkins
2 132 (23.96%) Git (software)
3 78 (14.16%) JIRA
4 75 (13.61%) Maven
5 56 (10.16%) Vagrant
6 53 (9.62%) Ant
7 34 (6.17%) Subversion
8 30 (5.44%) SonarQube
9 29 (5.26%) Selenium
10 27 (4.90%) Appium
10 27 (4.90%) Mocha
11 24 (4.36%) Hudson
12 21 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (3.45%) Gradle
14 10 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (1.63%) TeamCity
16 7 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
18 5 (0.91%) Travis CI
19 4 (0.73%) FishEye
General
1 59 (10.71%) Finance
2 22 (3.99%) Games
3 19 (3.45%) Banking
4 13 (2.36%) Retail
4 13 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.81%) Law
5 10 (1.81%) Marketing
6 9 (1.63%) Publishing
7 7 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.73%) Legal
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 231 (41.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 86 (15.61%) Developer
3 75 (13.61%) Architect
3 75 (13.61%) Linux Engineer
4 69 (12.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 50 (9.07%) AWS Engineer
6 39 (7.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 37 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 34 (6.17%) Cloud Architect
8 34 (6.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 32 (5.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 26 (4.72%) Java Engineer
11 25 (4.54%) Applications Developer
11 25 (4.54%) VMware Engineer
12 24 (4.36%) Administrator
12 24 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
13 21 (3.81%) Cloud Developer
14 19 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 19 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (18.15%) Web Services
2 60 (10.89%) RabbitMQ
3 34 (6.17%) ELK Stack
4 30 (5.44%) .NET
5 29 (5.26%) LAMP
6 27 (4.90%) Sensu
7 21 (3.81%) Kafka
8 15 (2.72%) LEMP Stack
9 13 (2.36%) MCollective
9 13 (2.36%) RESTful
9 13 (2.36%) YAML
10 12 (2.18%) REST
11 10 (1.81%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.63%) CSS
12 9 (1.63%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (1.63%) SOAP
13 8 (1.45%) Middleware
13 8 (1.45%) Sass
14 7 (1.27%) Apache Camel
14 7 (1.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.07%) Private Cloud
2 54 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 27 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 18 (3.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.54%) User Experience
9 11 (2.00%) Online Games
10 10 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.91%) BBC
13 5 (0.91%) iDTV
13 5 (0.91%) IPTV
13 5 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (0.91%) Replication
13 5 (0.91%) Statistics
13 5 (0.91%) STB
Operating Systems
1 345 (62.61%) Linux
2 122 (22.14%) Windows
3 91 (16.52%) Unix
4 79 (14.34%) CentOS
5 47 (8.53%) Ubuntu
6 45 (8.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (5.99%) Windows Server
8 23 (4.17%) VMS
9 19 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.36%) Fedora
11 12 (2.18%) Debian
12 11 (2.00%) AIX
13 10 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.63%) SUSE
15 7 (1.27%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.91%) HPUX
17 4 (0.73%) Solaris
17 4 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (61.89%) DevOps
2 187 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (24.68%) Configuration Management
4 131 (23.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 116 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (16.88%) Software Engineering
7 83 (15.06%) Open Source
8 58 (10.53%) Scrum
9 53 (9.62%) Service Management
10 52 (9.44%) TDD
11 40 (7.26%) Migration
12 34 (6.17%) High Availability
13 31 (5.63%) ITIL
14 30 (5.44%) E-Commerce
15 27 (4.90%) Software Deployment
16 23 (4.17%) Mentoring
17 22 (3.99%) Use Case
18 21 (3.81%) Service Delivery
19 20 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
20 18 (3.27%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 210 (38.11%) Ruby
2 207 (37.57%) Python
3 200 (36.30%) Java
4 135 (24.50%) Bash Shell
5 87 (15.79%) Perl
6 71 (12.89%) Shell Script
7 60 (10.89%) PowerShell
8 56 (10.16%) Go
9 45 (8.17%) SQL
10 25 (4.54%) C
11 18 (3.27%) JavaScript
12 16 (2.90%) C#
13 14 (2.54%) PHP
14 13 (2.36%) C++
15 11 (2.00%) Korn
15 11 (2.00%) Scala
16 8 (1.45%) Clojure
16 8 (1.45%) Erlang
17 5 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
18 1 (0.18%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 73 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.17%) Degree
4 15 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.54%) RHCE
6 12 (2.18%) MCSE
6 12 (2.18%) RHCA
6 12 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.45%) CCNA
7 8 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.27%) CCNP
8 7 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.27%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (0.73%) CLAS
9 4 (0.73%) EMC Certification
9 4 (0.73%) VCAP
10 2 (0.36%) MCSA
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.45%) JSP 440
2 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.73%) RMADS
2 4 (0.73%) SLA
3 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 132 (23.96%) Docker
2 125 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (18.33%) vSphere
4 54 (9.80%) KVM
5 50 (9.07%) Active Directory
6 30 (5.44%) vCloud
7 28 (5.08%) Xen
8 27 (4.90%) Hyper-V
9 26 (4.72%) NFS
10 19 (3.45%) Squid
10 19 (3.45%) VMware ESX
11 17 (3.09%) XenServer
12 14 (2.54%) iptables
12 14 (2.54%) qmail
13 11 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (1.27%) Sendmail
15 6 (1.09%) Ceph
15 6 (1.09%) Dovecot
16 5 (0.91%) RHEV
17 3 (0.54%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 296 (53.72%) Puppet
2 166 (30.13%) Opscode Chef
3 152 (27.59%) Ansible
4 57 (10.34%) Packer
5 52 (9.44%) Nagios
6 41 (7.44%) Graphite
7 40 (7.26%) Terraform
8 32 (5.81%) Kubernetes
8 32 (5.81%) SCCM
9 27 (4.90%) Mesos
10 25 (4.54%) Uchiwa
11 24 (4.36%) logstash
11 24 (4.36%) SCOM
12 23 (4.17%) Cacti
13 15 (2.72%) ZABBIX
14 14 (2.54%) Ganglia
15 13 (2.36%) collectd
15 13 (2.36%) HAProxy
16 12 (2.18%) Grafana
16 12 (2.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 170 (30.85%) VMware
2 73 (13.25%) Red Hat
3 69 (12.52%) Atlassian
4 56 (10.16%) Microsoft
5 49 (8.89%) Google
6 45 (8.17%) HP
6 45 (8.17%) Splunk
7 41 (7.44%) Cisco
8 38 (6.90%) NetApp
9 33 (5.99%) Rackspace
10 27 (4.90%) Oracle
11 25 (4.54%) MuleSoft
12 24 (4.36%) Dell
12 24 (4.36%) ForgeRock
13 23 (4.17%) EMC
14 17 (3.09%) F5
15 16 (2.90%) IBM
16 13 (2.36%) New Relic
17 11 (2.00%) EnterpriseDB
18 8 (1.45%) ArcSight
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: Up to £565 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
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London
Peopleworks
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £620 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Great Yarmouth
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
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City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
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London
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