The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 499 528 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 63 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.056% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.71% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8813 8004 9160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.86% 17.17% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4668 5305
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 406 428
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 +26 45 £400 -20.79% 20
East Midlands - 7 £513 - 4
South East -5 6 £600 +44.40% 1
North West -3 4 £388 +21.09% 1
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
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OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 77 (71.96%) Linux
2 68 (63.55%) Puppet
3 64 (59.81%) DevOps
4 58 (54.21%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (40.19%) Jenkins
5 43 (40.19%) Python
6 41 (38.32%) Java
7 34 (31.78%) Ruby
8 29 (27.10%) Red Hat
8 29 (27.10%) Configuration Management
9 28 (26.17%) VMware
10 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (22.43%) Open Source
11 24 (22.43%) vCloud
12 23 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (21.50%) Nagios
13 22 (20.56%) Apache
13 22 (20.56%) Maven
13 22 (20.56%) Vagrant
14 21 (19.63%) Ansible
15 20 (18.69%) Shell Script
16 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
17 18 (16.82%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (16.82%) Tomcat
18 17 (15.89%) Windows
18 17 (15.89%) Ubuntu
18 17 (15.89%) CentOS
18 17 (15.89%) NoSQL

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (20.56%) Apache
2 18 (16.82%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.21%) Node.js
4 10 (9.35%) WebSphere
4 10 (9.35%) nginx
5 7 (6.54%) Jetty
6 4 (3.74%) Confluence
7 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.82%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.21%) PaaS
3 12 (11.21%) IaaS
4 8 (7.48%) SaaS
5 7 (6.54%) Route 53
5 7 (6.54%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (6.54%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.80%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.80%) Jelastic
7 2 (1.87%) Heroku
7 2 (1.87%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.93%) Joyent
8 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.93%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.95%) DNS
2 13 (12.15%) Internet
3 10 (9.35%) SAN
3 10 (9.35%) HTTP
4 9 (8.41%) NAS
5 8 (7.48%) Firewall
5 8 (7.48%) DHCP
6 4 (3.74%) LDAP
7 2 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.93%) MRTG
8 1 (0.93%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.93%) VLAN
8 1 (0.93%) IMAP
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.93%) LAN
8 1 (0.93%) WAN
8 1 (0.93%) SMTP
8 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) NoSQL
2 13 (12.15%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (9.35%) Big Data
5 7 (6.54%) MySQL
5 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.80%) DB2
8 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.87%) Redis
9 1 (0.93%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 43 (40.19%) Jenkins
2 22 (20.56%) Maven
3 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.41%) JUnit
5 8 (7.48%) JIRA
6 7 (6.54%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.54%) Hudson
7 6 (5.61%) Subversion
8 4 (3.74%) Ant
9 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.93%) Gradle
9 1 (0.93%) Mocha
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Publishing
3 4 (3.74%) Games
3 4 (3.74%) Billing
4 2 (1.87%) Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (32.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) Architect
4 12 (11.21%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (10.28%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (2.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.80%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.02%) XML
1 15 (14.02%) JSON
2 12 (11.21%) Web Services
3 7 (6.54%) Servlets
4 5 (4.67%) RESTful
5 3 (2.80%) LAMP
6 2 (1.87%) XSLT
6 2 (1.87%) JAXB
6 2 (1.87%) SOAP
6 2 (1.87%) HTML
6 2 (1.87%) HTML5
6 2 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.87%) REST
6 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.93%) ExpressJS
7 1 (0.93%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Open Source
2 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.35%) Wiki
3 4 (3.74%) Spread Betting
3 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) Online Games
5 1 (0.93%) NGOSS
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (71.96%) Linux
2 25 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (15.89%) Ubuntu
3 17 (15.89%) CentOS
3 17 (15.89%) Windows
4 7 (6.54%) UNIX
5 3 (2.80%) Debian
6 2 (1.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (59.81%) DevOps
2 29 (27.10%) Configuration Management
3 15 (14.02%) ITIL
4 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.28%) Load Balancing
6 10 (9.35%) Kanban
6 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.41%) Scrum
8 7 (6.54%) Performance Testing
8 7 (6.54%) Build Automation
8 7 (6.54%) JVM Tuning
9 6 (5.61%) Service Management
10 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.67%) Validation
10 5 (4.67%) Performance Management
10 5 (4.67%) Release Management
10 5 (4.67%) Fault Management
10 5 (4.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.19%) Python
2 41 (38.32%) Java
3 34 (31.78%) Ruby
4 20 (18.69%) Shell Script
5 16 (14.95%) Bash Shell
6 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.74%) Perl
9 3 (2.80%) C
10 2 (1.87%) SQL
10 2 (1.87%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) Korn
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (6.54%) VCDX
1 7 (6.54%) VCAP
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Degree
3 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (22.43%) vCloud
3 9 (8.41%) vSphere
4 8 (7.48%) KVM
5 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.80%) Docker
7 1 (0.93%) Varnish
7 1 (0.93%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.93%) XenServer
7 1 (0.93%) NFS
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.93%) Squid
7 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (63.55%) Puppet
2 58 (54.21%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (21.50%) Nagios
4 22 (20.56%) Vagrant
5 21 (19.63%) Ansible
6 10 (9.35%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (8.41%) ZABBIX
8 8 (7.48%) Zenoss
8 8 (7.48%) Salt
8 8 (7.48%) Kibana
8 8 (7.48%) Graylog2
9 5 (4.67%) Ganglia
10 3 (2.80%) Opsview
11 2 (1.87%) SCOM
11 2 (1.87%) Scalr
11 2 (1.87%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.93%) collectd
12 1 (0.93%) StatsD
12 1 (0.93%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) Red Hat
2 28 (26.17%) VMware
3 10 (9.35%) Rackspace
4 8 (7.48%) Perforce
4 8 (7.48%) Splunk
4 8 (7.48%) Atlassian
5 7 (6.54%) RightScale
6 6 (5.61%) Google
6 6 (5.61%) New Relic
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle
7 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.80%) HP
8 3 (2.80%) SAP
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco
9 2 (1.87%) F5
10 1 (0.93%) hybris
10 1 (0.93%) Remedy
10 1 (0.93%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) Dell
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix
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