The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 418 532 526
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -6
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 165 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.086% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 0.49% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 27 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
9305 8953 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.38% 17.42% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5524 4512
Average daily rate £390 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 300 395
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +75 98 £500 +9.28% 23
Yorkshire - 32 £300 - 4
South East -8 12 £525 - 1
North West -17 11 £381 -4.68% 2
East Midlands - 3 £449 - 3
West Midlands - 2 £310 -
East of England - 2 £210 - 3
South West +2 1 - - 2
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 198 (62.46%) Linux
2 188 (59.31%) Puppet
3 187 (58.99%) Amazon AWS
4 174 (54.89%) DevOps
5 169 (53.31%) Python
6 162 (51.10%) VMware
7 139 (43.85%) Opscode Chef
8 129 (40.69%) Configuration Management
9 128 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 120 (37.85%) Ruby
11 113 (35.65%) Jenkins
11 113 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
12 101 (31.86%) Windows
13 97 (30.60%) Java
14 84 (26.50%) Bash Shell
15 75 (23.66%) Open Source
16 66 (20.82%) Red Hat
17 63 (19.87%) MySQL
18 62 (19.56%) Git (software)
19 60 (18.93%) Perl
20 55 (17.35%) Nagios
21 54 (17.03%) NoSQL
22 53 (16.72%) vCloud
23 51 (16.09%) Ansible
24 50 (15.77%) Load Balancing
25 49 (15.46%) PowerShell
25 49 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
26 48 (15.14%) New Relic
26 48 (15.14%) Apache
27 47 (14.83%) Subversion

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 48 (15.14%) Apache
2 30 (9.46%) Node.js
3 22 (6.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 21 (6.62%) Tomcat
4 21 (6.62%) IIS
5 19 (5.99%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.52%) Eucalyptus
7 8 (2.52%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.21%) nginx
9 6 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.89%) JBoss
10 4 (1.26%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.95%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.95%) Confluence
11 3 (0.95%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Project
2 2 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 187 (58.99%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (12.93%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (10.73%) PaaS
5 28 (8.83%) IaaS
6 25 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (5.36%) Heroku
7 17 (5.36%) Engine Yard
8 11 (3.47%) SaaS
8 11 (3.47%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.26%) Office 365
11 3 (0.95%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.95%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.63%) GitHub
12 2 (0.63%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.63%) Joyent
13 1 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.56%) DNS
2 35 (11.04%) TCP/IP
2 35 (11.04%) SAN
3 32 (10.09%) NAS
4 27 (8.52%) Firewall
5 23 (7.26%) Internet
6 19 (5.99%) VLAN
6 19 (5.99%) NetScaler
7 12 (3.79%) WAN
8 10 (3.15%) LAN
9 9 (2.84%) DHCP
10 8 (2.52%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.21%) VPN
12 6 (1.89%) SSL
13 5 (1.58%) LDAP
13 5 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (1.58%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.58%) Software-Defined Networking
14 3 (0.95%) SSH
14 3 (0.95%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.87%) MySQL
2 54 (17.03%) NoSQL
3 46 (14.51%) MongoDB
4 37 (11.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 27 (8.52%) SQL Server
6 17 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.05%) RDBMS
8 15 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.15%) Big Data
11 8 (2.52%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.89%) Redis
13 4 (1.26%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.95%) HBase
15 2 (0.63%) Riak
15 2 (0.63%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 113 (35.65%) Jenkins
2 62 (19.56%) Git (software)
3 47 (14.83%) Subversion
4 22 (6.94%) JIRA
5 19 (5.99%) Maven
6 7 (2.21%) StarTeam
7 6 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.89%) Hudson
8 5 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.26%) Ant
10 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.63%) GitLab
12 1 (0.32%) Juju
12 1 (0.32%) Gradle
12 1 (0.32%) JUnit
12 1 (0.32%) Introscope
12 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (4.73%) Finance
2 9 (2.84%) Banking
3 7 (2.21%) Games
4 6 (1.89%) Publishing
5 4 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.95%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 115 (36.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (15.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 39 (12.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 35 (11.04%) Architect
4 35 (11.04%) Consultant
5 23 (7.26%) DevOps Consultant
6 22 (6.94%) Senior Consultant
7 18 (5.68%) Analyst
8 15 (4.73%) Wintel Analyst
9 14 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.10%) Developer
11 10 (3.15%) Technical Architect
12 9 (2.84%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (2.52%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.21%) Cloud Architect
15 6 (1.89%) Cloud Consultant
15 6 (1.89%) Software Engineer
15 6 (1.89%) Administrator
16 5 (1.58%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.93%) Web Services
2 34 (10.73%) .NET
3 22 (6.94%) Middleware
4 18 (5.68%) MCollective
5 10 (3.15%) XML
5 10 (3.15%) Servlets
6 9 (2.84%) SOAP
6 9 (2.84%) HTML
6 9 (2.84%) CSS
6 9 (2.84%) Java EE
6 9 (2.84%) RESTful
6 9 (2.84%) REST
7 7 (2.21%) JSON
7 7 (2.21%) J2EE
8 6 (1.89%) jQuery
9 5 (1.58%) HTML5
9 5 (1.58%) Apache Camel
9 5 (1.58%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.26%) Spring
10 4 (1.26%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (23.66%) Open Source
2 35 (11.04%) Private Cloud
3 33 (10.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (8.20%) Replication
5 19 (5.99%) Clustering
6 17 (5.36%) Computer Science
7 15 (4.73%) Device Driver
8 14 (4.42%) Public Cloud
9 10 (3.15%) Spread Betting
10 8 (2.52%) Wiki
11 6 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.89%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.58%) EFT
13 4 (1.26%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.26%) CESG
13 4 (1.26%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.95%) DataPower
14 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 198 (62.46%) Linux
2 101 (31.86%) Windows
3 44 (13.88%) CentOS
4 40 (12.62%) Ubuntu
5 31 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (8.83%) UNIX
7 23 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.84%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.84%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.21%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.89%) Solaris
11 6 (1.89%) Debian
12 4 (1.26%) AIX
13 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.63%) SUSE
14 2 (0.63%) HPUX
14 2 (0.63%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (54.89%) DevOps
2 129 (40.69%) Configuration Management
3 113 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (15.77%) Load Balancing
5 45 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (12.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 29 (9.15%) Release Management
8 28 (8.83%) ITIL
9 26 (8.20%) Service Delivery
10 24 (7.57%) Scrum
10 24 (7.57%) Kanban
11 23 (7.26%) Project Management
12 22 (6.94%) SOA
13 17 (5.36%) ITSM
13 17 (5.36%) Incident Management
13 17 (5.36%) Low Latency
14 15 (4.73%) Automated Testing
14 15 (4.73%) Service Management
15 14 (4.42%) Unit Testing
16 12 (3.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 169 (53.31%) Python
2 120 (37.85%) Ruby
3 97 (30.60%) Java
4 84 (26.50%) Bash Shell
5 60 (18.93%) Perl
6 49 (15.46%) PowerShell
7 45 (14.20%) PHP
8 33 (10.41%) Shell Script
9 25 (7.89%) VBScript
10 23 (7.26%) SQL
10 23 (7.26%) C#
11 16 (5.05%) Korn
12 10 (3.15%) JavaScript
13 8 (2.52%) C
14 7 (2.21%) C++
14 7 (2.21%) VB
15 4 (1.26%) Scala
16 2 (0.63%) C-shell
17 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 47 (14.83%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.83%) DV Cleared
3 22 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (2.52%) VCAP
4 8 (2.52%) RHCE
5 7 (2.21%) RHCA
5 7 (2.21%) RHCSA
5 7 (2.21%) VCDX
6 6 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.58%) Degree
8 3 (0.95%) CCNP
8 3 (0.95%) CCNA
8 3 (0.95%) CCSA
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB
9 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.20%) QA
2 7 (2.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 128 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (16.72%) vCloud
3 46 (14.51%) vSphere
4 43 (13.56%) Hyper-V
5 35 (11.04%) KVM
6 25 (7.89%) QEMU
7 23 (7.26%) Active Directory
8 19 (5.99%) Docker
9 18 (5.68%) XenApp
9 18 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (5.36%) XenDesktop
10 17 (5.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (1.89%) VirtualBox
12 4 (1.26%) Firmware
12 4 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.26%) Xen
13 3 (0.95%) XenServer
13 3 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.95%) Gluster
13 3 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 188 (59.31%) Puppet
2 139 (43.85%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (17.35%) Nagios
4 51 (16.09%) Ansible
5 37 (11.67%) ZABBIX
6 31 (9.78%) Salt
7 30 (9.46%) Vagrant
8 24 (7.57%) SCCM
9 23 (7.26%) Cobbler
10 19 (5.99%) Kibana
11 18 (5.68%) SCOM
12 17 (5.36%) SCVMM
13 16 (5.05%) HP SIM
13 16 (5.05%) EdgeSight
14 15 (4.73%) Zenoss
15 14 (4.42%) collectd
16 11 (3.47%) Graphite
17 10 (3.15%) Graylog
18 7 (2.21%) Tivoli
18 7 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 162 (51.10%) VMware
2 66 (20.82%) Red Hat
3 48 (15.14%) New Relic
4 38 (11.99%) Oracle
5 35 (11.04%) IBM
5 35 (11.04%) Perforce
6 34 (10.73%) Microsoft
7 30 (9.46%) Rackspace
8 25 (7.89%) Citrix
9 24 (7.57%) HP
10 19 (5.99%) Veritas
11 18 (5.68%) Cisco
11 18 (5.68%) Dell
12 17 (5.36%) ServiceNow
13 16 (5.05%) Nimsoft
13 16 (5.05%) CA
13 16 (5.05%) NetApp
13 16 (5.05%) Veeam
14 13 (4.10%) AppDynamics
15 12 (3.79%) Splunk
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