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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 497 540 561
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +21
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 103 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.065% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.07% 0.36% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 18 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £518 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +34.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £414 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £641 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £456 -
% change year-on-year
-6.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
OpenStack
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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
9629 8651 9225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.13% 18.02% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6070 5368 5291
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 351 459
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 +34 62 £450 -11.76% 13
East Midlands - 15 £550 - 1
South East -23 7 £425 -22.72% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £375 - 6
East of England -15 5 £413 -35.29% 1
North West -11 4 £400 +23.07%
South West - 2 £900 -
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UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 112 (70.00%) Linux
2 98 (61.25%) Puppet
3 93 (58.13%) DevOps
4 89 (55.63%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (45.63%) Python
6 67 (41.88%) Jenkins
7 65 (40.63%) Java
8 57 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (30.63%) VMware
10 46 (28.75%) Ruby
11 43 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (25.00%) Open Source
13 39 (24.38%) Red Hat
14 36 (22.50%) Nagios
14 36 (22.50%) vCloud
15 34 (21.25%) Git (software)
16 33 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 33 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
16 33 (20.63%) Configuration Management
17 31 (19.38%) Windows
17 31 (19.38%) Load Balancing
18 30 (18.75%) CentOS
18 30 (18.75%) Vagrant
19 29 (18.13%) MongoDB
20 28 (17.50%) Ansible
21 27 (16.88%) Ubuntu
22 26 (16.25%) Kanban
22 26 (16.25%) Apache
22 26 (16.25%) NoSQL
23 25 (15.63%) Shell Script

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 26 (16.25%) Apache
2 22 (13.75%) Node.js
3 11 (6.88%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.13%) Eucalyptus
6 3 (1.88%) JBoss
6 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.88%) Confluence
7 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.25%) Jetty
7 2 (1.25%) nginx
7 2 (1.25%) lighttpd
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Office
1 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) assyst
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (11.25%) IaaS
4 14 (8.75%) PaaS
5 12 (7.50%) SaaS
6 5 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.88%) Google Apps
8 2 (1.25%) Route 53
8 2 (1.25%) Heroku
8 2 (1.25%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.25%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.00%) Internet
2 17 (10.63%) SAN
3 13 (8.13%) DNS
4 9 (5.63%) WAN
4 9 (5.63%) NAS
5 8 (5.00%) Firewall
5 8 (5.00%) LAN
6 4 (2.50%) LDAP
6 4 (2.50%) HTTP
6 4 (2.50%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.88%) VRRP
7 3 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.88%) Network Security
7 3 (1.88%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.25%) Multicast
8 2 (1.25%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.13%) MongoDB
2 26 (16.25%) NoSQL
3 21 (13.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.38%) MySQL
4 7 (4.38%) Big Data
5 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.13%) Redis
7 3 (1.88%) Riak
7 3 (1.88%) DB2
7 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 67 (41.88%) Jenkins
2 34 (21.25%) Git (software)
3 24 (15.00%) Maven
4 17 (10.63%) JIRA
5 13 (8.13%) Subversion
6 4 (2.50%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.50%) Ant
6 4 (2.50%) JUnit
7 3 (1.88%) Selenium
7 3 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.25%) Hudson
9 1 (0.63%) Gradle
9 1 (0.63%) Mocha
General
1 10 (6.25%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Publishing
3 6 (3.75%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Billing
4 5 (3.13%) Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.25%) Games
6 2 (1.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (38.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 27 (16.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 20 (12.50%) Consultant
5 19 (11.88%) Architect
6 17 (10.63%) DevOps Consultant
7 14 (8.75%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (8.75%) Senior Consultant
8 11 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Developer
8 11 (6.88%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.38%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.75%) Administrator
11 5 (3.13%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.88%) JSON
2 15 (9.38%) XML
3 14 (8.75%) Web Services
4 6 (3.75%) .NET
4 6 (3.75%) REST
4 6 (3.75%) Java EE
5 4 (2.50%) Middleware
6 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.88%) Spring
6 3 (1.88%) J2EE
6 3 (1.88%) RESTful
7 2 (1.25%) OpenID
7 2 (1.25%) HTML5
7 2 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.25%) Servlets
7 2 (1.25%) SOAP
7 2 (1.25%) XSLT
7 2 (1.25%) JAXB
7 2 (1.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.00%) Open Source
2 19 (11.88%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.13%) Wiki
4 8 (5.00%) Replication
5 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.88%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.25%) Online Games
7 2 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.25%) EFT
7 2 (1.25%) Statistics
8 1 (0.63%) NGOSS
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 112 (70.00%) Linux
2 33 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (19.38%) Windows
4 30 (18.75%) CentOS
5 27 (16.88%) Ubuntu
6 14 (8.75%) UNIX
7 8 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.50%) Debian
9 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) AIX
10 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.63%) VMS
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (58.13%) DevOps
2 57 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.63%) Configuration Management
4 31 (19.38%) Load Balancing
5 26 (16.25%) Kanban
6 24 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 21 (13.13%) ITIL
8 18 (11.25%) Scrum
9 15 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.88%) SOA
11 11 (6.88%) Migration
12 7 (4.38%) Validation
12 7 (4.38%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.38%) Build Automation
13 6 (3.75%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.75%) OO
14 5 (3.13%) Identity Management
14 5 (3.13%) TDD
14 5 (3.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.63%) Python
2 65 (40.63%) Java
3 46 (28.75%) Ruby
4 25 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 20 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 19 (11.88%) Bash Shell
7 14 (8.75%) Perl
8 11 (6.88%) PHP
9 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.25%) XPath
10 2 (1.25%) C
11 1 (0.63%) C#
11 1 (0.63%) SQL
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (4.38%) VCDX
2 7 (4.38%) VCAP
3 6 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.88%) Degree
5 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) HP APS
6 1 (0.63%) MCSA
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 43 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (22.50%) vCloud
3 16 (10.00%) vSphere
4 7 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.38%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.75%) KVM
6 5 (3.13%) XenServer
6 5 (3.13%) Xen
7 3 (1.88%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.25%) Docker
8 2 (1.25%) Ceph
9 1 (0.63%) LXC
9 1 (0.63%) Varnish
9 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.63%) Firmware
9 1 (0.63%) NFS
9 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 98 (61.25%) Puppet
2 89 (55.63%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (22.50%) Nagios
4 30 (18.75%) Vagrant
5 28 (17.50%) Ansible
6 25 (15.63%) ZABBIX
7 18 (11.25%) Zenoss
7 18 (11.25%) Kibana
8 17 (10.63%) Graylog2
8 17 (10.63%) Salt
9 15 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.25%) logstash
10 2 (1.25%) SCOM
11 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.63%) collectd
11 1 (0.63%) StatsD
11 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.63%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (30.63%) VMware
2 39 (24.38%) Red Hat
3 23 (14.38%) Perforce
4 20 (12.50%) New Relic
5 19 (11.88%) Rackspace
6 17 (10.63%) Splunk
7 13 (8.13%) Atlassian
8 12 (7.50%) Google
9 11 (6.88%) Oracle
9 11 (6.88%) Cisco
10 7 (4.38%) Microsoft
10 7 (4.38%) HP
11 5 (3.13%) NetApp
12 4 (2.50%) F5
13 3 (1.88%) SAP
14 2 (1.25%) IBM
14 2 (1.25%) Juniper
14 2 (1.25%) webMethods
14 2 (1.25%) Symantec
14 2 (1.25%) Remedy
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