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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 510 518 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 60 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.052% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
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
8816 8021 9094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.86% 17.24% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5312 4651 5282
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 365 417 426
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 £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.00 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
OpenStack
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 25 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 25 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 +34 44 £400 -21.56% 20
South East -4 6 £600 +44.40% 3
East Midlands - 5 £550 - 7
North West -2 4 £388 +21.09% 3
Yorkshire +7 1 - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 4
OpenStack
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OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 74 (71.15%) Linux
2 65 (62.50%) Puppet
3 62 (59.62%) DevOps
4 55 (52.88%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (39.42%) Jenkins
6 40 (38.46%) Python
7 38 (36.54%) Java
8 34 (32.69%) Ruby
9 29 (27.88%) Red Hat
10 28 (26.92%) Configuration Management
10 28 (26.92%) VMware
11 25 (24.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (22.12%) Open Source
12 23 (22.12%) vCloud
13 22 (21.15%) Nagios
14 21 (20.19%) Apache
14 21 (20.19%) Vagrant
15 20 (19.23%) Shell Script
16 19 (18.27%) Maven
16 19 (18.27%) Ansible
17 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (17.31%) Tomcat
18 17 (16.35%) Windows
19 16 (15.38%) DNS
19 16 (15.38%) Ubuntu
19 16 (15.38%) NoSQL
19 16 (15.38%) Bash Shell

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 21 (20.19%) Apache
2 18 (17.31%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.54%) Node.js
4 10 (9.62%) nginx
5 8 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 7 (6.73%) Jetty
7 4 (3.85%) Confluence
8 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.54%) PaaS
3 12 (11.54%) IaaS
4 8 (7.69%) SaaS
5 7 (6.73%) Route 53
5 7 (6.73%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (6.73%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.88%) Jelastic
7 2 (1.92%) Heroku
7 2 (1.92%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.96%) Joyent
8 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.96%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) DNS
2 12 (11.54%) Internet
3 10 (9.62%) SAN
3 10 (9.62%) HTTP
4 9 (8.65%) NAS
5 8 (7.69%) Firewall
5 8 (7.69%) DHCP
6 4 (3.85%) LDAP
7 2 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.96%) MRTG
8 1 (0.96%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.96%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.96%) VLAN
8 1 (0.96%) IMAP
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.96%) LAN
8 1 (0.96%) WAN
8 1 (0.96%) SMTP
8 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (9.62%) Big Data
4 7 (6.73%) MySQL
4 7 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.92%) Redis
7 1 (0.96%) ObjectStore
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (39.42%) Jenkins
2 19 (18.27%) Maven
3 16 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.65%) JUnit
5 8 (7.69%) JIRA
6 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.73%) Hudson
7 4 (3.85%) Subversion
8 2 (1.92%) Ant
9 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.96%) Gradle
9 1 (0.96%) Mocha
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Publishing
3 4 (3.85%) Games
3 4 (3.85%) Billing
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (12.50%) Architect
3 12 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.58%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (5.77%) Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (5.77%) Consultant
5 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Administrator
6 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (2.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.88%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) XML
1 15 (14.42%) JSON
2 12 (11.54%) Web Services
3 7 (6.73%) Servlets
4 5 (4.81%) RESTful
5 3 (2.88%) LAMP
6 2 (1.92%) XSLT
6 2 (1.92%) JAXB
6 2 (1.92%) SOAP
6 2 (1.92%) HTML
6 2 (1.92%) HTML5
6 2 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.92%) REST
6 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.96%) ExpressJS
7 1 (0.96%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Open Source
2 10 (9.62%) Wiki
3 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.85%) Spread Betting
5 2 (1.92%) Online Games
6 1 (0.96%) NGOSS
6 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (71.15%) Linux
2 23 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (16.35%) Windows
4 16 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 16 (15.38%) CentOS
5 7 (6.73%) UNIX
6 3 (2.88%) Debian
7 2 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (59.62%) DevOps
2 28 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 14 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (12.50%) ITIL
5 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.62%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.65%) Kanban
7 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.65%) Scrum
8 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.73%) Performance Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Build Automation
9 7 (6.73%) JVM Tuning
10 6 (5.77%) Service Management
11 5 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.81%) Validation
11 5 (4.81%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.81%) Release Management
11 5 (4.81%) Fault Management
11 5 (4.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) Python
2 38 (36.54%) Java
3 34 (32.69%) Ruby
4 20 (19.23%) Shell Script
5 16 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.85%) Perl
9 3 (2.88%) C
10 2 (1.92%) SQL
10 2 (1.92%) XPath
11 1 (0.96%) Groovy
11 1 (0.96%) Korn
11 1 (0.96%) Scala
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (6.73%) VCDX
1 7 (6.73%) VCAP
2 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 25 (24.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (22.12%) vCloud
3 9 (8.65%) vSphere
4 8 (7.69%) KVM
5 5 (4.81%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.88%) Docker
7 1 (0.96%) Varnish
7 1 (0.96%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.96%) XenServer
7 1 (0.96%) NFS
7 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.96%) Squid
7 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (62.50%) Puppet
2 55 (52.88%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (21.15%) Nagios
4 21 (20.19%) Vagrant
5 19 (18.27%) Ansible
6 10 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (7.69%) ZABBIX
7 8 (7.69%) Salt
8 7 (6.73%) Kibana
8 7 (6.73%) Graylog2
8 7 (6.73%) Zenoss
9 5 (4.81%) Ganglia
10 3 (2.88%) Opsview
11 2 (1.92%) SCOM
11 2 (1.92%) Scalr
11 2 (1.92%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.96%) collectd
12 1 (0.96%) StatsD
12 1 (0.96%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (27.88%) Red Hat
2 28 (26.92%) VMware
3 9 (8.65%) Rackspace
4 8 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 7 (6.73%) RightScale
5 7 (6.73%) Perforce
5 7 (6.73%) Splunk
6 6 (5.77%) New Relic
6 6 (5.77%) Google
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle
7 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.88%) HP
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco
9 2 (1.92%) F5
10 1 (0.96%) hybris
10 1 (0.96%) Dell
10 1 (0.96%) Citrix
10 1 (0.96%) SAP
10 1 (0.96%) Remedy
10 1 (0.96%) SaltStack
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + £500 to £600 a day
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago