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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 364 475 536
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +61
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 270 148 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.10% 1.65% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 101 31
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 - -
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
8708 8949 8481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.70% 17.57% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5896 5700 5154
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 305 341
Median hourly rate £20.89 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.65% +24.69%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +42 135 £525 +16.66% 19
South East +37 47 £450 - 14
North East -15 43 £330 -5.71%
Yorkshire +10 12 £538 +79.16% 6
North West -12 10 £488 +39.28% 3
West Midlands - 8 £370 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £450 - 2
East of England +23 5 £525 -8.69%
South West - 2 £438 - 1
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 364 (60.57%) Linux
2 363 (60.40%) DevOps
3 337 (56.07%) Amazon AWS
4 310 (51.58%) Puppet
5 222 (36.94%) Ruby
6 214 (35.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 210 (34.94%) Python
8 198 (32.95%) Java
9 195 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
10 184 (30.62%) Opscode Chef
11 159 (26.46%) Ansible
12 149 (24.79%) Jenkins
12 149 (24.79%) VMware
13 144 (23.96%) Git (software)
14 139 (23.13%) Docker
15 131 (21.80%) Configuration Management
16 128 (21.30%) Bash Shell
17 126 (20.97%) Continuous Delivery
18 121 (20.13%) Continuous Integration
19 116 (19.30%) Windows
20 113 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 112 (18.64%) Software Engineering
22 107 (17.80%) Web Services
23 106 (17.64%) PaaS
24 102 (16.97%) Open Source
25 101 (16.81%) Red Hat
26 98 (16.31%) Perl
27 96 (15.97%) Security Cleared
28 86 (14.31%) Unix
28 86 (14.31%) CentOS

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 72 (11.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 46 (7.65%) Confluence
3 42 (6.99%) Apache
4 41 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (4.83%) Tomcat
6 21 (3.49%) nginx
7 18 (3.00%) JBoss
8 13 (2.16%) Apache Spark
8 13 (2.16%) CloudStack
9 10 (1.66%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.66%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.16%) IIS
10 7 (1.16%) SAS
11 5 (0.83%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.50%) Zimbra
Applications
1 13 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.33%) MS Office
2 2 (0.33%) MS Project
2 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 337 (56.07%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (35.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (17.64%) PaaS
4 66 (10.98%) Cloud Computing
5 62 (10.32%) IaaS
6 44 (7.32%) Heroku
7 18 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (2.50%) SaaS
9 14 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (2.33%) GitHub
10 11 (1.83%) OpenShift
11 10 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.66%) Office 365
12 7 (1.16%) HP Helion
13 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.50%) Engine Yard
16 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.82%) DNS
2 44 (7.32%) Firewall
3 42 (6.99%) TCP/IP
4 38 (6.32%) SAN
5 30 (4.99%) LDAP
6 28 (4.66%) HTTP
7 26 (4.33%) WAN
8 23 (3.83%) SSL
9 20 (3.33%) LAN
9 20 (3.33%) Network Security
10 17 (2.83%) iSCSI
11 16 (2.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (2.66%) SMTP
11 16 (2.66%) VPN
12 15 (2.50%) DHCP
13 13 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (1.66%) BGP
15 9 (1.50%) MRTG
16 8 (1.33%) NAS
17 7 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 52 (8.65%) MySQL
3 44 (7.32%) Redis
4 42 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (4.66%) MongoDB
6 22 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 22 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.33%) SQL Server
8 18 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (2.83%) Big Data
10 14 (2.33%) MariaDB
11 12 (2.00%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.33%) Datomic
13 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.00%) DB2
15 4 (0.67%) OpenStack Swift
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 149 (24.79%) Jenkins
2 144 (23.96%) Git (software)
3 76 (12.65%) JIRA
4 68 (11.31%) Maven
5 64 (10.65%) Vagrant
6 51 (8.49%) Ant
7 36 (5.99%) Subversion
8 22 (3.66%) Gradle
8 22 (3.66%) SonarQube
8 22 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 20 (3.33%) Hudson
10 18 (3.00%) Selenium
11 16 (2.66%) Appium
11 16 (2.66%) Mocha
12 12 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (1.66%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.16%) GoCD
16 6 (1.00%) git-flow
16 6 (1.00%) Travis CI
General
1 61 (10.15%) Finance
2 19 (3.16%) Banking
2 19 (3.16%) Games
3 17 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.83%) Marketing
4 11 (1.83%) Retail
5 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.67%) Law
6 4 (0.67%) Publishing
7 2 (0.33%) Back Office
7 2 (0.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.17%) Advertising
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Billing
8 1 (0.17%) Electronics
8 1 (0.17%) German Language
8 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 244 (40.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 90 (14.98%) Linux Engineer
3 89 (14.81%) Developer
4 75 (12.48%) Architect
5 63 (10.48%) Cloud Engineer
6 55 (9.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 53 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
8 47 (7.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 43 (7.15%) AWS DevOps
10 41 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
10 41 (6.82%) Senior DevOps
11 36 (5.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 28 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.49%) Java Engineer
14 26 (4.33%) Applications Developer
15 24 (3.99%) Software Engineer
16 22 (3.66%) Cloud Developer
17 21 (3.49%) AWS Architect
18 20 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
18 20 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (17.80%) Web Services
2 64 (10.65%) RabbitMQ
3 41 (6.82%) ELK Stack
4 39 (6.49%) Node.js
5 36 (5.99%) .NET
6 29 (4.83%) Sensu
7 25 (4.16%) LAMP
8 17 (2.83%) Kafka
9 16 (2.66%) Chai
9 16 (2.66%) REST
10 14 (2.33%) RESTful
11 13 (2.16%) CSS
12 12 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (1.83%) XML
14 10 (1.66%) AngularJS
14 10 (1.66%) HTML
14 10 (1.66%) LEMP Stack
14 10 (1.66%) MCollective
14 10 (1.66%) YAML
15 9 (1.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.48%) Data Centre
2 62 (10.32%) Private Cloud
3 33 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 17 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.83%) Virtual Team
7 14 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.83%) Enterprise Cloud
8 11 (1.83%) User Experience
9 10 (1.66%) Online Games
10 9 (1.50%) Clustering
11 8 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.83%) Statistics
14 4 (0.67%) CMDB
14 4 (0.67%) PKI
14 4 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 364 (60.57%) Linux
2 116 (19.30%) Windows
3 86 (14.31%) CentOS
3 86 (14.31%) Unix
4 60 (9.98%) Ubuntu
5 46 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (5.66%) Windows Server
7 26 (4.33%) Fedora
8 23 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (3.00%) VMS
10 13 (2.16%) Debian
10 13 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.66%) AIX
11 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.50%) CoreOS
12 9 (1.50%) HPUX
12 9 (1.50%) RancherOS
12 9 (1.50%) Solaris
13 7 (1.16%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (60.40%) DevOps
2 195 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (21.80%) Configuration Management
4 126 (20.97%) Continuous Delivery
5 121 (20.13%) Continuous Integration
6 112 (18.64%) Software Engineering
7 102 (16.97%) Open Source
8 56 (9.32%) TDD
9 53 (8.82%) Scrum
10 47 (7.82%) Service Management
11 44 (7.32%) Migration
12 41 (6.82%) ITIL
13 24 (3.99%) E-Commerce
13 24 (3.99%) High Availability
14 23 (3.83%) Mentoring
14 23 (3.83%) Software Deployment
15 21 (3.49%) Service Delivery
16 20 (3.33%) Dependency Management
17 19 (3.16%) SDLC
17 19 (3.16%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 222 (36.94%) Ruby
2 210 (34.94%) Python
3 198 (32.95%) Java
4 128 (21.30%) Bash Shell
5 98 (16.31%) Perl
6 69 (11.48%) Shell Script
7 68 (11.31%) Go
8 67 (11.15%) PowerShell
9 54 (8.99%) SQL
10 28 (4.66%) JavaScript
11 21 (3.49%) C#
12 18 (3.00%) C
13 16 (2.66%) Korn
14 14 (2.33%) PHP
15 13 (2.16%) Scala
16 12 (2.00%) C++
17 9 (1.50%) VBScript
18 8 (1.33%) Clojure
18 8 (1.33%) Erlang
19 5 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 96 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 80 (13.31%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.49%) Degree
4 27 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (3.49%) MCSE
6 17 (2.83%) RHCE
7 13 (2.16%) RHCA
8 12 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.50%) CCNA
12 8 (1.33%) CCNP
13 7 (1.16%) RHCSA
14 6 (1.00%) AWS Certification
14 6 (1.00%) VCAP
15 4 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
15 4 (0.67%) CLAS
15 4 (0.67%) EMC Certification
15 4 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (1.50%) SLA
2 5 (0.83%) JSP 440
2 5 (0.83%) QA
3 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 139 (23.13%) Docker
2 113 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (13.81%) vSphere
4 51 (8.49%) Active Directory
5 50 (8.32%) KVM
6 34 (5.66%) vCloud
7 28 (4.66%) NFS
8 27 (4.49%) Hyper-V
9 26 (4.33%) Xen
10 20 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (2.66%) Squid
12 13 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (2.16%) XenServer
13 11 (1.83%) iptables
13 11 (1.83%) VMware ESX
14 10 (1.66%) Ceph
15 9 (1.50%) etcd
16 8 (1.33%) flannel
16 8 (1.33%) qmail
17 6 (1.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 310 (51.58%) Puppet
2 184 (30.62%) Opscode Chef
3 159 (26.46%) Ansible
4 57 (9.48%) Packer
5 48 (7.99%) Nagios
6 47 (7.82%) Consul
7 44 (7.32%) Terraform
8 41 (6.82%) Kubernetes
9 38 (6.32%) Graphite
10 36 (5.99%) logstash
11 34 (5.66%) Mesos
12 30 (4.99%) SCCM
13 26 (4.33%) Uchiwa
14 22 (3.66%) Salt
14 22 (3.66%) SCOM
15 17 (2.83%) Kibana
15 17 (2.83%) ZABBIX
16 16 (2.66%) Cacti
17 14 (2.33%) Grafana
18 13 (2.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 149 (24.79%) VMware
2 101 (16.81%) Red Hat
3 68 (11.31%) Atlassian
4 63 (10.48%) Microsoft
5 57 (9.48%) HP
6 51 (8.49%) Google
7 43 (7.15%) Cisco
8 40 (6.66%) Splunk
9 30 (4.99%) Oracle
9 30 (4.99%) Rackspace
10 28 (4.66%) NetApp
11 26 (4.33%) MuleSoft
12 25 (4.16%) ForgeRock
13 21 (3.49%) EMC
14 18 (3.00%) Dell
15 17 (2.83%) F5
16 15 (2.50%) Citrix
17 13 (2.16%) IBM
18 10 (1.66%) New Relic
19 8 (1.33%) WSO2
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