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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 489 535 571
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +36
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 86 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.053% 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 0.31% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
9285 8486 9430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.15% 17.40% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5622 5053 5453
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 359 441
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +41 57 £400 -20.00% 13
East Midlands - 12 £525 -
North West +2 6 £394 +22.09%
East of England -21 5 £413 -35.29% 3
South East -6 4 £600 +41.92% 6
South West - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 101 (75.94%) Linux
2 87 (65.41%) Puppet
3 82 (61.65%) DevOps
4 78 (58.65%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (43.61%) Jenkins
6 51 (38.35%) Python
7 50 (37.59%) Java
8 39 (29.32%) VMware
9 37 (27.82%) Red Hat
10 36 (27.07%) Ruby
11 35 (26.32%) Configuration Management
12 34 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (24.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (24.06%) vCloud
14 31 (23.31%) Open Source
15 30 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
16 29 (21.80%) Vagrant
16 29 (21.80%) Nagios
17 27 (20.30%) Apache
17 27 (20.30%) Ansible
18 26 (19.55%) Windows
19 24 (18.05%) Git (software)
20 23 (17.29%) CentOS
20 23 (17.29%) Load Balancing
21 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
21 22 (16.54%) Shell Script
21 22 (16.54%) Maven
22 20 (15.04%) Amazon EC2
23 19 (14.29%) NoSQL
23 19 (14.29%) Ubuntu

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (20.30%) Apache
2 16 (12.03%) Node.js
3 15 (11.28%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.52%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.02%) nginx
6 6 (4.51%) Jetty
7 4 (3.01%) Eucalyptus
8 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.50%) lighttpd
9 2 (1.50%) Confluence
10 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (15.04%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (9.77%) PaaS
4 13 (9.77%) IaaS
5 9 (6.77%) SaaS
6 6 (4.51%) Route 53
6 6 (4.51%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (4.51%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.01%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.50%) Heroku
9 2 (1.50%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.75%) Joyent
10 1 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) Internet
2 16 (12.03%) DNS
3 14 (10.53%) SAN
4 10 (7.52%) NAS
5 9 (6.77%) Firewall
5 9 (6.77%) HTTP
6 8 (6.02%) WAN
7 7 (5.26%) DHCP
8 6 (4.51%) LAN
9 4 (3.01%) LDAP
9 4 (3.01%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.26%) VPN
10 3 (2.26%) VRRP
10 3 (2.26%) VLAN
10 3 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (2.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (1.50%) Multicast
11 2 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.50%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 17 (12.78%) MongoDB
3 15 (11.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (7.52%) MySQL
4 10 (7.52%) Big Data
5 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.26%) DB2
6 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.50%) Redis
7 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.75%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 58 (43.61%) Jenkins
2 24 (18.05%) Git (software)
3 22 (16.54%) Maven
4 10 (7.52%) Subversion
5 9 (6.77%) JIRA
6 8 (6.02%) JUnit
7 6 (4.51%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.51%) Hudson
8 4 (3.01%) Ant
8 4 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.26%) Selenium
10 1 (0.75%) Mocha
10 1 (0.75%) Gradle
General
1 9 (6.77%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Publishing
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Billing
5 3 (2.26%) Games
5 3 (2.26%) Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (19.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 21 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) Architect
5 13 (9.77%) Consultant
6 12 (9.02%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) DevOps Consultant
7 11 (8.27%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (6.02%) Administrator
9 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (4.51%) Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (3.01%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.01%) VMware Engineer
13 2 (1.50%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) Web Services
2 16 (12.03%) XML
2 16 (12.03%) JSON
3 6 (4.51%) Servlets
4 4 (3.01%) Java EE
5 3 (2.26%) Middleware
5 3 (2.26%) RESTful
5 3 (2.26%) .NET
6 2 (1.50%) SOAP
6 2 (1.50%) XSLT
6 2 (1.50%) JAXB
6 2 (1.50%) HTML5
6 2 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.50%) REST
6 2 (1.50%) HTML
6 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.75%) ExpressJS
7 1 (0.75%) LAMP
7 1 (0.75%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.31%) Open Source
2 15 (11.28%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.27%) Wiki
4 6 (4.51%) Replication
5 4 (3.01%) Spread Betting
6 3 (2.26%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.50%) Online Games
8 1 (0.75%) Firmware
8 1 (0.75%) Clustering
8 1 (0.75%) CESG
8 1 (0.75%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 101 (75.94%) Linux
2 32 (24.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (19.55%) Windows
4 23 (17.29%) CentOS
5 19 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 12 (9.02%) UNIX
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.26%) Debian
8 2 (1.50%) Solaris
9 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (61.65%) DevOps
2 35 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 23 (17.29%) Load Balancing
4 19 (14.29%) ITIL
5 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (12.78%) Kanban
6 15 (11.28%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.77%) Scrum
7 13 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (9.02%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.77%) Migration
10 8 (6.02%) Service Management
10 8 (6.02%) Build Automation
11 6 (4.51%) JVM Tuning
11 6 (4.51%) SOA
11 6 (4.51%) Performance Testing
12 5 (3.76%) Validation
12 5 (3.76%) Identity Management
13 4 (3.01%) Data Migration
14 3 (2.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.35%) Python
2 50 (37.59%) Java
3 36 (27.07%) Ruby
4 22 (16.54%) Shell Script
5 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.28%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.52%) Perl
8 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.01%) PHP
10 3 (2.26%) C
11 2 (1.50%) XPath
11 2 (1.50%) SQL
12 1 (0.75%) Korn
12 1 (0.75%) Groovy
12 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (6.02%) Security Cleared
1 8 (6.02%) VCDX
1 8 (6.02%) VCAP
2 5 (3.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (24.06%) vCloud
3 11 (8.27%) vSphere
4 8 (6.02%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.51%) KVM
6 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.01%) Xen
7 3 (2.26%) Docker
7 3 (2.26%) XenServer
8 2 (1.50%) NFS
9 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.75%) Squid
9 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.75%) XenApp
9 1 (0.75%) Varnish
9 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.75%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 87 (65.41%) Puppet
2 78 (58.65%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (21.80%) Nagios
3 29 (21.80%) Vagrant
4 27 (20.30%) Ansible
5 16 (12.03%) ZABBIX
6 13 (9.77%) Salt
7 12 (9.02%) Zenoss
8 11 (8.27%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (8.27%) Kibana
8 11 (8.27%) Graylog2
9 3 (2.26%) Ganglia
10 2 (1.50%) SCOM
10 2 (1.50%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.50%) Opsview
11 1 (0.75%) RANCID
11 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.75%) collectd
11 1 (0.75%) StatsD
11 1 (0.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (29.32%) VMware
2 37 (27.82%) Red Hat
3 17 (12.78%) Rackspace
4 14 (10.53%) Perforce
5 12 (9.02%) New Relic
6 11 (8.27%) Splunk
7 9 (6.77%) Atlassian
8 7 (5.26%) Google
8 7 (5.26%) Oracle
8 7 (5.26%) Cisco
9 6 (4.51%) RightScale
10 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.01%) NetApp
11 4 (3.01%) F5
12 3 (2.26%) HP
12 3 (2.26%) SAP
12 3 (2.26%) JBoss
13 2 (1.50%) IBM
13 2 (1.50%) Citrix
14 1 (0.75%) Dell
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