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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 351 418 554
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +136
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 236 163 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.35% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.75% 1.94% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 104 13
Average daily rate £450 £500 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £580 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £320
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +56.25%
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
8588 8395 7989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.20% 18.21% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5621 5282 4827
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 291 299
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 121 £500 - 22
South East +23 52 £395 -21.00% 12
Yorkshire +15 30 £425 - 5
North West -7 11 £425 - 10
South West +4 8 £450 - 8
West Midlands - 8 £400 - 1
East of England -1 1 £450 - 5
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 245 (60.49%) Linux
2 240 (59.26%) DevOps
3 229 (56.54%) Amazon AWS
4 211 (52.10%) Puppet
5 184 (45.43%) Python
6 175 (43.21%) VMware
7 165 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (34.32%) Opscode Chef
9 132 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 132 (32.59%) Java
10 124 (30.62%) Ruby
11 116 (28.64%) Jenkins
12 115 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
13 112 (27.65%) Configuration Management
14 103 (25.43%) Ansible
15 94 (23.21%) Docker
16 91 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
17 88 (21.73%) Bash Shell
18 85 (20.99%) Git (software)
19 78 (19.26%) Continuous Delivery
20 77 (19.01%) Windows
21 67 (16.54%) Unix
22 66 (16.30%) Open Source
22 66 (16.30%) Data Centre
23 60 (14.81%) vSphere
24 58 (14.32%) Microsoft
24 58 (14.32%) Private Cloud
25 57 (14.07%) Nagios
25 57 (14.07%) JIRA
26 56 (13.83%) Perl

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (11.36%) Apache
2 41 (10.12%) Cloud Foundry
3 29 (7.16%) Confluence
3 29 (7.16%) Tomcat
4 28 (6.91%) Node.js
5 24 (5.93%) nginx
6 21 (5.19%) JBoss
7 16 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (3.95%) WebLogic
8 14 (3.46%) CloudStack
9 8 (1.98%) Eucalyptus
10 6 (1.48%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.23%) SAS
11 5 (1.23%) Smallworld
12 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.49%) IIS
14 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.25%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 229 (56.54%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.91%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (6.17%) IaaS
6 24 (5.93%) PaaS
7 20 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (3.46%) SaaS
10 11 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (2.72%) Heroku
11 5 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.23%) SoftLayer
12 4 (0.99%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.74%) GitHub
13 3 (0.74%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.25%) Datadog
14 1 (0.25%) Force.com
14 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.10%) DNS
2 30 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 29 (7.16%) SAN
4 28 (6.91%) LDAP
5 22 (5.43%) HTTP
5 22 (5.43%) SMTP
6 21 (5.19%) SSL
7 18 (4.44%) Firewall
8 16 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (3.70%) iSCSI
9 15 (3.70%) NAS
10 12 (2.96%) LAN
10 12 (2.96%) WAN
11 11 (2.72%) Ethernet
11 11 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (2.72%) Network Security
12 10 (2.47%) HTTPS
13 9 (2.22%) DHCP
14 8 (1.98%) Kerberos
14 8 (1.98%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.88%) MySQL
2 21 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 21 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (4.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (3.46%) Big Data
4 14 (3.46%) SQL Server
5 12 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 12 (2.96%) Redis
6 8 (1.98%) DB2
6 8 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.73%) Neo4j
7 7 (1.73%) OpenStack Swift
8 5 (1.23%) Datomic
8 5 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.99%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.49%) OpenTSDB
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.25%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.25%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 116 (28.64%) Jenkins
2 85 (20.99%) Git (software)
3 57 (14.07%) JIRA
4 50 (12.35%) Maven
5 37 (9.14%) Ant
6 33 (8.15%) Subversion
7 31 (7.65%) Vagrant
8 30 (7.41%) Selenium
9 23 (5.68%) Hudson
10 22 (5.43%) Appium
10 22 (5.43%) Mocha
10 22 (5.43%) SonarQube
11 15 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.22%) Gerrit
13 8 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (1.98%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.48%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.74%) FishEye
15 3 (0.74%) Gradle
General
1 34 (8.40%) Finance
2 21 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.70%) Games
4 14 (3.46%) Banking
5 11 (2.72%) Retail
6 6 (1.48%) Law
6 6 (1.48%) Marketing
7 5 (1.23%) Publishing
8 4 (0.99%) Legal
9 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 150 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (14.32%) Linux Engineer
3 49 (12.10%) Architect
4 39 (9.63%) Developer
5 34 (8.40%) AWS Engineer
6 32 (7.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 29 (7.16%) Cloud Engineer
8 24 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (5.43%) VMware Engineer
10 21 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
11 20 (4.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
12 18 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.20%) Administrator
13 17 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
14 15 (3.70%) Consultant
14 15 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
15 14 (3.46%) Platform Engineer
15 14 (3.46%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.58%) Web Services
2 23 (5.68%) LAMP
3 20 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (3.46%) Kafka
4 14 (3.46%) SOAP
5 13 (3.21%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (3.21%) MCollective
6 12 (2.96%) Middleware
7 11 (2.72%) .NET
8 10 (2.47%) YAML
9 9 (2.22%) Java EE
9 9 (2.22%) JSON
9 9 (2.22%) Spring
10 8 (1.98%) Apache Camel
10 8 (1.98%) REST
11 7 (1.73%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.73%) CSS
11 7 (1.73%) HTML
11 7 (1.73%) WSDL
12 6 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.30%) Data Centre
2 58 (14.32%) Private Cloud
3 40 (9.88%) Public Cloud
4 24 (5.93%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.22%) Replication
8 9 (2.22%) User Experience
9 6 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.48%) Online Games
10 5 (1.23%) BBC
10 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.23%) iDTV
10 5 (1.23%) IPTV
10 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
10 5 (1.23%) PMI
10 5 (1.23%) STB
11 4 (0.99%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 245 (60.49%) Linux
2 77 (19.01%) Windows
3 67 (16.54%) Unix
4 47 (11.60%) CentOS
5 38 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (6.91%) Ubuntu
7 20 (4.94%) VMS
8 15 (3.70%) Windows Server
9 10 (2.47%) Fedora
10 9 (2.22%) Solaris
11 6 (1.48%) SUSE
12 5 (1.23%) AIX
12 5 (1.23%) Debian
12 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.99%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.49%) HPUX
15 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (59.26%) DevOps
2 165 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (27.65%) Configuration Management
4 91 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (19.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 66 (16.30%) Open Source
7 44 (10.86%) Scrum
8 36 (8.89%) Service Management
9 30 (7.41%) High Availability
10 29 (7.16%) ITIL
11 28 (6.91%) Migration
11 28 (6.91%) TDD
12 25 (6.17%) E-Commerce
13 22 (5.43%) Software Deployment
14 19 (4.69%) Use Case
15 17 (4.20%) Load Balancing
16 15 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (3.70%) Software Engineering
17 14 (3.46%) Service Delivery
18 13 (3.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 184 (45.43%) Python
2 132 (32.59%) Java
3 124 (30.62%) Ruby
4 88 (21.73%) Bash Shell
5 56 (13.83%) Perl
6 42 (10.37%) SQL
7 41 (10.12%) Shell Script
8 38 (9.38%) PowerShell
9 23 (5.68%) C
10 17 (4.20%) C#
11 15 (3.70%) Go
12 14 (3.46%) JavaScript
13 10 (2.47%) Korn
14 9 (2.22%) PHP
15 8 (1.98%) Scala
16 5 (1.23%) C++
16 5 (1.23%) Clojure
16 5 (1.23%) Erlang
17 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.20%) Degree
4 16 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.72%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.72%) MCSE
7 10 (2.47%) CCNA
7 10 (2.47%) CCNP
7 10 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.47%) RHCE
7 10 (2.47%) RHCSA
8 7 (1.73%) VCDX
9 5 (1.23%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.99%) RHCA
10 4 (0.99%) VCAP
11 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.99%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 132 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (23.21%) Docker
3 60 (14.81%) vSphere
4 47 (11.60%) KVM
5 39 (9.63%) Active Directory
6 29 (7.16%) Hyper-V
7 22 (5.43%) vCloud
8 20 (4.94%) Xen
9 17 (4.20%) Squid
10 16 (3.95%) VMware ESX
11 13 (3.21%) NFS
11 13 (3.21%) qmail
11 13 (3.21%) XenServer
12 11 (2.72%) iptables
13 8 (1.98%) RHEV
14 7 (1.73%) QEMU
15 6 (1.48%) Ceph
15 6 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (1.48%) XenApp
16 4 (0.99%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 211 (52.10%) Puppet
2 139 (34.32%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (25.43%) Ansible
4 57 (14.07%) Nagios
5 25 (6.17%) Graphite
6 22 (5.43%) SCOM
7 20 (4.94%) SCCM
8 18 (4.44%) Cacti
8 18 (4.44%) Ganglia
8 18 (4.44%) Kubernetes
8 18 (4.44%) logstash
9 17 (4.20%) ZABBIX
10 16 (3.95%) Salt
11 14 (3.46%) Packer
12 13 (3.21%) collectd
13 12 (2.96%) Cobbler
13 12 (2.96%) Mesos
13 12 (2.96%) Terraform
13 12 (2.96%) Tivoli
14 10 (2.47%) Riemann
Vendors
1 175 (43.21%) VMware
2 58 (14.32%) Microsoft
3 51 (12.59%) Red Hat
4 40 (9.88%) Cisco
4 40 (9.88%) Splunk
5 36 (8.89%) Atlassian
6 34 (8.40%) NetApp
7 32 (7.90%) Google
8 31 (7.65%) Oracle
9 26 (6.42%) HP
10 23 (5.68%) IBM
11 22 (5.43%) Rackspace
12 20 (4.94%) Dell
13 19 (4.69%) EMC
14 17 (4.20%) New Relic
15 12 (2.96%) EnterpriseDB
16 11 (2.72%) F5
17 7 (1.73%) Rally
18 6 (1.48%) BMC
18 6 (1.48%) Citrix
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