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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 464 498 548
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +50
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 132 87 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.29% 0.93% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 55 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £370 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+163.15% -
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
10229 9374 8484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.30% 18.32% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6642 5681 5033
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 401 369
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.15 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +12 78 £475 +18.75% 37
South East +13 28 £425 -29.16% 3
East of England +9 9 £430 +4.24% 4
Yorkshire -17 9 £338 - 3
North West -33 3 £350 -11.11% 2
North East - 3 £350 -
South West -8 1 £630 - 2
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 165 (59.57%) Amazon AWS
2 157 (56.68%) Linux
3 154 (55.60%) DevOps
4 135 (48.74%) Puppet
5 123 (44.40%) Python
6 118 (42.60%) Opscode Chef
7 117 (42.24%) VMware
8 100 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (35.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 94 (33.94%) Configuration Management
11 90 (32.49%) Jenkins
12 82 (29.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 81 (29.24%) Ruby
14 79 (28.52%) Java
15 65 (23.47%) Ansible
16 63 (22.74%) Bash Shell
17 61 (22.02%) Git (software)
18 59 (21.30%) Windows
19 58 (20.94%) Data Centre
20 56 (20.22%) Open Source
21 50 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
22 43 (15.52%) JIRA
22 43 (15.52%) Microsoft
23 42 (15.16%) Red Hat
24 41 (14.80%) Perl
24 41 (14.80%) KVM
25 38 (13.72%) Docker
26 37 (13.36%) Hyper-V
27 35 (12.64%) Vagrant
28 34 (12.27%) Web Services

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 29 (10.47%) Apache
2 22 (7.94%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.42%) IIS
4 14 (5.05%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.33%) Eucalyptus
5 12 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.97%) Node.js
7 8 (2.89%) Confluence
8 7 (2.53%) JBoss
8 7 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.53%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.44%) nginx
9 4 (1.44%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.08%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Project
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 165 (59.57%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (29.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (10.83%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (8.66%) IaaS
5 16 (5.78%) PaaS
6 14 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (4.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (4.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (3.61%) SaaS
10 5 (1.81%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.44%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (1.08%) GitHub
13 2 (0.72%) Joyent
13 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.36%) Route 53
14 1 (0.36%) Heroku
14 1 (0.36%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.83%) SAN
2 28 (10.11%) DNS
3 25 (9.03%) NAS
4 24 (8.66%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.14%) Firewall
6 16 (5.78%) LDAP
7 15 (5.42%) Internet
7 15 (5.42%) Software-Defined Networking
8 13 (4.69%) VLAN
8 13 (4.69%) Network Security
9 10 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (3.61%) WAN
10 9 (3.25%) VPN
11 8 (2.89%) LAN
11 8 (2.89%) SSL
11 8 (2.89%) SSH
12 7 (2.53%) DHCP
12 7 (2.53%) HTTP
13 6 (2.17%) MGCP
13 6 (2.17%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.03%) MySQL
2 16 (5.78%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.05%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.69%) Big Data
4 13 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.44%) OpenStack Swift
9 3 (1.08%) Redis
9 3 (1.08%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.72%) MemSQL
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) DB2
11 1 (0.36%) Mahout
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 90 (32.49%) Jenkins
2 61 (22.02%) Git (software)
3 43 (15.52%) JIRA
4 32 (11.55%) Subversion
5 24 (8.66%) Maven
6 21 (7.58%) Ant
7 15 (5.42%) Hudson
8 10 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.61%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.53%) Gerrit
10 6 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.72%) Selenium
12 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.72%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.36%) JMeter
13 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.36%) JUnit
13 1 (0.36%) Gradle
General
1 26 (9.39%) Finance
2 21 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.97%) Games
4 8 (2.89%) Banking
5 4 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 83 (29.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (19.86%) Architect
3 31 (11.19%) Cloud Architect
4 24 (8.66%) Consultant
5 18 (6.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 15 (5.42%) DevOps Consultant
7 14 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (4.69%) Developer
9 12 (4.33%) Technical Architect
9 12 (4.33%) Senior Consultant
10 11 (3.97%) Telecoms Engineer
10 11 (3.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.61%) Administrator
12 9 (3.25%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (2.89%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 6 (2.17%) Designer
15 6 (2.17%) Test Leader
15 6 (2.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.27%) Web Services
2 25 (9.03%) .NET
3 14 (5.05%) REST
4 10 (3.61%) Middleware
5 9 (3.25%) boto
6 8 (2.89%) HTML
7 7 (2.53%) RESTful
8 6 (2.17%) Apache Camel
8 6 (2.17%) SOAP
8 6 (2.17%) LAMP
9 5 (1.81%) Java EE
9 5 (1.81%) JSON
9 5 (1.81%) Kafka
9 5 (1.81%) WSDL
9 5 (1.81%) jQuery
10 4 (1.44%) Django
10 4 (1.44%) Spring
10 4 (1.44%) J2EE
10 4 (1.44%) CSS
10 4 (1.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.94%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 23 (8.30%) Public Cloud
4 19 (6.86%) Private Cloud
5 14 (5.05%) Replication
5 14 (5.05%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.61%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.89%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (2.53%) EMC VNX
9 7 (2.53%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.17%) FlexPod
10 6 (2.17%) PMI
10 6 (2.17%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.81%) Clustering
12 3 (1.08%) Wiki
12 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.72%) CMDB
13 2 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 157 (56.68%) Linux
2 59 (21.30%) Windows
3 31 (11.19%) UNIX
4 24 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.42%) Ubuntu
6 14 (5.05%) CentOS
7 10 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.25%) Solaris
9 7 (2.53%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.17%) Debian
11 5 (1.81%) VMS
12 2 (0.72%) AIX
12 2 (0.72%) HPUX
12 2 (0.72%) SUSE
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (55.60%) DevOps
2 100 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (33.94%) Configuration Management
4 56 (20.22%) Open Source
5 50 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (11.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (7.94%) Load Balancing
8 18 (6.50%) E-Commerce
8 18 (6.50%) Migration
9 15 (5.42%) ITIL
9 15 (5.42%) Service Management
9 15 (5.42%) Performance Testing
10 14 (5.05%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.05%) Software Deployment
11 13 (4.69%) Auto-Scaling
11 13 (4.69%) Scrum
11 13 (4.69%) Use Case
12 12 (4.33%) TDD
13 11 (3.97%) SOA
13 11 (3.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (44.40%) Python
2 81 (29.24%) Ruby
3 79 (28.52%) Java
4 63 (22.74%) Bash Shell
5 41 (14.80%) Perl
6 30 (10.83%) PowerShell
6 30 (10.83%) Shell Script
7 24 (8.66%) PHP
8 17 (6.14%) SQL
9 14 (5.05%) C#
10 12 (4.33%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.33%) Korn
11 6 (2.17%) VBScript
11 6 (2.17%) C
12 4 (1.44%) Scala
13 3 (1.08%) C++
13 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.72%) VB
14 2 (0.72%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 13 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.25%) Degree
3 8 (2.89%) CCNP
3 8 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.17%) IBM Certification
5 6 (2.17%) CCNA
5 6 (2.17%) VCDX
6 5 (1.81%) RHCE
7 4 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.44%) CCIE
7 4 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.44%) VCAP
8 3 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.08%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.72%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.72%) HP MASE
9 2 (0.72%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.30%) QA
2 10 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (35.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (14.80%) KVM
3 38 (13.72%) Docker
4 37 (13.36%) Hyper-V
5 23 (8.30%) vSphere
6 22 (7.94%) vCloud
7 17 (6.14%) QEMU
8 9 (3.25%) Active Directory
9 8 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.53%) NFS
11 6 (2.17%) SRDF
11 6 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (1.81%) XenApp
13 4 (1.44%) XenServer
13 4 (1.44%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (1.08%) Xen
14 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
14 3 (1.08%) Ceph
15 2 (0.72%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 135 (48.74%) Puppet
2 118 (42.60%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (23.47%) Ansible
4 35 (12.64%) Vagrant
5 21 (7.58%) Nagios
6 15 (5.42%) Salt
7 11 (3.97%) SCOM
7 11 (3.97%) ZABBIX
8 9 (3.25%) SCCM
9 8 (2.89%) NetBackup
9 8 (2.89%) Kibana
9 8 (2.89%) Graphite
9 8 (2.89%) Kubernetes
10 7 (2.53%) logstash
11 6 (2.17%) EMC VPLEX
11 6 (2.17%) SnapMirror
11 6 (2.17%) SnapVault
11 6 (2.17%) Rundeck
12 5 (1.81%) Cobbler
13 4 (1.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 117 (42.24%) VMware
2 43 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 42 (15.16%) Red Hat
4 32 (11.55%) Cisco
5 30 (10.83%) IBM
6 28 (10.11%) HP
6 28 (10.11%) Rackspace
7 25 (9.03%) Oracle
8 23 (8.30%) Google
9 21 (7.58%) New Relic
10 20 (7.22%) EMC
11 19 (6.86%) Atlassian
11 19 (6.86%) Perforce
11 19 (6.86%) NetApp
12 15 (5.42%) Dell
12 15 (5.42%) Splunk
13 14 (5.05%) Symantec
14 10 (3.61%) Citrix
15 9 (3.25%) Hitachi
15 9 (3.25%) SAP
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