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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 386 430 486
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +56
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 230 185 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 2.19% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 144 100
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £334 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median 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
8402 8442 9027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.84% 16.86% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5411 5382 5816
Median daily rate £425 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 238 334
Median hourly rate £19.31 £19.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £41.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +1 108 £525 +5.00% 17
South East +16 35 £475 -9.52% 9
West Midlands - 23 £485 -
North East -21 20 £330 - 1
Yorkshire +16 16 £550 +9.89% 3
South West +7 9 £538 +10.25% 2
North West +9 8 £430 - 14
East Midlands -4 3 - -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
East of England -1 1 - - 4
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 319 (61.58%) DevOps
2 306 (59.07%) Linux
3 242 (46.72%) Amazon AWS
4 231 (44.59%) Puppet
5 215 (41.51%) Python
6 173 (33.40%) Ruby
7 164 (31.66%) Docker
8 154 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 150 (28.96%) Opscode Chef
10 145 (27.99%) Java
11 133 (25.68%) VMware
12 127 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
12 127 (24.52%) Ansible
13 122 (23.55%) Jenkins
14 115 (22.20%) Configuration Management
15 112 (21.62%) Git (software)
16 111 (21.43%) Bash Shell
17 105 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 103 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
19 93 (17.95%) Security Cleared
20 87 (16.80%) Perl
21 81 (15.64%) SC Cleared
22 80 (15.44%) Open Source
23 76 (14.67%) IaaS
23 76 (14.67%) Apache
24 74 (14.29%) Data Centre
25 73 (14.09%) Red Hat
25 73 (14.09%) PaaS
26 72 (13.90%) CentOS
27 71 (13.71%) PostgreSQL

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 76 (14.67%) Apache
2 54 (10.42%) Confluence
3 28 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.28%) nginx
7 15 (2.90%) Apache Spark
7 15 (2.90%) CloudStack
8 13 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.51%) MS Exchange
8 13 (2.51%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.32%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.32%) Skype for Business
10 9 (1.74%) IIS
10 9 (1.74%) JBoss
11 7 (1.35%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.35%) SAS
12 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.97%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 242 (46.72%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (14.67%) IaaS
4 73 (14.09%) PaaS
5 40 (7.72%) GitHub
6 31 (5.98%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (4.63%) Office 365
8 22 (4.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (3.67%) SaaS
10 17 (3.28%) Heroku
11 13 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (1.54%) OpenShift
14 7 (1.35%) Google Compute Engine
14 7 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.58%) Datadog
16 3 (0.58%) DigitalOcean
16 3 (0.58%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 68 (13.13%) TCP/IP
2 60 (11.58%) DNS
3 55 (10.62%) HTTP
4 36 (6.95%) SSL
5 26 (5.02%) iSCSI
6 25 (4.83%) SAN
7 24 (4.63%) Firewall
7 24 (4.63%) VLAN
8 21 (4.05%) LDAP
9 15 (2.90%) NAS
10 13 (2.51%) WAN
11 11 (2.12%) Skype
12 10 (1.93%) DHCP
13 9 (1.74%) VPN
14 8 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (1.54%) Network Security
15 7 (1.35%) IMAP
15 7 (1.35%) MPLS
15 7 (1.35%) MRTG
15 7 (1.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
2 70 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 64 (12.36%) MySQL
4 46 (8.88%) Redis
5 39 (7.53%) NoSQL
6 25 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (4.83%) Hadoop
7 21 (4.05%) SQL Server
8 18 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.32%) Big Data
10 8 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.97%) Riak
13 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.39%) DataStage
14 2 (0.39%) HBase
14 2 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
14 2 (0.39%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.39%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 122 (23.55%) Jenkins
2 112 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 58 (11.20%) JIRA
4 46 (8.88%) Vagrant
5 31 (5.98%) Bitbucket
6 28 (5.41%) Subversion
7 24 (4.63%) Maven
8 22 (4.25%) TeamCity
9 18 (3.47%) Ant
10 16 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (2.90%) SonarQube
12 11 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.93%) ClearCase
13 10 (1.93%) FishEye
13 10 (1.93%) Gradle
14 9 (1.74%) StarTeam
14 9 (1.74%) Travis CI
15 8 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (1.35%) GitLab
16 7 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 41 (7.92%) Finance
2 20 (3.86%) Retail
3 16 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.12%) Banking
5 8 (1.54%) Front Office
6 6 (1.16%) Games
7 2 (0.39%) Billing
7 2 (0.39%) Electronics
7 2 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 216 (41.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (13.51%) Architect
3 60 (11.58%) Linux Engineer
4 52 (10.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 47 (9.07%) Cloud Architect
6 44 (8.49%) Cloud Engineer
6 44 (8.49%) Developer
7 41 (7.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 35 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
9 33 (6.37%) AWS DevOps
10 32 (6.18%) Security Architect
10 32 (6.18%) Senior DevOps
11 29 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 21 (4.05%) Automation Engineer
13 17 (3.28%) AWS Architect
13 17 (3.28%) Consultant
13 17 (3.28%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
14 16 (3.09%) Unix Engineer
15 15 (2.90%) Azure Architect
15 15 (2.90%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.04%) RabbitMQ
2 49 (9.46%) Node.js
3 44 (8.49%) Web Services
4 37 (7.14%) LAMP
5 31 (5.98%) REST
6 30 (5.79%) .NET
7 22 (4.25%) JSON
8 21 (4.05%) HTML
9 20 (3.86%) ELK Stack
10 19 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
11 18 (3.47%) CSS
12 17 (3.28%) LAPP Stack
13 16 (3.09%) AngularJS
14 14 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
15 10 (1.93%) ASP.NET
15 10 (1.93%) HTML5
15 10 (1.93%) libvirt
16 9 (1.74%) boto
16 9 (1.74%) ZeroMQ
17 8 (1.54%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 56 (10.81%) Private Cloud
3 38 (7.34%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.76%) Public Cloud
5 24 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.90%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.93%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.54%) User Experience
10 8 (1.54%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.35%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.97%) CMDB
13 4 (0.77%) Clustering
13 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.77%) Online Games
14 3 (0.58%) EMC VNX
14 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.58%) NHS
14 3 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 306 (59.07%) Linux
2 72 (13.90%) CentOS
3 66 (12.74%) Unix
4 63 (12.16%) Windows
5 57 (11.00%) Ubuntu
6 50 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (8.49%) CoreOS
8 40 (7.72%) RancherOS
9 28 (5.41%) Windows Server
10 26 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (3.47%) Fedora
12 18 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (3.09%) Solaris
14 15 (2.90%) Debian
15 9 (1.74%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.54%) Android
17 5 (0.97%) HPUX
17 5 (0.97%) SUSE
17 5 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (61.58%) DevOps
2 127 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (22.20%) Configuration Management
4 103 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (15.44%) Open Source
6 60 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 48 (9.27%) Scrum
7 48 (9.27%) Software Engineering
8 33 (6.37%) TDD
9 31 (5.98%) Load Balancing
9 31 (5.98%) Migration
10 27 (5.21%) ITIL
10 27 (5.21%) Security Hardening
11 21 (4.05%) Continuous Deployment
11 21 (4.05%) Kanban
12 18 (3.47%) Data Centre Operations
12 18 (3.47%) Infrastructure Management
13 16 (3.09%) BDD
13 16 (3.09%) SDLC
14 15 (2.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 215 (41.51%) Python
2 173 (33.40%) Ruby
3 145 (27.99%) Java
4 111 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 87 (16.80%) Perl
6 60 (11.58%) PowerShell
7 54 (10.42%) Go
8 37 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 32 (6.18%) JavaScript
10 23 (4.44%) SQL
11 21 (4.05%) PHP
12 18 (3.47%) C#
13 17 (3.28%) Korn
14 14 (2.70%) C
15 11 (2.12%) Clojure
15 11 (2.12%) C-shell
16 8 (1.54%) C++
17 5 (0.97%) Scala
18 4 (0.77%) VBScript
19 2 (0.39%) Jython
Qualifications
1 93 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 81 (15.64%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.34%) Degree
4 22 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (3.28%) RHCE
7 16 (3.09%) MCSE
8 12 (2.32%) CCNP
9 11 (2.12%) CCNA
10 10 (1.93%) RHCA
10 10 (1.93%) RHCSA
11 9 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (1.54%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.97%) MCP
14 4 (0.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (0.77%) CISSP
14 4 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.58%) MCSA
16 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
16 2 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.90%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.58%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.58%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) GCP
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 164 (31.66%) Docker
2 105 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.11%) etcd
4 34 (6.56%) Active Directory
5 33 (6.37%) KVM
6 32 (6.18%) vSphere
7 28 (5.41%) flannel
8 23 (4.44%) Xen
9 22 (4.25%) iptables
9 22 (4.25%) XenServer
10 19 (3.67%) vCloud
11 16 (3.09%) NFS
11 16 (3.09%) Squid
12 13 (2.51%) Ceph
13 10 (1.93%) Hyper-V
14 9 (1.74%) Samba
15 7 (1.35%) Dovecot
15 7 (1.35%) Firmware
15 7 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (1.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 231 (44.59%) Puppet
2 150 (28.96%) Opscode Chef
3 127 (24.52%) Ansible
4 57 (11.00%) Kubernetes
5 51 (9.85%) Consul
6 46 (8.88%) Mesos
7 41 (7.92%) Marathon
8 40 (7.72%) Rancher
9 35 (6.76%) Terraform
10 27 (5.21%) HAProxy
10 27 (5.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 27 (5.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 25 (4.83%) Nagios
12 23 (4.44%) Packer
13 17 (3.28%) Graphite
14 15 (2.90%) logstash
14 15 (2.90%) Salt
15 14 (2.70%) Grafana
16 12 (2.32%) Kibana
17 11 (2.12%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 133 (25.68%) VMware
2 73 (14.09%) Red Hat
3 61 (11.78%) Atlassian
4 53 (10.23%) Microsoft
5 41 (7.92%) HP
6 33 (6.37%) Oracle
7 30 (5.79%) Google
8 23 (4.44%) Splunk
9 20 (3.86%) Rackspace
10 19 (3.67%) Cisco
11 11 (2.12%) EMC
11 11 (2.12%) IBM
11 11 (2.12%) New Relic
12 9 (1.74%) AppDynamics
13 8 (1.54%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.35%) Citrix
14 7 (1.35%) PagerDuty
14 7 (1.35%) ServiceNow
15 6 (1.16%) F5
15 6 (1.16%) WSO2
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