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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 363 513 537
Rank change year-on-year
+150 +24
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 281 125 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 1.38% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 83 39
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £328 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £463
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +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
9138 9082 8669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.35% 17.56% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6132 5842 5182
Median daily rate £425 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.95% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 273 372
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.40 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +33.33%

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 July 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 July 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 +68 147 £525 +23.52% 31
South East +38 46 £450 +1.40% 10
North East -4 37 £330 -5.71% 1
Yorkshire +12 21 £538 +65.38% 4
North West +3 11 £500 +16.61% 7
East of England +22 5 £563 -2.17% 2
East Midlands - 5 £450 -
West Midlands - 4 £370 -
South West - 3 £425 - 1
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 382 (61.81%) Linux
2 375 (60.68%) DevOps
3 335 (54.21%) Amazon AWS
4 311 (50.32%) Puppet
5 227 (36.73%) Ruby
6 213 (34.47%) Python
7 211 (34.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 195 (31.55%) Opscode Chef
9 185 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
10 182 (29.45%) Java
11 168 (27.18%) Ansible
12 150 (24.27%) Git (software)
13 148 (23.95%) Docker
14 143 (23.14%) Jenkins
15 137 (22.17%) VMware
16 136 (22.01%) Configuration Management
17 125 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
18 123 (19.90%) Bash Shell
19 116 (18.77%) Software Engineering
20 115 (18.61%) PaaS
21 113 (18.28%) Windows
22 112 (18.12%) Red Hat
22 112 (18.12%) Open Source
22 112 (18.12%) Continuous Delivery
23 109 (17.64%) VMware Infrastructure
24 104 (16.83%) Security Cleared
25 99 (16.02%) CentOS
26 98 (15.86%) Perl
27 96 (15.53%) Web Services
28 86 (13.92%) SC Cleared

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 67 (10.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 54 (8.74%) Apache
3 52 (8.41%) Confluence
4 37 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (4.85%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.91%) Apache Spark
7 17 (2.75%) nginx
8 11 (1.78%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.62%) JBoss
10 8 (1.29%) CloudStack
11 7 (1.13%) IIS
11 7 (1.13%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.97%) SAS
13 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.81%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.49%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) MS Office
2 2 (0.32%) MS Project
2 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 335 (54.21%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (34.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (18.61%) PaaS
4 72 (11.65%) IaaS
5 69 (11.17%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (6.15%) Heroku
7 24 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (3.07%) SaaS
9 17 (2.75%) GitHub
10 15 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (2.43%) Office 365
11 12 (1.94%) OpenShift
12 10 (1.62%) HP Helion
13 7 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.65%) Engine Yard
16 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
17 3 (0.49%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.19%) DNS
2 54 (8.74%) TCP/IP
3 46 (7.44%) Firewall
4 36 (5.83%) SAN
5 29 (4.69%) SSL
6 28 (4.53%) HTTP
6 28 (4.53%) WAN
7 25 (4.05%) LDAP
8 21 (3.40%) LAN
9 19 (3.07%) Network Security
10 18 (2.91%) iSCSI
10 18 (2.91%) VPN
11 15 (2.43%) DHCP
12 13 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (1.78%) BGP
14 11 (1.78%) VLAN
15 10 (1.62%) NAS
16 8 (1.29%) MRTG
16 8 (1.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.39%) PostgreSQL
2 53 (8.58%) MySQL
3 51 (8.25%) MongoDB
4 50 (8.09%) Redis
5 49 (7.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 29 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 25 (4.05%) Hadoop
8 18 (2.91%) SQL Server
9 15 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 15 (2.43%) Big Data
10 14 (2.27%) MariaDB
11 10 (1.62%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.29%) Datomic
13 7 (1.13%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 150 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 143 (23.14%) Jenkins
3 77 (12.46%) JIRA
4 65 (10.52%) Vagrant
5 61 (9.87%) Maven
6 50 (8.09%) Ant
7 40 (6.47%) Subversion
8 25 (4.05%) Gradle
9 20 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (2.75%) Hudson
11 15 (2.43%) SonarQube
12 11 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.62%) Bitbucket
13 10 (1.62%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.46%) FishEye
14 9 (1.46%) Selenium
15 7 (1.13%) Appium
15 7 (1.13%) GitLab
15 7 (1.13%) Mocha
General
1 64 (10.36%) Finance
2 17 (2.75%) Banking
2 17 (2.75%) Games
2 17 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.43%) Retail
4 8 (1.29%) Marketing
5 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 5 (0.81%) Front Office
5 5 (0.81%) Publishing
6 4 (0.65%) Law
7 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.32%) Back Office
8 2 (0.32%) Billing
8 2 (0.32%) Electronics
8 2 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.16%) Automotive
9 1 (0.16%) German Language
9 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 251 (40.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 92 (14.89%) Linux Engineer
3 80 (12.94%) Architect
4 76 (12.30%) Developer
5 65 (10.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 64 (10.36%) Cloud Engineer
7 55 (8.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 53 (8.58%) AWS Engineer
9 49 (7.93%) AWS DevOps
10 47 (7.61%) Cloud Architect
11 37 (5.99%) Senior DevOps
12 36 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 28 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (4.21%) Applications Developer
15 25 (4.05%) Java Engineer
16 24 (3.88%) AWS Architect
16 24 (3.88%) Security Architect
17 23 (3.72%) Automation Engineer
18 22 (3.56%) Software Engineer
19 21 (3.40%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (15.53%) Web Services
2 66 (10.68%) RabbitMQ
3 44 (7.12%) Node.js
4 42 (6.80%) ELK Stack
5 33 (5.34%) .NET
6 29 (4.69%) Sensu
7 23 (3.72%) LAMP
8 20 (3.24%) REST
9 15 (2.43%) CSS
9 15 (2.43%) RESTful
10 14 (2.27%) XML
11 13 (2.10%) Kafka
12 12 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (1.78%) JSON
14 10 (1.62%) boto
15 9 (1.46%) HTML
16 8 (1.29%) ActiveMQ
16 8 (1.29%) AngularJS
16 8 (1.29%) LAPP Stack
16 8 (1.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.68%) Data Centre
2 61 (9.87%) Private Cloud
3 32 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.53%) Public Cloud
5 22 (3.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.75%) Enterprise Cloud
9 16 (2.59%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.10%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.62%) User Experience
12 9 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.46%) Clustering
12 9 (1.46%) Online Games
13 8 (1.29%) Performance Metrics
14 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.13%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.81%) CMDB
15 5 (0.81%) Replication
15 5 (0.81%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 382 (61.81%) Linux
2 113 (18.28%) Windows
3 99 (16.02%) CentOS
4 75 (12.14%) Unix
5 65 (10.52%) Ubuntu
6 52 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (5.50%) Fedora
7 34 (5.50%) Windows Server
8 21 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.59%) CoreOS
9 16 (2.59%) RancherOS
9 16 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (2.43%) Debian
10 15 (2.43%) VMS
11 11 (1.78%) Solaris
11 11 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.62%) AIX
13 9 (1.46%) HPUX
14 7 (1.13%) SUSE
15 6 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (60.68%) DevOps
2 185 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (22.01%) Configuration Management
4 125 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
5 116 (18.77%) Software Engineering
6 112 (18.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 112 (18.12%) Open Source
7 54 (8.74%) Service Management
8 51 (8.25%) TDD
9 49 (7.93%) Scrum
10 45 (7.28%) Migration
11 42 (6.80%) ITIL
12 26 (4.21%) E-Commerce
13 21 (3.40%) Mentoring
13 21 (3.40%) SDLC
13 21 (3.40%) Software Deployment
14 19 (3.07%) Kanban
14 19 (3.07%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.07%) SOA
15 18 (2.91%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (36.73%) Ruby
2 213 (34.47%) Python
3 182 (29.45%) Java
4 123 (19.90%) Bash Shell
5 98 (15.86%) Perl
6 73 (11.81%) PowerShell
7 66 (10.68%) Go
8 62 (10.03%) Shell Script
9 47 (7.61%) SQL
10 28 (4.53%) JavaScript
11 18 (2.91%) C#
12 17 (2.75%) Korn
13 16 (2.59%) PHP
14 14 (2.27%) C
15 13 (2.10%) Scala
16 11 (1.78%) C++
17 9 (1.46%) Clojure
17 9 (1.46%) VBScript
18 8 (1.29%) Erlang
19 7 (1.13%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 104 (16.83%) Security Cleared
2 86 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.47%) Degree
4 26 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.24%) RHCE
6 19 (3.07%) MCSE
7 17 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (2.27%) RHCA
9 12 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.62%) CCNA
10 10 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.46%) CCNP
12 8 (1.29%) AWS Certification
12 8 (1.29%) RHCSA
13 6 (0.97%) VCAP
14 4 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (0.65%) CLAS
14 4 (0.65%) EMC Certification
14 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (1.46%) SLA
3 7 (1.13%) QA
4 6 (0.97%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.65%) RMADS
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 148 (23.95%) Docker
2 109 (17.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (10.36%) vSphere
4 56 (9.06%) KVM
5 50 (8.09%) Active Directory
6 30 (4.85%) NFS
6 30 (4.85%) vCloud
7 26 (4.21%) Hyper-V
8 25 (4.05%) Xen
9 18 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (2.59%) etcd
11 15 (2.43%) Squid
12 14 (2.27%) flannel
13 13 (2.10%) iptables
13 13 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (1.78%) XenServer
15 9 (1.46%) VMware ESX
16 8 (1.29%) Ceph
17 6 (0.97%) Firmware
18 5 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 311 (50.32%) Puppet
2 195 (31.55%) Opscode Chef
3 168 (27.18%) Ansible
4 61 (9.87%) Packer
5 56 (9.06%) Terraform
6 52 (8.41%) Consul
7 42 (6.80%) Kubernetes
8 40 (6.47%) Nagios
9 36 (5.83%) Graphite
10 34 (5.50%) Mesos
11 29 (4.69%) logstash
12 27 (4.37%) SCCM
13 26 (4.21%) Uchiwa
14 22 (3.56%) Salt
15 19 (3.07%) Grafana
15 19 (3.07%) HAProxy
15 19 (3.07%) Kibana
15 19 (3.07%) SCOM
16 16 (2.59%) Marathon
16 16 (2.59%) Rancher
Vendors
1 137 (22.17%) VMware
2 112 (18.12%) Red Hat
3 70 (11.33%) Atlassian
4 62 (10.03%) Microsoft
5 56 (9.06%) HP
6 53 (8.58%) Google
7 37 (5.99%) Cisco
8 33 (5.34%) Rackspace
9 31 (5.02%) Oracle
10 30 (4.85%) Splunk
11 26 (4.21%) MuleSoft
12 25 (4.05%) ForgeRock
12 25 (4.05%) NetApp
13 23 (3.72%) EMC
14 15 (2.43%) Citrix
14 15 (2.43%) F5
15 13 (2.10%) Dell
15 13 (2.10%) IBM
16 9 (1.46%) New Relic
17 8 (1.29%) WSO2
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