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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 424 541 501
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -40
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 155 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.047% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.73% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 18 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £606 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £550 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.54% +57.14%
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
8958 8348 8025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.18% 17.83% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5890 5180 4618
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 356 412
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +82 93 £500 +5.26% 11
South East +7 34 £474 -13.86% 2
Yorkshire -3 11 £375 +17.18%
East Midlands - 7 £550 -
South West - 7 - -
North West - 2 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 1
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 169 (67.06%) Linux
2 150 (59.52%) Puppet
3 137 (54.37%) DevOps
4 117 (46.43%) Opscode Chef
5 114 (45.24%) Python
6 106 (42.06%) Jenkins
7 91 (36.11%) VMware
8 90 (35.71%) Java
9 85 (33.73%) Ruby
10 84 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (28.17%) Windows
12 68 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 65 (25.79%) Open Source
13 65 (25.79%) Red Hat
14 60 (23.81%) Configuration Management
15 55 (21.83%) Nagios
16 53 (21.03%) Git (software)
17 52 (20.63%) NoSQL
18 51 (20.24%) Ubuntu
19 50 (19.84%) MongoDB
20 48 (19.05%) CentOS
21 47 (18.65%) Load Balancing
22 44 (17.46%) vCloud
23 43 (17.06%) Apache
24 41 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
25 40 (15.87%) MySQL
26 39 (15.48%) Apache Cassandra
26 39 (15.48%) Bash Shell
27 38 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 37 (14.68%) Security Cleared

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 43 (17.06%) Apache
2 26 (10.32%) Node.js
3 19 (7.54%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.16%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.17%) Eucalyptus
7 6 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.38%) Confluence
8 5 (1.98%) nginx
9 4 (1.59%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.59%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.19%) JBoss
10 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.79%) Jetty
11 2 (0.79%) lighttpd
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) assyst
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (10.71%) PaaS
4 23 (9.13%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (7.94%) IaaS
6 15 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (4.76%) Heroku
7 12 (4.76%) Engine Yard
8 10 (3.97%) SaaS
9 6 (2.38%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.38%) Google Apps
10 3 (1.19%) Office 365
11 2 (0.79%) Route 53
11 2 (0.79%) GitHub
11 2 (0.79%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.51%) DNS
2 27 (10.71%) SAN
3 19 (7.54%) TCP/IP
3 19 (7.54%) Firewall
4 17 (6.75%) Internet
5 16 (6.35%) NAS
6 13 (5.16%) WAN
7 12 (4.76%) LAN
7 12 (4.76%) VLAN
8 10 (3.97%) NetScaler
9 7 (2.78%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.98%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.59%) LDAP
12 3 (1.19%) SSL
12 3 (1.19%) HTTP
12 3 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.63%) NoSQL
2 50 (19.84%) MongoDB
3 40 (15.87%) MySQL
4 39 (15.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (5.16%) Big Data
6 12 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.17%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.78%) Redis
10 5 (1.98%) Riak
11 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.59%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.19%) HBase
12 3 (1.19%) DB2
12 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.79%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 106 (42.06%) Jenkins
2 53 (21.03%) Git (software)
3 30 (11.90%) Subversion
4 27 (10.71%) Maven
5 22 (8.73%) JIRA
6 8 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.78%) StarTeam
8 6 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.38%) Hudson
9 4 (1.59%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.59%) Ant
10 3 (1.19%) Selenium
10 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.79%) JUnit
11 2 (0.79%) GitLab
12 1 (0.40%) Juju
12 1 (0.40%) Introscope
12 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.40%) Mocha
12 1 (0.40%) Gradle
General
1 9 (3.57%) Finance
1 9 (3.57%) Publishing
2 8 (3.17%) Banking
3 5 (1.98%) Retail
4 3 (1.19%) Marketing
5 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.79%) Games
5 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 98 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (15.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 40 (15.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 26 (10.32%) Consultant
4 23 (9.13%) Architect
5 19 (7.54%) DevOps Consultant
6 16 (6.35%) Senior Consultant
7 15 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (5.16%) Analyst
10 12 (4.76%) Developer
11 10 (3.97%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.57%) Wintel Analyst
13 8 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
14 6 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.38%) Storage Engineer
14 6 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
14 6 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.38%) Administrator
15 5 (1.98%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.51%) Web Services
2 15 (5.95%) JSON
3 14 (5.56%) Middleware
4 13 (5.16%) .NET
5 12 (4.76%) XML
6 11 (4.37%) RESTful
6 11 (4.37%) MCollective
7 9 (3.57%) Java EE
8 8 (3.17%) REST
9 7 (2.78%) SOAP
10 5 (1.98%) HTML
10 5 (1.98%) CSS
10 5 (1.98%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.98%) Spring
11 3 (1.19%) jQuery
11 3 (1.19%) Apache Camel
11 3 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.19%) J2EE
12 2 (0.79%) Servlets
12 2 (0.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (25.79%) Open Source
2 25 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 21 (8.33%) Replication
4 13 (5.16%) Clustering
5 11 (4.37%) Device Driver
5 11 (4.37%) Wiki
6 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.38%) EFT
8 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.98%) Spread Betting
9 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.19%) Statistics
11 2 (0.79%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.40%) DataPower
12 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.40%) CMDB
12 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.40%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 169 (67.06%) Linux
2 71 (28.17%) Windows
3 51 (20.24%) Ubuntu
4 48 (19.05%) CentOS
5 38 (15.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (8.73%) UNIX
7 16 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.97%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.97%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.17%) Debian
10 8 (3.17%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.79%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.40%) VMS
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
12 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (54.37%) DevOps
2 84 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 47 (18.65%) Load Balancing
5 31 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (12.30%) Kanban
6 29 (11.51%) Service Delivery
7 27 (10.71%) ITIL
8 24 (9.52%) Release Management
9 19 (7.54%) Scrum
10 17 (6.75%) SOA
11 14 (5.56%) Migration
12 13 (5.16%) E-Commerce
13 10 (3.97%) Project Management
13 10 (3.97%) Service Management
13 10 (3.97%) ITSM
13 10 (3.97%) Incident Management
14 9 (3.57%) TDD
14 9 (3.57%) Low Latency
15 8 (3.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 114 (45.24%) Python
2 90 (35.71%) Java
3 85 (33.73%) Ruby
4 39 (15.48%) Bash Shell
5 37 (14.68%) Shell Script
6 35 (13.89%) Perl
7 33 (13.10%) PowerShell
8 22 (8.73%) PHP
9 18 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.35%) SQL
10 16 (6.35%) VBScript
11 14 (5.56%) C#
12 9 (3.57%) Korn
13 7 (2.78%) VB
14 6 (2.38%) C
15 4 (1.59%) C++
16 3 (1.19%) Scala
17 1 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (14.68%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 15 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.17%) RHCSA
4 8 (3.17%) RHCE
5 7 (2.78%) RHCA
5 7 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.78%) VCAP
6 6 (2.38%) VCDX
7 4 (1.59%) Degree
7 4 (1.59%) CCNA
7 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) MCSA
8 1 (0.40%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.95%) QA
2 9 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (17.46%) vCloud
3 26 (10.32%) Hyper-V
4 24 (9.52%) vSphere
5 19 (7.54%) Active Directory
6 10 (3.97%) XenApp
6 10 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (3.17%) Xen
9 7 (2.78%) KVM
10 5 (1.98%) Docker
10 5 (1.98%) XenServer
11 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.79%) NFS
11 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.79%) Ceph
12 1 (0.40%) LXC
12 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 150 (59.52%) Puppet
2 117 (46.43%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (21.83%) Nagios
4 37 (14.68%) Ansible
5 33 (13.10%) Vagrant
5 33 (13.10%) ZABBIX
6 26 (10.32%) Graphite
7 23 (9.13%) Kibana
8 22 (8.73%) Salt
9 21 (8.33%) Zenoss
10 18 (7.14%) Graylog2
11 16 (6.35%) SCCM
12 13 (5.16%) Cobbler
13 12 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (3.97%) collectd
15 9 (3.57%) EdgeSight
15 9 (3.57%) HP SIM
15 9 (3.57%) SCOM
15 9 (3.57%) SCVMM
16 7 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (36.11%) VMware
2 65 (25.79%) Red Hat
3 32 (12.70%) Oracle
4 29 (11.51%) Rackspace
5 27 (10.71%) New Relic
5 27 (10.71%) Perforce
6 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
7 19 (7.54%) Splunk
8 18 (7.14%) HP
9 17 (6.75%) Cisco
10 16 (6.35%) Atlassian
11 15 (5.95%) IBM
11 15 (5.95%) NetApp
12 11 (4.37%) Citrix
13 10 (3.97%) Google
14 9 (3.57%) CA
14 9 (3.57%) Veeam
14 9 (3.57%) Veritas
14 9 (3.57%) Dell
14 9 (3.57%) ServiceNow
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