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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 457 511 517
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +6
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 129 65 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.35% 0.73% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +38.46%
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
9562 8963 8006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.53% 18.13% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 5403 4650
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 372 396
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.70 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 August 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 August 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 +19 77 £425 +6.25% 21
South East 0 25 £438 -27.08% 8
Yorkshire -13 8 £325 - 3
North West -13 8 £429 +10.64% 3
East of England +6 5 £575 +39.39% 4
North East - 3 £350 -
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 167 (58.19%) Linux
2 162 (56.45%) DevOps
3 159 (55.40%) Amazon AWS
4 150 (52.26%) Puppet
5 142 (49.48%) VMware
6 138 (48.08%) Python
7 123 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
8 118 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 111 (38.68%) Configuration Management
10 105 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
11 89 (31.01%) Jenkins
12 84 (29.27%) Ruby
13 79 (27.53%) Bash Shell
14 78 (27.18%) Java
15 72 (25.09%) Open Source
16 67 (23.34%) Microsoft Azure
17 63 (21.95%) Ansible
17 63 (21.95%) Windows
18 58 (20.21%) Git (software)
19 54 (18.82%) Data Centre
20 52 (18.12%) KVM
21 47 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
22 44 (15.33%) Perl
23 40 (13.94%) Red Hat
24 39 (13.59%) Microsoft
25 37 (12.89%) JIRA
25 37 (12.89%) Hyper-V
25 37 (12.89%) Vagrant
26 35 (12.20%) IBM
27 34 (11.85%) Subversion

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (10.10%) Apache
2 20 (6.97%) Tomcat
2 20 (6.97%) IIS
3 15 (5.23%) Node.js
4 13 (4.53%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (4.18%) Eucalyptus
6 10 (3.48%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.79%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.79%) Confluence
7 8 (2.79%) JBoss
7 8 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (2.09%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.39%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.05%) CloudStack
10 3 (1.05%) nginx
11 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) MS Project
2 2 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 159 (55.40%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (23.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (11.15%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (8.01%) IaaS
5 19 (6.62%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (5.92%) PaaS
7 12 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (3.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (3.14%) SaaS
10 7 (2.44%) OpenShift
10 7 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.74%) Rackspace Cloud
12 4 (1.39%) IBM SmartCloud
12 4 (1.39%) Heroku
12 4 (1.39%) Engine Yard
13 3 (1.05%) GitHub
14 2 (0.70%) Joyent
15 1 (0.35%) Route 53
15 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.50%) SAN
2 29 (10.10%) DNS
3 28 (9.76%) NAS
4 21 (7.32%) Internet
5 19 (6.62%) TCP/IP
5 19 (6.62%) Firewall
6 14 (4.88%) VLAN
7 13 (4.53%) Software-Defined Networking
8 12 (4.18%) Network Security
9 10 (3.48%) VPN
9 10 (3.48%) DHCP
10 9 (3.14%) LDAP
11 8 (2.79%) WAN
12 7 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.09%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.09%) SSH
13 6 (2.09%) HTTP
13 6 (2.09%) LAN
13 6 (2.09%) MGCP
13 6 (2.09%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.15%) MySQL
2 22 (7.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.27%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.83%) Big Data
6 10 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.39%) Redis
9 4 (1.39%) OpenStack Swift
10 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.70%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.35%) DB2
12 1 (0.35%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 89 (31.01%) Jenkins
2 58 (20.21%) Git (software)
3 37 (12.89%) JIRA
4 34 (11.85%) Subversion
5 15 (5.23%) Maven
6 10 (3.48%) Ant
6 10 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.79%) Hudson
8 5 (1.74%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.05%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.35%) Gradle
11 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.35%) JUnit
11 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 26 (9.06%) Finance
2 18 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.14%) Games
4 6 (2.09%) Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 92 (32.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (19.86%) Architect
3 30 (10.45%) Cloud Architect
4 26 (9.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 25 (8.71%) Consultant
6 16 (5.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 16 (5.57%) DevOps Consultant
7 15 (5.23%) Developer
8 14 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 14 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
9 13 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.14%) Administrator
11 8 (2.79%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (2.79%) Telecoms Engineer
11 8 (2.79%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.09%) Security Architect
13 6 (2.09%) Designer
13 6 (2.09%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.50%) Web Services
2 31 (10.80%) .NET
3 12 (4.18%) Middleware
4 11 (3.83%) Servlets
4 11 (3.83%) REST
5 9 (3.14%) J2EE
6 7 (2.44%) HTML
6 7 (2.44%) boto
7 6 (2.09%) LAMP
7 6 (2.09%) jQuery
8 5 (1.74%) RESTful
8 5 (1.74%) Java EE
8 5 (1.74%) Kafka
8 5 (1.74%) Apache Camel
8 5 (1.74%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.39%) Django
10 3 (1.05%) HTML5
10 3 (1.05%) Flask
10 3 (1.05%) SOAP
10 3 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 33 (11.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (7.32%) Public Cloud
4 18 (6.27%) Private Cloud
5 15 (5.23%) Replication
6 12 (4.18%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.48%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.79%) Clustering
8 8 (2.79%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (2.44%) EMC VNX
9 7 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (2.09%) FlexPod
10 6 (2.09%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.74%) CESG
11 5 (1.74%) PMI
11 5 (1.74%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.74%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.74%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 167 (58.19%) Linux
2 63 (21.95%) Windows
3 27 (9.41%) UNIX
3 27 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (6.27%) CentOS
5 17 (5.92%) Ubuntu
6 15 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.14%) Solaris
8 7 (2.44%) Debian
8 7 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.39%) AIX
11 2 (0.70%) HPUX
11 2 (0.70%) SUSE
12 1 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (56.45%) DevOps
2 111 (38.68%) Configuration Management
3 105 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (25.09%) Open Source
5 47 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (9.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (8.36%) Load Balancing
8 21 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 18 (6.27%) Migration
10 17 (5.92%) ITIL
11 15 (5.23%) Scrum
11 15 (5.23%) Workflow
12 14 (4.88%) SOA
13 13 (4.53%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.53%) Service Management
13 13 (4.53%) Release Management
13 13 (4.53%) SDLC
14 12 (4.18%) Automated Testing
14 12 (4.18%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (48.08%) Python
2 84 (29.27%) Ruby
3 79 (27.53%) Bash Shell
4 78 (27.18%) Java
5 44 (15.33%) Perl
6 32 (11.15%) PHP
7 24 (8.36%) PowerShell
8 22 (7.67%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.18%) Korn
10 11 (3.83%) JavaScript
11 10 (3.48%) C#
11 10 (3.48%) SQL
12 7 (2.44%) VBScript
13 3 (1.05%) C++
13 3 (1.05%) Scala
13 3 (1.05%) C
14 2 (0.70%) C-shell
14 2 (0.70%) VB
14 2 (0.70%) Go
15 1 (0.35%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 24 (8.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.48%) Degree
4 9 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.09%) IBM Certification
6 5 (1.74%) CCNP
6 5 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.74%) VCDX
6 5 (1.74%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.39%) CCIE
8 3 (1.05%) RHCE
8 3 (1.05%) CCNA
8 3 (1.05%) VCAP
9 2 (0.70%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.70%) LPIC
9 2 (0.70%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.70%) HP MASE
10 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.27%) QA
2 13 (4.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 118 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (18.12%) KVM
3 37 (12.89%) Hyper-V
4 31 (10.80%) QEMU
5 30 (10.45%) Docker
6 28 (9.76%) vCloud
6 28 (9.76%) vSphere
7 13 (4.53%) Active Directory
8 9 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.79%) NFS
10 7 (2.44%) XenApp
11 6 (2.09%) SRDF
11 6 (2.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.74%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.74%) VirtualBox
12 5 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (1.39%) Ceph
13 4 (1.39%) Firmware
14 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 150 (52.26%) Puppet
2 123 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (21.95%) Ansible
4 37 (12.89%) Vagrant
5 26 (9.06%) Nagios
6 20 (6.97%) Salt
7 18 (6.27%) ZABBIX
8 10 (3.48%) Kibana
9 9 (3.14%) NetBackup
10 8 (2.79%) Cobbler
11 7 (2.44%) SCOM
11 7 (2.44%) Graphite
12 6 (2.09%) Rundeck
12 6 (2.09%) EMC VPLEX
12 6 (2.09%) SnapMirror
12 6 (2.09%) SnapVault
13 5 (1.74%) logstash
13 5 (1.74%) SCVMM
13 5 (1.74%) SCCM
13 5 (1.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 142 (49.48%) VMware
2 40 (13.94%) Red Hat
3 39 (13.59%) Microsoft
4 35 (12.20%) IBM
5 30 (10.45%) New Relic
6 29 (10.10%) Rackspace
6 29 (10.10%) HP
7 28 (9.76%) Cisco
8 26 (9.06%) Oracle
9 24 (8.36%) Perforce
10 19 (6.62%) EMC
11 18 (6.27%) Atlassian
12 17 (5.92%) Google
12 17 (5.92%) Citrix
12 17 (5.92%) NetApp
13 15 (5.23%) Symantec
14 14 (4.88%) AppDynamics
15 12 (4.18%) Dell
16 11 (3.83%) Splunk
17 9 (3.14%) SAP
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