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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 431 533 494
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -39
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 142 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.068% 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.57% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 20 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £603 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.64% -
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
9020 8584 7589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.11% 17.68% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5494 5239 4401
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 295 387
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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 +67 84 £500 +9.28% 20
Yorkshire - 28 £300 - 1
South East -20 10 £525 -
North West -18 6 £503 +21.81% 1
East Midlands - 5 £550 - 3
South West -6 2 - - 4
West Midlands - 2 £310 -
East of England - 2 £210 - 3
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 186 (63.70%) Puppet
2 175 (59.93%) Linux
3 166 (56.85%) DevOps
4 159 (54.45%) Python
5 142 (48.63%) VMware
6 137 (46.92%) Opscode Chef
7 123 (42.12%) Ruby
8 117 (40.07%) Configuration Management
9 112 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 107 (36.64%) Jenkins
11 105 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
12 100 (34.25%) Java
13 91 (31.16%) Windows
14 75 (25.68%) Bash Shell
15 67 (22.95%) Open Source
16 63 (21.58%) Red Hat
17 61 (20.89%) Nagios
18 59 (20.21%) MySQL
19 57 (19.52%) Git (software)
20 55 (18.84%) NoSQL
20 55 (18.84%) Perl
21 52 (17.81%) vCloud
22 51 (17.47%) Ansible
22 51 (17.47%) MongoDB
23 49 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
24 48 (16.44%) New Relic
24 48 (16.44%) Apache
25 47 (16.10%) Load Balancing
25 47 (16.10%) CentOS
26 45 (15.41%) Security Cleared

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 48 (16.44%) Apache
2 36 (12.33%) Node.js
3 22 (7.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (5.82%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.48%) Tomcat
6 14 (4.79%) IIS
7 8 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.40%) nginx
9 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.05%) Eucalyptus
10 4 (1.37%) Confluence
10 4 (1.37%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.37%) JBoss
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Project
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (14.73%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (10.96%) PaaS
5 23 (7.88%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (7.88%) IaaS
6 17 (5.82%) Heroku
6 17 (5.82%) Engine Yard
7 11 (3.77%) SaaS
8 10 (3.42%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.37%) Office 365
10 3 (1.03%) Google Apps
10 3 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.68%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.68%) GitHub
11 2 (0.68%) Joyent
12 1 (0.34%) Route 53
12 1 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.01%) DNS
2 33 (11.30%) TCP/IP
3 32 (10.96%) SAN
4 29 (9.93%) NAS
5 25 (8.56%) Firewall
6 18 (6.16%) Internet
7 17 (5.82%) VLAN
8 16 (5.48%) NetScaler
9 9 (3.08%) WAN
10 7 (2.40%) DHCP
10 7 (2.40%) LAN
11 6 (2.05%) SSL
12 5 (1.71%) VPN
12 5 (1.71%) LDAP
12 5 (1.71%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.71%) Software-Defined Networking
13 4 (1.37%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (20.21%) MySQL
2 55 (18.84%) NoSQL
3 51 (17.47%) MongoDB
4 39 (13.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (8.56%) SQL Server
6 17 (5.82%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.48%) RDBMS
8 14 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.42%) Big Data
11 8 (2.74%) Redis
11 8 (2.74%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.71%) Riak
13 4 (1.37%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.03%) HBase
15 2 (0.68%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 107 (36.64%) Jenkins
2 57 (19.52%) Git (software)
3 41 (14.04%) Subversion
4 19 (6.51%) Maven
5 12 (4.11%) JIRA
6 7 (2.40%) StarTeam
7 6 (2.05%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.05%) Hudson
8 5 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.68%) Ant
10 2 (0.68%) GitLab
11 1 (0.34%) Juju
11 1 (0.34%) Gradle
11 1 (0.34%) JUnit
11 1 (0.34%) Introscope
11 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (2.74%) Finance
1 8 (2.74%) Banking
2 7 (2.40%) Publishing
3 5 (1.71%) Games
4 3 (1.03%) Marketing
5 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 109 (37.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (16.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 40 (13.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 35 (11.99%) Consultant
5 31 (10.62%) Architect
6 26 (8.90%) Senior Consultant
6 26 (8.90%) DevOps Consultant
7 16 (5.48%) Analyst
8 15 (5.14%) Developer
9 13 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (4.45%) Wintel Analyst
10 9 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (3.08%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.40%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.40%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (2.05%) Cloud Architect
13 5 (1.71%) Java Developer
14 4 (1.37%) Integration Manager
14 4 (1.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.01%) Web Services
2 31 (10.62%) .NET
3 20 (6.85%) Middleware
4 18 (6.16%) MCollective
5 10 (3.42%) RESTful
5 10 (3.42%) J2EE
6 9 (3.08%) Servlets
6 9 (3.08%) SOAP
6 9 (3.08%) XML
7 8 (2.74%) CSS
7 8 (2.74%) Java EE
7 8 (2.74%) REST
7 8 (2.74%) HTML
8 7 (2.40%) JSON
8 7 (2.40%) Spring
9 6 (2.05%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.71%) jQuery
10 5 (1.71%) Apache Camel
11 4 (1.37%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (22.95%) Open Source
2 34 (11.64%) Private Cloud
3 32 (10.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 22 (7.53%) Replication
5 19 (6.51%) Clustering
6 18 (6.16%) Computer Science
7 15 (5.14%) Device Driver
8 12 (4.11%) Public Cloud
9 10 (3.42%) Spread Betting
10 7 (2.40%) Wiki
10 7 (2.40%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.71%) EFT
12 4 (1.37%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.37%) CESG
12 4 (1.37%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.03%) DataPower
13 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.68%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 175 (59.93%) Linux
2 91 (31.16%) Windows
3 47 (16.10%) CentOS
4 43 (14.73%) Ubuntu
5 30 (10.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (8.90%) UNIX
7 22 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.08%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.40%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.05%) Debian
12 4 (1.37%) Solaris
12 4 (1.37%) AIX
13 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.68%) SUSE
14 2 (0.68%) HPUX
14 2 (0.68%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (56.85%) DevOps
2 117 (40.07%) Configuration Management
3 105 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (16.10%) Load Balancing
5 40 (13.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 38 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (9.25%) Release Management
7 27 (9.25%) Service Delivery
8 26 (8.90%) ITIL
9 25 (8.56%) Kanban
10 24 (8.22%) Scrum
11 22 (7.53%) SOA
12 20 (6.85%) Project Management
13 15 (5.14%) ITSM
13 15 (5.14%) Incident Management
13 15 (5.14%) Low Latency
14 14 (4.79%) Automated Testing
15 13 (4.45%) Unit Testing
16 11 (3.77%) Validation
16 11 (3.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (54.45%) Python
2 123 (42.12%) Ruby
3 100 (34.25%) Java
4 75 (25.68%) Bash Shell
5 55 (18.84%) Perl
6 44 (15.07%) PHP
7 42 (14.38%) PowerShell
8 35 (11.99%) Shell Script
9 22 (7.53%) VBScript
10 21 (7.19%) SQL
10 21 (7.19%) C#
11 16 (5.48%) Korn
12 9 (3.08%) JavaScript
13 7 (2.40%) VB
13 7 (2.40%) C
14 6 (2.05%) C++
15 4 (1.37%) Scala
16 2 (0.68%) C-shell
17 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (15.41%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.90%) DV Cleared
3 22 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (2.74%) VCAP
4 8 (2.74%) RHCE
5 7 (2.40%) RHCA
5 7 (2.40%) RHCSA
5 7 (2.40%) VCDX
6 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.37%) Degree
8 3 (1.03%) CCNP
8 3 (1.03%) CCNA
8 3 (1.03%) CCSA
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB
9 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.53%) QA
2 8 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 112 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (17.81%) vCloud
3 41 (14.04%) vSphere
4 34 (11.64%) Hyper-V
5 21 (7.19%) KVM
6 19 (6.51%) Active Directory
7 17 (5.82%) Docker
7 17 (5.82%) QEMU
8 16 (5.48%) XenApp
9 15 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (5.14%) XenDesktop
9 15 (5.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (2.05%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.37%) Xen
12 3 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.68%) NFS
13 2 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 186 (63.70%) Puppet
2 137 (46.92%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (20.89%) Nagios
4 51 (17.47%) Ansible
5 36 (12.33%) ZABBIX
6 35 (11.99%) Salt
7 33 (11.30%) Vagrant
8 22 (7.53%) SCCM
9 21 (7.19%) Cobbler
10 19 (6.51%) Kibana
11 18 (6.16%) Graphite
12 16 (5.48%) Zenoss
13 15 (5.14%) HP SIM
13 15 (5.14%) SCOM
13 15 (5.14%) SCVMM
13 15 (5.14%) EdgeSight
14 14 (4.79%) collectd
15 12 (4.11%) Graylog
16 7 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 6 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 142 (48.63%) VMware
2 63 (21.58%) Red Hat
3 48 (16.44%) New Relic
4 40 (13.70%) Oracle
5 31 (10.62%) Microsoft
5 31 (10.62%) Perforce
6 30 (10.27%) Rackspace
7 29 (9.93%) IBM
8 22 (7.53%) Citrix
9 20 (6.85%) HP
10 17 (5.82%) Veritas
11 15 (5.14%) CA
11 15 (5.14%) Dell
11 15 (5.14%) Veeam
11 15 (5.14%) ServiceNow
11 15 (5.14%) Nimsoft
12 14 (4.79%) Cisco
13 13 (4.45%) NetApp
13 13 (4.45%) Splunk
14 12 (4.11%) AppDynamics
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago