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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 349 489 515
Rank change year-on-year
+140 +26
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 292 143 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.09% 1.52% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 106 67
Median daily rate £525 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £597 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £50.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% +222.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +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
9459 9429 9162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.96% 18.13% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6202 6085 5583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 283 373
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +64 157 £550 +10.00% 20
North East +12 41 £330 -2.22%
South East +21 27 £550 +22.22% 12
West Midlands - 22 £485 -
Yorkshire +20 20 £550 +69.23% 10
North West +27 13 £425 +11.11% 9
South West +19 7 £538 -14.68% 5
East of England -3 3 £600 +33.33% 10
East Midlands -6 1 £475 +35.71%
OpenStack
UK

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 334 (59.01%) DevOps
2 333 (58.83%) Linux
3 263 (46.47%) Amazon AWS
4 256 (45.23%) Puppet
5 198 (34.98%) Python
6 175 (30.92%) Ruby
7 162 (28.62%) Opscode Chef
8 149 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 147 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
10 142 (25.09%) Java
11 140 (24.73%) Docker
12 133 (23.50%) Ansible
13 126 (22.26%) VMware
14 122 (21.55%) Configuration Management
15 121 (21.38%) Git (software)
16 120 (21.20%) Jenkins
17 112 (19.79%) Bash Shell
18 111 (19.61%) Red Hat
19 110 (19.43%) Security Cleared
20 106 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
21 105 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
22 102 (18.02%) PaaS
23 97 (17.14%) Perl
24 94 (16.61%) Open Source
25 90 (15.90%) SC Cleared
26 84 (14.84%) CentOS
27 83 (14.66%) Windows
28 82 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
29 75 (13.25%) Software Engineering
30 74 (13.07%) HP

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 72 (12.72%) Apache
2 49 (8.66%) Confluence
3 42 (7.42%) Cloud Foundry
4 26 (4.59%) Tomcat
5 25 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (3.71%) SharePoint
7 20 (3.53%) nginx
8 18 (3.18%) MS Exchange
9 16 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (2.65%) Apache Spark
10 15 (2.65%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.77%) IIS
12 9 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (1.06%) CloudStack
14 6 (1.06%) GlassFish
14 6 (1.06%) SAS
15 5 (0.88%) Mule
15 5 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) MS Office
2 2 (0.35%) MS Project
2 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 263 (46.47%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (26.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (18.02%) PaaS
4 70 (12.37%) IaaS
5 39 (6.89%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (5.48%) GitHub
7 27 (4.77%) Heroku
7 27 (4.77%) Office 365
8 21 (3.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (3.36%) SaaS
10 10 (1.77%) HP Helion
11 9 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (1.24%) Google Compute Engine
13 6 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.06%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.71%) Engine Yard
16 3 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 73 (12.90%) DNS
2 71 (12.54%) TCP/IP
3 49 (8.66%) HTTP
4 38 (6.71%) SSL
5 35 (6.18%) SAN
6 32 (5.65%) Firewall
7 30 (5.30%) LDAP
8 25 (4.42%) WAN
9 23 (4.06%) iSCSI
10 19 (3.36%) VLAN
11 16 (2.83%) DHCP
12 14 (2.47%) VPN
13 13 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
13 13 (2.30%) LAN
14 12 (2.12%) Network Security
14 12 (2.12%) Skype
15 11 (1.94%) BGP
15 11 (1.94%) NAS
15 11 (1.94%) SNMP
16 8 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
2 62 (10.95%) MongoDB
3 59 (10.42%) MySQL
4 49 (8.66%) Redis
5 33 (5.83%) NoSQL
6 31 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (3.18%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.18%) SQL Server
8 12 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.77%) Big Data
10 5 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.71%) Datomic
11 4 (0.71%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.53%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 121 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 120 (21.20%) Jenkins
3 61 (10.78%) JIRA
4 38 (6.71%) Vagrant
5 32 (5.65%) Maven
6 31 (5.48%) Subversion
7 27 (4.77%) Ant
8 16 (2.83%) Bitbucket
9 14 (2.47%) Gradle
10 12 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (1.94%) FishEye
11 11 (1.94%) SonarQube
12 10 (1.77%) GitLab
12 10 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.77%) Travis CI
13 9 (1.59%) ClearCase
13 9 (1.59%) StarTeam
14 8 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 55 (9.72%) Finance
2 18 (3.18%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.83%) Retail
4 12 (2.12%) Banking
5 9 (1.59%) Games
6 6 (1.06%) Front Office
7 3 (0.53%) Electronics
7 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.53%) Marketing
7 3 (0.53%) Publishing
8 2 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 223 (39.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 81 (14.31%) Linux Engineer
3 73 (12.90%) Architect
4 64 (11.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 51 (9.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 50 (8.83%) Cloud Engineer
7 48 (8.48%) Cloud Architect
8 42 (7.42%) AWS Engineer
9 41 (7.24%) Developer
10 40 (7.07%) AWS DevOps
11 30 (5.30%) Senior DevOps
12 29 (5.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 27 (4.77%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
13 27 (4.77%) Security Architect
14 26 (4.59%) Automation Engineer
15 21 (3.71%) AWS Architect
16 18 (3.18%) Software Engineer
17 17 (3.00%) Consultant
18 15 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 15 (2.65%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.19%) Web Services
2 58 (10.25%) RabbitMQ
3 43 (7.60%) Node.js
4 31 (5.48%) LAMP
4 31 (5.48%) REST
5 25 (4.42%) .NET
5 25 (4.42%) ELK Stack
6 24 (4.24%) JSON
7 17 (3.00%) XML
8 16 (2.83%) Sensu
9 15 (2.65%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (2.47%) CSS
11 13 (2.30%) HTML
11 13 (2.30%) LAPP Stack
12 11 (1.94%) RESTful
13 10 (1.77%) boto
13 10 (1.77%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (1.59%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.41%) libvirt
16 7 (1.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.01%) Data Centre
2 56 (9.89%) Private Cloud
3 45 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 36 (6.36%) Public Cloud
5 20 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.00%) Enterprise Cloud
8 13 (2.30%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.59%) Clustering
11 8 (1.41%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.06%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.06%) User Experience
13 5 (0.88%) CMDB
13 5 (0.88%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.88%) Online Games
13 5 (0.88%) Replication
14 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 333 (58.83%) Linux
2 84 (14.84%) CentOS
3 83 (14.66%) Windows
4 70 (12.37%) Unix
5 62 (10.95%) Ubuntu
6 56 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (6.01%) Windows Server
7 34 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (5.30%) Fedora
10 28 (4.95%) CoreOS
10 28 (4.95%) RancherOS
11 26 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (2.83%) Debian
13 15 (2.65%) Solaris
14 7 (1.24%) HPUX
14 7 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.88%) Android
15 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (59.01%) DevOps
2 147 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (21.55%) Configuration Management
4 105 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (16.61%) Open Source
6 82 (14.49%) Continuous Delivery
7 75 (13.25%) Software Engineering
8 48 (8.48%) Migration
9 42 (7.42%) Scrum
10 41 (7.24%) ITIL
10 41 (7.24%) TDD
11 31 (5.48%) Load Balancing
12 29 (5.12%) Continuous Deployment
13 24 (4.24%) Service Management
14 22 (3.89%) Security Hardening
15 21 (3.71%) Kanban
16 20 (3.53%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.36%) Infrastructure Management
18 18 (3.18%) SDLC
19 14 (2.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 198 (34.98%) Python
2 175 (30.92%) Ruby
3 142 (25.09%) Java
4 112 (19.79%) Bash Shell
5 97 (17.14%) Perl
6 73 (12.90%) PowerShell
7 57 (10.07%) Go
8 36 (6.36%) SQL
9 32 (5.65%) Shell Script
10 30 (5.30%) JavaScript
11 19 (3.36%) Korn
11 19 (3.36%) PHP
12 15 (2.65%) C#
13 13 (2.30%) C
13 13 (2.30%) VBScript
14 11 (1.94%) C-shell
15 9 (1.59%) Scala
16 8 (1.41%) Clojure
17 7 (1.24%) C++
18 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (19.43%) Security Cleared
2 90 (15.90%) SC Cleared
3 53 (9.36%) Degree
4 39 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (4.95%) MCSE
6 25 (4.42%) RHCE
7 17 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (2.65%) RHCA
9 14 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.94%) AWS Certification
11 9 (1.59%) CCNA
11 9 (1.59%) CCNP
11 9 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.41%) RHCSA
13 5 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.88%) MCP
14 4 (0.71%) MCSA
14 4 (0.71%) MCSD
14 4 (0.71%) VCAP
15 3 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.94%) QA
2 10 (1.77%) SLA
3 9 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 140 (24.73%) Docker
2 106 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (9.36%) Active Directory
4 41 (7.24%) KVM
5 36 (6.36%) vSphere
6 28 (4.95%) etcd
7 26 (4.59%) NFS
8 24 (4.24%) vCloud
9 23 (4.06%) flannel
10 19 (3.36%) Hyper-V
10 19 (3.36%) iptables
10 19 (3.36%) Squid
10 19 (3.36%) Xen
11 15 (2.65%) XenServer
12 12 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.94%) Firmware
14 10 (1.77%) Ceph
15 9 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (1.59%) Samba
16 7 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 256 (45.23%) Puppet
2 162 (28.62%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (23.50%) Ansible
4 38 (6.71%) Kubernetes
5 35 (6.18%) Mesos
6 33 (5.83%) Nagios
7 31 (5.48%) Consul
8 30 (5.30%) Packer
9 28 (4.95%) Marathon
9 28 (4.95%) Rancher
9 28 (4.95%) Terraform
10 26 (4.59%) HAProxy
11 24 (4.24%) Graphite
12 23 (4.06%) logstash
13 22 (3.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 22 (3.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 18 (3.18%) Salt
15 15 (2.65%) Grafana
15 15 (2.65%) SCCM
16 14 (2.47%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 126 (22.26%) VMware
2 111 (19.61%) Red Hat
3 74 (13.07%) HP
4 61 (10.78%) Microsoft
5 51 (9.01%) Atlassian
6 34 (6.01%) Google
7 30 (5.30%) Oracle
8 28 (4.95%) Rackspace
9 25 (4.42%) Cisco
10 20 (3.53%) EMC
11 18 (3.18%) NetApp
11 18 (3.18%) Splunk
12 16 (2.83%) Citrix
13 15 (2.65%) MuleSoft
14 12 (2.12%) IBM
15 10 (1.77%) F5
16 9 (1.59%) ForgeRock
17 7 (1.24%) New Relic
17 7 (1.24%) Palo Alto
17 7 (1.24%) ServiceNow
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Mortimer Spinks
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Venturi
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Venturi
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LA International
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Seven Principles AG
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