The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 56 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% - 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
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
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
128 120 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.84% 25.10% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 32
Average daily rate £338 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.81 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenStack across the Essex region.

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in Essex

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mesos
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat