The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 298 367 367
Rank change year-on-year
+69 0
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 89 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.080% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% 0.44% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 15 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £458 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -8.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenStack
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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3817 3844 3729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.58% 18.10% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2611 2581 2432
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 84 119
Average hourly rate £20.45 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in London

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in London

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OpenStack across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in London

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the London region over the 3 months to 6 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
City of London +17 8 £500 +11.11% 4
Isleworth - - - - 1
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 123 (69.49%) Puppet
2 108 (61.02%) DevOps
3 102 (57.63%) Linux
4 95 (53.67%) Python
5 87 (49.15%) VMware
6 85 (48.02%) Jenkins
7 82 (46.33%) Opscode Chef
8 79 (44.63%) Java
9 73 (41.24%) Ruby
10 70 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (34.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 58 (32.77%) Windows
13 55 (31.07%) NoSQL
14 52 (29.38%) Nagios
14 52 (29.38%) Git (software)
15 49 (27.68%) Configuration Management
16 48 (27.12%) CentOS
16 48 (27.12%) MongoDB
17 46 (25.99%) vCloud
17 46 (25.99%) Red Hat
18 45 (25.42%) Perl
19 43 (24.29%) Ubuntu
20 39 (22.03%) Load Balancing
21 38 (21.47%) Apache Cassandra
22 36 (20.34%) ZABBIX
23 35 (19.77%) MySQL
24 34 (19.21%) Web Services
24 34 (19.21%) Subversion
24 34 (19.21%) New Relic
25 31 (17.51%) Open Source

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 30 (16.95%) Apache
2 23 (12.99%) Node.js
3 19 (10.73%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (8.47%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.78%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.65%) IIS
7 8 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (3.39%) Confluence
9 4 (2.26%) nginx
9 4 (2.26%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.26%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.69%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.56%) CMS
12 1 (0.56%) JBoss
12 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.56%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (10.73%) PaaS
4 17 (9.60%) Heroku
4 17 (9.60%) Engine Yard
4 17 (9.60%) IaaS
5 15 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.39%) SaaS
7 3 (1.69%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.13%) SoftLayer
8 2 (1.13%) Google Apps
8 2 (1.13%) Office 365
8 2 (1.13%) GitHub
9 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.95%) TCP/IP
2 27 (15.25%) DNS
2 27 (15.25%) SAN
2 27 (15.25%) NAS
3 20 (11.30%) Firewall
4 16 (9.04%) NetScaler
4 16 (9.04%) Internet
5 14 (7.91%) VLAN
6 6 (3.39%) SSL
7 4 (2.26%) LDAP
7 4 (2.26%) DHCP
7 4 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (1.69%) VPN
8 3 (1.69%) DMZ
9 2 (1.13%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.13%) VoIP
9 2 (1.13%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (31.07%) NoSQL
2 48 (27.12%) MongoDB
3 38 (21.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 35 (19.77%) MySQL
5 19 (10.73%) SQL Server
6 16 (9.04%) RDBMS
6 16 (9.04%) Relational Database
7 13 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (4.52%) Big Data
9 7 (3.95%) Redis
10 6 (3.39%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.26%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.69%) HBase
13 2 (1.13%) Riak
13 2 (1.13%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 85 (48.02%) Jenkins
2 52 (29.38%) Git (software)
3 34 (19.21%) Subversion
4 18 (10.17%) JIRA
5 14 (7.91%) Maven
6 5 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.82%) Hudson
7 4 (2.26%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.13%) GitLab
9 1 (0.56%) Introscope
9 1 (0.56%) Juju
9 1 (0.56%) Mocha
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (5.08%) Publishing
1 9 (5.08%) Banking
2 2 (1.13%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.13%) Finance
3 1 (0.56%) Billing
3 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (44.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (22.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 33 (18.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 20 (11.30%) Consultant
5 17 (9.60%) Analyst
6 16 (9.04%) DevOps Consultant
7 15 (8.47%) Senior Consultant
8 13 (7.34%) Wintel Analyst
9 12 (6.78%) Architect
9 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (5.08%) Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (2.26%) Software Engineer
14 3 (1.69%) Technical Architect
14 3 (1.69%) Java Developer
14 3 (1.69%) Infrastructure Architect
14 3 (1.69%) Technical Manager
14 3 (1.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 3 (1.69%) Technical Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.21%) Web Services
2 25 (14.12%) .NET
3 18 (10.17%) MCollective
4 16 (9.04%) Middleware
5 10 (5.65%) JSON
6 9 (5.08%) RESTful
6 9 (5.08%) REST
7 8 (4.52%) HTML
7 8 (4.52%) CSS
8 6 (3.39%) XML
9 5 (2.82%) J2EE
9 5 (2.82%) jQuery
10 4 (2.26%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.26%) HTML5
10 4 (2.26%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.69%) Lucene
11 3 (1.69%) Spring
11 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.69%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.51%) Open Source
2 19 (10.73%) Computer Science
3 17 (9.60%) Clustering
4 16 (9.04%) Replication
5 15 (8.47%) Device Driver
6 10 (5.65%) Spread Betting
7 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
8 8 (4.52%) Wiki
9 4 (2.26%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.26%) CESG
9 4 (2.26%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.13%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.13%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.13%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 102 (57.63%) Linux
2 58 (32.77%) Windows
3 48 (27.12%) CentOS
4 43 (24.29%) Ubuntu
5 14 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.52%) UNIX
8 7 (3.95%) Debian
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.13%) Solaris
10 2 (1.13%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (61.02%) DevOps
2 70 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (27.68%) Configuration Management
4 39 (22.03%) Load Balancing
5 26 (14.69%) Kanban
5 26 (14.69%) Service Delivery
6 25 (14.12%) Release Management
7 24 (13.56%) ITIL
8 23 (12.99%) Scrum
9 21 (11.86%) SOA
10 17 (9.60%) Project Management
11 15 (8.47%) ITSM
11 15 (8.47%) Incident Management
11 15 (8.47%) Low Latency
12 13 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.34%) Validation
13 6 (3.39%) Workflow
13 6 (3.39%) Change Management
13 6 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 95 (53.67%) Python
2 79 (44.63%) Java
3 73 (41.24%) Ruby
4 45 (25.42%) Perl
5 29 (16.38%) PHP
5 29 (16.38%) Bash Shell
6 22 (12.43%) Shell Script
6 22 (12.43%) PowerShell
7 16 (9.04%) C#
8 15 (8.47%) VBScript
9 13 (7.34%) Korn
10 10 (5.65%) SQL
10 10 (5.65%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.26%) Scala
12 3 (1.69%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.52%) VCAP
2 8 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.95%) VCDX
4 4 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) Degree
5 3 (1.69%) CCNP
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.69%) VCP4
5 3 (1.69%) CCSA
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.73%) QA
2 8 (4.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (34.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (25.99%) vCloud
3 30 (16.95%) vSphere
4 16 (9.04%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.04%) XenApp
5 15 (8.47%) XenDesktop
5 15 (8.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (6.21%) Docker
7 8 (4.52%) KVM
8 7 (3.95%) Active Directory
9 6 (3.39%) VirtualBox
10 4 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.26%) Xen
11 3 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (1.13%) Varnish
12 2 (1.13%) Firmware
13 1 (0.56%) XenServer
13 1 (0.56%) NFS
13 1 (0.56%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 123 (69.49%) Puppet
2 82 (46.33%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (29.38%) Nagios
4 36 (20.34%) ZABBIX
5 30 (16.95%) Ansible
6 21 (11.86%) Salt
7 20 (11.30%) Kibana
7 20 (11.30%) Cobbler
8 19 (10.73%) Vagrant
9 18 (10.17%) Zenoss
10 15 (8.47%) SCCM
10 15 (8.47%) SCOM
10 15 (8.47%) SCVMM
10 15 (8.47%) collectd
10 15 (8.47%) EdgeSight
10 15 (8.47%) Graphite
10 15 (8.47%) HP SIM
11 14 (7.91%) Graylog
12 9 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (2.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 87 (49.15%) VMware
2 46 (25.99%) Red Hat
3 34 (19.21%) New Relic
4 29 (16.38%) Perforce
5 22 (12.43%) HP
5 22 (12.43%) Citrix
6 21 (11.86%) Microsoft
7 20 (11.30%) Oracle
8 18 (10.17%) IBM
9 15 (8.47%) Veritas
9 15 (8.47%) CA
9 15 (8.47%) Dell
9 15 (8.47%) Veeam
9 15 (8.47%) Nimsoft
9 15 (8.47%) Splunk
9 15 (8.47%) ServiceNow
10 11 (6.21%) AppDynamics
11 9 (5.08%) Rackspace
11 9 (5.08%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.82%) Pega
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