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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 355 408 415
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +7
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 54 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.063% 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 0.35% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 1
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£400 £505 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.79% +12.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
4522 4529 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.63% 17.97% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2949 2947 3074
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 115 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.81 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £59.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +33 9 £388 -26.19% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 67 (77.01%) Linux
2 57 (65.52%) Puppet
3 55 (63.22%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (62.07%) DevOps
5 40 (45.98%) Python
6 36 (41.38%) Jenkins
7 33 (37.93%) Java
8 30 (34.48%) VMware
9 26 (29.89%) vCloud
10 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (28.74%) Ruby
11 24 (27.59%) Nagios
12 21 (24.14%) Configuration Management
12 21 (24.14%) Windows
13 20 (22.99%) Red Hat
13 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
13 20 (22.99%) Open Source
14 19 (21.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (21.84%) Shell Script
14 19 (21.84%) Ubuntu
15 18 (20.69%) Load Balancing
15 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
16 16 (18.39%) Kanban
16 16 (18.39%) MongoDB
17 15 (17.24%) ZABBIX
17 15 (17.24%) CentOS
17 15 (17.24%) Apache
17 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
18 14 (16.09%) ITIL
18 14 (16.09%) Internet

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (17.24%) Apache
2 12 (13.79%) Node.js
3 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.60%) Confluence
5 3 (3.45%) Eucalyptus
6 2 (2.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.20%) IaaS
4 7 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (8.05%) PaaS
5 5 (5.75%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.30%) Heroku
6 2 (2.30%) SaaS
7 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.15%) Joyent
7 1 (1.15%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) Internet
2 11 (12.64%) SAN
3 10 (11.49%) NAS
4 9 (10.34%) DNS
5 4 (4.60%) LDAP
5 4 (4.60%) WAN
6 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.45%) HTTP
6 3 (3.45%) LAN
7 2 (2.30%) VLAN
8 1 (1.15%) Firewall
8 1 (1.15%) IMAP
8 1 (1.15%) SSH
8 1 (1.15%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.15%) VPN
8 1 (1.15%) FTP
8 1 (1.15%) SMTP
8 1 (1.15%) DHCP
8 1 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
2 16 (18.39%) MongoDB
3 14 (16.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.75%) MySQL
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.30%) Big Data
6 2 (2.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.64%) Maven
4 10 (11.49%) JIRA
5 3 (3.45%) Subversion
6 2 (2.30%) JUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Mocha
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (8.05%) Publishing
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Games
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (18.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 15 (17.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Architect
7 7 (8.05%) DevOps Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Administrator
8 6 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.75%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (4.60%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Architect
12 2 (2.30%) Node.js Developer
12 2 (2.30%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) JSON
1 13 (14.94%) XML
2 12 (13.79%) Web Services
3 5 (5.75%) RESTful
4 3 (3.45%) Java EE
4 3 (3.45%) Middleware
4 3 (3.45%) .NET
5 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.30%) REST
5 2 (2.30%) HTML5
5 2 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.30%) SOAP
5 2 (2.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) XSLT
5 2 (2.30%) JAXB
6 1 (1.15%) CSS
6 1 (1.15%) ExpressJS
6 1 (1.15%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Open Source
2 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.20%) Wiki
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.60%) Replication
4 4 (4.60%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.30%) Online Games
6 1 (1.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) CESG
6 1 (1.15%) NGOSS
6 1 (1.15%) Firmware
6 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (77.01%) Linux
2 21 (24.14%) Windows
3 19 (21.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (21.84%) Ubuntu
4 15 (17.24%) CentOS
5 6 (6.90%) UNIX
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) Solaris
7 2 (2.30%) Debian
8 1 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.07%) DevOps
2 21 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 18 (20.69%) Load Balancing
4 16 (18.39%) Kanban
5 14 (16.09%) ITIL
6 13 (14.94%) Service Delivery
7 12 (13.79%) Scrum
8 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.34%) Service Management
9 8 (9.20%) SOA
10 7 (8.05%) Build Automation
11 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.75%) Validation
11 5 (5.75%) Migration
11 5 (5.75%) Fault Management
11 5 (5.75%) Release Management
11 5 (5.75%) Performance Management
12 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.60%) Integration Testing
13 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.98%) Python
2 33 (37.93%) Java
3 25 (28.74%) Ruby
4 19 (21.84%) Shell Script
5 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.05%) Perl
8 4 (4.60%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.30%) SQL
10 2 (2.30%) XPath
11 1 (1.15%) Korn
11 1 (1.15%) C
11 1 (1.15%) Scala
11 1 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (9.20%) VCDX
1 8 (9.20%) VCAP
2 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) RHCE
5 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 26 (29.89%) vCloud
2 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.64%) vSphere
4 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.20%) KVM
6 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.45%) Docker
7 2 (2.30%) XenServer
7 2 (2.30%) NFS
8 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.15%) Xen
8 1 (1.15%) Squid
8 1 (1.15%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.15%) Varnish
8 1 (1.15%) XenApp
8 1 (1.15%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 57 (65.52%) Puppet
2 55 (63.22%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (27.59%) Nagios
4 15 (17.24%) ZABBIX
5 11 (12.64%) Salt
5 11 (12.64%) Zenoss
6 10 (11.49%) Kibana
6 10 (11.49%) Graylog2
6 10 (11.49%) Ansible
6 10 (11.49%) Vagrant
7 8 (9.20%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (5.75%) Ganglia
9 2 (2.30%) Opsview
9 2 (2.30%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.30%) SCOM
10 1 (1.15%) Cacti
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.15%) logstash
10 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
10 1 (1.15%) collectd
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) VMware
2 20 (22.99%) Red Hat
3 13 (14.94%) Perforce
4 10 (11.49%) Atlassian
4 10 (11.49%) New Relic
4 10 (11.49%) Splunk
5 8 (9.20%) Rackspace
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco
8 3 (3.45%) NetApp
8 3 (3.45%) JBoss
9 2 (2.30%) Citrix
10 1 (1.15%) Google
10 1 (1.15%) HP
10 1 (1.15%) Dell
10 1 (1.15%) IBM
10 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.15%) Remedy
10 1 (1.15%) F5
10 1 (1.15%) SaltStack
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Rate: £400.00 - £430 per day + Negotiable
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