The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 320 334 333
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 108 105 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.60% 2.77% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 95 74
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4151 3786 4147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.33% 16.86% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2873 2560 2947
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 52 80
Median hourly rate £18.35 £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.59% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

OpenStack Daily Rate Histogram in London

OpenStack
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

OpenStack Hourly Rate Trend in London

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the London region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
City of London -15 9 £575 +24.32% 3
Westminster -2 3 £575 +43.75%
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 202 (73.99%) DevOps
2 175 (64.10%) Linux
3 151 (55.31%) Puppet
4 144 (52.75%) Python
5 126 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
6 101 (37.00%) Docker
7 96 (35.16%) Ruby
8 90 (32.97%) Opscode Chef
9 89 (32.60%) Java
10 83 (30.40%) Ansible
11 76 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 76 (27.84%) Git (software)
12 75 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
13 72 (26.37%) Configuration Management
14 69 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
14 69 (25.27%) Jenkins
15 59 (21.61%) Bash Shell
16 57 (20.88%) Perl
17 54 (19.78%) Open Source
18 51 (18.68%) VMware
19 46 (16.85%) Atlassian
19 46 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (16.85%) CentOS
20 45 (16.48%) MongoDB
21 44 (16.12%) Confluence
21 44 (16.12%) PostgreSQL
22 43 (15.75%) JIRA
23 42 (15.38%) TCP/IP
24 41 (15.02%) Apache
25 38 (13.92%) IaaS

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 44 (16.12%) Confluence
2 41 (15.02%) Apache
3 16 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.40%) Apache Spark
4 12 (4.40%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (2.93%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.83%) JBoss
8 4 (1.47%) nginx
9 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.37%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.37%) IIS
10 1 (0.37%) Jetty
10 1 (0.37%) SAS
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 126 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (13.92%) IaaS
4 32 (11.72%) PaaS
5 24 (8.79%) GitHub
6 23 (8.42%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (5.49%) SaaS
8 14 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (2.56%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (1.47%) Heroku
13 4 (1.47%) OpenShift
14 3 (1.10%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.37%) Bluemix
15 1 (0.37%) Engine Yard
15 1 (0.37%) HP Helion
15 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.79%) HTTP
3 22 (8.06%) SSL
4 21 (7.69%) DNS
5 20 (7.33%) VLAN
6 11 (4.03%) iSCSI
7 10 (3.66%) NAS
7 10 (3.66%) SAN
8 5 (1.83%) BGP
8 5 (1.83%) MPLS
8 5 (1.83%) SNMP
8 5 (1.83%) VPN
9 4 (1.47%) LDAP
9 4 (1.47%) OSPF
10 3 (1.10%) Firewall
10 3 (1.10%) FTP
10 3 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (1.10%) SSH
11 2 (0.73%) DHCP
11 2 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.48%) MongoDB
2 44 (16.12%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (13.92%) MySQL
4 19 (6.96%) Hadoop
4 19 (6.96%) Redis
5 17 (6.23%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (4.03%) SQL Server
8 10 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.20%) Big Data
10 5 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.73%) Datomic
12 2 (0.73%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.73%) OpenStack Swift
12 2 (0.73%) Riak
13 1 (0.37%) DataStax
13 1 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 76 (27.84%) Git (software)
2 69 (25.27%) Jenkins
3 43 (15.75%) JIRA
4 33 (12.09%) Vagrant
5 22 (8.06%) Subversion
6 19 (6.96%) TeamCity
7 16 (5.86%) Bitbucket
7 16 (5.86%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (4.76%) Maven
8 13 (4.76%) SonarQube
9 12 (4.40%) Ant
10 10 (3.66%) FishEye
10 10 (3.66%) Gradle
11 9 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (2.56%) Travis CI
13 6 (2.20%) Selenium
14 5 (1.83%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.83%) GitLab
14 5 (1.83%) NuGet
General
1 29 (10.62%) Finance
2 12 (4.40%) Retail
3 10 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.93%) Banking
4 8 (2.93%) Front Office
5 6 (2.20%) Games
6 2 (0.73%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (53.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (15.02%) Linux Engineer
3 40 (14.65%) Cloud Engineer
4 37 (13.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 29 (10.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 27 (9.89%) Architect
7 23 (8.42%) AWS Engineer
8 22 (8.06%) Senior DevOps
9 21 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 18 (6.59%) AWS DevOps
11 16 (5.86%) Developer
12 15 (5.49%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
13 14 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
14 13 (4.76%) Consultant
15 12 (4.40%) Automation Engineer
16 10 (3.66%) Unix Engineer
17 7 (2.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 7 (2.56%) Windows Engineer
18 6 (2.20%) Azure Architect
18 6 (2.20%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.26%) Web Services
2 26 (9.52%) Node.js
3 22 (8.06%) LAMP
4 21 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (5.86%) .NET
6 12 (4.40%) CSS
7 11 (4.03%) HTML
7 11 (4.03%) JSON
8 10 (3.66%) ELK Stack
8 10 (3.66%) libvirt
9 9 (3.30%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (3.30%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.30%) REST
10 8 (2.93%) XML
11 7 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
11 7 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (2.20%) boto
13 5 (1.83%) RESTful
14 4 (1.47%) HTML5
14 4 (1.47%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.55%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.36%) Private Cloud
3 23 (8.42%) Public Cloud
4 19 (6.96%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.49%) Client/Server
6 13 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.03%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.93%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.56%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.83%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.47%) Clustering
12 4 (1.47%) Online Games
13 3 (1.10%) CMDB
13 3 (1.10%) NHS
14 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
15 1 (0.37%) Fintech
15 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 175 (64.10%) Linux
2 46 (16.85%) CentOS
3 36 (13.19%) Ubuntu
4 27 (9.89%) Unix
4 27 (9.89%) Windows
5 25 (9.16%) CoreOS
6 24 (8.79%) RancherOS
7 23 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (4.40%) Fedora
9 9 (3.30%) Debian
10 7 (2.56%) Windows Server
11 5 (1.83%) SUSE
12 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.73%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) AIX
13 1 (0.37%) Android
13 1 (0.37%) VMS
13 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (73.99%) DevOps
2 75 (27.47%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (26.37%) Configuration Management
4 69 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (19.78%) Open Source
6 35 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (6.96%) Continuous Deployment
8 17 (6.23%) Load Balancing
9 16 (5.86%) Data Centre Operations
10 15 (5.49%) Kernel Tuning
10 15 (5.49%) Security Hardening
11 14 (5.13%) Scrum
11 14 (5.13%) TDD
12 13 (4.76%) Automated Testing
13 12 (4.40%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (4.40%) SDLC
13 12 (4.40%) Service Delivery
14 11 (4.03%) Change Control
14 11 (4.03%) Software Engineering
15 10 (3.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 144 (52.75%) Python
2 96 (35.16%) Ruby
3 89 (32.60%) Java
4 59 (21.61%) Bash Shell
5 57 (20.88%) Perl
6 28 (10.26%) Go
7 26 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.86%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.76%) C#
10 12 (4.40%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.03%) Clojure
12 10 (3.66%) SQL
13 6 (2.20%) C
14 4 (1.47%) PHP
14 4 (1.47%) Scala
15 3 (1.10%) C++
16 2 (0.73%) Erlang
17 1 (0.37%) C-shell
17 1 (0.37%) Groovy
17 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.69%) Degree
4 17 (6.23%) RHCE
5 16 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.03%) CCNP
7 10 (3.66%) CCNA
7 10 (3.66%) RHCA
7 10 (3.66%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (1.47%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.47%) CISSP
8 4 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.10%) MCP
9 3 (1.10%) MCSA
9 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) GCP
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (37.00%) Docker
2 46 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.89%) KVM
4 26 (9.52%) etcd
5 16 (5.86%) iptables
6 15 (5.49%) flannel
7 13 (4.76%) vCloud
8 11 (4.03%) NFS
8 11 (4.03%) XenServer
9 10 (3.66%) Ceph
10 9 (3.30%) Xen
11 8 (2.93%) Hyper-V
12 6 (2.20%) oVirt
12 6 (2.20%) vSphere
13 5 (1.83%) Squid
14 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
14 4 (1.47%) VirtualBox
15 3 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
16 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 151 (55.31%) Puppet
2 90 (32.97%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (30.40%) Ansible
4 32 (11.72%) Kubernetes
5 30 (10.99%) Consul
6 26 (9.52%) Mesos
7 25 (9.16%) Marathon
8 24 (8.79%) Rancher
9 17 (6.23%) Terraform
10 16 (5.86%) HAProxy
11 15 (5.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 15 (5.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 12 (4.40%) logstash
13 11 (4.03%) Packer
14 10 (3.66%) Kibana
15 9 (3.30%) Nagios
15 9 (3.30%) Oracle ZFS
16 7 (2.56%) Salt
16 7 (2.56%) Zenoss
17 6 (2.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (18.68%) VMware
2 46 (16.85%) Atlassian
3 28 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 22 (8.06%) Microsoft
5 19 (6.96%) Splunk
6 18 (6.59%) Google
7 13 (4.76%) Rackspace
8 9 (3.30%) Cisco
8 9 (3.30%) Oracle
9 8 (2.93%) IBM
10 7 (2.56%) EMC
11 5 (1.83%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.83%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.47%) PagerDuty
13 3 (1.10%) HP
13 3 (1.10%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.10%) SAP
14 2 (0.73%) Citrix
14 2 (0.73%) LANDesk
14 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
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