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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
England / London
Rank 303 307 312
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 95 109 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.57% 3.16% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 91 80
Median daily rate £525 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £625 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £410 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3691 3448 3739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.01% 16.46% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2555 2349 2612
Median daily rate £450 £433 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £271 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 77
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.62 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +13.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 13 £575 +15.00% 6
Westminster - 3 £575 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 159 (71.62%) DevOps
2 153 (68.92%) Linux
3 120 (54.05%) Puppet
4 109 (49.10%) Python
5 103 (46.40%) Amazon AWS
6 81 (36.49%) Docker
6 81 (36.49%) Ruby
7 80 (36.04%) Java
8 74 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 73 (32.88%) Ansible
10 72 (32.43%) Git (software)
11 65 (29.28%) Jenkins
12 63 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (27.93%) Configuration Management
14 58 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
15 57 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (22.52%) Bash Shell
17 48 (21.62%) Perl
18 46 (20.72%) Open Source
19 45 (20.27%) VMware
20 41 (18.47%) MySQL
21 39 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 39 (17.57%) Continuous Delivery
22 38 (17.12%) CentOS
23 37 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
24 35 (15.77%) Unix
25 34 (15.32%) Apache
26 33 (14.86%) TCP/IP
26 33 (14.86%) JIRA
27 32 (14.41%) Atlassian

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 34 (15.32%) Apache
2 32 (14.41%) Confluence
3 13 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (4.05%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.15%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.25%) nginx
8 4 (1.80%) JBoss
9 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.35%) SAS
10 2 (0.90%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.45%) Hubot
11 1 (0.45%) IIS
11 1 (0.45%) Jetty
11 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 103 (46.40%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (9.91%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (9.91%) IaaS
4 21 (9.46%) GitHub
5 19 (8.56%) PaaS
6 11 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (4.05%) SaaS
8 6 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (2.70%) Google Compute Engine
8 6 (2.70%) Heroku
9 5 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.90%) Office 365
11 2 (0.90%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.45%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.86%) TCP/IP
2 18 (8.11%) HTTP
3 16 (7.21%) VLAN
4 15 (6.76%) DNS
5 12 (5.41%) SSL
6 9 (4.05%) iSCSI
6 9 (4.05%) NAS
6 9 (4.05%) SAN
7 4 (1.80%) LDAP
8 3 (1.35%) BGP
8 3 (1.35%) Firewall
8 3 (1.35%) MPLS
8 3 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.35%) SNMP
8 3 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (1.35%) VPN
9 2 (0.90%) Network Security
9 2 (0.90%) OSPF
9 2 (0.90%) SSH
9 2 (0.90%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.47%) MySQL
2 37 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (12.61%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.76%) Hadoop
5 15 (6.76%) NoSQL
5 15 (6.76%) Redis
6 11 (4.95%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.50%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.25%) Big Data
9 2 (0.90%) DB2
9 2 (0.90%) OpenStack Swift
9 2 (0.90%) Riak
10 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.45%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 72 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 65 (29.28%) Jenkins
3 33 (14.86%) JIRA
4 28 (12.61%) Vagrant
5 18 (8.11%) Subversion
6 16 (7.21%) TeamCity
7 15 (6.76%) Maven
8 14 (6.31%) Bitbucket
9 13 (5.86%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (5.41%) Gradle
11 11 (4.95%) Ant
12 10 (4.50%) SonarQube
13 9 (4.05%) Cucumber
13 9 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (2.70%) FishEye
15 6 (2.70%) Travis CI
16 5 (2.25%) NuGet
16 5 (2.25%) RSpec
17 4 (1.80%) Selenium
General
1 26 (11.71%) Finance
2 9 (4.05%) Retail
3 8 (3.60%) Banking
4 6 (2.70%) Front Office
4 6 (2.70%) Games
5 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) German Language
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (49.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 28 (12.61%) Cloud Engineer
4 27 (12.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 23 (10.36%) Architect
6 22 (9.91%) AWS Engineer
6 22 (9.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (9.01%) Developer
8 18 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
9 17 (7.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (6.31%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (4.50%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
11 10 (4.50%) Unix Engineer
12 9 (4.05%) Perl Developer
13 8 (3.60%) Azure Architect
13 8 (3.60%) Consultant
14 7 (3.15%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 7 (3.15%) Windows Engineer
15 6 (2.70%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.46%) Node.js
2 19 (8.56%) LAMP
2 19 (8.56%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (8.11%) Web Services
4 14 (6.31%) .NET
4 14 (6.31%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (4.50%) jQuery
6 9 (4.05%) Catalyst
6 9 (4.05%) CPAN
6 9 (4.05%) CSS
6 9 (4.05%) DBIx::Class
6 9 (4.05%) HTML
6 9 (4.05%) JSON
6 9 (4.05%) Moose
6 9 (4.05%) Plack
7 8 (3.60%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.60%) libvirt
7 8 (3.60%) REST
8 6 (2.70%) Apache Flex
8 6 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.71%) Private Cloud
2 22 (9.91%) Data Centre
3 21 (9.46%) Public Cloud
4 17 (7.66%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.86%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.70%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.25%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.80%) Online Games
11 3 (1.35%) Clustering
12 2 (0.90%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.90%) NHS
12 2 (0.90%) Video on Demand
13 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 153 (68.92%) Linux
2 38 (17.12%) CentOS
3 35 (15.77%) Unix
4 26 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (11.71%) Ubuntu
5 22 (9.91%) Windows
6 20 (9.01%) CoreOS
7 19 (8.56%) RancherOS
8 9 (4.05%) Fedora
9 7 (3.15%) Windows Server
10 6 (2.70%) Debian
11 5 (2.25%) SUSE
12 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.90%) Solaris
13 1 (0.45%) AIX
13 1 (0.45%) Android
13 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (71.62%) DevOps
2 63 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (27.93%) Configuration Management
4 57 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (20.72%) Open Source
6 39 (17.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (9.91%) Scrum
8 19 (8.56%) TDD
9 17 (7.66%) Kanban
10 15 (6.76%) Load Balancing
11 14 (6.31%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (5.86%) Kernel Tuning
13 12 (5.41%) Data Centre Operations
13 12 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.41%) Security Hardening
13 12 (5.41%) SOA
14 11 (4.95%) High Availability
14 11 (4.95%) Refactoring
15 10 (4.50%) SDLC
15 10 (4.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 109 (49.10%) Python
2 81 (36.49%) Ruby
3 80 (36.04%) Java
4 50 (22.52%) Bash Shell
5 48 (21.62%) Perl
6 24 (10.81%) Go
7 19 (8.56%) SQL
8 18 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 18 (8.11%) PowerShell
9 12 (5.41%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.95%) C#
11 8 (3.60%) Clojure
12 7 (3.15%) Scala
13 6 (2.70%) C
14 4 (1.80%) PHP
15 2 (0.90%) C++
16 1 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.45%) C-shell
16 1 (0.45%) Groovy
16 1 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (13.06%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.71%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.11%) Degree
4 16 (7.21%) RHCE
5 13 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.50%) RHCA
7 9 (4.05%) CCNP
8 8 (3.60%) CCNA
8 8 (3.60%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (1.80%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.80%) CISSP
9 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.90%) MCP
10 2 (0.90%) MCSA
11 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (1.80%) GCP
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (36.49%) Docker
2 39 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.91%) KVM
4 21 (9.46%) etcd
5 15 (6.76%) vCloud
6 14 (6.31%) iptables
7 11 (4.95%) flannel
8 10 (4.50%) XenServer
9 9 (4.05%) Hyper-V
9 9 (4.05%) NFS
9 9 (4.05%) vSphere
10 8 (3.60%) Ceph
10 8 (3.60%) Xen
11 7 (3.15%) Active Directory
12 5 (2.25%) oVirt
12 5 (2.25%) Squid
13 4 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (1.35%) VMware ESX
14 3 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 120 (54.05%) Puppet
2 74 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (32.88%) Ansible
4 27 (12.16%) Consul
5 26 (11.71%) Kubernetes
6 22 (9.91%) Mesos
7 20 (9.01%) Marathon
8 19 (8.56%) Rancher
9 14 (6.31%) HAProxy
10 12 (5.41%) Terraform
11 11 (4.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 11 (4.95%) Nagios
11 11 (4.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (4.50%) Packer
13 8 (3.60%) logstash
14 7 (3.15%) Oracle ZFS
14 7 (3.15%) Salt
14 7 (3.15%) Zenoss
15 5 (2.25%) Cacti
15 5 (2.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (20.27%) VMware
2 32 (14.41%) Atlassian
3 22 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.91%) Red Hat
4 20 (9.01%) Splunk
5 15 (6.76%) Google
6 9 (4.05%) IBM
7 8 (3.60%) Oracle
8 7 (3.15%) Cisco
8 7 (3.15%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.25%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.25%) New Relic
10 4 (1.80%) Citrix
10 4 (1.80%) EMC
10 4 (1.80%) PagerDuty
10 4 (1.80%) SAP
11 3 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.35%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.35%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.45%) ForgeRock
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £575 to £650 per day Contract runs to 31st December 2017
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day Contract to the end of 2017
Posted: 3 days ago