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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 279 388 361
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -27
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 108 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.059% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.79% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 11 2
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£500 £458 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -8.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -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
3875 4041 3743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.74% 18.49% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2716 2718 2439
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 73 135
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £34.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +22 11 £488 +8.33% 4
Isleworth - - - - 1
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 114 (66.28%) Puppet
2 112 (65.12%) Linux
3 102 (59.30%) DevOps
4 87 (50.58%) Python
5 84 (48.84%) Opscode Chef
6 80 (46.51%) Jenkins
7 76 (44.19%) VMware
8 73 (42.44%) Java
9 67 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (36.63%) Ruby
11 57 (33.14%) Windows
12 54 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 54 (31.40%) NoSQL
13 51 (29.65%) CentOS
14 49 (28.49%) Git (software)
14 49 (28.49%) Nagios
15 48 (27.91%) Red Hat
16 47 (27.33%) vCloud
17 46 (26.74%) MongoDB
18 45 (26.16%) Ubuntu
19 41 (23.84%) Load Balancing
20 40 (23.26%) Configuration Management
21 38 (22.09%) Open Source
21 38 (22.09%) Apache Cassandra
22 36 (20.93%) ZABBIX
22 36 (20.93%) Perl
23 32 (18.60%) Apache
24 31 (18.02%) Kanban
25 28 (16.28%) MySQL
25 28 (16.28%) Perforce

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 32 (18.60%) Apache
2 20 (11.63%) Node.js
3 14 (8.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (7.56%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.98%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.49%) Confluence
7 5 (2.91%) IIS
8 4 (2.33%) Apache Pig
8 4 (2.33%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.33%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.33%) nginx
8 4 (2.33%) Eucalyptus
9 3 (1.74%) JBoss
10 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.58%) CMS
10 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (11.63%) PaaS
4 17 (9.88%) IaaS
5 13 (7.56%) Heroku
5 13 (7.56%) Engine Yard
5 13 (7.56%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.49%) SaaS
7 3 (1.74%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.16%) Google Apps
8 2 (1.16%) Office 365
8 2 (1.16%) GitHub
8 2 (1.16%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.53%) SAN
1 25 (14.53%) TCP/IP
2 23 (13.37%) DNS
3 22 (12.79%) NAS
4 17 (9.88%) Internet
5 15 (8.72%) Firewall
6 14 (8.14%) NetScaler
7 13 (7.56%) VLAN
8 5 (2.91%) iSCSI
8 5 (2.91%) WAN
9 4 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.33%) LAN
9 4 (2.33%) SSL
9 4 (2.33%) LDAP
10 3 (1.74%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.74%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.74%) Multicast
10 3 (1.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.16%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (31.40%) NoSQL
2 46 (26.74%) MongoDB
3 38 (22.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 28 (16.28%) MySQL
5 13 (7.56%) SQL Server
5 13 (7.56%) RDBMS
5 13 (7.56%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (5.23%) Big Data
8 6 (3.49%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.91%) Redis
10 4 (2.33%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.74%) HBase
12 2 (1.16%) Riak
12 2 (1.16%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 80 (46.51%) Jenkins
2 49 (28.49%) Git (software)
3 27 (15.70%) Subversion
4 20 (11.63%) JIRA
5 16 (9.30%) Maven
6 5 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.91%) Hudson
7 4 (2.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.16%) GitLab
9 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.58%) Mocha
9 1 (0.58%) Introscope
9 1 (0.58%) Juju
General
1 11 (6.40%) Publishing
2 9 (5.23%) Banking
3 3 (1.74%) Finance
4 2 (1.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (44.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (22.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 34 (19.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.21%) Consultant
5 17 (9.88%) Analyst
6 15 (8.72%) DevOps Consultant
7 14 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.56%) Wintel Analyst
8 13 (7.56%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (6.40%) Architect
10 10 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (5.23%) Developer
12 6 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (2.91%) Technical Architect
14 4 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
14 4 (2.33%) Administrator
14 4 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
14 4 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 3 (1.74%) Infrastructure Architect
15 3 (1.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.12%) Web Services
2 17 (9.88%) .NET
3 16 (9.30%) Middleware
4 14 (8.14%) MCollective
5 11 (6.40%) JSON
6 9 (5.23%) RESTful
7 8 (4.65%) REST
8 7 (4.07%) HTML
8 7 (4.07%) XML
8 7 (4.07%) CSS
9 4 (2.33%) jQuery
9 4 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (2.33%) Java EE
10 3 (1.74%) HTML5
10 3 (1.74%) Spring Web Flow
10 3 (1.74%) Lucene
10 3 (1.74%) Spring
10 3 (1.74%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.74%) Spring Batch
10 3 (1.74%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.09%) Open Source
2 22 (12.79%) Computer Science
3 20 (11.63%) Replication
4 14 (8.14%) Clustering
5 12 (6.98%) Device Driver
6 10 (5.81%) Spread Betting
7 9 (5.23%) Mobile App
8 8 (4.65%) Wiki
9 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.58%) CESG
10 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (65.12%) Linux
2 57 (33.14%) Windows
3 51 (29.65%) CentOS
4 45 (26.16%) Ubuntu
5 18 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.40%) UNIX
7 9 (5.23%) Debian
8 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.74%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.16%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.58%) AIX
11 1 (0.58%) Solaris
11 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (59.30%) DevOps
2 67 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.84%) Load Balancing
4 40 (23.26%) Configuration Management
5 31 (18.02%) Kanban
6 26 (15.12%) Service Delivery
6 26 (15.12%) ITIL
7 21 (12.21%) Release Management
8 20 (11.63%) SOA
9 19 (11.05%) Scrum
10 14 (8.14%) ITSM
11 13 (7.56%) Incident Management
11 13 (7.56%) Project Management
11 13 (7.56%) Low Latency
12 12 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.23%) Validation
14 6 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (3.49%) Change Management
14 6 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (3.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.58%) Python
2 73 (42.44%) Java
3 63 (36.63%) Ruby
4 36 (20.93%) Perl
5 26 (15.12%) Bash Shell
6 22 (12.79%) PHP
7 21 (12.21%) PowerShell
8 20 (11.63%) Shell Script
9 14 (8.14%) C#
10 13 (7.56%) JavaScript
10 13 (7.56%) VBScript
11 10 (5.81%) Korn
12 9 (5.23%) SQL
13 4 (2.33%) Scala
14 3 (1.74%) C++
15 1 (0.58%) C
15 1 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (5.23%) VCAP
2 8 (4.65%) VCDX
3 6 (3.49%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.74%) CCSA
5 3 (1.74%) CCNP
6 2 (1.16%) Degree
6 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) MCSA
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) RHCE
7 1 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) QA
2 8 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (27.33%) vCloud
3 25 (14.53%) vSphere
4 19 (11.05%) Hyper-V
5 14 (8.14%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (8.14%) XenApp
6 13 (7.56%) XenDesktop
6 13 (7.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (4.07%) Active Directory
7 7 (4.07%) KVM
8 6 (3.49%) Docker
9 4 (2.33%) Xen
9 4 (2.33%) XenServer
10 3 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (1.16%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.16%) Ceph
12 1 (0.58%) Varnish
12 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.58%) NFS
12 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 114 (66.28%) Puppet
2 84 (48.84%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (28.49%) Nagios
4 36 (20.93%) ZABBIX
5 24 (13.95%) Ansible
6 21 (12.21%) Kibana
7 20 (11.63%) Zenoss
8 19 (11.05%) Salt
9 18 (10.47%) Graphite
10 17 (9.88%) Vagrant
11 16 (9.30%) Graylog2
12 15 (8.72%) Cobbler
13 13 (7.56%) SCCM
13 13 (7.56%) SCOM
13 13 (7.56%) SCVMM
13 13 (7.56%) HP SIM
13 13 (7.56%) EdgeSight
14 11 (6.40%) collectd
15 10 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
16 5 (2.91%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 76 (44.19%) VMware
2 48 (27.91%) Red Hat
3 28 (16.28%) Perforce
3 28 (16.28%) New Relic
4 19 (11.05%) HP
5 18 (10.47%) Microsoft
6 17 (9.88%) Splunk
7 16 (9.30%) IBM
8 15 (8.72%) Citrix
9 14 (8.14%) Rackspace
10 13 (7.56%) Veeam
10 13 (7.56%) Oracle
10 13 (7.56%) Dell
10 13 (7.56%) CA
10 13 (7.56%) Veritas
10 13 (7.56%) ServiceNow
10 13 (7.56%) Nimsoft
11 12 (6.98%) Atlassian
12 9 (5.23%) Cisco
12 9 (5.23%) AppDynamics
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