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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 319 386 370
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -16
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 84 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.096% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.05% 0.52% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 18 3
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£500 £458 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -8.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.64% -
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
4089 4206 3877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.66% 18.29% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2738 2844 2531
Average daily rate £413 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 92 120
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £45.00 £50.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

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 31 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 31 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 £538 +19.44% 3
Isleworth - - - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 129 (73.30%) Puppet
2 114 (64.77%) DevOps
3 99 (56.25%) Python
4 98 (55.68%) Linux
5 87 (49.43%) VMware
6 85 (48.30%) Opscode Chef
7 84 (47.73%) Jenkins
8 81 (46.02%) Java
9 79 (44.89%) Ruby
10 68 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (34.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 58 (32.95%) Windows
13 55 (31.25%) Configuration Management
14 52 (29.55%) Nagios
14 52 (29.55%) Git (software)
15 51 (28.98%) NoSQL
16 50 (28.41%) Perl
17 48 (27.27%) vCloud
18 44 (25.00%) MongoDB
19 43 (24.43%) CentOS
20 41 (23.30%) Red Hat
21 39 (22.16%) New Relic
22 38 (21.59%) Subversion
22 38 (21.59%) Ubuntu
22 38 (21.59%) Load Balancing
23 37 (21.02%) MySQL
24 36 (20.45%) PHP
24 36 (20.45%) ZABBIX
24 36 (20.45%) Ansible
25 35 (19.89%) Apache Cassandra

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (16.48%) Apache
2 24 (13.64%) Node.js
3 19 (10.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
5 13 (7.39%) IIS
6 9 (5.11%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (3.41%) nginx
9 4 (2.27%) Confluence
9 4 (2.27%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.70%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.70%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.57%) CMS
12 1 (0.57%) JBoss
12 1 (0.57%) Eucalyptus
12 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (10.80%) PaaS
4 17 (9.66%) Heroku
4 17 (9.66%) Engine Yard
4 17 (9.66%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (7.39%) IaaS
6 6 (3.41%) SaaS
7 3 (1.70%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.14%) SoftLayer
8 2 (1.14%) Google Apps
8 2 (1.14%) Office 365
8 2 (1.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
2 27 (15.34%) SAN
2 27 (15.34%) NAS
3 25 (14.20%) DNS
4 18 (10.23%) Firewall
5 16 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 16 (9.09%) Internet
6 14 (7.95%) VLAN
7 6 (3.41%) SSL
8 4 (2.27%) DHCP
8 4 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.70%) DMZ
9 3 (1.70%) VPN
9 3 (1.70%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (1.14%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (1.14%) LDAP
10 2 (1.14%) VoIP
11 1 (0.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (28.98%) NoSQL
2 44 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 37 (21.02%) MySQL
4 35 (19.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (11.36%) SQL Server
6 16 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 16 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 14 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (4.55%) Big Data
9 6 (3.41%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.84%) Redis
11 4 (2.27%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.70%) HBase
13 2 (1.14%) Riak
13 2 (1.14%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 84 (47.73%) Jenkins
2 52 (29.55%) Git (software)
3 38 (21.59%) Subversion
4 13 (7.39%) Maven
5 10 (5.68%) JIRA
6 5 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.84%) Hudson
7 2 (1.14%) GitLab
8 1 (0.57%) Introscope
8 1 (0.57%) Juju
8 1 (0.57%) Gradle
8 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (3.98%) Publishing
1 7 (3.98%) Banking
2 2 (1.14%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.14%) Marketing
2 2 (1.14%) Games
2 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.57%) Finance
3 1 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (22.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 32 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 21 (11.93%) Consultant
5 17 (9.66%) Senior Consultant
5 17 (9.66%) DevOps Consultant
6 15 (8.52%) Analyst
7 13 (7.39%) Wintel Analyst
8 12 (6.82%) Architect
9 11 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Developer
12 5 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (2.27%) Software Engineer
14 3 (1.70%) Technical Architect
14 3 (1.70%) Support Engineer
14 3 (1.70%) Technical Manager
14 3 (1.70%) Java Developer
14 3 (1.70%) Infrastructure Architect
14 3 (1.70%) Technical Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.32%) Web Services
2 29 (16.48%) .NET
3 18 (10.23%) MCollective
4 16 (9.09%) Middleware
5 8 (4.55%) CSS
5 8 (4.55%) HTML
6 7 (3.98%) RESTful
7 6 (3.41%) REST
7 6 (3.41%) JSON
7 6 (3.41%) XML
8 5 (2.84%) J2EE
8 5 (2.84%) jQuery
9 4 (2.27%) HTML5
9 4 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.27%) Spring
9 4 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.70%) Lucene
10 3 (1.70%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.70%) Apache Camel
10 3 (1.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 25 (14.20%) Open Source
3 21 (11.93%) Private Cloud
4 17 (9.66%) Clustering
5 16 (9.09%) Replication
5 16 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 15 (8.52%) Device Driver
7 10 (5.68%) Spread Betting
8 7 (3.98%) Mobile App
9 6 (3.41%) Wiki
10 5 (2.84%) Public Cloud
11 4 (2.27%) Fat Client
11 4 (2.27%) CESG
11 4 (2.27%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.70%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
13 2 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
14 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 98 (55.68%) Linux
2 58 (32.95%) Windows
3 43 (24.43%) CentOS
4 38 (21.59%) Ubuntu
5 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.68%) UNIX
7 6 (3.41%) Debian
8 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.14%) Solaris
9 2 (1.14%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (64.77%) DevOps
2 68 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 38 (21.59%) Load Balancing
5 29 (16.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (14.20%) Kanban
6 25 (14.20%) Service Delivery
7 23 (13.07%) ITIL
7 23 (13.07%) Release Management
8 21 (11.93%) Scrum
9 20 (11.36%) SOA
10 17 (9.66%) Project Management
11 15 (8.52%) ITSM
11 15 (8.52%) Incident Management
11 15 (8.52%) Low Latency
12 13 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.25%) Validation
14 6 (3.41%) Workflow
14 6 (3.41%) Change Management
14 6 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 99 (56.25%) Python
2 81 (46.02%) Java
3 79 (44.89%) Ruby
4 50 (28.41%) Perl
5 36 (20.45%) PHP
6 31 (17.61%) Bash Shell
7 23 (13.07%) PowerShell
8 21 (11.93%) Shell Script
9 16 (9.09%) C#
10 15 (8.52%) VBScript
11 13 (7.39%) Korn
12 10 (5.68%) SQL
13 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
14 4 (2.27%) Scala
15 3 (1.70%) C++
16 1 (0.57%) C
16 1 (0.57%) Groovy
16 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.55%) VCAP
2 8 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (3.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.98%) VCDX
4 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.70%) Degree
5 3 (1.70%) CCNP
5 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.70%) CCSA
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.93%) QA
2 6 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (34.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (27.27%) vCloud
3 34 (19.32%) vSphere
4 16 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.09%) XenApp
5 15 (8.52%) XenDesktop
5 15 (8.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (8.52%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (7.95%) Docker
7 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
8 6 (3.41%) VirtualBox
9 4 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.70%) Xen
10 3 (1.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (1.14%) KVM
11 2 (1.14%) Firmware
12 1 (0.57%) GPFS
12 1 (0.57%) Ceph
12 1 (0.57%) Gluster
12 1 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 129 (73.30%) Puppet
2 85 (48.30%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (29.55%) Nagios
4 36 (20.45%) ZABBIX
4 36 (20.45%) Ansible
5 23 (13.07%) Salt
6 21 (11.93%) Vagrant
7 20 (11.36%) Cobbler
8 19 (10.80%) Kibana
9 16 (9.09%) Zenoss
10 15 (8.52%) HP SIM
10 15 (8.52%) SCCM
10 15 (8.52%) SCOM
10 15 (8.52%) SCVMM
10 15 (8.52%) EdgeSight
11 14 (7.95%) collectd
12 12 (6.82%) Graylog
12 12 (6.82%) Graphite
13 6 (3.41%) HAProxy
14 5 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 87 (49.43%) VMware
2 41 (23.30%) Red Hat
3 39 (22.16%) New Relic
4 31 (17.61%) Perforce
5 22 (12.50%) Citrix
6 20 (11.36%) Oracle
7 19 (10.80%) IBM
7 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
8 18 (10.23%) HP
9 15 (8.52%) Dell
9 15 (8.52%) CA
9 15 (8.52%) Veritas
9 15 (8.52%) ServiceNow
9 15 (8.52%) Veeam
9 15 (8.52%) Nimsoft
10 13 (7.39%) Splunk
11 12 (6.82%) AppDynamics
12 9 (5.11%) Rackspace
13 6 (3.41%) Adobe
14 5 (2.84%) Cisco
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