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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 306 370 394
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +24
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 98 34 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.15% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.27% 0.81% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 22 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £403 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.13% -5.88%
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
4313 4222 3902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.24% 18.37% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2895 2896 2490
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 62 154
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.75 £54.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 +26 21 £398 -16.31% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 122 (63.87%) Amazon AWS
1 122 (63.87%) Puppet
2 119 (62.30%) DevOps
3 104 (54.45%) Linux
4 97 (50.79%) VMware
5 95 (49.74%) Python
6 93 (48.69%) Opscode Chef
7 79 (41.36%) Jenkins
8 74 (38.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 73 (38.22%) Java
10 71 (37.17%) Ruby
11 66 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (29.84%) Windows
13 55 (28.80%) Configuration Management
14 49 (25.65%) Ansible
15 43 (22.51%) Perl
16 41 (21.47%) Git (software)
17 38 (19.90%) New Relic
17 38 (19.90%) vCloud
17 38 (19.90%) vSphere
18 34 (17.80%) PHP
19 33 (17.28%) Red Hat
20 32 (16.75%) Nagios
20 32 (16.75%) MySQL
20 32 (16.75%) Web Services
21 31 (16.23%) Subversion
22 29 (15.18%) Perforce
22 29 (15.18%) Bash Shell
22 29 (15.18%) Continuous Delivery
23 28 (14.66%) Vagrant

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 23 (12.04%) IIS
2 21 (10.99%) Node.js
3 20 (10.47%) Apache
4 14 (7.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.28%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (4.19%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.62%) JBoss
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (2.09%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.09%) nginx
10 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.09%) Eucalyptus
11 3 (1.57%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.05%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.52%) CMS
13 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.52%) Confluence
13 1 (0.52%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 122 (63.87%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.90%) IaaS
4 16 (8.38%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.76%) PaaS
6 6 (3.14%) Heroku
6 6 (3.14%) Engine Yard
6 6 (3.14%) SaaS
7 4 (2.09%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.57%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.52%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.52%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.61%) SAN
1 26 (13.61%) NAS
2 22 (11.52%) TCP/IP
3 21 (10.99%) Internet
4 18 (9.42%) DNS
5 15 (7.85%) NetScaler
6 10 (5.24%) Firewall
7 7 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (3.66%) VLAN
7 7 (3.66%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (2.62%) MGCP
8 5 (2.62%) Megaco
8 5 (2.62%) ISUP
8 5 (2.62%) SSL
8 5 (2.62%) VPN
8 5 (2.62%) LAN
8 5 (2.62%) WAN
8 5 (2.62%) DHCP
9 4 (2.09%) DMZ
10 3 (1.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.75%) MySQL
2 26 (13.61%) NoSQL
3 24 (12.57%) MongoDB
4 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
5 17 (8.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.14%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.14%) Redis
9 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.62%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.62%) Big Data
10 3 (1.57%) OpenStack Swift
11 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.52%) DB2
12 1 (0.52%) MemSQL
12 1 (0.52%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.52%) Riak
12 1 (0.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 79 (41.36%) Jenkins
2 41 (21.47%) Git (software)
3 31 (16.23%) Subversion
4 20 (10.47%) JIRA
5 7 (3.66%) Maven
6 5 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.57%) Hudson
7 3 (1.57%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.52%) Gradle
8 1 (0.52%) Juju
General
1 15 (7.85%) Finance
2 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.66%) Games
4 6 (3.14%) Banking
5 5 (2.62%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (39.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (12.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 23 (12.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 22 (11.52%) Consultant
5 17 (8.90%) Architect
5 17 (8.90%) DevOps Consultant
6 16 (8.38%) Senior Consultant
7 12 (6.28%) Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) Wintel Analyst
8 9 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.14%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.62%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.62%) Developer
11 5 (2.62%) Telecoms Engineer
11 5 (2.62%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (2.09%) Administrator
12 4 (2.09%) Systems Administrator
13 3 (1.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.75%) Web Services
2 27 (14.14%) .NET
3 18 (9.42%) Middleware
4 8 (4.19%) REST
4 8 (4.19%) MCollective
5 6 (3.14%) J2EE
5 6 (3.14%) CSS
5 6 (3.14%) HTML
6 5 (2.62%) XML
6 5 (2.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.62%) jQuery
6 5 (2.62%) HTML5
7 4 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.09%) LAMP
7 4 (2.09%) Java EE
8 3 (1.57%) JSON
8 3 (1.57%) RESTful
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.05%) Spring
9 2 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.61%) Hybrid Cloud
2 24 (12.57%) Data Centre
3 19 (9.95%) Private Cloud
4 17 (8.90%) Replication
5 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.71%) Spread Betting
7 8 (4.19%) Clustering
7 8 (4.19%) Public Cloud
8 7 (3.66%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.62%) Wiki
9 5 (2.62%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.62%) CESG
9 5 (2.62%) Thin Client
9 5 (2.62%) Device Driver
10 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (1.57%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.05%) Online Games
12 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 104 (54.45%) Linux
2 57 (29.84%) Windows
3 26 (13.61%) CentOS
4 21 (10.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (8.38%) Ubuntu
6 14 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.71%) UNIX
8 5 (2.62%) Solaris
9 3 (1.57%) Debian
10 1 (0.52%) Fedora
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.52%) AIX
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.52%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (62.30%) DevOps
2 66 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (28.80%) Configuration Management
4 29 (15.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 25 (13.09%) Load Balancing
6 22 (11.52%) Open Source
6 22 (11.52%) ITIL
7 20 (10.47%) Project Management
7 20 (10.47%) Service Delivery
7 20 (10.47%) Scrum
8 17 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (7.85%) Low Latency
9 15 (7.85%) ITSM
9 15 (7.85%) SOA
10 14 (7.33%) Incident Management
11 13 (6.81%) Kanban
12 12 (6.28%) Release Management
13 10 (5.24%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.24%) Service Management
13 10 (5.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 95 (49.74%) Python
2 73 (38.22%) Java
3 71 (37.17%) Ruby
4 43 (22.51%) Perl
5 34 (17.80%) PHP
6 29 (15.18%) Bash Shell
7 22 (11.52%) PowerShell
8 16 (8.38%) VBScript
9 15 (7.85%) C#
10 14 (7.33%) Shell Script
11 11 (5.76%) JavaScript
12 9 (4.71%) SQL
13 4 (2.09%) Korn
14 2 (1.05%) Go
15 1 (0.52%) Scala
15 1 (0.52%) Groovy
15 1 (0.52%) Tcl
15 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (3.66%) CCNP
3 7 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.66%) VCDX
4 6 (3.14%) VCAP
5 5 (2.62%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.57%) CCIE
6 3 (1.57%) RHCE
6 3 (1.57%) CCSA
7 2 (1.05%) LPIC
7 2 (1.05%) Degree
7 2 (1.05%) CCNA
7 2 (1.05%) HP ASE
7 2 (1.05%) HP MASE
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) QA
2 6 (3.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 74 (38.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (19.90%) vSphere
2 38 (19.90%) vCloud
3 27 (14.14%) Docker
4 25 (13.09%) Hyper-V
5 16 (8.38%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (7.85%) XenApp
7 14 (7.33%) XenDesktop
7 14 (7.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 13 (6.81%) KVM
9 11 (5.76%) Active Directory
10 5 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.62%) VirtualBox
10 5 (2.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (2.09%) Firmware
11 4 (2.09%) Ceph
12 3 (1.57%) GPFS
12 3 (1.57%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.57%) Gluster
13 2 (1.05%) NFS
Systems Management
1 122 (63.87%) Puppet
2 93 (48.69%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (25.65%) Ansible
4 32 (16.75%) Nagios
5 28 (14.66%) ZABBIX
5 28 (14.66%) Vagrant
6 18 (9.42%) Salt
7 16 (8.38%) SCOM
8 14 (7.33%) SCVMM
8 14 (7.33%) SCCM
9 13 (6.81%) Cobbler
10 12 (6.28%) Kibana
11 11 (5.76%) EdgeSight
11 11 (5.76%) HP SIM
12 10 (5.24%) Zenoss
13 8 (4.19%) HAProxy
14 6 (3.14%) Rundeck
15 5 (2.62%) Graphite
15 5 (2.62%) Graylog
15 5 (2.62%) collectd
Vendors
1 97 (50.79%) VMware
2 38 (19.90%) New Relic
3 33 (17.28%) Red Hat
4 29 (15.18%) Perforce
5 26 (13.61%) IBM
6 24 (12.57%) Microsoft
7 23 (12.04%) HP
7 23 (12.04%) Citrix
8 15 (7.85%) Dell
8 15 (7.85%) Cisco
9 14 (7.33%) Veritas
9 14 (7.33%) ServiceNow
10 13 (6.81%) Oracle
10 13 (6.81%) AppDynamics
11 12 (6.28%) CA
12 11 (5.76%) Nimsoft
12 11 (5.76%) Veeam
13 9 (4.71%) Atlassian
14 8 (4.19%) Rackspace
15 7 (3.66%) Splunk
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