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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 283 326 381
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +55
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 147 91 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.27% 2.10% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 73 24
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £318 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
4497 4340 4171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.39% 19.18% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3272 2901 2886
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 121 67
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +46 24 £525 +23.52% 1
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Surbiton - 3 £475 -
Hammersmith +3 1 £622 +30.94%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Twickenham - 1 £340 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 174 (65.41%) DevOps
2 171 (64.29%) Linux
3 164 (61.65%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (50.38%) Puppet
5 115 (43.23%) Opscode Chef
6 103 (38.72%) Java
6 103 (38.72%) Python
7 95 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 90 (33.83%) Ansible
9 86 (32.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 86 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (28.20%) VMware
11 74 (27.82%) Windows
12 72 (27.07%) Ruby
13 70 (26.32%) Docker
14 66 (24.81%) Open Source
15 65 (24.44%) Configuration Management
16 60 (22.56%) Private Cloud
17 59 (22.18%) Web Services
17 59 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
18 58 (21.80%) Jenkins
19 57 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
20 55 (20.68%) Bash Shell
21 46 (17.29%) PaaS
21 46 (17.29%) CentOS
22 44 (16.54%) Perl
22 44 (16.54%) Red Hat
23 42 (15.79%) Git (software)
23 42 (15.79%) Cloud Foundry
24 39 (14.66%) Unix

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 42 (15.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 27 (10.15%) Node.js
3 20 (7.52%) Confluence
4 16 (6.02%) Apache
5 11 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.38%) Apache Spark
7 8 (3.01%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.63%) nginx
9 4 (1.50%) Eucalyptus
9 4 (1.50%) Smallworld
10 3 (1.13%) SAS
11 2 (0.75%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.75%) IIS
11 2 (0.75%) JBoss
11 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.75%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 164 (61.65%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (17.29%) PaaS
4 36 (13.53%) IaaS
5 18 (6.77%) Heroku
6 11 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (2.26%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.26%) SaaS
10 4 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (1.13%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.13%) GitHub
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.38%) Office 365
12 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.15%) DNS
2 26 (9.77%) SAN
3 23 (8.65%) Firewall
4 19 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 16 (6.02%) LAN
5 16 (6.02%) WAN
6 10 (3.76%) LDAP
7 9 (3.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (2.63%) Ethernet
8 7 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (2.63%) iSCSI
9 6 (2.26%) NAS
9 6 (2.26%) Network Security
9 6 (2.26%) Software-Defined Networking
9 6 (2.26%) VPN
10 5 (1.88%) BGP
10 5 (1.88%) BIG-IP
10 5 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.88%) DHCP
11 4 (1.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.53%) MySQL
2 25 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 23 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.26%) Redis
6 11 (4.14%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.01%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.63%) DB2
8 7 (2.63%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.26%) Datomic
9 6 (2.26%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.38%) Big Data
12 1 (0.38%) OpenTSDB
12 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 58 (21.80%) Jenkins
2 42 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.65%) JIRA
4 23 (8.65%) Maven
5 18 (6.77%) Vagrant
6 17 (6.39%) Ant
7 14 (5.26%) Subversion
8 13 (4.89%) Gradle
9 12 (4.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (3.01%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.63%) Hudson
12 5 (1.88%) git-flow
12 5 (1.88%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.13%) Artifactory
14 3 (1.13%) GitLab
14 3 (1.13%) SonarQube
15 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.75%) FishEye
General
1 34 (12.78%) Finance
2 20 (7.52%) Games
3 11 (4.14%) Retail
4 10 (3.76%) Marketing
4 10 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.38%) Law
5 9 (3.38%) Publishing
6 8 (3.01%) Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.13%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 126 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (18.42%) Linux Engineer
3 42 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 38 (14.29%) Architect
5 32 (12.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 27 (10.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 26 (9.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 22 (8.27%) AWS Engineer
9 19 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
10 18 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (5.26%) Developer
13 13 (4.89%) Administrator
13 13 (4.89%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 12 (4.51%) Java Engineer
15 11 (4.14%) Automation Engineer
16 10 (3.76%) AWS Architect
16 10 (3.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 10 (3.76%) Security Architect
17 9 (3.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (22.18%) Web Services
2 28 (10.53%) .NET
3 22 (8.27%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (5.26%) LAMP
5 13 (4.89%) REST
6 9 (3.38%) RESTful
7 8 (3.01%) Kafka
8 7 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (2.63%) Velocity
9 6 (2.26%) CSS
9 6 (2.26%) ELK Stack
9 6 (2.26%) Sass
9 6 (2.26%) SOAP
9 6 (2.26%) XML
10 5 (1.88%) Java EE
11 3 (1.13%) JSON
11 3 (1.13%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (1.13%) Spring
12 2 (0.75%) libvirt
12 2 (0.75%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.56%) Private Cloud
2 31 (11.65%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.14%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.76%) Online Games
5 9 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.01%) User Experience
7 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.26%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.50%) BBC
8 4 (1.50%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.50%) IPTV
8 4 (1.50%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (1.50%) Replication
8 4 (1.50%) STB
9 3 (1.13%) Fintech
10 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 171 (64.29%) Linux
2 74 (27.82%) Windows
3 46 (17.29%) CentOS
4 39 (14.66%) Unix
5 24 (9.02%) Ubuntu
6 21 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.64%) Fedora
8 14 (5.26%) Windows Server
9 8 (3.01%) VMS
10 6 (2.26%) Debian
11 4 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.13%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.75%) Solaris
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (65.41%) DevOps
2 86 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (32.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 66 (24.81%) Open Source
4 65 (24.44%) Configuration Management
5 59 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (13.16%) Migration
7 29 (10.90%) E-Commerce
8 21 (7.89%) Scrum
8 21 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 21 (7.89%) TDD
9 19 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (6.77%) Dependency Management
10 18 (6.77%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.39%) Service Delivery
12 15 (5.64%) High Availability
13 13 (4.89%) Software Delivery
14 11 (4.14%) ITIL
14 11 (4.14%) SDLC
14 11 (4.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (38.72%) Java
1 103 (38.72%) Python
2 72 (27.07%) Ruby
3 55 (20.68%) Bash Shell
4 44 (16.54%) Perl
5 31 (11.65%) Go
5 31 (11.65%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.26%) SQL
7 13 (4.89%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.76%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.38%) C
9 9 (3.38%) Scala
10 7 (2.63%) PHP
11 6 (2.26%) Clojure
11 6 (2.26%) Erlang
12 5 (1.88%) C++
12 5 (1.88%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.50%) Korn
14 2 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (4.89%) RHCA
1 13 (4.89%) RHCE
2 11 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.01%) Degree
4 7 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.26%) CCNA
5 6 (2.26%) CCNP
5 6 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.26%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.13%) MCSE
7 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.38%) VCAP
9 1 (0.38%) VCP5
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (26.32%) Docker
2 57 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (14.29%) KVM
4 30 (11.28%) vSphere
5 29 (10.90%) Active Directory
6 26 (9.77%) NFS
7 21 (7.89%) vCloud
8 18 (6.77%) Hyper-V
9 17 (6.39%) Xen
10 13 (4.89%) VMware ESX
11 9 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (2.63%) iptables
13 5 (1.88%) Ceph
13 5 (1.88%) XenServer
14 3 (1.13%) QEMU
14 3 (1.13%) Squid
14 3 (1.13%) XenApp
15 2 (0.75%) Firmware
15 2 (0.75%) RHEV
15 2 (0.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 134 (50.38%) Puppet
2 115 (43.23%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (33.83%) Ansible
4 30 (11.28%) Nagios
5 18 (6.77%) Kubernetes
6 17 (6.39%) logstash
7 16 (6.02%) SCCM
8 15 (5.64%) Mesos
9 12 (4.51%) Packer
9 12 (4.51%) Terraform
10 9 (3.38%) Kibana
10 9 (3.38%) Salt
11 8 (3.01%) HAProxy
11 8 (3.01%) SCOM
12 7 (2.63%) Zenoss
13 6 (2.26%) CFEngine
14 5 (1.88%) ZABBIX
15 3 (1.13%) Cacti
15 3 (1.13%) Graphite
15 3 (1.13%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 75 (28.20%) VMware
2 44 (16.54%) Red Hat
3 33 (12.41%) NetApp
4 31 (11.65%) Cisco
5 25 (9.40%) Rackspace
6 21 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 18 (6.77%) HP
8 15 (5.64%) EMC
8 15 (5.64%) Splunk
9 14 (5.26%) F5
10 12 (4.51%) Atlassian
11 10 (3.76%) Oracle
12 9 (3.38%) Dell
13 7 (2.63%) Citrix
13 7 (2.63%) hybris
14 6 (2.26%) ArcSight
15 5 (1.88%) Google
15 5 (1.88%) New Relic
16 4 (1.50%) BT
16 4 (1.50%) Ericsson
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