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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 284 351 382
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +31
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 153 86 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.38% 2.00% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 72 43
Median daily rate £550 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £593 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +163.15%
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
4529 4308 4339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.02% 18.41% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3142 2971 2886
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 102
Median hourly rate £16.58 £20.91 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £43.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 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 +29 27 £550 +18.91% 8
Westminster -10 10 £550 +37.50%
Harrow - 3 £500 -
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 203 (70.98%) DevOps
2 192 (67.13%) Linux
3 154 (53.85%) Puppet
4 148 (51.75%) Amazon AWS
5 129 (45.10%) Python
6 96 (33.57%) Opscode Chef
7 91 (31.82%) Ruby
8 90 (31.47%) Java
9 85 (29.72%) Ansible
10 82 (28.67%) Docker
11 79 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
12 74 (25.87%) Configuration Management
13 71 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 70 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (22.03%) Jenkins
16 62 (21.68%) Git (software)
17 60 (20.98%) Open Source
17 60 (20.98%) Perl
18 55 (19.23%) Bash Shell
19 54 (18.88%) CentOS
20 50 (17.48%) PaaS
21 49 (17.13%) Red Hat
22 48 (16.78%) VMware
23 47 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
24 46 (16.08%) Continuous Delivery
25 44 (15.38%) MongoDB
26 42 (14.69%) IaaS
27 41 (14.34%) TCP/IP
28 40 (13.99%) Web Services
28 40 (13.99%) JIRA

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 39 (13.64%) Apache
2 36 (12.59%) Confluence
3 15 (5.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (4.90%) Apache Spark
5 9 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.75%) nginx
7 3 (1.05%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.70%) JBoss
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.35%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 148 (51.75%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (24.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (17.48%) PaaS
4 42 (14.69%) IaaS
5 19 (6.64%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (5.59%) GitHub
7 14 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (4.90%) SaaS
8 8 (2.80%) Heroku
9 7 (2.45%) Google Compute Engine
10 6 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.40%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.35%) HP Helion
14 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.34%) TCP/IP
2 29 (10.14%) DNS
3 23 (8.04%) HTTP
4 22 (7.69%) SSL
5 19 (6.64%) SAN
6 18 (6.29%) Firewall
7 16 (5.59%) VLAN
8 12 (4.20%) LDAP
8 12 (4.20%) WAN
9 10 (3.50%) LAN
10 9 (3.15%) BGP
10 9 (3.15%) VPN
11 8 (2.80%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.80%) SNMP
12 7 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (2.45%) NAS
13 6 (2.10%) BIG-IP
13 6 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (1.75%) DHCP
15 3 (1.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 34 (11.89%) MySQL
4 20 (6.99%) Redis
5 19 (6.64%) NoSQL
6 15 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.90%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.10%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.40%) Big Data
9 4 (1.40%) Datomic
9 4 (1.40%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.40%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.70%) OpenStack Swift
12 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.35%) HBase
12 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 63 (22.03%) Jenkins
2 62 (21.68%) Git (software)
3 40 (13.99%) JIRA
4 19 (6.64%) Vagrant
5 17 (5.94%) Maven
6 16 (5.59%) Subversion
7 15 (5.24%) Ant
8 14 (4.90%) Gradle
9 11 (3.85%) FishEye
9 11 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (3.50%) Bitbucket
11 9 (3.15%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.80%) GitLab
12 8 (2.80%) SonarQube
13 7 (2.45%) Travis CI
14 6 (2.10%) git-flow
15 5 (1.75%) Cucumber
16 3 (1.05%) Selenium
17 2 (0.70%) Hudson
17 2 (0.70%) Jasmine
General
1 38 (13.29%) Finance
2 13 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.50%) Games
3 10 (3.50%) Retail
4 6 (2.10%) Front Office
5 4 (1.40%) Banking
6 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.05%) Publishing
7 2 (0.70%) Electronics
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 150 (52.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (17.48%) Linux Engineer
3 43 (15.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 38 (13.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 33 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 29 (10.14%) Architect
7 23 (8.04%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 22 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
8 22 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
8 22 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 19 (6.64%) Automation Engineer
9 19 (6.64%) AWS DevOps
10 16 (5.59%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (4.55%) Consultant
11 13 (4.55%) Developer
12 11 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.50%) AWS Architect
13 10 (3.50%) Security Architect
14 9 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.80%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.99%) Web Services
2 25 (8.74%) Node.js
3 21 (7.34%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (6.64%) LAMP
5 16 (5.59%) .NET
6 12 (4.20%) REST
6 12 (4.20%) XML
7 10 (3.50%) CSS
7 10 (3.50%) JSON
8 8 (2.80%) ELK Stack
8 8 (2.80%) HTML
8 8 (2.80%) RESTful
9 7 (2.45%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (2.45%) Kafka
9 7 (2.45%) libvirt
10 6 (2.10%) boto
11 5 (1.75%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.75%) HTML5
11 5 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.94%) Private Cloud
2 32 (11.19%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.64%) Public Cloud
4 14 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.20%) Client/Server
5 12 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.80%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.10%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.75%) CMDB
9 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.75%) Online Games
10 4 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.70%) Clustering
12 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) NHS
12 2 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 192 (67.13%) Linux
2 54 (18.88%) CentOS
3 38 (13.29%) Ubuntu
4 33 (11.54%) Windows
5 26 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (8.39%) Unix
7 20 (6.99%) CoreOS
7 20 (6.99%) RancherOS
8 19 (6.64%) Fedora
9 11 (3.85%) Debian
10 6 (2.10%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.70%) Solaris
11 2 (0.70%) VMS
11 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.35%) SUSE
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (70.98%) DevOps
2 79 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (25.87%) Configuration Management
4 70 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (20.98%) Open Source
6 46 (16.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (8.74%) Continuous Deployment
8 21 (7.34%) Software Engineering
9 19 (6.64%) TDD
10 17 (5.94%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.59%) Scrum
12 14 (4.90%) Migration
12 14 (4.90%) SDLC
12 14 (4.90%) Security Hardening
13 13 (4.55%) Load Balancing
14 12 (4.20%) Kernel Tuning
14 12 (4.20%) Refactoring
15 11 (3.85%) Automated Testing
15 11 (3.85%) Data Centre Operations
15 11 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (45.10%) Python
2 91 (31.82%) Ruby
3 90 (31.47%) Java
4 60 (20.98%) Perl
5 55 (19.23%) Bash Shell
6 28 (9.79%) Go
7 24 (8.39%) PowerShell
8 17 (5.94%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.80%) SQL
10 7 (2.45%) C#
10 7 (2.45%) Clojure
10 7 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.10%) Scala
12 4 (1.40%) C++
12 4 (1.40%) Erlang
13 3 (1.05%) PHP
14 2 (0.70%) C
15 1 (0.35%) Groovy
15 1 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.39%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.99%) RHCE
4 16 (5.59%) Degree
5 14 (4.90%) RHCA
6 11 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.45%) CCNA
7 7 (2.45%) CCNP
7 7 (2.45%) RHCSA
8 6 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (1.05%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.05%) CISSP
11 2 (0.70%) MCP
11 2 (0.70%) MCSA
11 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.35%) VCAP
12 1 (0.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.50%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (28.67%) Docker
2 39 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.84%) KVM
4 20 (6.99%) etcd
5 19 (6.64%) NFS
6 16 (5.59%) vCloud
7 15 (5.24%) flannel
8 14 (4.90%) Xen
9 13 (4.55%) iptables
10 11 (3.85%) Active Directory
10 11 (3.85%) vSphere
11 9 (3.15%) XenServer
12 8 (2.80%) Ceph
12 8 (2.80%) Hyper-V
12 8 (2.80%) Squid
12 8 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (2.10%) oVirt
15 3 (1.05%) Snort
15 3 (1.05%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 154 (53.85%) Puppet
2 96 (33.57%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (29.72%) Ansible
4 25 (8.74%) Kubernetes
5 22 (7.69%) Mesos
6 20 (6.99%) Consul
6 20 (6.99%) Marathon
6 20 (6.99%) Rancher
7 18 (6.29%) logstash
8 17 (5.94%) Nagios
9 14 (4.90%) HAProxy
9 14 (4.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 14 (4.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 14 (4.90%) Packer
10 12 (4.20%) Terraform
11 11 (3.85%) Kibana
12 9 (3.15%) vRealize
12 9 (3.15%) Zenoss
13 8 (2.80%) Oracle ZFS
14 7 (2.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 49 (17.13%) Red Hat
2 48 (16.78%) VMware
3 32 (11.19%) Atlassian
4 19 (6.64%) Rackspace
5 15 (5.24%) Google
5 15 (5.24%) NetApp
6 14 (4.90%) Cisco
7 13 (4.55%) Splunk
8 12 (4.20%) EMC
9 10 (3.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (3.15%) HP
11 7 (2.45%) ServiceNow
12 6 (2.10%) ArcSight
12 6 (2.10%) Citrix
12 6 (2.10%) Oracle
13 5 (1.75%) IBM
14 3 (1.05%) SAP
15 2 (0.70%) LANDesk
15 2 (0.70%) SaltStack
15 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
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London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BBC Research & Development
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago