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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 334 361 413
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +52
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 79 59 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.25% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 1.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 39 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £366 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
4844 4533 4421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.44% 18.93% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3340 2985 2873
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 113 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +16 17 £475 +22.58% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 110 (61.80%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (58.99%) DevOps
3 98 (55.06%) Linux
4 84 (47.19%) Puppet
5 83 (46.63%) VMware
6 79 (44.38%) Opscode Chef
7 75 (42.13%) Python
8 64 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (34.83%) Jenkins
10 61 (34.27%) Java
11 58 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (28.65%) Ruby
13 46 (25.84%) Ansible
14 43 (24.16%) Configuration Management
15 42 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
16 38 (21.35%) Git (software)
17 37 (20.79%) Windows
18 32 (17.98%) Red Hat
18 32 (17.98%) Continuous Delivery
18 32 (17.98%) Data Centre
19 31 (17.42%) Perl
20 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
20 30 (16.85%) Docker
21 28 (15.73%) Vagrant
21 28 (15.73%) Bash Shell
22 27 (15.17%) JIRA
22 27 (15.17%) Open Source
23 26 (14.61%) Web Services
24 24 (13.48%) Cisco
24 24 (13.48%) IBM

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (7.87%) IIS
1 14 (7.87%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.74%) Apache
3 11 (6.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.18%) Node.js
4 9 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.06%) Eucalyptus
5 8 (4.49%) Confluence
6 4 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.25%) JBoss
7 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.69%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.12%) nginx
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.56%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.56%) Tornado
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 110 (61.80%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (23.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.87%) IaaS
4 11 (6.18%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (4.49%) SaaS
6 7 (3.93%) PaaS
7 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.69%) GitHub
8 3 (1.69%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (1.12%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.92%) SAN
2 22 (12.36%) NAS
3 16 (8.99%) DNS
4 13 (7.30%) Software-Defined Networking
5 12 (6.74%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.06%) Internet
6 9 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (5.06%) VLAN
7 8 (4.49%) Network Security
8 6 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (3.37%) MGCP
8 6 (3.37%) Megaco
8 6 (3.37%) ISUP
8 6 (3.37%) LDAP
9 5 (2.81%) LAN
9 5 (2.81%) VoIP
9 5 (2.81%) WAN
9 5 (2.81%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.25%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) MySQL
2 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.49%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.49%) Big Data
5 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.69%) Redis
8 2 (1.12%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.12%) MemSQL
9 1 (0.56%) Mahout
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.56%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (34.83%) Jenkins
2 38 (21.35%) Git (software)
3 27 (15.17%) JIRA
4 16 (8.99%) Subversion
5 10 (5.62%) TeamCity
5 10 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.49%) Gerrit
6 8 (4.49%) Maven
7 6 (3.37%) Ant
8 5 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.25%) Hudson
10 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.12%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.56%) JMeter
11 1 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 17 (9.55%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.62%) Games
4 8 (4.49%) Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (31.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (15.73%) Architect
3 19 (10.67%) Consultant
4 15 (8.43%) DevOps Consultant
4 15 (8.43%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (6.74%) Senior Consultant
6 11 (6.18%) Technical Architect
6 11 (6.18%) Telecoms Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.93%) Administrator
8 7 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.37%) Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Test Leader
10 5 (2.81%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.81%) Storage Architect
11 4 (2.25%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.61%) Web Services
2 19 (10.67%) .NET
3 9 (5.06%) Middleware
4 7 (3.93%) RESTful
4 7 (3.93%) REST
5 6 (3.37%) SOAP
6 5 (2.81%) WSDL
6 5 (2.81%) LAMP
6 5 (2.81%) JSON
7 4 (2.25%) Spring
7 4 (2.25%) HTML
7 4 (2.25%) CSS
7 4 (2.25%) Java EE
8 3 (1.69%) Flask
8 3 (1.69%) HTML5
8 3 (1.69%) Django
9 2 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.12%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (8.43%) Public Cloud
4 12 (6.74%) Replication
5 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.62%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.37%) PMI
8 6 (3.37%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (3.37%) EMC VNX
8 6 (3.37%) EMC VMAX
9 5 (2.81%) FlexPod
9 5 (2.81%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.69%) Wiki
10 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.12%) Online Games
11 2 (1.12%) Clustering
11 2 (1.12%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 98 (55.06%) Linux
2 37 (20.79%) Windows
3 22 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (8.99%) UNIX
5 11 (6.18%) Ubuntu
6 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.49%) CentOS
8 7 (3.93%) Solaris
9 6 (3.37%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.56%) Fedora
12 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (58.99%) DevOps
2 58 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.16%) Configuration Management
4 32 (17.98%) Continuous Delivery
5 27 (15.17%) Open Source
6 16 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (8.43%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.30%) Migration
8 13 (7.30%) Performance Testing
8 13 (7.30%) Load Balancing
9 12 (6.74%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.18%) SOA
10 11 (6.18%) Release Management
10 11 (6.18%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.18%) SDLC
11 10 (5.62%) Low Latency
12 9 (5.06%) Coaching
12 9 (5.06%) Scrum
13 8 (4.49%) Workflow
13 8 (4.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 75 (42.13%) Python
2 61 (34.27%) Java
3 51 (28.65%) Ruby
4 31 (17.42%) Perl
5 28 (15.73%) Bash Shell
6 23 (12.92%) Shell Script
7 21 (11.80%) PowerShell
8 17 (9.55%) PHP
9 10 (5.62%) SQL
9 10 (5.62%) C#
10 9 (5.06%) Korn
11 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.37%) VBScript
13 3 (1.69%) C
13 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.12%) Go
15 1 (0.56%) Scala
15 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.93%) CCNP
2 7 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.37%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.37%) Degree
4 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.81%) VCDX
4 5 (2.81%) IBM Certification
4 5 (2.81%) RHCE
4 5 (2.81%) CCNA
5 4 (2.25%) VCAP
6 3 (1.69%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.69%) CCIE
6 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) HP ASE
7 2 (1.12%) HP MASE
7 2 (1.12%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.80%) QA
2 6 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (35.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (16.85%) Docker
3 22 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.80%) KVM
5 17 (9.55%) vSphere
6 14 (7.87%) vCloud
7 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
8 6 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.37%) NFS
9 5 (2.81%) SRDF
9 5 (2.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 5 (2.81%) XenApp
10 4 (2.25%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.69%) Ceph
12 2 (1.12%) GPFS
12 2 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (1.12%) Firmware
12 2 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 84 (47.19%) Puppet
2 79 (44.38%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (25.84%) Ansible
4 28 (15.73%) Vagrant
5 14 (7.87%) Salt
6 13 (7.30%) Nagios
7 9 (5.06%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.93%) SCOM
8 7 (3.93%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.93%) Kibana
9 5 (2.81%) Kubernetes
9 5 (2.81%) Rundeck
9 5 (2.81%) EMC VPLEX
9 5 (2.81%) SnapMirror
9 5 (2.81%) SnapVault
9 5 (2.81%) SCCM
10 4 (2.25%) BladeLogic
10 4 (2.25%) SCVMM
10 4 (2.25%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 83 (46.63%) VMware
2 32 (17.98%) Red Hat
3 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 24 (13.48%) Cisco
4 24 (13.48%) IBM
5 23 (12.92%) HP
6 20 (11.24%) New Relic
7 18 (10.11%) Perforce
8 17 (9.55%) EMC
8 17 (9.55%) NetApp
8 17 (9.55%) Atlassian
9 16 (8.99%) Oracle
9 16 (8.99%) Rackspace
10 10 (5.62%) Dell
11 9 (5.06%) AppDynamics
12 8 (4.49%) Hitachi
12 8 (4.49%) Citrix
13 7 (3.93%) Symantec
13 7 (3.93%) Brocade
14 6 (3.37%) SAP
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