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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 296 354 378
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +24
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 141 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.36% 1.76% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 61 30
Median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +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
4191 4426 4177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.92% 18.75% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2946 2986 2719
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 79 93
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.17% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +48 20 £513 +20.58% 6
Westminster - 8 £525 -
Harrow - 6 £500 -
Surbiton - 4 £475 - 1
Hammersmith +3 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £388 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 215 (68.69%) DevOps
2 205 (65.50%) Linux
3 184 (58.79%) Amazon AWS
4 164 (52.40%) Puppet
5 134 (42.81%) Python
6 126 (40.26%) Opscode Chef
7 110 (35.14%) Java
8 100 (31.95%) Ruby
8 100 (31.95%) Ansible
9 99 (31.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 97 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (29.71%) Docker
12 79 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
13 77 (24.60%) Open Source
13 77 (24.60%) Configuration Management
14 71 (22.68%) Continuous Delivery
15 67 (21.41%) Jenkins
16 66 (21.09%) Windows
17 64 (20.45%) Web Services
17 64 (20.45%) PaaS
18 61 (19.49%) CentOS
19 59 (18.85%) Git (software)
19 59 (18.85%) Bash Shell
19 59 (18.85%) Perl
19 59 (18.85%) VMware
20 55 (17.57%) Red Hat
21 52 (16.61%) IaaS
22 49 (15.65%) Private Cloud
23 43 (13.74%) Finance
24 42 (13.42%) 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 35 (11.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 32 (10.22%) Confluence
3 23 (7.35%) Apache
4 18 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (4.47%) Apache Spark
6 10 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.92%) nginx
8 3 (0.96%) JBoss
8 3 (0.96%) SAS
8 3 (0.96%) Zimbra
9 2 (0.64%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.64%) IIS
9 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 184 (58.79%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (31.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (20.45%) PaaS
4 52 (16.61%) IaaS
5 18 (5.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (5.11%) Heroku
7 13 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (3.19%) SaaS
9 8 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.56%) GitHub
9 8 (2.56%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.96%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.32%) Engine Yard
14 1 (0.32%) Office 365
14 1 (0.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.22%) DNS
2 30 (9.58%) TCP/IP
3 25 (7.99%) SAN
4 22 (7.03%) Firewall
5 16 (5.11%) SSL
6 14 (4.47%) HTTP
7 13 (4.15%) WAN
8 12 (3.83%) LAN
8 12 (3.83%) LDAP
9 9 (2.88%) VPN
10 8 (2.56%) BGP
10 8 (2.56%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (2.24%) NAS
11 7 (2.24%) SNMP
12 6 (1.92%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.92%) DHCP
12 6 (1.92%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (11.18%) MongoDB
3 28 (8.95%) MySQL
4 25 (7.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (6.39%) NoSQL
6 19 (6.07%) Redis
7 10 (3.19%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (2.56%) Datomic
8 8 (2.56%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.96%) Big Data
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.64%) DB2
10 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.64%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.32%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 67 (21.41%) Jenkins
2 59 (18.85%) Git (software)
3 42 (13.42%) JIRA
4 25 (7.99%) Maven
5 21 (6.71%) Subversion
6 20 (6.39%) Ant
6 20 (6.39%) Vagrant
7 15 (4.79%) Gradle
8 14 (4.47%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.88%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.56%) Hudson
11 7 (2.24%) FishEye
11 7 (2.24%) GitLab
12 6 (1.92%) git-flow
12 6 (1.92%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.92%) Travis CI
13 5 (1.60%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.96%) Artifactory
16 2 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (13.74%) Finance
2 16 (5.11%) Games
3 12 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.88%) Marketing
5 8 (2.56%) Banking
5 8 (2.56%) Retail
6 5 (1.60%) Publishing
7 4 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.28%) Law
8 3 (0.96%) Front Office
9 2 (0.64%) Back Office
9 2 (0.64%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 158 (50.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (17.57%) Linux Engineer
3 47 (15.02%) Cloud Engineer
4 43 (13.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 35 (11.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 33 (10.54%) Architect
7 28 (8.95%) Senior DevOps
8 27 (8.63%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (8.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 21 (6.71%) AWS DevOps
10 20 (6.39%) Automation Engineer
11 15 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (4.79%) Developer
11 15 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.47%) Consultant
13 13 (4.15%) Azure Engineer
14 11 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (3.19%) AWS Architect
15 10 (3.19%) Lead DevOps
15 10 (3.19%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.45%) Web Services
2 31 (9.90%) Node.js
3 27 (8.63%) .NET
4 20 (6.39%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (4.79%) LAMP
5 15 (4.79%) REST
6 12 (3.83%) ELK Stack
6 12 (3.83%) RESTful
7 11 (3.51%) CSS
7 11 (3.51%) Kafka
8 9 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (2.88%) XML
9 8 (2.56%) Sass
10 6 (1.92%) boto
10 6 (1.92%) SOAP
10 6 (1.92%) Velocity
11 5 (1.60%) HTML
11 5 (1.60%) HTML5
11 5 (1.60%) JSON
12 4 (1.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.65%) Private Cloud
2 33 (10.54%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.47%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.19%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.56%) Online Games
8 8 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (2.24%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.24%) User Experience
10 5 (1.60%) CMDB
10 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.28%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.96%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.96%) Fintech
12 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 205 (65.50%) Linux
2 66 (21.09%) Windows
3 61 (19.49%) CentOS
4 39 (12.46%) Ubuntu
5 29 (9.27%) Unix
6 25 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (6.71%) Fedora
8 12 (3.83%) Windows Server
9 11 (3.51%) CoreOS
9 11 (3.51%) RancherOS
10 10 (3.19%) Debian
11 8 (2.56%) VMS
12 4 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.64%) Solaris
14 2 (0.64%) SUSE
14 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (68.69%) DevOps
2 97 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (24.60%) Configuration Management
4 77 (24.60%) Open Source
5 71 (22.68%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (7.99%) Migration
7 24 (7.67%) Scrum
7 24 (7.67%) Software Engineering
8 23 (7.35%) E-Commerce
8 23 (7.35%) TDD
9 19 (6.07%) Service Delivery
10 18 (5.75%) Dependency Management
10 18 (5.75%) Mentoring
11 17 (5.43%) SDLC
12 16 (5.11%) ITIL
13 15 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (4.79%) Release Management
13 15 (4.79%) Service Management
13 15 (4.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 134 (42.81%) Python
2 110 (35.14%) Java
3 100 (31.95%) Ruby
4 59 (18.85%) Bash Shell
4 59 (18.85%) Perl
5 38 (12.14%) Go
6 37 (11.82%) PowerShell
7 17 (5.43%) JavaScript
8 13 (4.15%) SQL
9 11 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.19%) Scala
11 9 (2.88%) Clojure
12 8 (2.56%) Erlang
13 6 (1.92%) C#
13 6 (1.92%) C++
14 5 (1.60%) C
14 5 (1.60%) PHP
15 4 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (1.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (6.39%) SC Cleared
1 20 (6.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.11%) RHCE
3 15 (4.79%) Degree
4 14 (4.47%) RHCA
5 8 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.24%) CCNA
6 7 (2.24%) CCNP
6 7 (2.24%) RHCSA
7 6 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.64%) MCSE
10 1 (0.32%) MCP
10 1 (0.32%) MCSA
10 1 (0.32%) VCAP
10 1 (0.32%) VCP5
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.92%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (29.71%) Docker
2 42 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (12.46%) KVM
4 25 (7.99%) Active Directory
4 25 (7.99%) NFS
5 24 (7.67%) vSphere
6 21 (6.71%) vCloud
7 20 (6.39%) Xen
8 18 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (4.79%) Hyper-V
10 11 (3.51%) etcd
11 9 (2.88%) flannel
11 9 (2.88%) VMware ESX
11 9 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (2.56%) Ceph
12 8 (2.56%) iptables
13 7 (2.24%) XenServer
14 6 (1.92%) Squid
15 4 (1.28%) XenApp
16 3 (0.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 164 (52.40%) Puppet
2 126 (40.26%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (31.95%) Ansible
4 29 (9.27%) Kubernetes
5 27 (8.63%) Nagios
6 23 (7.35%) logstash
7 20 (6.39%) Mesos
7 20 (6.39%) Terraform
8 17 (5.43%) Consul
9 16 (5.11%) SCCM
10 15 (4.79%) Kibana
11 14 (4.47%) Packer
12 11 (3.51%) Marathon
12 11 (3.51%) Rancher
13 10 (3.19%) Salt
13 10 (3.19%) Zenoss
14 9 (2.88%) HAProxy
14 9 (2.88%) SCOM
15 8 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 8 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 59 (18.85%) VMware
2 55 (17.57%) Red Hat
3 28 (8.95%) Atlassian
4 26 (8.31%) Rackspace
5 23 (7.35%) Cisco
6 22 (7.03%) Microsoft
7 21 (6.71%) NetApp
8 20 (6.39%) Splunk
9 13 (4.15%) EMC
10 10 (3.19%) HP
11 9 (2.88%) Google
12 8 (2.56%) Citrix
12 8 (2.56%) F5
13 7 (2.24%) Oracle
13 7 (2.24%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.92%) ArcSight
14 6 (1.92%) Dell
15 4 (1.28%) hybris
16 3 (0.96%) SAP
16 3 (0.96%) Tableau
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