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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 301 386 386
Rank change year-on-year
+85 0
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 99 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.12% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 0.70% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 20 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £466 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £365 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £603 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -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
4288 4161 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.07% 17.83% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2877 2905 2510
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 77 146
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +20 15 £475 - 3
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 141 (68.12%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (65.22%) Puppet
3 129 (62.32%) DevOps
4 116 (56.04%) Linux
5 111 (53.62%) Python
6 105 (50.72%) VMware
7 95 (45.89%) Jenkins
7 95 (45.89%) Opscode Chef
8 81 (39.13%) Ruby
8 81 (39.13%) Java
9 73 (35.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 67 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (32.37%) Windows
11 61 (29.47%) Configuration Management
12 56 (27.05%) Perl
13 53 (25.60%) Git (software)
14 48 (23.19%) vCloud
15 47 (22.71%) NoSQL
15 47 (22.71%) Nagios
16 45 (21.74%) Subversion
17 43 (20.77%) Ansible
18 42 (20.29%) Red Hat
18 42 (20.29%) MySQL
19 41 (19.81%) CentOS
20 40 (19.32%) Load Balancing
20 40 (19.32%) PHP
20 40 (19.32%) New Relic
20 40 (19.32%) vSphere
21 39 (18.84%) MongoDB
22 38 (18.36%) Web Services

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 26 (12.56%) Apache
2 22 (10.63%) IIS
3 21 (10.14%) Node.js
4 19 (9.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.80%) Tomcat
7 9 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (3.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.42%) nginx
10 4 (1.93%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.93%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.93%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.93%) JBoss
11 3 (1.45%) Eucalyptus
11 3 (1.45%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.45%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 141 (68.12%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.66%) PaaS
4 17 (8.21%) Heroku
4 17 (8.21%) Engine Yard
5 16 (7.73%) IaaS
6 15 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.90%) SaaS
8 4 (1.93%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.45%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.97%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.97%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.97%) Office 365
10 2 (0.97%) GitHub
11 1 (0.48%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.91%) TCP/IP
2 31 (14.98%) SAN
2 31 (14.98%) NAS
3 27 (13.04%) DNS
4 20 (9.66%) NetScaler
5 19 (9.18%) Internet
6 18 (8.70%) Firewall
7 17 (8.21%) VLAN
8 6 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (2.90%) SSL
9 5 (2.42%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (1.93%) LAN
10 4 (1.93%) WAN
10 4 (1.93%) DHCP
11 3 (1.45%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.45%) VPN
11 3 (1.45%) DMZ
11 3 (1.45%) MGCP
11 3 (1.45%) Megaco
11 3 (1.45%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.71%) NoSQL
2 42 (20.29%) MySQL
3 39 (18.84%) MongoDB
4 33 (15.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (10.63%) SQL Server
6 15 (7.25%) RDBMS
6 15 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (7.25%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.86%) Big Data
8 6 (2.90%) Redis
8 6 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.90%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.42%) OpenStack Swift
10 4 (1.93%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.45%) HBase
12 2 (0.97%) Riak
12 2 (0.97%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.48%) DB2
13 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.48%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (45.89%) Jenkins
2 53 (25.60%) Git (software)
3 45 (21.74%) Subversion
4 19 (9.18%) JIRA
5 10 (4.83%) Maven
6 5 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.42%) Hudson
7 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.97%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.97%) GitLab
9 1 (0.48%) Introscope
9 1 (0.48%) Juju
9 1 (0.48%) Gradle
9 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (5.31%) Finance
2 8 (3.86%) Banking
3 6 (2.90%) Publishing
4 5 (2.42%) Games
4 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 88 (42.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (17.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 31 (14.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 23 (11.11%) Consultant
5 18 (8.70%) Analyst
6 17 (8.21%) Architect
7 16 (7.73%) Wintel Analyst
7 16 (7.73%) DevOps Consultant
8 15 (7.25%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.42%) Wintel Engineer
12 5 (2.42%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.42%) Developer
12 5 (2.42%) Technical Architect
13 4 (1.93%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (1.93%) Administrator
13 4 (1.93%) Infrastructure Architect
14 3 (1.45%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.36%) Web Services
2 31 (14.98%) .NET
3 19 (9.18%) Middleware
4 18 (8.70%) MCollective
5 8 (3.86%) REST
6 7 (3.38%) CSS
6 7 (3.38%) HTML
7 6 (2.90%) XML
8 5 (2.42%) JSON
8 5 (2.42%) J2EE
8 5 (2.42%) jQuery
8 5 (2.42%) HTML5
8 5 (2.42%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.93%) Java EE
9 4 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.45%) RESTful
10 3 (1.45%) Spring
11 2 (0.97%) Spring Web Flow
11 2 (0.97%) SOAP
11 2 (0.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.46%) Hybrid Cloud
2 24 (11.59%) Open Source
3 22 (10.63%) Private Cloud
4 21 (10.14%) Replication
5 17 (8.21%) Clustering
6 16 (7.73%) Computer Science
7 15 (7.25%) Device Driver
8 10 (4.83%) Spread Betting
9 9 (4.35%) Public Cloud
10 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (3.38%) Wiki
11 4 (1.93%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.93%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.93%) CESG
12 3 (1.45%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.45%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.97%) Online Games
13 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 116 (56.04%) Linux
2 67 (32.37%) Windows
3 41 (19.81%) CentOS
4 32 (15.46%) Ubuntu
5 17 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.31%) UNIX
8 6 (2.90%) Debian
9 4 (1.93%) Solaris
10 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.97%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (62.32%) DevOps
2 67 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (29.47%) Configuration Management
4 40 (19.32%) Load Balancing
5 31 (14.98%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (12.56%) ITIL
7 24 (11.59%) Release Management
8 23 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 22 (10.63%) Kanban
10 21 (10.14%) Project Management
11 20 (9.66%) Scrum
12 19 (9.18%) ITSM
12 19 (9.18%) Low Latency
13 18 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (8.70%) Incident Management
14 16 (7.73%) SOA
15 10 (4.83%) Service Management
15 10 (4.83%) Validation
16 8 (3.86%) E-Commerce
16 8 (3.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 111 (53.62%) Python
2 81 (39.13%) Ruby
2 81 (39.13%) Java
3 56 (27.05%) Perl
4 40 (19.32%) PHP
5 36 (17.39%) Bash Shell
6 29 (14.01%) PowerShell
7 22 (10.63%) Shell Script
8 19 (9.18%) VBScript
8 19 (9.18%) C#
9 13 (6.28%) Korn
10 10 (4.83%) SQL
11 8 (3.86%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.45%) C++
12 3 (1.45%) Scala
13 1 (0.48%) Go
13 1 (0.48%) Groovy
13 1 (0.48%) Tcl
13 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.86%) VCAP
2 8 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (3.38%) VCDX
3 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.93%) Degree
5 4 (1.93%) CCNP
5 4 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.45%) CCSA
7 2 (0.97%) RHCE
8 1 (0.48%) CCIE
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) LPIC
8 1 (0.48%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.48%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.04%) QA
2 5 (2.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 73 (35.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (23.19%) vCloud
3 40 (19.32%) vSphere
4 25 (12.08%) Hyper-V
5 20 (9.66%) Docker
6 19 (9.18%) XenApp
6 19 (9.18%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (8.70%) XenDesktop
7 18 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (5.80%) Active Directory
9 9 (4.35%) KVM
10 6 (2.90%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (1.93%) Firmware
11 4 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.45%) Xen
12 3 (1.45%) Gluster
12 3 (1.45%) GPFS
12 3 (1.45%) Ceph
13 2 (0.97%) NFS
Systems Management
1 135 (65.22%) Puppet
2 95 (45.89%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (22.71%) Nagios
4 43 (20.77%) Ansible
5 36 (17.39%) ZABBIX
6 22 (10.63%) Cobbler
6 22 (10.63%) Vagrant
7 19 (9.18%) SCOM
7 19 (9.18%) Salt
8 18 (8.70%) Kibana
8 18 (8.70%) SCVMM
8 18 (8.70%) SCCM
9 15 (7.25%) HP SIM
9 15 (7.25%) EdgeSight
10 14 (6.76%) collectd
10 14 (6.76%) Zenoss
11 9 (4.35%) Graphite
11 9 (4.35%) Graylog
12 7 (3.38%) HAProxy
13 5 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 105 (50.72%) VMware
2 42 (20.29%) Red Hat
3 40 (19.32%) New Relic
4 35 (16.91%) Perforce
5 27 (13.04%) IBM
6 26 (12.56%) Citrix
7 24 (11.59%) HP
8 22 (10.63%) Microsoft
9 21 (10.14%) Oracle
10 19 (9.18%) Dell
11 18 (8.70%) Veritas
11 18 (8.70%) ServiceNow
12 15 (7.25%) CA
12 15 (7.25%) Nimsoft
12 15 (7.25%) Veeam
13 13 (6.28%) AppDynamics
14 11 (5.31%) Splunk
15 10 (4.83%) Rackspace
15 10 (4.83%) Cisco
16 8 (3.86%) Adobe
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