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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenStack
England / London
Rank 301 288 306
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 104 123 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.74% 3.51% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 97 82
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £421 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.49% -15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3802 3507 3874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.62% 16.62% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 2398 2659
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 75
Median hourly rate £22.17 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.75 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -1 16 £525 +10.52% 2
Westminster - 2 £575 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 125 (62.81%) Linux
2 124 (62.31%) DevOps
3 99 (49.75%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (49.25%) Puppet
5 85 (42.71%) Python
6 78 (39.20%) Docker
7 77 (38.69%) Git (software)
8 70 (35.18%) Java
8 70 (35.18%) Jenkins
9 65 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (31.66%) Ruby
11 60 (30.15%) Microsoft Azure
12 58 (29.15%) Opscode Chef
13 54 (27.14%) Ansible
14 49 (24.62%) Open Source
15 48 (24.12%) VMware
15 48 (24.12%) Configuration Management
16 44 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (20.10%) Perl
18 39 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (19.10%) Unix
20 36 (18.09%) MySQL
21 35 (17.59%) Bash Shell
22 32 (16.08%) Continuous Delivery
23 31 (15.58%) CentOS
23 31 (15.58%) JIRA
24 30 (15.08%) Data Centre
24 30 (15.08%) Vagrant
25 28 (14.07%) Confluence
25 28 (14.07%) Kubernetes

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 28 (14.07%) Confluence
2 18 (9.05%) Apache
3 14 (7.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (6.53%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (5.53%) nginx
6 8 (4.02%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.02%) Hubot
8 5 (2.51%) JBoss
9 4 (2.01%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.01%) CloudStack
9 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.51%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.51%) SAS
11 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.50%) IIS
12 1 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 99 (49.75%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (30.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (12.06%) PaaS
4 23 (11.56%) IaaS
5 18 (9.05%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (9.05%) GitHub
6 9 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (4.02%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (3.52%) Heroku
9 6 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (3.02%) Bluemix
10 5 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (2.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (2.01%) SaaS
12 3 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.51%) Office 365
13 2 (1.01%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.56%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.54%) DNS
3 15 (7.54%) HTTP
4 9 (4.52%) LDAP
4 9 (4.52%) SSL
4 9 (4.52%) VLAN
5 8 (4.02%) NAS
5 8 (4.02%) SAN
6 7 (3.52%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.02%) Kerberos
8 5 (2.51%) Firewall
8 5 (2.51%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (2.51%) WAN
9 4 (2.01%) LAN
9 4 (2.01%) Network Security
10 3 (1.51%) BGP
10 3 (1.51%) MPLS
10 3 (1.51%) VPN
11 2 (1.01%) DHCP
11 2 (1.01%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.09%) MySQL
2 27 (13.57%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (9.05%) MongoDB
4 16 (8.04%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.53%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.53%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.53%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (5.03%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.03%) Redis
8 9 (4.52%) Big Data
9 5 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.51%) DB2
11 2 (1.01%) Riak
12 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.50%) DataStax
12 1 (0.50%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 77 (38.69%) Git (software)
2 70 (35.18%) Jenkins
3 31 (15.58%) JIRA
4 30 (15.08%) Vagrant
5 16 (8.04%) TeamCity
6 14 (7.04%) Subversion
7 11 (5.53%) Bitbucket
7 11 (5.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (5.03%) Maven
9 9 (4.52%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (4.02%) SonarQube
11 7 (3.52%) Gradle
11 7 (3.52%) NuGet
11 7 (3.52%) Travis CI
12 5 (2.51%) Ant
12 5 (2.51%) RSpec
13 4 (2.01%) Selenium
14 3 (1.51%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (9.55%) Finance
2 7 (3.52%) Banking
2 7 (3.52%) Retail
3 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.01%) Billing
4 2 (1.01%) Front Office
4 2 (1.01%) Marketing
4 2 (1.01%) Publishing
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) German Language
5 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (40.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (16.08%) Linux Engineer
3 26 (13.07%) Architect
4 25 (12.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (10.05%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (10.05%) Developer
5 20 (10.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 17 (8.54%) AWS DevOps
6 17 (8.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.04%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (7.04%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (6.53%) Consultant
8 13 (6.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.52%) Perl Developer
9 9 (4.52%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Scala Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.02%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.05%) Node.js
2 16 (8.04%) Web Services
3 14 (7.04%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (6.53%) .NET
5 12 (6.03%) LAMP
5 12 (6.03%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (5.03%) jQuery
7 9 (4.52%) Catalyst
7 9 (4.52%) CPAN
7 9 (4.52%) DBIx::Class
7 9 (4.52%) Moose
7 9 (4.52%) Plack
8 8 (4.02%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.02%) REST
9 7 (3.52%) Apache Flex
9 7 (3.52%) CSS
9 7 (3.52%) HTML
10 6 (3.02%) Dancer
10 6 (3.02%) JSON
10 6 (3.02%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.06%) Private Cloud
3 16 (8.04%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.53%) Public Cloud
5 10 (5.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.02%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.01%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.51%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.51%) Clustering
10 3 (1.51%) Life Science
10 3 (1.51%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.01%) NHS
11 2 (1.01%) Replication
12 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (62.81%) Linux
2 38 (19.10%) Unix
3 31 (15.58%) CentOS
4 26 (13.07%) Windows
5 25 (12.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (11.06%) Ubuntu
7 13 (6.53%) CoreOS
8 12 (6.03%) RancherOS
9 9 (4.52%) Windows Server
10 4 (2.01%) SUSE
11 3 (1.51%) Fedora
12 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.01%) Solaris
13 1 (0.50%) AIX
13 1 (0.50%) Android
13 1 (0.50%) Debian
13 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (62.31%) DevOps
2 65 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (24.62%) Open Source
4 48 (24.12%) Configuration Management
5 44 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (16.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (13.57%) Scrum
8 23 (11.56%) Kanban
8 23 (11.56%) TDD
9 15 (7.54%) SOA
10 13 (6.53%) Service Delivery
11 12 (6.03%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.53%) High Availability
12 11 (5.53%) SDLC
13 10 (5.03%) Data Centre Operations
14 9 (4.52%) Infrastructure Management
14 9 (4.52%) Refactoring
15 8 (4.02%) Load Balancing
15 8 (4.02%) Migration
16 7 (3.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.71%) Python
2 70 (35.18%) Java
3 63 (31.66%) Ruby
4 40 (20.10%) Perl
5 35 (17.59%) Bash Shell
6 25 (12.56%) Go
7 21 (10.55%) SQL
8 18 (9.05%) JavaScript
9 16 (8.04%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.53%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.02%) C#
11 8 (4.02%) Scala
12 6 (3.02%) C
12 6 (3.02%) Clojure
12 6 (3.02%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (2.01%) PHP
14 2 (1.01%) C++
15 1 (0.50%) C-shell
15 1 (0.50%) Groovy
15 1 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (13.07%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.55%) Degree
4 12 (6.03%) RHCE
5 10 (5.03%) RHCA
6 8 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.52%) CCNP
8 6 (3.02%) CCNA
8 6 (3.02%) RHCSA
9 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.01%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.01%) MCP
10 2 (1.01%) MCSA
11 1 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.50%) CISSP
11 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.54%) QA
2 4 (2.01%) GCP
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (39.20%) Docker
2 39 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.55%) vCloud
4 14 (7.04%) etcd
4 14 (7.04%) KVM
5 12 (6.03%) Active Directory
6 10 (5.03%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.03%) NFS
6 10 (5.03%) vSphere
7 8 (4.02%) XenServer
8 7 (3.52%) iptables
9 6 (3.02%) Ceph
9 6 (3.02%) flannel
9 6 (3.02%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.01%) Xen
12 2 (1.01%) Squid
12 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
12 2 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 98 (49.25%) Puppet
2 58 (29.15%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (27.14%) Ansible
4 28 (14.07%) Consul
4 28 (14.07%) Kubernetes
5 26 (13.07%) Terraform
6 14 (7.04%) Docker Swarm
6 14 (7.04%) Mesos
7 13 (6.53%) Marathon
8 12 (6.03%) Nagios
8 12 (6.03%) Rancher
9 9 (4.52%) logstash
10 7 (3.52%) HAProxy
11 6 (3.02%) Cacti
11 6 (3.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (3.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (3.02%) OpenIDM
11 6 (3.02%) Zenoss
12 5 (2.51%) Kibana
12 5 (2.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (24.12%) VMware
2 27 (13.57%) Atlassian
3 25 (12.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.05%) Red Hat
4 20 (10.05%) Splunk
5 9 (4.52%) Cisco
5 9 (4.52%) Oracle
6 8 (4.02%) Google
6 8 (4.02%) IBM
7 7 (3.52%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.02%) EMC
8 6 (3.02%) ForgeRock
8 6 (3.02%) New Relic
8 6 (3.02%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.51%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.51%) Citrix
10 4 (2.01%) Isilon
10 4 (2.01%) PagerDuty
10 4 (2.01%) SAP
10 4 (2.01%) TIBCO
London
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London, UK
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum 10 month initial contract.
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Contract £500 to £600 a day
Posted: 4 days ago