The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenStack
Rank 29 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.04% 1.55% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 13.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.89% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
OpenStack
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Application Platforms Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
30 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.63% 11.40% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 15
Median daily rate £404 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.23% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £447 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenStack across the Middlesex region.

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) VMS

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Engine Yard
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (20.00%) Heroku
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FCoE
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MCollective
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) VMS
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco