The table below looks at the statistics for OpenStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenStack
Rank 79 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.83% 0.31% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.66% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+163.15% -
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 Surrey region.

Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
236 287 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.84% 22.55% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 164 116
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +31.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £51.85 £32.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

OpenStack
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

OpenStack Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Staines +4 7 - -
Guildford - 2 £375 -
OpenStack
South East

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Python
3 11 (73.33%) Ruby
3 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (73.33%) Puppet
3 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (66.67%) Auto-Scaling
4 10 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (66.67%) JIRA
4 10 (66.67%) Subversion
4 10 (66.67%) Maven
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (66.67%) Ant
5 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
6 7 (46.67%) DevOps
6 7 (46.67%) boto
7 6 (40.00%) Ansible
7 6 (40.00%) Hudson
7 6 (40.00%) REST
7 6 (40.00%) Splunk
7 6 (40.00%) Java
7 6 (40.00%) Windows
8 5 (33.33%) Apache
8 5 (33.33%) LDAP
8 5 (33.33%) UNIX

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (26.67%) PaaS
3 4 (26.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LDAP
1 5 (33.33%) SSH
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (26.67%) OpenStack Swift
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
1 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (66.67%) Ant
2 10 (66.67%) Subversion
2 10 (66.67%) Maven
2 10 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
1 9 (60.00%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) boto
2 6 (40.00%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) Kafka
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Camel
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) Auto-Scaling
3 8 (53.33%) Software Deployment
3 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Business Development
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
1 11 (73.33%) Ruby
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Puppet
2 6 (40.00%) Ansible
3 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Kibana
4 1 (6.67%) Rundeck
4 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Splunk
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce
3 1 (6.67%) New Relic