Period
to 4 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for OpenStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenStack over the 6 months to 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

OpenStack
London > Central London
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 265 266
Rank change year-on-year +123 +1 -24
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 2 16 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.073% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 1.09% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 28
Median daily rate £543 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.65% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £486 £437 £425
90th Percentile £579 £726 £730
London median daily rate £500 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £52.50

OpenStack is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 390 1,472 1,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.17% 17.56% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 1,125 1,217
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.03% +4.15% +6.10%
10th Percentile £23.14 £14.11 £15.05
90th Percentile £47.88 £55.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +45.83% +12.94% +11.84%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing OpenStack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Central London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenStack in Central London.

Daily rate trend for OpenStack in Central London

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 4 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +95 1 £500 -20.00%
OpenStack
London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 2 (100.00%) Azure
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Architectural Design
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Architectural Design
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) VMware