Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 241 254
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -32
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 18 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.24% 0.62% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 3.53% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 48 24
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £515 £500 £430
90th Percentile £633 £575 £664
London median daily rate £584 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +11.19% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 1,180 1,616 1,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.80% 17.67% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 1,200 959
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +0.50% +10.56%
10th Percentile £300 £259 £280
90th Percentile £656 £650 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 40 16
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.04% -3.25%
10th Percentile £18.09 £13.90 £11.88
90th Percentile £60.70 £33.88 £28.75
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £20.91
% change year-on-year -4.26% +12.39% +16.17%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in Central London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OpenStack in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in Central London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in Central London over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 November 2019. 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 +6 12 £575 +4.55% 8
OpenStack
London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 14 (77.78%) Azure
3 12 (66.67%) Puppet
4 9 (50.00%) Ansible
4 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Consul
5 8 (44.44%) Terraform
6 7 (38.89%) Migration
6 7 (38.89%) AWS
7 5 (27.78%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) F5
8 4 (22.22%) Change Control
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 3 (16.67%) Kanban
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) SaaS
9 3 (16.67%) PaaS
9 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (16.67%) Jenkins

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (11.11%) Ethereum
1 2 (11.11%) Hyperledger
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (11.11%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Azure
2 7 (38.89%) AWS
3 4 (22.22%) OpenShift
4 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 3 (16.67%) SaaS
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (11.11%) IaaS
6 1 (5.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Blockchain
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) RSpec
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Blockchain Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer in Test
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Qt
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) RESTful
1 2 (11.11%) STL
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) VMS
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Microservices
5 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Scala
3 1 (5.56%) Go
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
2 9 (50.00%) Ansible
3 8 (44.44%) Consul
3 8 (44.44%) Terraform
4 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.56%) CASB
5 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) F5
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) VMware