Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 10 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.

Red Hat OpenShift
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 201 240
Rank change year-on-year +92 +39 -24
Contract jobs citing OpenShift 20 36 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.90% 0.55% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.74% 1.65% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 6
Median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
10th Percentile £513 £496 £488
90th Percentile £695 £690 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £540 £600
% change year-on-year +1.85% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

OpenShift is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 729 2,186 1,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.99% 33.48% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 1,738 1,542
Median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £330 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £505 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -3.81% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £19.00 £18.56 £16.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £58.13 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% +5.26%

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OpenShift as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in the City of London

OpenShift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenShift in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for OpenShift in the City of London

OpenShift
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenShift in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OpenShift in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OpenShift 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 City of London region with a requirement for OpenShift.

1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 13 (65.00%) Kubernetes
3 10 (50.00%) Terraform
4 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (35.00%) Ansible
5 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (35.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) AWS
6 6 (30.00%) Docker
7 5 (25.00%) Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Groovy
8 4 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (20.00%) Atlassian
8 4 (20.00%) Information Security
8 4 (20.00%) Unix
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) HTTP
8 4 (20.00%) Confluence
8 4 (20.00%) GitHub
8 4 (20.00%) GCP
8 4 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (15.00%) CyberArk

OpenShift
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Azure
3 4 (20.00%) GCP
3 4 (20.00%) GitHub
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Functions
5 2 (10.00%) Serverless
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
6 1 (5.00%) npm
6 1 (5.00%) NuGet
6 1 (5.00%) SaaS
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (5.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (15.00%) IPsec
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Intranet
4 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.00%) CircleCI
4 2 (10.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) Travis CI
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) FishEye
5 1 (5.00%) GitLab
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
5 1 (5.00%) Spinnaker
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) CyberArk Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) React Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Node.js
1 3 (15.00%) React
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) YAML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Jest
3 1 (5.00%) Redux
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) RxJS
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (15.00%) Secure Coding
4 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) GitOps
5 2 (10.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Groovy
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Go
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) ES6
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (50.00%) Terraform
3 7 (35.00%) Ansible
4 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (5.00%) Grafana
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) Packer
5 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (15.00%) CyberArk
2 3 (15.00%) McAfee
2 3 (15.00%) Qualys
2 3 (15.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase