Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 5 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 232 221
Rank change year-on-year +98 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 1 8 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.044% 0.12% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.70% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 23
Median daily rate £500 £638 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.57% +15.91% +4.76%
10th Percentile £475 £425 £425
90th Percentile £525 £751 £670
Central London median daily rate £543 £575 £600
% change year-on-year -5.65% -4.17% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 309 1,140 1,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.53% 17.53% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 885 882
Median daily rate £500 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.94% +3.55%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £310
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.03% +4.15% -14.89%
10th Percentile £23.00 £14.11 £14.33
90th Percentile £49.80 £59.10 £37.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +67.34% +4.58% +6.10%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in the City of London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for OpenStack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 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 City of London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Native

OpenStack
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform