Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 222 232
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +50
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 21 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.05% 2.23% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 34
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% +13.94%
10th Percentile £418 £393 £313
90th Percentile £641 £616 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1025 1166 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.46% 17.68% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 917 1140
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £306 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 22
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £27.50 £56.12 £41.90
Central London median hourly rate £17.85 £18.45 £17.98
% change year-on-year -3.25% +2.61% +8.97%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in the City of London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in the City of London

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
London Bridge +6 5 £550 +22.22%
OpenStack
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 12 (57.14%) Finance
1 12 (57.14%) Ansible
2 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) Python
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Puppet
3 9 (42.86%) DevOps
4 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) MySQL
6 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
7 5 (23.81%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) NUnit
7 5 (23.81%) Retail Banking
7 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
7 5 (23.81%) Unix
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) OO
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (23.81%) MSTest
7 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
7 5 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SPSS
1 2 (9.52%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) SSL
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
1 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
4 2 (9.52%) KNIME
4 2 (9.52%) STATISTICA
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.76%) HBase
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MSTest
1 5 (23.81%) NUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Codeship
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) NuGet
4 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
4 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) AWS Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Data Scientist
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) ggplot
1 2 (9.52%) Kafka
1 2 (9.52%) Lucene
1 2 (9.52%) Matplotlib
1 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (9.52%) NumPy
1 2 (9.52%) Pandas
1 2 (9.52%) scikit-learn
1 2 (9.52%) SciPy
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
2 1 (4.76%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Data Munging
7 2 (9.52%) Information Retrieval
7 2 (9.52%) Machine Learning
7 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Statistics
7 2 (9.52%) Use Case
8 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
1 9 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) AWK
3 2 (9.52%) sed
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Go
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) R
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Master's Degree
1 2 (9.52%) RHCA
1 2 (9.52%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) vCloud
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) HDFS
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Ansible
2 9 (42.86%) Puppet
3 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (14.29%) Terraform
5 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.76%) Grafana
6 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) SaltStack
3 2 (9.52%) Tableau
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk