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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 183 - 156
Rank change year-on-year - - +84
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 6 0 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% - 0.095%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
10th Percentile £543 - £485
25th Percentile £560 - £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £579 - £550
Median % change year-on-year - - -2.65%
75th Percentile £705 - £600
90th Percentile £781 - £615
Central London median daily rate £570 £338 £585
% change year-on-year +68.89% -42.31% +6.36%

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 535 390 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.90% 13.72% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 260 310
10th Percentile £325 £305 £313
25th Percentile £459 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £543 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +3.43% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £660 £601 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
10th Percentile £20.87 - £17.85
25th Percentile £22.51 £31.00 £22.13
Median hourly rate £26.34 £32.00 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year -17.69% +28.00% +26.58%
75th Percentile £27.05 £33.00 £33.50
90th Percentile £27.47 - £47.90
Central London median hourly rate £26.42 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.42% -10.00% +28.21%

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

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenStack in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for OpenStack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 4 (66.67%) OpenShift
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (50.00%) Presales
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Agile
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow Development
3 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud

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 4 (66.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (33.33%) AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Azure
2 2 (33.33%) GCP
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Bash
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vCloud
2 2 (33.33%) VMware NSX
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) vRealize
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft