Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 218 235
Rank change year-on-year +16 +17 -23
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 13 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.55% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% 3.03% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 23
City of London median daily rate £588 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £503 £485 £459
90th Percentile £647 £575 £668
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -
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 890 1,286 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.89% 18.02% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 966 815
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £251 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +21.32% -10.53%
10th Percentile £19.60 £13.00 £10.88
90th Percentile £71.10 £25.50 £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.85
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.04% -3.25%

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 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Azure
3 8 (61.54%) Puppet
4 7 (53.85%) AWS
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
6 4 (30.77%) Ansible
6 4 (30.77%) Change Control
6 4 (30.77%) Terraform
6 4 (30.77%) Consul
7 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (23.08%) SaaS
7 3 (23.08%) PaaS
7 3 (23.08%) Kanban
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
8 2 (15.38%) C++
8 2 (15.38%) Python

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 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (15.38%) Ethereum
1 2 (15.38%) Hyperledger
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (15.38%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Azure
2 7 (53.85%) AWS
3 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
4 3 (23.08%) PaaS
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (15.38%) IaaS
6 1 (7.69%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Blockchain
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) RSpec
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Blockchain Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Java Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Qt
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) STL
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Kanban
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Go
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Consul
2 4 (30.77%) Terraform
3 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.69%) CASB
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) VMware