Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 August 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 393 371 328
Rank change year-on-year -22 -43 +94
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 245 248 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 3.31% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 199 258
London median daily rate £525 £518 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +10.53%
10th Percentile £446 £413 £425
90th Percentile £691 £625 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -15.34% -
10th Percentile £51.25 £38.88 £46.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £41.13 £48.38
England median hourly rate £53.75 £40.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year +34.38% -15.34% -5.50%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,948 7,487 8,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.46% 17.52% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,603 5,244 6,062
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 94 94
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.75 £17.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.86% +12.47% -9.95%
10th Percentile £13.90 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £44.28
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.16% +2.34% +1.27%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing OpenStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OpenStack in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
South London +7 54 £525 +5.00% 2
West London -5 42 £525 -4.55% 15
Central London -7 39 £600 +14.29% 10
East London - 2 - - 8
North London - 1 - -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 176 (71.84%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (48.16%) Ansible
5 116 (47.35%) Puppet
5 116 (47.35%) Java
6 114 (46.53%) Continuous Integration
7 106 (43.27%) Linux
8 101 (41.22%) Opscode Chef
9 100 (40.82%) MySQL
10 97 (39.59%) TDD
11 94 (38.37%) NoSQL
12 93 (37.96%) PostgreSQL
13 88 (35.92%) Oracle
14 86 (35.10%) OO
14 86 (35.10%) Jenkins
15 84 (34.29%) Tomcat
16 82 (33.47%) WebLogic
17 79 (32.24%) NUnit
17 79 (32.24%) WebSphere
17 79 (32.24%) MSTest
18 71 (28.98%) DevOps
19 62 (25.31%) Python
20 58 (23.67%) Docker
21 54 (22.04%) GitHub
22 52 (21.22%) Kubernetes
23 47 (19.18%) GitLab
24 46 (18.78%) Finance
25 44 (17.96%) Configuration Management
26 42 (17.14%) Git (software)

OpenStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 84 (34.29%) Tomcat
2 82 (33.47%) WebLogic
3 79 (32.24%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.90%) nginx
5 10 (4.08%) Confluence
6 9 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.04%) Apache
7 5 (2.04%) Hubot
7 5 (2.04%) JBoss
8 3 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.82%) CMS
9 2 (0.82%) Drupal
9 2 (0.82%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.41%) IIS
10 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 176 (71.84%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (22.04%) GitHub
4 19 (7.76%) PaaS
5 18 (7.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (4.90%) IaaS
8 10 (4.08%) OpenShift
9 9 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (3.67%) npm
10 7 (2.86%) Serverless
11 5 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.82%) NuGet
13 2 (0.82%) SaaS
13 2 (0.82%) Slack
13 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.76%) Firewall
2 17 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.71%) DNS
3 14 (5.71%) HTTP
4 13 (5.31%) SAN
5 11 (4.49%) VPN
6 10 (4.08%) NAS
7 9 (3.67%) iSCSI
8 8 (3.27%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (2.86%) BGP
9 7 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (2.86%) SSL
10 6 (2.45%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.45%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (2.04%) OpenVPN
11 5 (2.04%) OSPF
11 5 (2.04%) SSH
12 4 (1.63%) SMS
12 4 (1.63%) VLAN
13 3 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (40.82%) MySQL
2 94 (38.37%) NoSQL
3 93 (37.96%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.08%) Big Data
7 8 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.04%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.41%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 86 (35.10%) Jenkins
2 79 (32.24%) MSTest
2 79 (32.24%) NUnit
3 47 (19.18%) GitLab
4 42 (17.14%) Git (software)
5 18 (7.35%) Vagrant
6 12 (4.90%) JIRA
7 9 (3.67%) Travis CI
8 7 (2.86%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.22%) CF BOSH
10 3 (1.22%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.82%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.82%) git-flow
11 2 (0.82%) Maven
11 2 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.82%) Spinnaker
11 2 (0.82%) Subversion
11 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (18.78%) Finance
2 9 (3.67%) Retail
3 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Billing
5 4 (1.63%) German Language
6 3 (1.22%) Banking
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
6 3 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (40.82%) Developer
2 69 (28.16%) Java Developer
3 39 (15.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (15.51%) Senior Developer
5 35 (14.29%) Digital Developer
5 35 (14.29%) Digital Transformation
5 35 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 25 (10.20%) Architect
7 13 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (5.31%) Consultant
8 12 (4.90%) Perl Developer
8 12 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 11 (4.49%) Data Engineer
9 11 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.08%) Cassandra Engineer
10 10 (4.08%) Data Storage Engineer
10 10 (4.08%) Scala Developer
10 10 (4.08%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.16%) Node.js
2 17 (6.94%) HTML
3 16 (6.53%) CSS
4 15 (6.12%) XML
5 14 (5.71%) JSON
6 12 (4.90%) Web Services
7 11 (4.49%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (4.49%) Catalyst
7 11 (4.49%) CPAN
7 11 (4.49%) DBIx::Class
7 11 (4.49%) Moose
7 11 (4.49%) Plack
8 10 (4.08%) RESTful
9 9 (3.67%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.67%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.86%) Ajax
11 5 (2.04%) LDAP
11 5 (2.04%) STL
12 4 (1.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.98%) Private Cloud
2 15 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.86%) User Experience
7 6 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.04%) Clustering
8 5 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.41%) Fintech
12 1 (0.41%) Life Science
12 1 (0.41%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 106 (43.27%) Linux
2 28 (11.43%) CentOS
3 23 (9.39%) Windows
4 21 (8.57%) Unix
5 19 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.90%) Windows Server
7 11 (4.49%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.82%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (46.53%) Continuous Integration
3 97 (39.59%) TDD
4 86 (35.10%) OO
5 71 (28.98%) DevOps
6 44 (17.96%) Configuration Management
7 41 (16.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 41 (16.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 22 (8.98%) Scrum
9 21 (8.57%) Open Source
10 19 (7.76%) ITIL
10 19 (7.76%) Test Automation
11 17 (6.94%) Virtual Environments
12 16 (6.53%) Kanban
13 15 (6.12%) Migration
14 13 (5.31%) Deployment Automation
14 13 (5.31%) Microservices
15 12 (4.90%) High Availability
16 11 (4.49%) Network Design
16 11 (4.49%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 116 (47.35%) Java
2 62 (25.31%) Python
3 29 (11.84%) Perl
4 27 (11.02%) Ruby
5 26 (10.61%) Bash Shell
6 22 (8.98%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.53%) SQL
8 11 (4.49%) Scala
9 10 (4.08%) Go
10 8 (3.27%) C#
11 6 (2.45%) C++
11 6 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.63%) C
14 3 (1.22%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.82%) AWK
16 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.08%) Degree
4 4 (1.63%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.22%) CCIE
5 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.82%) CCNP
6 2 (0.82%) CISSP
6 2 (0.82%) MCSA
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.82%) SSCP
6 2 (0.82%) VCAP
6 2 (0.82%) VCDX
7 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.08%) GCP
2 6 (2.45%) QA
3 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 58 (23.67%) Docker
2 32 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.12%) Ceph
4 15 (6.12%) NFS
5 10 (4.08%) KVM
6 7 (2.86%) Lustre
7 6 (2.45%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 6 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.04%) vCloud
8 5 (2.04%) Xen
9 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.63%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.63%) vSphere
10 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
10 3 (1.22%) LXC
11 2 (0.82%) Samba
11 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 118 (48.16%) Ansible
2 116 (47.35%) Puppet
3 101 (41.22%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (21.22%) Kubernetes
5 22 (8.98%) Terraform
6 9 (3.67%) Prometheus
7 8 (3.27%) Mesos
8 7 (2.86%) Grafana
8 7 (2.86%) StackStorm
9 6 (2.45%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (2.45%) Salt
10 4 (1.63%) Capistrano
10 4 (1.63%) Consul
11 3 (1.22%) Packer
12 2 (0.82%) Cloudify
12 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.82%) Rancher
12 2 (0.82%) Simian Army
13 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (35.92%) Oracle
2 39 (15.92%) VMware
3 30 (12.24%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.53%) Google
5 15 (6.12%) EMC
5 15 (6.12%) NetApp
6 12 (4.90%) Cisco
6 12 (4.90%) Rackspace
7 10 (4.08%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.27%) IBM
8 8 (3.27%) Splunk
9 6 (2.45%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.45%) Juniper
9 6 (2.45%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.63%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.63%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.22%) HP
13 2 (0.82%) Citrix
13 2 (0.82%) F5