Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 417 375 389
Rank change year-on-year -42 +14 -48
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 186 272 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.76% 3.40% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 222 148
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £425 £439 £413
90th Percentile £650 £700 £638
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.25% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -24.32% +15.63% -

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 6,742 8,003 7,466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.07% 17.36% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,662 5,718 5,168
London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 86 67
London median hourly rate £33.51 £21.88 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.17% -2.06% +4.66%
10th Percentile £18.56 £13.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.67 £65.00 £48.70
England median hourly rate £18.75 £19.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -5.06% -3.66% +2.50%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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
Central London 0 38 £550 -
West London -22 29 £450 -14.29%
East London -3 26 £650 +13.04%
South London -2 6 £743 +41.43%
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 127 (68.28%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (62.90%) Ansible
3 103 (55.38%) Puppet
4 94 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (49.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 87 (46.77%) DevOps
7 77 (41.40%) Docker
8 74 (39.78%) Python
9 73 (39.25%) Java
10 67 (36.02%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (35.48%) Kubernetes
12 64 (34.41%) MySQL
13 62 (33.33%) Oracle
14 60 (32.26%) TDD
15 59 (31.72%) PostgreSQL
15 59 (31.72%) Opscode Chef
16 57 (30.65%) NoSQL
17 56 (30.11%) Jenkins
17 56 (30.11%) OO
18 55 (29.57%) Linux
19 52 (27.96%) Tomcat
20 51 (27.42%) VMware
21 49 (26.34%) NUnit
21 49 (26.34%) WebLogic
21 49 (26.34%) WebSphere
21 49 (26.34%) MSTest
22 37 (19.89%) PaaS
22 37 (19.89%) OpenShift
23 36 (19.35%) Migration
24 33 (17.74%) Google Cloud Platform

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 52 (27.96%) Tomcat
2 49 (26.34%) WebLogic
2 49 (26.34%) WebSphere
3 27 (14.52%) nginx
4 22 (11.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 21 (11.29%) JBoss
6 7 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.61%) Apache
7 3 (1.61%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.61%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.08%) Confluence
8 2 (1.08%) Hubot
Cloud Services
1 127 (68.28%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (49.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (19.89%) OpenShift
3 37 (19.89%) PaaS
4 33 (17.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (11.83%) Heroku
6 13 (6.99%) IaaS
7 8 (4.30%) GitHub
8 4 (2.15%) SaaS
9 3 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.08%) npm
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.54%) Datadog
11 1 (0.54%) Office 365
11 1 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.22%) Firewall
2 9 (4.84%) SAN
3 7 (3.76%) SSL
4 6 (3.23%) SSH
4 6 (3.23%) VLAN
5 5 (2.69%) NAS
6 3 (1.61%) BGP
6 3 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.08%) DNS
7 2 (1.08%) DOCSIS
7 2 (1.08%) HTTP
7 2 (1.08%) Junos
7 2 (1.08%) LAN
7 2 (1.08%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.08%) VSAN
7 2 (1.08%) WAN
8 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.54%) SMTP
8 1 (0.54%) VPN
8 1 (0.54%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.41%) MySQL
2 59 (31.72%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (30.65%) NoSQL
4 19 (10.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.15%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.61%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.08%) Big Data
10 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.54%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (30.11%) Jenkins
2 49 (26.34%) MSTest
2 49 (26.34%) NUnit
3 22 (11.83%) CF BOSH
4 19 (10.22%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.99%) Bitbucket
5 13 (6.99%) GitLab
6 9 (4.84%) JIRA
6 9 (4.84%) Mercurial
7 6 (3.23%) GoCD
8 3 (1.61%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.08%) fabric8
9 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.54%) Hudson
10 1 (0.54%) Selenium
10 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (13.44%) Finance
2 8 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.69%) Retail
4 3 (1.61%) Banking
4 3 (1.61%) Marketing
4 3 (1.61%) Publishing
5 2 (1.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (31.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (27.42%) Architect
3 40 (21.51%) Developer
4 30 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 26 (13.98%) AWS Architect
6 25 (13.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 23 (12.37%) Technical Architect
8 19 (10.22%) Java Architect
8 19 (10.22%) Java Technical Architect
9 15 (8.06%) AWS Developer
10 14 (7.53%) Senior Developer
10 14 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (6.99%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (4.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 8 (4.30%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (4.30%) Digital Developer
14 8 (4.30%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.29%) ActiveMQ
2 19 (10.22%) JSON
3 12 (6.45%) Kafka
4 9 (4.84%) Django
5 8 (4.30%) CSS
5 8 (4.30%) HTML
5 8 (4.30%) REST
5 8 (4.30%) XML
6 7 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (3.76%) Web Services
6 7 (3.76%) YAML
7 6 (3.23%) Node.js
8 4 (2.15%) .NET
8 4 (2.15%) CPAN
8 4 (2.15%) React
8 4 (2.15%) SAML
9 3 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (1.08%) Catalyst
10 2 (1.08%) DBIx::Class
10 2 (1.08%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.99%) Private Cloud
2 12 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (4.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.23%) Clustering
5 5 (2.69%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.15%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.61%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.61%) Fintech
8 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) Replication
8 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.54%) PKI
9 1 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 55 (29.57%) Linux
2 18 (9.68%) Windows
3 16 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.91%) Unix
5 4 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.08%) CentOS
6 2 (1.08%) Solaris
6 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (46.77%) DevOps
3 67 (36.02%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (32.26%) TDD
5 56 (30.11%) OO
6 36 (19.35%) Migration
7 33 (17.74%) Deployment Automation
8 32 (17.20%) High Availability
9 27 (14.52%) Continuous Deployment
10 20 (10.75%) Configuration Management
11 17 (9.14%) Open Source
12 14 (7.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 14 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (6.99%) Demand Forecasting
13 13 (6.99%) Performance Analysis
13 13 (6.99%) Test Automation
14 11 (5.91%) Microservices
14 11 (5.91%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 74 (39.78%) Python
2 73 (39.25%) Java
3 20 (10.75%) Bash Shell
4 15 (8.06%) Go
5 12 (6.45%) SQL
6 9 (4.84%) C++
7 8 (4.30%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.76%) Perl
9 5 (2.69%) Ruby
9 5 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.15%) R
11 3 (1.61%) C#
11 3 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.08%) C
12 2 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.23%) Degree
2 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.69%) CISSP
3 5 (2.69%) SSCP
4 4 (2.15%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.15%) MCSE
4 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.61%) RHCE
6 2 (1.08%) CCIE
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.08%) JNCIE
6 2 (1.08%) RHCA
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.54%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (41.40%) Docker
2 30 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.91%) Xen
4 10 (5.38%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.76%) NFS
5 7 (3.76%) vCloud
6 5 (2.69%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.15%) KVM
7 4 (2.15%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.08%) vSphere
9 1 (0.54%) Ceph
9 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 117 (62.90%) Ansible
2 103 (55.38%) Puppet
3 66 (35.48%) Kubernetes
4 59 (31.72%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (12.90%) Terraform
6 8 (4.30%) Prometheus
7 6 (3.23%) Consul
7 6 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (3.23%) Mesos
8 5 (2.69%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.61%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.08%) Icinga
10 2 (1.08%) Nagios
10 2 (1.08%) Packer
10 2 (1.08%) StackStorm
10 2 (1.08%) vRealize
11 1 (0.54%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (33.33%) Oracle
2 51 (27.42%) VMware
3 26 (13.98%) Red Hat
4 22 (11.83%) F5
4 22 (11.83%) Splunk
5 7 (3.76%) Google
5 7 (3.76%) NetApp
5 7 (3.76%) Palo Alto
6 6 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.23%) Rackspace
7 5 (2.69%) EMC
8 4 (2.15%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.08%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.08%) Cisco
9 2 (1.08%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.08%) Mirantis
10 1 (0.54%) Juniper
10 1 (0.54%) Nimsoft
10 1 (0.54%) Veritas