Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 362 428
Rank change year-on-year +6 +66 +67
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 291 273 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 3.06% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 223 160
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £315
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.34% - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.88 £50.00
% change year-on-year +9.57% -24.25% +222.58%

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 7987 8934 8560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.06% 19.72% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5688 6177 5797
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 109 122
London median hourly rate £20.71 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.03% -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.87 £43.00
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.26% +6.35%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
South London +15 36 £525 +10.53%
Central London -28 25 £550 - 4
West London +6 21 £525 +5.00% 3
East London 0 6 £575 +15.00%
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for OpenStack.

1 187 (64.26%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (59.45%) Ansible
3 161 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (54.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 155 (53.26%) Puppet
6 151 (51.89%) Linux
7 137 (47.08%) Continuous Integration
8 132 (45.36%) DevOps
9 127 (43.64%) Java
10 124 (42.61%) PostgreSQL
10 124 (42.61%) Opscode Chef
11 101 (34.71%) MySQL
12 99 (34.02%) Oracle
13 98 (33.68%) Python
14 96 (32.99%) Jenkins
15 93 (31.96%) TDD
16 89 (30.58%) Tomcat
17 88 (30.24%) Git (software)
17 88 (30.24%) NoSQL
18 85 (29.21%) OO
18 85 (29.21%) Finance
19 82 (28.18%) Docker
20 79 (27.15%) WebLogic
21 76 (26.12%) MSTest
21 76 (26.12%) WebSphere
21 76 (26.12%) NUnit
22 69 (23.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 62 (21.31%) Open Source
24 59 (20.27%) Continuous Delivery
25 54 (18.56%) Configuration Management

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 89 (30.58%) Tomcat
2 79 (27.15%) WebLogic
3 76 (26.12%) WebSphere
4 41 (14.09%) Confluence
5 13 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.78%) nginx
7 9 (3.09%) Apache
8 7 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.72%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.03%) Hubot
11 2 (0.69%) JBoss
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.34%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.34%) CMS
12 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) HipChat
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.69%) SPSS
2 2 (0.69%) Weka
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 187 (64.26%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (54.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (10.65%) GitHub
4 29 (9.97%) IaaS
5 17 (5.84%) PaaS
6 14 (4.81%) OpenShift
7 13 (4.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.72%) Akamai
10 5 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.03%) Serverless
12 3 (1.03%) Slack
12 3 (1.03%) Trello
12 3 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.90%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.15%) HTTP
3 11 (3.78%) SSL
4 9 (3.09%) SAN
5 8 (2.75%) VPN
6 7 (2.41%) LAN
6 7 (2.41%) LDAP
6 7 (2.41%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (2.06%) DNS
8 5 (1.72%) Firewall
8 5 (1.72%) WAN
9 4 (1.37%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.37%) NAS
10 3 (1.03%) Internet
11 2 (0.69%) BGP
11 2 (0.69%) DHCP
11 2 (0.69%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.69%) Network Security
12 1 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (42.61%) PostgreSQL
2 101 (34.71%) MySQL
3 88 (30.24%) NoSQL
4 26 (8.93%) MongoDB
5 24 (8.25%) Big Data
6 23 (7.90%) SQL Server
7 14 (4.81%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.06%) DB2
11 5 (1.72%) HBase
11 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.03%) Redis
13 2 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.69%) DataStax
13 2 (0.69%) GIS
13 2 (0.69%) KNIME
13 2 (0.69%) STATISTICA
Development Applications
1 96 (32.99%) Jenkins
2 88 (30.24%) Git (software)
3 76 (26.12%) MSTest
3 76 (26.12%) NUnit
4 42 (14.43%) JIRA
5 31 (10.65%) TeamCity
6 28 (9.62%) Vagrant
7 23 (7.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (7.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (7.22%) NuGet
10 20 (6.87%) Maven
11 17 (5.84%) GitLab
12 10 (3.44%) Artifactory
12 10 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (3.44%) Gerrit
12 10 (3.44%) Subversion
13 9 (3.09%) Ant
13 9 (3.09%) Bitbucket
14 8 (2.75%) Mercurial
14 8 (2.75%) Travis CI
General
1 85 (29.21%) Finance
2 30 (10.31%) Retail Banking
3 20 (6.87%) Banking
4 10 (3.44%) Retail
4 10 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.06%) Electronics
5 6 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.06%) Marketing
6 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (37.46%) Developer
2 77 (26.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (24.74%) Java Developer
4 33 (11.34%) Linux Engineer
5 32 (11.00%) Digital Developer
5 32 (11.00%) Digital Transformation
6 22 (7.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 21 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (6.87%) Azure Engineer
9 17 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.50%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (5.15%) Architect
12 14 (4.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 13 (4.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.47%) Scala Developer
14 11 (3.78%) AWS DevOps
14 11 (3.78%) Consultant
15 10 (3.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.25%) .NET
2 19 (6.53%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (6.19%) REST
4 16 (5.50%) Node.js
5 10 (3.44%) JSON
6 8 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.41%) Sensu
8 6 (2.06%) Kafka
9 5 (1.72%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.72%) Django
9 5 (1.72%) Flask
9 5 (1.72%) RESTful
10 4 (1.37%) boto
10 4 (1.37%) HTML
11 3 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.03%) CSS
11 3 (1.03%) pytest
11 3 (1.03%) React
11 3 (1.03%) SOAP
11 3 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.93%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.84%) Private Cloud
3 12 (4.12%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.09%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.03%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.69%) Blog
11 2 (0.69%) Fintech
11 2 (0.69%) Wiki
12 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 151 (51.89%) Linux
2 46 (15.81%) Windows
3 42 (14.43%) Unix
4 29 (9.97%) Windows Server
5 25 (8.59%) Ubuntu
6 21 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.81%) CentOS
8 8 (2.75%) AIX
9 7 (2.41%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.03%) Debian
10 3 (1.03%) RancherOS
10 3 (1.03%) Solaris
11 2 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (47.08%) Continuous Integration
3 132 (45.36%) DevOps
4 93 (31.96%) TDD
5 85 (29.21%) OO
6 69 (23.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 62 (21.31%) Open Source
8 59 (20.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 54 (18.56%) Configuration Management
10 38 (13.06%) Kanban
10 38 (13.06%) Scrum
11 27 (9.28%) Microservices
12 24 (8.25%) Service Delivery
13 17 (5.84%) Test Automation
14 15 (5.15%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.81%) Performance Analysis
16 13 (4.47%) High Availability
16 13 (4.47%) SOA
17 10 (3.44%) Migration
18 9 (3.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 127 (43.64%) Java
2 98 (33.68%) Python
3 33 (11.34%) PowerShell
3 33 (11.34%) Ruby
4 30 (10.31%) Bash Shell
5 23 (7.90%) Perl
6 21 (7.22%) Go
7 19 (6.53%) Scala
8 17 (5.84%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.78%) SQL
10 7 (2.41%) Bourne shell
11 6 (2.06%) C++
12 4 (1.37%) C
13 3 (1.03%) C#
13 3 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.03%) Groovy
13 3 (1.03%) PHP
13 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.69%) R
14 2 (0.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 21 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.44%) Degree
4 7 (2.41%) RHCE
5 5 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.37%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.03%) RHCA
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.34%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.34%) PhD
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) GCP
2 5 (1.72%) OASIS TOSCA
2 5 (1.72%) SLA
3 3 (1.03%) COBIT
3 3 (1.03%) QA
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 82 (28.18%) Docker
2 25 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.81%) vCloud
4 6 (2.06%) KVM
5 5 (1.72%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.37%) HDFS
6 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.03%) etcd
7 3 (1.03%) NFS
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.03%) Samba
8 2 (0.69%) Ceph
8 2 (0.69%) flannel
8 2 (0.69%) OpenDJ
8 2 (0.69%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.69%) vSphere
9 1 (0.34%) GPFS
9 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 173 (59.45%) Ansible
2 155 (53.26%) Puppet
3 124 (42.61%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (14.43%) Terraform
5 40 (13.75%) Kubernetes
6 15 (5.15%) Consul
6 15 (5.15%) Rancher
6 15 (5.15%) ZABBIX
7 13 (4.47%) Salt
8 10 (3.44%) Nagios
9 9 (3.09%) Packer
10 6 (2.06%) Mesos
11 5 (1.72%) Cloudify
11 5 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (1.72%) logstash
11 5 (1.72%) StackStorm
12 4 (1.37%) Grafana
12 4 (1.37%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.37%) vMotion
13 3 (1.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 99 (34.02%) Oracle
2 46 (15.81%) Red Hat
3 44 (15.12%) VMware
4 31 (10.65%) Atlassian
5 29 (9.97%) Microsoft
6 27 (9.28%) SaltStack
7 11 (3.78%) HP
7 11 (3.78%) IBM
8 10 (3.44%) Google
8 10 (3.44%) Rackspace
9 9 (3.09%) EMC
10 7 (2.41%) Isilon
11 6 (2.06%) Perforce
11 6 (2.06%) SAP
11 6 (2.06%) Splunk
12 5 (1.72%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.72%) Cisco
13 4 (1.37%) NetApp
13 4 (1.37%) New Relic
13 4 (1.37%) ServiceNow