Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 417 412 368
Rank change year-on-year -5 -44 +24
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 47 206 294
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% 2.96% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 162 246
Median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £485 £425 £444
90th Percentile £640 £650 £684
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
England median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +38.57% -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 3,730 6,965 8,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.06% 16.32% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,492 4,865 5,758
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.64%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £463 £475 £455
% change year-on-year -2.63% +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 80
Median hourly rate £29.28 £31.92 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.29% +51.11% +11.18%
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.59 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.11 £50.73 £48.42
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.76 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.61% -1.26% -5.00%

OpenStack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OpenStack in London.

Daily rate trend for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OpenStack in London over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OpenStack in London

OpenStack
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OpenStack in London.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +44 11 £585 +6.36% 1
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 38 (80.85%) Linux
2 33 (70.21%) Ansible
2 33 (70.21%) DevOps
3 28 (59.57%) Puppet
4 23 (48.94%) Security Cleared
5 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
5 21 (44.68%) Azure
5 21 (44.68%) Ubuntu
5 21 (44.68%) Terraform
6 17 (36.17%) Python
7 14 (29.79%) Consul
8 13 (27.66%) Docker
8 13 (27.66%) Windows
9 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
9 11 (23.40%) AWS
10 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
11 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (19.15%) F5
11 9 (19.15%) VMware
11 9 (19.15%) Java
12 7 (14.89%) Juniper
12 7 (14.89%) Migration
12 7 (14.89%) Ruby
12 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
12 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
12 7 (14.89%) Kubernetes
12 7 (14.89%) Public Sector
12 7 (14.89%) SDLC
13 6 (12.77%) Packer
13 6 (12.77%) Open Source

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 4 (8.51%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) nginx
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (2.13%) Camunda
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 21 (44.68%) Azure
2 11 (23.40%) AWS
3 5 (10.64%) OpenShift
4 3 (6.38%) GCP
4 3 (6.38%) GitHub
4 3 (6.38%) Heroku
5 2 (4.26%) IaaS
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) Junos
2 5 (10.64%) VXLAN
3 3 (6.38%) VPN
3 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) BGP
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) DMZ
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) Intranet
5 1 (2.13%) IPv6
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) LTE
5 1 (2.13%) MPLS
5 1 (2.13%) OSPF
5 1 (2.13%) RSVP
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) UMTS
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
1 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) Redis
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket Server
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) RSpec
3 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.26%) CircleCI
4 2 (4.26%) Postman
4 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) CF BOSH
5 1 (2.13%) GitLab
5 1 (2.13%) Spinnaker
General
1 7 (14.89%) Public Sector
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Juniper Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Node.js
1 5 (10.64%) RESTful
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.26%) Kafka
4 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 2 (4.26%) OAuth
4 2 (4.26%) OAuth2
4 2 (4.26%) React
4 2 (4.26%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) Spring
4 2 (4.26%) Swagger
4 2 (4.26%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.13%) Express
5 1 (2.13%) jBPM
5 1 (2.13%) Jinja
5 1 (2.13%) LAMP
5 1 (2.13%) SAML
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) Ubuntu
3 13 (27.66%) Windows
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) DevOps
2 7 (14.89%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) SDLC
2 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
3 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.77%) Open Source
4 5 (10.64%) Change Control
4 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Dependency Management
5 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.51%) Release Management
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) Co-Creation
6 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.38%) Product Management
6 3 (6.38%) SIEM
7 2 (4.26%) Presales
7 2 (4.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Python
2 9 (19.15%) Java
3 7 (14.89%) Ruby
4 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.51%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.26%) C
6 2 (4.26%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Security Cleared
2 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.26%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Docker
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) VMware NSX
4 4 (8.51%) KVM
5 2 (4.26%) LXC
6 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 33 (70.21%) Ansible
2 28 (59.57%) Puppet
3 21 (44.68%) Terraform
4 14 (29.79%) Consul
5 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (14.89%) Kubernetes
7 6 (12.77%) Cobbler
7 6 (12.77%) Packer
8 4 (8.51%) Icinga
8 4 (8.51%) vCenter Server
9 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
9 2 (4.26%) Nagios
10 1 (2.13%) FreeIPA
10 1 (2.13%) Kibana
10 1 (2.13%) logstash
10 1 (2.13%) Salt
10 1 (2.13%) SELinux
10 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
2 9 (19.15%) F5
2 9 (19.15%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) Juniper
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.64%) Google
6 4 (8.51%) Mirantis
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.13%) Splunk