Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 385 361 369
Rank change year-on-year -24 +8 +48
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 261 303 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.64% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.22% 3.74% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 253 205
London median daily rate £550 £525 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £450 £463 £425
90th Percentile £650 £695 £645
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £47.25
England median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £37.88
% change year-on-year +27.91% +13.53% -24.25%

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 8,107 8,100 8,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.33% 17.15% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,691 5,826 6,020
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 105 103
London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.45% +13.53% -16.08%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.50 £12.55
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £56.49
England median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +7.07%

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 December 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 17 December 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
Central London +5 58 £550 - 9
South London -10 39 £525 -
West London -14 20 £525 - 4
East London -22 17 £650 +13.04% 4
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 191 (73.18%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (64.37%) Ansible
3 152 (58.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (57.47%) Java
4 150 (57.47%) Puppet
5 121 (46.36%) Opscode Chef
6 120 (45.98%) Continuous Integration
7 117 (44.83%) MySQL
7 117 (44.83%) TDD
8 115 (44.06%) NoSQL
9 114 (43.68%) PostgreSQL
9 114 (43.68%) OO
10 112 (42.91%) WebLogic
11 111 (42.53%) Oracle
12 106 (40.61%) NUnit
12 106 (40.61%) Tomcat
12 106 (40.61%) MSTest
12 106 (40.61%) WebSphere
13 86 (32.95%) DevOps
14 82 (31.42%) Jenkins
15 77 (29.50%) Linux
15 77 (29.50%) Docker
16 71 (27.20%) Kubernetes
17 67 (25.67%) Python
18 59 (22.61%) GitLab
19 57 (21.84%) VMware
20 56 (21.46%) GitHub
21 44 (16.86%) Finance
22 42 (16.09%) OpenShift

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
1 112 (42.91%) WebLogic
2 106 (40.61%) Tomcat
2 106 (40.61%) WebSphere
3 18 (6.90%) JBoss
4 13 (4.98%) nginx
5 11 (4.21%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.92%) Confluence
6 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.53%) Apache
8 3 (1.15%) OpenWhisk
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.38%) Hubot
9 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 191 (73.18%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (58.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (21.46%) GitHub
4 42 (16.09%) OpenShift
5 34 (13.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (9.20%) PaaS
7 14 (5.36%) IaaS
8 11 (4.21%) Heroku
9 8 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.30%) npm
11 5 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (1.53%) SaaS
12 4 (1.53%) Serverless
13 3 (1.15%) Slack
14 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.38%) Datadog
14 1 (0.38%) Office 365
14 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.38%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.73%) Firewall
2 15 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.75%) VLAN
3 14 (5.36%) SSH
3 14 (5.36%) SSL
4 10 (3.83%) DNS
5 9 (3.45%) BGP
6 8 (3.07%) VPN
7 7 (2.68%) OSPF
8 6 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (2.30%) Ethernet
8 6 (2.30%) HTTP
9 5 (1.92%) MPLS
10 4 (1.53%) SAN
11 3 (1.15%) Junos
11 3 (1.15%) LAN
11 3 (1.15%) NAS
11 3 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.77%) VoWiFi
12 2 (0.77%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (44.83%) MySQL
2 115 (44.06%) NoSQL
3 114 (43.68%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (9.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.38%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.38%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 106 (40.61%) MSTest
1 106 (40.61%) NUnit
2 82 (31.42%) Jenkins
3 59 (22.61%) GitLab
4 21 (8.05%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.21%) CF BOSH
5 11 (4.21%) JIRA
6 8 (3.07%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.07%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.68%) GoCD
8 6 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.15%) Subversion
10 2 (0.77%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.77%) Maven
10 2 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.38%) fabric8
11 1 (0.38%) Spinnaker
11 1 (0.38%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (16.86%) Finance
2 7 (2.68%) Banking
3 6 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.53%) Retail
5 2 (0.77%) Front Office
5 2 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 108 (41.38%) Developer
2 95 (36.40%) Java Developer
3 55 (21.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (11.88%) Senior Developer
5 30 (11.49%) Architect
5 30 (11.49%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (9.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 24 (9.20%) Digital Developer
6 24 (9.20%) Digital Transformation
7 22 (8.43%) AWS Developer
8 19 (7.28%) AWS Architect
9 18 (6.90%) Consultant
10 14 (5.36%) Cassandra Engineer
11 12 (4.60%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (4.60%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.21%) Java Architect
12 11 (4.21%) Java Technical Architect
12 11 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (3.83%) AWS Engineer
14 9 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.13%) ActiveMQ
2 15 (5.75%) JSON
3 13 (4.98%) XML
4 11 (4.21%) CSS
4 11 (4.21%) HTML
5 10 (3.83%) Node.js
6 9 (3.45%) Web Services
7 7 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (2.30%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.30%) Middleware
9 5 (1.92%) Catalyst
9 5 (1.92%) CPAN
9 5 (1.92%) DBIx::Class
9 5 (1.92%) Moose
9 5 (1.92%) Plack
9 5 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.92%) React
9 5 (1.92%) SAML
10 4 (1.53%) Ajax
10 4 (1.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.13%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.36%) Clustering
3 10 (3.83%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.30%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.92%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.15%) Fintech
10 2 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.77%) User Experience
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (29.50%) Linux
2 23 (8.81%) CentOS
2 23 (8.81%) Windows
3 19 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (5.36%) Unix
5 10 (3.83%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (45.98%) Continuous Integration
3 117 (44.83%) TDD
4 114 (43.68%) OO
5 86 (32.95%) DevOps
6 38 (14.56%) Migration
7 34 (13.03%) Configuration Management
8 30 (11.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 25 (9.58%) Test Automation
10 20 (7.66%) Performance Optimisation
11 19 (7.28%) Microservices
12 18 (6.90%) High Availability
13 17 (6.51%) Deployment Automation
14 16 (6.13%) Open Source
15 15 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
17 13 (4.98%) Continuous Deployment
18 12 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
18 12 (4.60%) Performance Analysis
18 12 (4.60%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 150 (57.47%) Java
2 67 (25.67%) Python
3 36 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 20 (7.66%) Go
5 16 (6.13%) Perl
6 12 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.60%) SQL
7 10 (3.83%) Ruby
8 8 (3.07%) C#
9 4 (1.53%) C++
10 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.15%) R
10 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.77%) AWK
12 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.30%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.92%) CISSP
2 5 (1.92%) Degree
2 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.92%) SSCP
3 2 (0.77%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.77%) CCIE
3 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.38%) CCNP
4 1 (0.38%) MCSA
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.38%) VCAP
4 1 (0.38%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.68%) FedRAMP
2 4 (1.53%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 77 (29.50%) Docker
2 39 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.66%) Xen
4 15 (5.75%) NFS
5 8 (3.07%) vCloud
5 8 (3.07%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (2.68%) KVM
7 5 (1.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 5 (1.92%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.53%) vSphere
9 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.77%) Ceph
10 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.38%) iptables
11 1 (0.38%) oVirt
11 1 (0.38%) Squid
11 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 168 (64.37%) Ansible
2 150 (57.47%) Puppet
3 121 (46.36%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (27.20%) Kubernetes
5 23 (8.81%) Terraform
6 17 (6.51%) Mesos
7 16 (6.13%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (3.45%) Prometheus
9 6 (2.30%) Grafana
10 4 (1.53%) Packer
11 3 (1.15%) Icinga
11 3 (1.15%) Istio
11 3 (1.15%) Nagios
12 2 (0.77%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.77%) Consul
12 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.77%) Rancher
13 1 (0.38%) rkt
13 1 (0.38%) Salt
13 1 (0.38%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 111 (42.53%) Oracle
2 57 (21.84%) VMware
3 39 (14.94%) Red Hat
4 18 (6.90%) Google
4 18 (6.90%) Splunk
5 17 (6.51%) Cisco
6 14 (5.36%) F5
7 12 (4.60%) AppDynamics
8 11 (4.21%) Rackspace
9 7 (2.68%) IBM
10 6 (2.30%) Juniper
11 4 (1.53%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.53%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.53%) EMC
11 4 (1.53%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.53%) NetApp
12 3 (1.15%) HP
12 3 (1.15%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.15%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.77%) Mirantis