Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 374 343
Rank change year-on-year -14 -31 +57
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 252 208 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 2.86% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 164 206
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £426 £413 £419
90th Percentile £688 £625 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -

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 7,962 7,279 7,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.33% 18.42% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,701 5,087 5,322
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £455 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +5.90% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 73 101
London median hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.88 £52.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.28 £19.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.77% -1.88% +5.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
West London +21 66 £525 -4.55% 8
Central London -14 48 £550 +4.76% 10
South London - 26 £525 - 4
East London - 2 - - 5
North London - 1 - -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 178 (70.63%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (46.83%) Puppet
5 116 (46.03%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (42.86%) Ansible
7 106 (42.06%) Opscode Chef
8 105 (41.67%) Java
8 105 (41.67%) Linux
9 99 (39.29%) MySQL
10 98 (38.89%) Oracle
11 88 (34.92%) NoSQL
12 86 (34.13%) PostgreSQL
12 86 (34.13%) TDD
13 84 (33.33%) DevOps
14 80 (31.75%) Tomcat
15 75 (29.76%) Python
15 75 (29.76%) OO
16 74 (29.37%) WebLogic
16 74 (29.37%) NUnit
16 74 (29.37%) WebSphere
16 74 (29.37%) MSTest
17 64 (25.40%) Finance
18 62 (24.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 61 (24.21%) Jenkins
20 54 (21.43%) Docker
21 49 (19.44%) Kubernetes
22 48 (19.05%) Git (software)
23 46 (18.25%) Red Hat
24 37 (14.68%) Continuous Delivery

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 80 (31.75%) Tomcat
2 74 (29.37%) WebLogic
2 74 (29.37%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.56%) nginx
4 11 (4.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (3.97%) Confluence
6 6 (2.38%) Apache
6 6 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.98%) Hubot
8 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.59%) Eucalyptus
9 3 (1.19%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.79%) CMS
10 2 (0.79%) Drupal
10 2 (0.79%) JBoss
11 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.40%) IIS
11 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 178 (70.63%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (9.92%) PaaS
4 24 (9.52%) IaaS
5 22 (8.73%) GitHub
6 21 (8.33%) OpenShift
7 12 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (3.97%) SaaS
9 8 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.59%) Office 365
11 3 (1.19%) NuGet
11 3 (1.19%) Serverless
12 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.79%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.56%) Firewall
2 13 (5.16%) iSCSI
2 13 (5.16%) SAN
2 13 (5.16%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.37%) VPN
4 10 (3.97%) NAS
5 9 (3.57%) DNS
6 7 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (2.78%) HTTP
7 6 (2.38%) OpenVPN
7 6 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.59%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.59%) LAN
8 4 (1.59%) SSL
8 4 (1.59%) WAN
9 3 (1.19%) Internet
9 3 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.19%) SMS
10 2 (0.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (39.29%) MySQL
2 88 (34.92%) NoSQL
3 86 (34.13%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (7.94%) MongoDB
5 17 (6.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (5.16%) Big Data
6 13 (5.16%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.37%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.38%) DB2
8 6 (2.38%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.98%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.19%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.19%) Redis
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 74 (29.37%) MSTest
1 74 (29.37%) NUnit
2 61 (24.21%) Jenkins
3 48 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 21 (8.33%) GitLab
5 14 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 12 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 11 (4.37%) Mercurial
7 11 (4.37%) Travis CI
8 10 (3.97%) JIRA
9 8 (3.17%) Gradle
9 8 (3.17%) Maven
10 5 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.59%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.19%) CF BOSH
12 3 (1.19%) Selenium
12 3 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 64 (25.40%) Finance
2 16 (6.35%) Retail Banking
3 7 (2.78%) Retail
4 6 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Billing
5 4 (1.59%) German Language
5 4 (1.59%) Marketing
6 3 (1.19%) Publishing
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (38.10%) Developer
2 60 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 46 (18.25%) Senior Developer
4 45 (17.86%) Digital Developer
4 45 (17.86%) Digital Transformation
4 45 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (11.11%) Architect
7 14 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (5.56%) Scala Developer
8 13 (5.16%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (4.76%) AWS Developer
10 11 (4.37%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (4.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.37%) Cloud Developer
11 10 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.97%) Data Engineer
11 10 (3.97%) Storage Engineer
12 9 (3.57%) Data Storage Engineer
12 9 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.95%) Node.js
1 15 (5.95%) Web Services
2 11 (4.37%) REST
2 11 (4.37%) RESTful
3 9 (3.57%) .NET
3 9 (3.57%) LDAP
4 8 (3.17%) HTML
5 7 (2.78%) CSS
5 7 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (2.38%) LAMP
6 6 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (2.38%) SOAP
7 5 (1.98%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.59%) STL
9 3 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.19%) CPAN
9 3 (1.19%) JSON
9 3 (1.19%) Middleware
9 3 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.51%) Private Cloud
2 14 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.78%) Video on Demand
7 6 (2.38%) User Experience
8 4 (1.59%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.19%) Life Science
9 3 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.79%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.40%) Blog
11 1 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 105 (41.67%) Linux
2 26 (10.32%) Windows
3 23 (9.13%) Unix
4 21 (8.33%) CentOS
5 19 (7.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.16%) Ubuntu
6 13 (5.16%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.79%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.79%) SmartOS
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (46.03%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (34.13%) TDD
4 84 (33.33%) DevOps
5 75 (29.76%) OO
6 62 (24.60%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 37 (14.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 35 (13.89%) Configuration Management
9 28 (11.11%) Open Source
10 27 (10.71%) Scrum
11 19 (7.54%) ITIL
12 18 (7.14%) Kanban
13 15 (5.95%) Migration
13 15 (5.95%) SOA
13 15 (5.95%) Virtual Environments
14 12 (4.76%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.76%) Test Automation
15 11 (4.37%) Deployment Automation
16 10 (3.97%) Service Delivery
16 10 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (41.67%) Java
2 75 (29.76%) Python
3 30 (11.90%) Ruby
4 24 (9.52%) Perl
5 23 (9.13%) Bash Shell
6 17 (6.75%) C++
6 17 (6.75%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.95%) Scala
8 14 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.57%) Go
9 9 (3.57%) PHP
10 7 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.78%) SQL
11 6 (2.38%) Bourne shell
11 6 (2.38%) C
12 5 (1.98%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.59%) C#
14 2 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (9.13%) Degree
2 17 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.98%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.79%) RHCA
6 2 (0.79%) RHCE
7 1 (0.40%) CISA
7 1 (0.40%) CISM
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.40%) VCAP
7 1 (0.40%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.17%) GCP
1 8 (3.17%) QA
2 6 (2.38%) GAAP
2 6 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 54 (21.43%) Docker
2 24 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.73%) Ceph
4 14 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.56%) vCloud
5 13 (5.16%) NFS
6 9 (3.57%) KVM
6 9 (3.57%) Lustre
7 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.59%) LXC
8 3 (1.19%) OpenDJ
8 3 (1.19%) OpenIDM
8 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.19%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.79%) Samba
9 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.79%) vSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 118 (46.83%) Puppet
2 108 (42.86%) Ansible
3 106 (42.06%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (19.44%) Kubernetes
5 23 (9.13%) Terraform
6 7 (2.78%) StackStorm
7 6 (2.38%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.38%) Salt
8 4 (1.59%) Consul
8 4 (1.59%) Grafana
8 4 (1.59%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.19%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.19%) Mesos
9 3 (1.19%) Nagios
10 2 (0.79%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.79%) Kibana
10 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.79%) Simian Army
Vendors
1 98 (38.89%) Oracle
2 46 (18.25%) Red Hat
3 33 (13.10%) VMware
4 17 (6.75%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.35%) EMC
5 16 (6.35%) NetApp
6 14 (5.56%) SaltStack
7 11 (4.37%) Rackspace
8 9 (3.57%) Google
9 7 (2.78%) IBM
9 7 (2.78%) Splunk
10 6 (2.38%) Cisco
11 5 (1.98%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.98%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.59%) F5
13 3 (1.19%) ForgeRock
13 3 (1.19%) Isilon
14 2 (0.79%) Juniper
15 1 (0.40%) CA
15 1 (0.40%) HP