Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 379 372
Rank change year-on-year -27 -7 +62
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 227 258 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.86% 3.34% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 216 226
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £443 £425 £425
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £40.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.34% -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £41.50 £37.88
% change year-on-year +32.53% +9.57% -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 7,947 7,733 8,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 17.21% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,610 5,478 6,109
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £669 £638 £619
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 99 112
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +15.61% -13.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.50 £47.83 £48.29
England median hourly rate £21.75 £20.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.58% +1.09% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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
South London +1 52 £525 - 2
West London +5 33 £525 -19.23% 4
Central London -19 30 £550 +4.76% 6
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 153 (67.40%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (49.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (48.90%) Java
4 108 (47.58%) Ansible
5 98 (43.17%) Puppet
6 95 (41.85%) Linux
7 93 (40.97%) Continuous Integration
8 87 (38.33%) TDD
9 82 (36.12%) PostgreSQL
9 82 (36.12%) MySQL
10 81 (35.68%) NoSQL
11 80 (35.24%) Opscode Chef
12 76 (33.48%) Jenkins
13 74 (32.60%) OO
14 73 (32.16%) WebLogic
15 72 (31.72%) Oracle
16 71 (31.28%) DevOps
17 67 (29.52%) Tomcat
17 67 (29.52%) MSTest
17 67 (29.52%) NUnit
17 67 (29.52%) WebSphere
18 66 (29.07%) Docker
19 57 (25.11%) Kubernetes
20 50 (22.03%) VMware
21 47 (20.70%) GitHub
22 42 (18.50%) GitLab
23 41 (18.06%) Python
24 40 (17.62%) Red Hat
25 38 (16.74%) Finance

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 73 (32.16%) WebLogic
2 67 (29.52%) Tomcat
2 67 (29.52%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.52%) Confluence
5 7 (3.08%) JBoss
6 6 (2.64%) Apache
6 6 (2.64%) nginx
7 2 (0.88%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (0.88%) Hubot
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.44%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 153 (67.40%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (49.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (20.70%) GitHub
4 27 (11.89%) OpenShift
5 19 (8.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (5.29%) npm
7 12 (5.29%) PaaS
8 11 (4.85%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (4.41%) IaaS
10 4 (1.76%) Serverless
11 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.32%) SaaS
12 2 (0.88%) Slack
13 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.44%) Heroku
13 1 (0.44%) NuGet
13 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.69%) Firewall
2 17 (7.49%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.61%) HTTP
3 15 (6.61%) SAN
4 12 (5.29%) DNS
4 12 (5.29%) NAS
5 9 (3.96%) BGP
5 9 (3.96%) iSCSI
5 9 (3.96%) SSL
5 9 (3.96%) VLAN
6 8 (3.52%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (3.52%) SSH
7 7 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (3.08%) OSPF
7 7 (3.08%) VPN
8 6 (2.64%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.32%) MPLS
9 3 (1.32%) SMS
9 3 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.88%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (36.12%) MySQL
1 82 (36.12%) PostgreSQL
2 81 (35.68%) NoSQL
3 20 (8.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (4.41%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.76%) Big Data
6 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.88%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.44%) Redis
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 76 (33.48%) Jenkins
2 67 (29.52%) MSTest
2 67 (29.52%) NUnit
3 42 (18.50%) GitLab
4 34 (14.98%) Git (software)
5 16 (7.05%) Vagrant
6 14 (6.17%) JIRA
7 7 (3.08%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.88%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.88%) git-flow
9 2 (0.88%) GoCD
9 2 (0.88%) Spinnaker
9 2 (0.88%) Subversion
10 1 (0.44%) Maven
10 1 (0.44%) Selenium
10 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (16.74%) Finance
2 11 (4.85%) Retail
3 8 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.20%) Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (38.77%) Developer
2 67 (29.52%) Java Developer
3 37 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (12.33%) Senior Developer
5 25 (11.01%) Digital Developer
5 25 (11.01%) Digital Transformation
5 25 (11.01%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (8.37%) Consultant
7 17 (7.49%) Architect
7 17 (7.49%) Cloud Engineer
8 16 (7.05%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (5.73%) Perl Developer
10 12 (5.29%) Cassandra Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) Data Engineer
12 10 (4.41%) Data Storage Engineer
12 10 (4.41%) Storage Engineer
13 9 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
14 8 (3.52%) Server Engineer
14 8 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
15 7 (3.08%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.69%) HTML
2 21 (9.25%) CSS
3 20 (8.81%) JSON
4 18 (7.93%) Node.js
4 18 (7.93%) XML
5 13 (5.73%) ActiveMQ
5 13 (5.73%) Catalyst
5 13 (5.73%) CPAN
5 13 (5.73%) DBIx::Class
5 13 (5.73%) Moose
5 13 (5.73%) Plack
6 12 (5.29%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (3.96%) AngularJS
7 9 (3.96%) Web Services
8 7 (3.08%) Middleware
9 6 (2.64%) Ajax
9 6 (2.64%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (2.20%) REST
10 5 (2.20%) SAML
11 4 (1.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.25%) Private Cloud
2 20 (8.81%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (3.52%) Clustering
4 8 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.32%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.44%) Fintech
10 1 (0.44%) Life Science
10 1 (0.44%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (41.85%) Linux
2 32 (14.10%) CentOS
3 23 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (8.81%) Windows
5 16 (7.05%) Unix
6 12 (5.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.88%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (40.97%) Continuous Integration
3 87 (38.33%) TDD
4 74 (32.60%) OO
5 71 (31.28%) DevOps
6 36 (15.86%) Configuration Management
6 36 (15.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (11.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 22 (9.69%) Open Source
9 19 (8.37%) ITIL
10 18 (7.93%) Test Automation
11 17 (7.49%) Scrum
11 17 (7.49%) Virtual Environments
12 16 (7.05%) Kanban
13 14 (6.17%) High Availability
13 14 (6.17%) Microservices
13 14 (6.17%) Migration
13 14 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (5.73%) Front End Development
15 12 (5.29%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (48.90%) Java
2 41 (18.06%) Python
3 25 (11.01%) Bash Shell
4 24 (10.57%) Perl
5 20 (8.81%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.05%) SQL
7 15 (6.61%) Ruby
8 10 (4.41%) Go
9 7 (3.08%) C#
10 4 (1.76%) C++
10 4 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.32%) C
12 2 (0.88%) AWK
12 2 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.44%) Scala
13 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.96%) Degree
4 5 (2.20%) CISSP
4 5 (2.20%) SSCP
5 3 (1.32%) CCIE
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.88%) CCNP
6 2 (0.88%) MCSA
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.88%) VCAP
6 2 (0.88%) VCDX
7 1 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.08%) FedRAMP
2 5 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 66 (29.07%) Docker
2 38 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.37%) NFS
4 16 (7.05%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.41%) Xen
6 8 (3.52%) vCloud
6 8 (3.52%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (1.76%) Ceph
9 4 (1.76%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.76%) vSphere
10 3 (1.32%) KVM
10 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
11 2 (0.88%) iptables
12 1 (0.44%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.44%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.44%) Samba
12 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 108 (47.58%) Ansible
2 98 (43.17%) Puppet
3 80 (35.24%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (25.11%) Kubernetes
5 16 (7.05%) Terraform
6 13 (5.73%) Mesos
7 10 (4.41%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (3.96%) Prometheus
9 7 (3.08%) Grafana
10 3 (1.32%) Istio
10 3 (1.32%) Packer
10 3 (1.32%) Salt
11 2 (0.88%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.88%) Cloudify
11 2 (0.88%) Consul
11 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.88%) Icinga
11 2 (0.88%) Nagios
11 2 (0.88%) Rancher
11 2 (0.88%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 72 (31.72%) Oracle
2 50 (22.03%) VMware
3 40 (17.62%) Red Hat
4 18 (7.93%) Cisco
5 17 (7.49%) EMC
5 17 (7.49%) NetApp
6 15 (6.61%) Google
7 12 (5.29%) Splunk
8 11 (4.85%) AppDynamics
9 7 (3.08%) IBM
9 7 (3.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.64%) Rackspace
11 5 (2.20%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.20%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.20%) Juniper
12 4 (1.76%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.76%) F5
13 3 (1.32%) HP
13 3 (1.32%) SaltStack