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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 491 429 404
Rank change year-on-year -62 -25 +65
Contract jobs citing OpenStack 95 32 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.94% 0.95% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 27 15
10th Percentile £468 £388 £413
25th Percentile £543 £475 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £500 £520
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.85% -6.31%
75th Percentile £675 £581 £609
90th Percentile £728 £708 £640
England median daily rate £616 £531 £543
% change year-on-year +16.00% -2.07% -1.36%

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 4,901 3,354 3,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.72% 14.11% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,452 2,397 2,133
10th Percentile £369 £325 £313
25th Percentile £463 £418 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.12% +2.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £700
England median daily rate £525 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +8.81% +1.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 27
10th Percentile £21.31 £17.00 £15.00
25th Percentile £26.34 £21.25 £19.56
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £26.48
Median % change year-on-year -6.83% +52.00% -2.83%
75th Percentile £61.88 £57.50 £44.69
90th Percentile £74.00 £68.95 £61.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +17.23%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -28 8 £570 +68.89% 6
West London - 1 £450 -
OpenStack
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 72 (75.79%) Kubernetes
2 65 (68.42%) Linux
3 63 (66.32%) Docker
4 51 (53.68%) VMware
5 48 (50.53%) DevOps
6 44 (46.32%) Python
7 39 (41.05%) AWS
8 37 (38.95%) Azure
8 37 (38.95%) Ansible
8 37 (38.95%) CI/CD
9 36 (37.89%) GCP
10 33 (34.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (34.74%) Unix
11 32 (33.68%) Private Cloud
11 32 (33.68%) Terraform
12 29 (30.53%) PaaS
12 29 (30.53%) vCloud
13 28 (29.47%) OpenShift
13 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
13 28 (29.47%) SSL
13 28 (29.47%) Google
14 27 (28.42%) Java
14 27 (28.42%) Application Security
15 26 (27.37%) Key Management
15 26 (27.37%) Prometheus
15 26 (27.37%) CA
15 26 (27.37%) OAuth
16 25 (26.32%) Telecoms
17 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
17 24 (25.26%) Cybersecurity

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 12 (12.63%) nginx
2 8 (8.42%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.21%) Apache
4 3 (3.16%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.11%) Confluence
5 2 (2.11%) JBoss
5 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 39 (41.05%) AWS
2 37 (38.95%) Azure
3 36 (37.89%) GCP
4 29 (30.53%) PaaS
5 28 (29.47%) OpenShift
6 20 (21.05%) IaaS
7 19 (20.00%) SaaS
8 12 (12.63%) Amazon S3
8 12 (12.63%) GitHub
9 10 (10.53%) GitHub Actions
9 10 (10.53%) Serverless
10 5 (5.26%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (5.26%) Tricentis Tosca
11 4 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (2.11%) Datadog
13 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.47%) SSL
2 21 (22.11%) Firewall
2 21 (22.11%) VPN
3 20 (21.05%) IPsec
4 19 (20.00%) DNS
4 19 (20.00%) IKE
5 9 (9.47%) Network Security
6 4 (4.21%) Broadband
6 4 (4.21%) Internet
6 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.11%) Calico
7 2 (2.11%) VSAN
8 1 (1.05%) 5G
8 1 (1.05%) IPv4
8 1 (1.05%) IPv6
8 1 (1.05%) MPLS
8 1 (1.05%) OSPF
8 1 (1.05%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.05%) VoLTE
8 1 (1.05%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) MongoDB
2 15 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (13.68%) Hadoop
4 10 (10.53%) Couchbase
5 7 (7.37%) MySQL
5 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.32%) BigQuery
7 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.11%) Big Data
8 2 (2.11%) Flink
8 2 (2.11%) Redis
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.05%) Bigtable
9 1 (1.05%) ClickHouse
9 1 (1.05%) HBase
9 1 (1.05%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.47%) Artifactory
4 7 (7.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (6.32%) JIRA
6 2 (2.11%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.11%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (2.11%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.11%) GitLab
6 2 (2.11%) GoCD
6 2 (2.11%) Gradle
6 2 (2.11%) JUnit
6 2 (2.11%) Maven
6 2 (2.11%) RSpec
6 2 (2.11%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.05%) Gatling
7 1 (1.05%) JMeter
7 1 (1.05%) Redmine
7 1 (1.05%) Serenity BDD
7 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 20 (21.05%) Finance
3 16 (16.84%) Games
4 12 (12.63%) Social Skills
5 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Architect
2 18 (18.95%) Cloud Architect
2 18 (18.95%) Security Architect
3 17 (17.89%) Security Engineer
4 16 (16.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (16.84%) VMware Engineer
5 13 (13.68%) Telecoms Engineer
5 13 (13.68%) Unix Engineer
6 12 (12.63%) Azure Architect
7 11 (11.58%) Design Engineer
8 10 (10.53%) Unix Architect
8 10 (10.53%) Unix Security Engineer
8 10 (10.53%) VMware Architect
9 9 (9.47%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 9 (9.47%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 8 (8.42%) AWS Architect
11 7 (7.37%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 7 (7.37%) Security Solutions Architect
11 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.37%) OAuth
2 22 (23.16%) Kafka
3 19 (20.00%) OAuth2
4 10 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (8.42%) Node.js
6 7 (7.37%) ARM Templates
6 7 (7.37%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (7.37%) gRPC
6 7 (7.37%) JWT
6 7 (7.37%) RESTful
7 6 (6.32%) REST
8 5 (5.26%) OpenTracing
8 5 (5.26%) Web Services
9 4 (4.21%) React
9 4 (4.21%) Spring
9 4 (4.21%) Spring Boot
10 3 (3.16%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (3.16%) LDAP
10 3 (3.16%) SOAP
11 2 (2.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (33.68%) Private Cloud
2 22 (23.16%) PKI
3 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
4 16 (16.84%) Public Cloud
5 11 (11.58%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (9.47%) Cloud Native
7 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
8 5 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (3.16%) Clustering
10 2 (2.11%) Legacy Code
10 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (2.11%) NHS
11 1 (1.05%) Legacy Applications
11 1 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
11 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (68.42%) Linux
2 33 (34.74%) Unix
3 9 (9.47%) Debian
4 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.32%) VMS
5 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.16%) CentOS
6 3 (3.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.53%) DevOps
2 37 (38.95%) CI/CD
3 27 (28.42%) Application Security
4 26 (27.37%) Key Management
5 24 (25.26%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (22.11%) Identity Access Management
6 21 (22.11%) Observability
7 20 (21.05%) Agile
8 19 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 19 (20.00%) Password Management
8 19 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (20.00%) Zero Trust
9 18 (18.95%) Load Balancing
10 16 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (16.84%) Microservices
11 14 (14.74%) Cloud Operations
12 13 (13.68%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (13.68%) Open Source
13 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
13 11 (11.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) Python
2 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.42%) Java
4 21 (22.11%) SQL
5 20 (21.05%) Go
6 10 (10.53%) Bash
7 9 (9.47%) C
7 9 (9.47%) C++
8 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.32%) Perl
10 4 (4.21%) Ruby
11 3 (3.16%) Scala
11 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) CCIE
1 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.42%) CCIE Security
2 8 (8.42%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.21%) RHCE
3 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.11%) CCNA
5 2 (2.11%) CCNP
5 2 (2.11%) CISSP
5 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.11%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.11%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.05%) OCP
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) OASIS TOSCA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 63 (66.32%) Docker
2 33 (34.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (30.53%) vCloud
4 19 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (11.58%) Ceph
6 5 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (5.26%) VMware NSX
7 3 (3.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (3.16%) vSphere
8 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.05%) HDFS
9 1 (1.05%) KVM
9 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (75.79%) Kubernetes
2 37 (38.95%) Ansible
3 32 (33.68%) Terraform
4 26 (27.37%) Prometheus
5 20 (21.05%) Grafana
6 19 (20.00%) Puppet
7 10 (10.53%) Consul
7 10 (10.53%) ZABBIX
8 9 (9.47%) HAProxy
9 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (7.37%) Fluentd
10 7 (7.37%) vRealize
11 6 (6.32%) CloudForms
11 6 (6.32%) Istio
12 4 (4.21%) Rancher
12 4 (4.21%) Salt
13 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (2.11%) Cobbler
14 2 (2.11%) Packer
15 1 (1.05%) Cloudify
Vendors
1 51 (53.68%) VMware
2 28 (29.47%) Google
3 26 (27.37%) CA
4 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
5 23 (24.21%) Red Hat
6 11 (11.58%) IBM
7 9 (9.47%) Cisco
7 9 (9.47%) Splunk
8 7 (7.37%) CyberArk
8 7 (7.37%) Sonatype
9 4 (4.21%) NetApp
10 3 (3.16%) Databricks
10 3 (3.16%) F5
10 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.11%) Confluent
11 2 (2.11%) HP
11 2 (2.11%) Juniper
11 2 (2.11%) New Relic
11 2 (2.11%) Pega
11 2 (2.11%) WSO2