The first table below looks at the demand for CloudStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudStack over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache CloudStack
Rank 193 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.070% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £485 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
968 1179 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.62% 16.59% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 800 922
Average daily rate £401 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 41
Average hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £59.00 £52.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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CloudStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CloudStack across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CloudStack Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CloudStack
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CloudStack across the City of London region.

CloudStack Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CloudStack
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CloudStack also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CloudStack.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Akamai
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (100.00%) collectd
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Opsview
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CloudStack also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CloudStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) collectd
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Akamai