The first table below looks at the demand for CloudStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudStack over the 3 months to 18 April 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache CloudStack
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
555 414 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.60% 18.38% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 193 264
Average daily rate £369 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 58
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CloudStack
England

CloudStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

CloudStack Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CloudStack
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Foundry
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Percona
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (100.00%) collectd

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) collectd
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Foundry
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai
1 1 (100.00%) Percona
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace