The table below looks at the statistics for CloudStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudStack over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache CloudStack
Rank 572 549 540
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.033% 0.058% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CloudStack
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9172 8577 7972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.45% 17.91% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5929 5212 4581
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 351 414
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.03 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

CloudStack
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CloudStack Jobs Demand Trend in England

CloudStack
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CloudStack Daily Rate Trend in England

CloudStack
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CloudStack within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
CloudStack
UK

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vCloud
1 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) VCDX
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (40.00%) collectd
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Opsview
2 2 (40.00%) Graphite
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Akamai
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) VCDX
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vCloud
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) collectd
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opsview
1 2 (40.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Akamai