The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 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 572 484 573
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +89
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 18 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.044% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.25% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CloudStack
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CloudStack across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CloudStack Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 9 £470 -1.05% 2
CloudStack
UK

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (86.67%) UNIX
1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Nagios
2 18 (60.00%) Ruby
2 18 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (56.67%) Akamai
3 17 (56.67%) collectd
3 17 (56.67%) Web Services
4 16 (53.33%) Tomcat
5 15 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (50.00%) Apache
6 14 (46.67%) nginx
7 13 (43.33%) Windows
8 12 (40.00%) Java
8 12 (40.00%) SQL
8 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (40.00%) Citrix
8 12 (40.00%) XenApp
8 12 (40.00%) XenServer
8 12 (40.00%) XenDesktop
8 12 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (40.00%) AppSense
8 12 (40.00%) NetScaler
9 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
10 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (33.33%) Node.js
11 9 (30.00%) Foundry
11 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (53.33%) Tomcat
2 15 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (50.00%) Apache
3 14 (46.67%) nginx
4 10 (33.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 9 (30.00%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.33%) OrientDB
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Redis
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Support
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) UNIX
1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.33%) Gentoo
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (30.00%) Security Management
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Kanban
4 1 (3.33%) Scrum
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Ruby
2 12 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) XenApp
1 12 (40.00%) XenServer
1 12 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) Nagios
1 18 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (56.67%) collectd
3 5 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Akamai
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix
2 12 (40.00%) AppSense
3 9 (30.00%) Foundry
4 8 (26.67%) Vyatta
5 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 3 (10.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) New Relic
7 1 (3.33%) SendGrid
7 1 (3.33%) Percona
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 days ago