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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache CloudStack
Rank 595 565 546
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -19
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.031% 0.045% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £444 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -3.53%
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
9557 8925 8039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.49% 18.07% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6230 5376 4661
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 371 411
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 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £36.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 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 -3 1 - - 2
South East - 1 - -
CloudStack
UK

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vCloud
1 3 (75.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) VCDX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) VCDX
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vCloud
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) collectd
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opsview
1 1 (25.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Akamai