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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache CloudStack
Rank 587 581 558
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.010% 0.021% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
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£475 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10362 9411 8480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.27% 18.39% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6725 5703 5040
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 401 359
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.52 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% -11.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
1 3 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) VCDX
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) KVM

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VCDX
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware