The first table below looks at the demand for CloudStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudStack over the 3 months to 11 July 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 London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache CloudStack
Rank 401 395 421
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.034% 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.19% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4290 4313 4390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.83% 18.08% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2851 2736 2762
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 145 162
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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CloudStack
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CloudStack Jobs Demand Trend in London

CloudStack
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CloudStack Daily Rate Trend in London

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (100.00%) UNIX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 14 (87.50%) Nagios
2 14 (87.50%) Ruby
2 14 (87.50%) nginx
2 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (87.50%) Akamai
2 14 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 14 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (87.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (87.50%) collectd
2 14 (87.50%) DevOps
2 14 (87.50%) Opsview
3 13 (81.25%) Apache
3 13 (81.25%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) DNS
4 11 (68.75%) Security Management
4 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) Node.js
5 10 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (62.50%) Foundry
5 10 (62.50%) Ansible
6 4 (25.00%) Vyatta
7 3 (18.75%) IaaS
8 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
8 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 14 (87.50%) nginx
1 14 (87.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (81.25%) Apache
3 10 (62.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) DevOps
2 11 (68.75%) Security Management
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Ruby
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
1 2 (12.50%) XenServer
1 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Nagios
1 14 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (87.50%) collectd
1 14 (87.50%) Opsview
2 10 (62.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Akamai
2 10 (62.50%) Foundry
3 4 (25.00%) Vyatta
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense