The first table below looks at the demand for CloudStack skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudStack over the 3 months to 16 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache CloudStack
Rank 238 227 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.094% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1630 1454 1704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.48% 17.12% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 779 838
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 96 81
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
CloudStack
England

CloudStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CloudStack Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CloudStack
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CloudStack Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CloudStack
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (100.00%) AppSense
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
1 10 (100.00%) XenServer
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 10 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
1 10 (100.00%) XenServer
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) AppSense
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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