The table below looks at the statistics for CloudStack skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudStack over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache CloudStack
UK
Rank 568 611 612
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +1
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.081% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Median daily rate £430 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7544 8626 8866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 16.99% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4843 5508 5549
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 236 316
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

CloudStack
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CloudStack as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CloudStack Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CloudStack
Daily Rate Trend

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

CloudStack Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CloudStack
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CloudStack within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 13 £430 - 9
North West +30 9 £430 - 2
Manchester +21 9 £430 - 2
London - 2 £450 - 5
West Yorkshire +18 1 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +14 1 £375 - 2
Leeds +7 1 £375 - 2
City of London - 1 £450 - 2
Reading - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £425 -

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CloudStack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CloudStack.

1 20 (90.91%) Linux
1 20 (90.91%) Python
1 20 (90.91%) Ruby
1 20 (90.91%) Puppet
1 20 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (90.91%) DevOps
2 19 (86.36%) OpenStack
3 18 (81.82%) vSphere
4 17 (77.27%) Bash Shell
4 17 (77.27%) XenServer
4 17 (77.27%) Xen
5 16 (72.73%) Shell Script
6 15 (68.18%) Unix
6 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (59.09%) Cobbler
8 6 (27.27%) Ansible
9 5 (22.73%) Open Source
9 5 (22.73%) VMware
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
12 2 (9.09%) Scrum
12 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
12 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (9.09%) Firewall
12 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (9.09%) Oracle
12 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 2 (9.09%) ITIL

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (86.36%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Jetty
3 1 (4.55%) Mongrel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.55%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (4.55%) Heroku
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) GoCD
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Security
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) DSDM
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Python
1 20 (90.91%) Ruby
2 17 (77.27%) Bash Shell
3 16 (72.73%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Go
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) vSphere
2 17 (77.27%) Xen
2 17 (77.27%) XenServer
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Docker
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (90.91%) Puppet
2 13 (59.09%) Cobbler
3 6 (27.27%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) Packer
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam