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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache CloudStack
Rank 632 658 628
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.020% 0.057% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £325 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 -
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
9910 10445 10083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.59% 17.90% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6474 6560 5896
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 331 429
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%

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 5 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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 1 - - 4
London +9 1 - - 2
Swansea - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Xen
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (42.86%) XenServer
4 3 (42.86%) Cobbler
4 3 (42.86%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (42.86%) Terraform
4 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (42.86%) DSDM
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Tivoli

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 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Jetty
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Auto-Scaling
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) DSDM
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) OWASP
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Go
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
1 4 (57.14%) Xen
2 3 (42.86%) XenServer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Dovecot
4 1 (14.29%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) OpenSSH
4 1 (14.29%) Postfix
4 1 (14.29%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) Cobbler
3 3 (42.86%) Terraform
3 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
4 2 (28.57%) Salt
5 1 (14.29%) Icinga
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam