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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache CloudStack
UK
Rank 585 614 610
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 10 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.027% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% 0.16% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £430 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £340 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £910 £416 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +0.12%
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
7948 8848 9199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 17.00% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5175 5647 5639
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 236 314
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.30% +6.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CloudStack within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

CloudStack Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CloudStack
Top 12 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 23 February 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 +33 10 £430 +7.36% 4
North West +25 4 £430 - 1
Manchester +14 4 £430 - 1
London - 3 £850 -
City of London - 2 £750 -
Yorkshire +4 1 - - 3
Reading - 1 £425 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 23 (92.00%) OpenStack
1 23 (92.00%) DevOps
2 21 (84.00%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (84.00%) Puppet
2 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Python
2 21 (84.00%) Ruby
3 19 (76.00%) Xen
3 19 (76.00%) vSphere
4 18 (72.00%) XenServer
5 17 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (68.00%) Bash Shell
6 16 (64.00%) Shell Script
7 15 (60.00%) Unix
8 13 (52.00%) Cobbler
9 6 (24.00%) Ansible
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 5 (20.00%) Open Source
11 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle
12 3 (12.00%) Firewall
12 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
12 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (12.00%) ITIL
12 3 (12.00%) IaaS
12 3 (12.00%) Jenkins

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 23 (92.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Jetty
3 1 (4.00%) Mongrel
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 17 (68.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) IaaS
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.00%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.00%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (4.00%) Heroku
5 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) GoCD
2 1 (4.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Chief Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Python
1 21 (84.00%) Ruby
2 17 (68.00%) Bash Shell
3 16 (64.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Go
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) vSphere
1 19 (76.00%) Xen
2 18 (72.00%) XenServer
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) KVM
5 1 (4.00%) Docker
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) vCloud
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (84.00%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (84.00%) Puppet
2 13 (52.00%) Cobbler
3 6 (24.00%) Ansible
4 1 (4.00%) Packer
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) Terraform
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) BT
4 1 (4.00%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Rackspace