The table below looks at the statistics for CloudStack skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CloudStack over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache CloudStack
Rank - 576 -
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.012% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.065% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £435 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10048 9280 8821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6500 5650 4968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 383 447
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

CloudStack
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CloudStack within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CloudStack within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - - - -
London - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
England - - - -
East of England - - - -

CloudStack
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Akamai
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) collectd
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Opsview
1 3 (100.00%) Graphite
2 2 (66.67%) Jetty
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Jetty
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) collectd
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Opsview
1 3 (100.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Akamai