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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache CloudStack
Rank 610 588 555
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -33
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 13 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.010% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.054% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 15
Average daily rate £373 £463 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.45% +6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £453 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £473 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 - £419
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
9231 9186 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.96% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5999 5690 5246
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 317 310
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.88 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 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 13 February 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
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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
England +12 13 £373 -19.45% 5
Yorkshire -5 7 £373 - 3
Leeds -3 6 £325 - 2
West Yorkshire -3 6 £325 - 2
Manchester - 6 - - 1
North West - 6 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £420 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £420 - 1

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) Linux
1 15 (88.24%) DevOps
2 14 (82.35%) OpenStack
2 14 (82.35%) Xen
2 14 (82.35%) vSphere
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 14 (82.35%) Unix
3 13 (76.47%) Bash Shell
4 12 (70.59%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (64.71%) Cobbler
5 11 (64.71%) Puppet
5 11 (64.71%) XenServer
5 11 (64.71%) EnterpriseDB
5 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (64.71%) Ruby
5 11 (64.71%) SQL
5 11 (64.71%) DSDM
5 11 (64.71%) Python
5 11 (64.71%) RUP
5 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
5 11 (64.71%) Tivoli
5 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
5 11 (64.71%) Scrum
5 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) Server Building
7 3 (17.65%) KVM
7 3 (17.65%) Ansible
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) OpenStack
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
1 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (17.65%) Servlets
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) AIX
3 3 (17.65%) HPUX
3 3 (17.65%) SUSE
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
2 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (64.71%) DSDM
2 11 (64.71%) RUP
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Server Building
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Bash Shell
2 11 (64.71%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) Ruby
2 11 (64.71%) Shell Script
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Go
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) vSphere
1 14 (82.35%) Xen
2 11 (64.71%) XenServer
3 3 (17.65%) KVM
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (64.71%) Cobbler
2 11 (64.71%) Puppet
2 11 (64.71%) Tivoli
3 3 (17.65%) Ansible
4 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
4 2 (11.76%) Icinga
4 2 (11.76%) logstash
4 2 (11.76%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) EnterpriseDB
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
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