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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache CloudStack
Rank 649 640 602
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -38
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.010% 0.050% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
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
9829 9992 9438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.54% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6499 6277 5544
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 312 390
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £41.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 3 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 26 July 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
West Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (81.82%) OpenStack
3 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
4 8 (72.73%) DevOps
4 8 (72.73%) vSphere
4 8 (72.73%) Subversion
4 8 (72.73%) Xen
4 8 (72.73%) Unix
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
5 7 (63.64%) Java
5 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 7 (63.64%) JBoss
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (63.64%) Firewall
6 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (54.55%) MySQL
6 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
7 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (45.45%) KVM
7 5 (45.45%) Ansible
7 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (45.45%) Puppet
7 5 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (45.45%) Virtual Team
7 5 (45.45%) LAN
7 5 (45.45%) WAN
7 5 (45.45%) IBM
7 5 (45.45%) Middleware

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 9 (81.82%) OpenStack
2 7 (63.64%) JBoss
3 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (9.09%) Confluence
5 1 (9.09%) Jetty
5 1 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (72.73%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
1 5 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (45.45%) Servlets
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) AIX
4 5 (45.45%) HPUX
4 5 (45.45%) SUSE
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) DSDM
4 3 (27.27%) RUP
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) OWASP
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Go
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) vSphere
1 8 (72.73%) Xen
2 5 (45.45%) KVM
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) Dovecot
4 1 (9.09%) OpenSSH
4 1 (9.09%) Postfix
4 1 (9.09%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Ansible
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
2 3 (27.27%) Terraform
2 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
3 2 (18.18%) Salt
4 1 (9.09%) Icinga
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) HP