The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CloudStack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CloudStack over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache CloudStack
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 200
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CloudStack is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 507 565 988
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.35% 16.68% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 438 744
Median daily rate £493 £445 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +9.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 22
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £22.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

CloudStack
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CloudStack as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for CloudStack in the City of London

CloudStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CloudStack in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CloudStack in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for CloudStack.

1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure

CloudStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Infrastructure
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware