The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 March 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 429 413
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16  
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.053% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £750 £456 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.38% -1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £421 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £990 £491 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.11% +0.12%  
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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3690 3743 3796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.06% 16.90% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 2575 2502
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 100
Median hourly rate £22.34 £24.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +19.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

CloudStack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

CloudStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CloudStack in London

CloudStack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CloudStack in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudStack in London

CloudStack
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CloudStack within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +3 2 £750 +64.38% 1
CloudStack
England

CloudStack
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for CloudStack.

1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere

CloudStack
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Chief Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
1 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware