The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 650 631
Rank change year-on-year +65 -19  
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.026% 0.021% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -  
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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7676 9587 9977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.58% 18.07% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4899 6394 6227
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 235 341
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -0.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

CloudStack
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

CloudStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CloudStack in the UK

CloudStack
Top 2 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 25 June 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
England +47 2 £425 -10.52% 5
London - 2 £425 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for CloudStack.

1 10 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (60.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) Xen
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) XenServer
6 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (30.00%) vSphere
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (20.00%) Ansible
7 2 (20.00%) IaaS
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) KVM
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (20.00%) NAS

CloudStack
Co-occurring 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 10 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (10.00%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Chief Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Xen
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) XenServer
3 2 (20.00%) KVM
4 1 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle