Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 864 878
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 7 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.041% 0.088% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 5
UK median daily rate £550 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.91% -7.03% -
10th Percentile £400 £426 £313
90th Percentile £575 £520 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £430 £325
% change year-on-year +10.47% +32.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CloudStack is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17155 19384 20012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.51% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12557 12574
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.45%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £605 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 478 605
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

CloudStack
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CloudStack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CloudStack over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CloudStack in the UK

CloudStack
Top 5 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 7 £550 +27.91% 8
North of England +45 5 £475 +10.47% 3
Yorkshire +20 5 £475 +10.47% 2
UK excluding London +9 5 £475 +10.47% 5
London -20 2 £575 +27.78% 4

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) XenServer
4 3 (42.86%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Cobbler
4 3 (42.86%) RUP
4 3 (42.86%) DSDM
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) GCP
4 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Xen
4 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery

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 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
1 1 (14.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Flask
1 1 (14.29%) RAML
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) DSDM
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Go
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
1 3 (42.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Cobbler
2 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) EnterpriseDB
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) SaltStack