The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache CloudStack
England / Yorkshire
Rank 125 128 134
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing CloudStack 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.047% 0.25% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 1.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £401 -
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 334 557 492
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.68% 19.86% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 352 303
Median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.99 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.78% -8.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £21.50 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

CloudStack
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

CloudStack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CloudStack in Yorkshire

CloudStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CloudStack.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) XenServer
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Xen
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (20.00%) .NET

CloudStack
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenServer
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware