The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Rackspace.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1108 1256 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.84% 50.69% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 687 502
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £229 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 48
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Rackspace as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rackspace across the Berkshire region.

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Rackspace
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) RSpec

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Threat Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft