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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 123 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.040% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.081% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £305 £400
% change year-on-year
+47.54% -23.75%
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
1236 1241 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.04% 49.05% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 613 567
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 41 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.78 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell - 2 £500 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Rackspace
South East

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) PaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (25.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (25.00%) SoftLayer
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (12.50%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) RSpec
2 1 (12.50%) Serena SBM
2 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
2 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Fedora
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Delphi
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Postfix
2 1 (12.50%) qmail
2 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
2 1 (12.50%) Varnish
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) Bacula
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) cPanel
2 1 (12.50%) Grafana
2 1 (12.50%) Graphite
2 1 (12.50%) Kibana
2 1 (12.50%) logstash
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Plesk
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (12.50%) Salt
2 1 (12.50%) Scalr
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 1 (12.50%) ATG
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Seapine
2 1 (12.50%) Serena
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec