The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cardiff region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £320 £425
% change year-on-year
+48.43% -24.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 132 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.31% 50.19% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 44
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £145 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Rackspace
South Wales

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago