The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £463 £488
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
115 241 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.12% 53.32% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 188 86
Median daily rate £400 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £18.80 £80.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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