The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £303 £394
% change year-on-year
+48.76% -23.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
Gloucestershire

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

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 49 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.63% 34.51% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 39
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Median hourly rate £12.74 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.02% +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £42.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £43.25 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%