The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Cheltenham 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.85% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£510 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £318 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.14% -25.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 59.32% 53.85% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 29
Average daily rate £325 £310 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -34.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £373 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £35.25 £13.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.11% -34.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Rackspace also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rackspace.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Campaign Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Rackspace also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Rackspace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com