The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 197 207 201
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.054% 0.065% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £488 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -15.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2384 2715 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.93% 44.35% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1909 2071
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 102
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Rackspace
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rackspace across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Rackspace Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) Subversion
5 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Ansible
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Salt
7 2 (20.00%) nginx
7 2 (20.00%) CentOS
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (20.00%) SSL

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Heroku
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) RTSP
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) MRTG
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (10.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (10.00%) RSpec
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) JSF
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) BBC
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Go
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 3 (30.00%) Ansible
4 2 (20.00%) Salt
5 1 (10.00%) Nagios
5 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (10.00%) Opsview
5 1 (10.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) F5
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