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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
London / City of London
Rank - 143 190
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.19% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.49% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £384 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £335 £513
% change year-on-year
+22.38% -34.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1243 1235 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.95% 40.11% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 901 1639
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 51
Median hourly rate £40.50 £21.62 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.36% +15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £28.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Rackspace as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (90.91%) Ansible
2 10 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Python
2 10 (90.91%) Terraform
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (54.55%) Open Source
4 6 (54.55%) High Availability
4 6 (54.55%) Splunk
4 6 (54.55%) Ruby
4 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) Public Cloud
4 6 (54.55%) New Relic
4 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
4 6 (54.55%) Build Automation
4 6 (54.55%) IaaS
5 5 (45.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (36.36%) Packer
6 4 (36.36%) Docker
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 1 (9.09%) COBIT
7 1 (9.09%) Rackspace Cloud

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (54.55%) IaaS
3 5 (45.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (9.09%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
1 6 (54.55%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (81.82%) AWS DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Build Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 6 (54.55%) High Availability
2 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSD
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Ansible
1 10 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (90.91%) Terraform
2 4 (36.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) New Relic
1 6 (54.55%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft