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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 159 194 204
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £450 £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £383 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £563 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+26.78% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
London

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
1341 2498 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 42.69% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1860 1822
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 65 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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
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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (88.24%) DevOps
3 13 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (70.59%) Linux
5 9 (52.94%) OpenStack
5 9 (52.94%) Puppet
5 9 (52.94%) Ansible
6 7 (41.18%) Docker
7 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (35.29%) Ruby
8 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 5 (29.41%) Perl
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) Open Source
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (23.53%) Python
10 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (17.65%) Publishing
10 3 (17.65%) Law
10 3 (17.65%) hybris
10 3 (17.65%) Pingdom
10 3 (17.65%) Fintech
10 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (11.76%) Datadog
11 2 (11.76%) Salt
11 2 (11.76%) Splunk

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (11.76%) Datadog
4 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Law
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) CESG
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Online Games
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Ruby
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) oVirt
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (52.94%) Ansible
2 9 (52.94%) Puppet
3 3 (17.65%) Pingdom
4 2 (11.76%) Nagios
4 2 (11.76%) Salt
5 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
5 1 (5.88%) Graphite
5 1 (5.88%) Mesos
5 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) hybris
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) New Relic
3 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
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