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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 172 196 201
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £550 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £410 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
1487 2377 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.75% 44.22% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1768 1829
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 51 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.47 £38.05 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (52.94%) Ansible
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
5 7 (41.18%) Ruby
6 6 (35.29%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) Open Source
6 6 (35.29%) Puppet
6 6 (35.29%) OpenStack
7 4 (23.53%) Docker
7 4 (23.53%) Splunk
7 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
8 3 (17.65%) Perl
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) New Relic
8 3 (17.65%) Pingdom
8 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
9 2 (11.76%) Terraform
9 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (11.76%) Datadog
9 2 (11.76%) High Availability
9 2 (11.76%) Build Automation

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 6 (35.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (11.76%) Datadog
3 2 (11.76%) IaaS
3 2 (11.76%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.88%) GitHub
4 1 (5.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Django
2 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
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%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Open Source
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) Build Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Ruby
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Go
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSD
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) oVirt
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (52.94%) Ansible
3 6 (35.29%) Puppet
4 3 (17.65%) Pingdom
5 2 (11.76%) Terraform
6 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
6 1 (5.88%) Nagios
6 1 (5.88%) Salt
6 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Splunk
2 3 (17.65%) New Relic
3 2 (11.76%) hybris
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
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