The table below looks at the statistics for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 617 597 574
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -23
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 4 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.004% 0.036%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.090% 0.074% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Average daily rate £425 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% +0.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rackspace Cloud
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4454 2690 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.70% 5.31% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3075 1731 1141
Average daily rate £460 £418 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.17% +1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 96 28
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +55.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.85 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.63 £40.00 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in England

Rackspace Cloud
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Rackspace Cloud Daily Rate Trend in England

Rackspace Cloud
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 3 £425 +41.07% 1
South East - 1 £450 - 1
Rackspace Cloud
UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud.

1 6 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) yum
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (50.00%) KVM
3 3 (50.00%) New Relic
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Pingdom
3 3 (50.00%) SaltStack
3 3 (50.00%) Salt
3 3 (50.00%) oVirt
4 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Media

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Akka
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) DAO
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) KVM
1 3 (50.00%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Pingdom
1 3 (50.00%) Salt
1 3 (50.00%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) New Relic
2 3 (50.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
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