The first table below looks at the demand for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 408 385 419
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +34
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.51% 0.87% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £225 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £410 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
783 458 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.24% 2.12% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 331 337
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £16.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £31.85 £76.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Rackspace Cloud
England

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in London

Rackspace Cloud
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Rackspace Cloud Daily Rate Trend in London

Rackspace Cloud
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 2 £210 -40.00%
Rackspace Cloud
England

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) WordPress
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) FMCG
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) Drupal
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) RavenDB
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Confluence
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (60.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) RavenDB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Release Management
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Security
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Facebook
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