The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 406 417 411
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.10% 0.079% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £413 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rackspace Cloud
England

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

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1942 1262 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.17% 5.95% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 883 526
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 11
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Digital Media
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) NUnit
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Direct Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Games
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 4 (57.14%) EPiServer
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) Linux

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) EPiServer Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Digital Media
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Direct Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (57.14%) EPiServer
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat