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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 445 440 440
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.20% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £561 £403 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
3028 1693 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.15% 7.15% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2252 1223 964
Median daily rate £475 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 24
Median hourly rate £33.97 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £15.20 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £44.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Rackspace Cloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud across the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Rackspace Cloud Daily Rate Histogram in London

Rackspace Cloud
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +25 1 £540 +35.00%
Rackspace Cloud
England

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 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 London region with a requirement for Rackspace Cloud.

1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) MCSD
3 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
4 4 (44.44%) COBIT
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) SaltStack
4 4 (44.44%) Salt
5 3 (33.33%) Pingdom
5 3 (33.33%) oVirt
5 3 (33.33%) Docker
5 3 (33.33%) KVM
5 3 (33.33%) New Relic
5 3 (33.33%) Cobbler
5 3 (33.33%) yum
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Nagios
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Dell

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Azure Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) CentOS
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSD
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
1 3 (33.33%) KVM
1 3 (33.33%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
1 4 (44.44%) Salt
2 3 (33.33%) Cobbler
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) Pingdom
2 3 (33.33%) yum
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SaltStack
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) New Relic