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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 414 416 410
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.097% 0.49% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1032 617 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.18% 2.47% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 434 258
Average daily rate £435 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £29.37 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.73% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%

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 23 October 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
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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
City of London - 1 £450 - 1
Rackspace Cloud
England

Rackspace Cloud
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix