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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 408 421 378
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -43
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.10% 0.46% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
967 659 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.19% 2.72% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 457 276
Average daily rate £450 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Average hourly rate £21.56 £16.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% -64.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix