The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 4 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Rackspace.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 394 391 365
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 32 35 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.38% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 49
Median daily rate £463 £481 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £721 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9209 9128 10570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.11% 40.33% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6117 6042 7224
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 160 264
Median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Rackspace as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in London

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in London

Rackspace
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rackspace across the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Rackspace Daily Rate Histogram in London

Rackspace
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 -2 7 £513 +36.66% 1
Greenford - 7 £413 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace 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.

1 59 (85.51%) DevOps
2 48 (69.57%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (60.87%) Linux
4 38 (55.07%) Web Services
5 37 (53.62%) Python
6 34 (49.28%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (47.83%) Ruby
8 28 (40.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (37.68%) Puppet
10 25 (36.23%) Ansible
11 23 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (33.33%) Configuration Management
12 21 (30.43%) Open Source
13 20 (28.99%) Subversion
14 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (24.64%) Vagrant
15 16 (23.19%) MySQL
16 15 (21.74%) SSL
16 15 (21.74%) MongoDB
16 15 (21.74%) Docker
17 14 (20.29%) Salt
17 14 (20.29%) Windows
18 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
18 13 (18.84%) PHP
18 13 (18.84%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (18.84%) Terraform
18 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
19 12 (17.39%) nginx
19 12 (17.39%) Process Architecture

Rackspace
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 12 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (17.39%) nginx
1 12 (17.39%) OpenStack
2 10 (14.49%) IIS
3 5 (7.25%) Apache
4 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (69.57%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (40.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (15.94%) IaaS
4 6 (8.70%) Rackspace Cloud
5 5 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (4.35%) Google App Engine
8 2 (2.90%) GitHub
8 2 (2.90%) SaaS
9 1 (1.45%) Engine Yard
9 1 (1.45%) Heroku
9 1 (1.45%) Office 365
9 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.45%) PaaS
9 1 (1.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) SSL
2 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
3 12 (17.39%) HTTP
4 8 (11.59%) DNS
5 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 3 (4.35%) Firewall
7 2 (2.90%) DHCP
7 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.45%) AMQP
8 1 (1.45%) MQTT
8 1 (1.45%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.45%) SAN
8 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) MySQL
2 15 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 13 (18.84%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.45%) HBase
7 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 20 (28.99%) Subversion
3 17 (24.64%) Vagrant
4 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.14%) NUnit
6 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.35%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.45%) GitLab
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.80%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (31.88%) AWS DevOps
3 20 (28.99%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (10.14%) DBA
6 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) SQL DBA
7 6 (8.70%) Architect
7 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.70%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (7.25%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Ruby Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.07%) Web Services
2 12 (17.39%) ELK Stack
2 12 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
3 8 (11.59%) .NET
4 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.14%) ADO
4 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.14%) Dapper ORM
4 7 (10.14%) Entity Framework
5 6 (8.70%) Node.js
5 6 (8.70%) React
6 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.35%) HTML
8 2 (2.90%) Django
8 2 (2.90%) HTML5
8 2 (2.90%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.45%) Kafka
9 1 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.87%) Linux
2 14 (20.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) SUSE
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (85.51%) DevOps
2 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 21 (30.43%) Open Source
4 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.39%) Process Architecture
5 12 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 8 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.14%) Build Automation
7 7 (10.14%) TDD
7 7 (10.14%) WFM
8 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.70%) High Availability
8 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.25%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.80%) BDD
11 3 (4.35%) Microservices
12 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.90%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) Python
2 33 (47.83%) Ruby
3 13 (18.84%) PHP
4 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
4 11 (15.94%) Java
5 10 (14.49%) SQL
6 9 (13.04%) VB
7 8 (11.59%) C#
7 8 (11.59%) Perl
8 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.90%) Go
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) MCSD
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) COBIT
2 1 (1.45%) BS7799
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Docker
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (49.28%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (37.68%) Puppet
3 25 (36.23%) Ansible
4 14 (20.29%) Salt
5 13 (18.84%) Terraform
6 12 (17.39%) Grafana
6 12 (17.39%) Kibana
6 12 (17.39%) logstash
7 6 (8.70%) Kubernetes
7 6 (8.70%) Packer
8 1 (1.45%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Zend
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.14%) RedGate
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 6 (8.70%) New Relic
4 6 (8.70%) Splunk
5 5 (7.25%) Google
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.80%) SaltStack
7 3 (4.35%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.90%) hybris
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
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