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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 397 406 378
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 40 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.39% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 49
Median daily rate £550 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £345 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £555 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
9652 10232 11048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 43.27% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6415 6754 6927
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 217 238
Median hourly rate £17.10 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 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 +34 7 £550 +13.93% 6
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 83 (93.26%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (74.16%) DevOps
3 48 (53.93%) Linux
4 47 (52.81%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (49.44%) Puppet
6 43 (48.31%) Ansible
7 38 (42.70%) Ruby
8 37 (41.57%) Python
8 37 (41.57%) Web Services
8 37 (41.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (38.20%) Configuration Management
9 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (29.21%) Open Source
11 24 (26.97%) Jenkins
12 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (23.60%) OpenStack
14 19 (21.35%) Bash Shell
15 18 (20.22%) Docker
15 18 (20.22%) Perl
16 16 (17.98%) Vagrant
17 15 (16.85%) Java
17 15 (16.85%) VMware
17 15 (16.85%) Salt
18 13 (14.61%) Google
18 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (13.48%) Migration
19 12 (13.48%) MySQL
19 12 (13.48%) SSL
19 12 (13.48%) Web Operations
20 11 (12.36%) SaltStack

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 21 (23.60%) OpenStack
2 8 (8.99%) nginx
3 7 (7.87%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.74%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 83 (93.26%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (41.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.36%) IaaS
4 10 (11.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (10.11%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (10.11%) Rackspace Cloud
6 7 (7.87%) Google App Engine
7 5 (5.62%) SaaS
8 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.37%) PaaS
9 2 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.25%) Datadog
10 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.12%) Engine Yard
10 1 (1.12%) GitHub
10 1 (1.12%) Heroku
10 1 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.12%) Slack
10 1 (1.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) SSL
2 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.11%) HTTP
3 9 (10.11%) Internet
4 6 (6.74%) DNS
5 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.37%) DHCP
5 3 (3.37%) Firewall
6 2 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.25%) VPN
7 1 (1.12%) AMQP
7 1 (1.12%) LAN
7 1 (1.12%) MQTT
7 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.12%) Network Security
7 1 (1.12%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) MySQL
2 11 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (11.24%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.25%) HBase
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) Impala
6 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Jenkins
2 16 (17.98%) Vagrant
3 11 (12.36%) TeamCity
4 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.99%) Subversion
6 6 (6.74%) Travis CI
7 3 (3.37%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.37%) RSpec
8 2 (2.25%) JIRA
9 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.12%) JUnit
9 1 (1.12%) Maven
9 1 (1.12%) Mockito
9 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.99%) Retail
2 6 (6.74%) Legal
3 5 (5.62%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Electronics
6 2 (2.25%) Law
6 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.25%) Publishing
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (23.60%) Architect
3 12 (13.48%) AWS DevOps
3 12 (13.48%) Technical Architect
4 11 (12.36%) AWS Architect
4 11 (12.36%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Digital Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Digital Technical Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.37%) Azure Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (41.57%) Web Services
2 8 (8.99%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (7.87%) ELK Stack
4 5 (5.62%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.37%) HTML
6 2 (2.25%) Django
6 2 (2.25%) HTML5
6 2 (2.25%) JSON
6 2 (2.25%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.25%) RESTful
7 1 (1.12%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.12%) CSS3
7 1 (1.12%) JPA
7 1 (1.12%) Kafka
7 1 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.12%) PHP-FPM
7 1 (1.12%) React
7 1 (1.12%) REST
7 1 (1.12%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.12%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.62%) Blog
2 5 (5.62%) CESG
3 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.37%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Fintech
5 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Online Games
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.93%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.37%) CentOS
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) Debian
6 1 (1.12%) SUSE
6 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.12%) Unix
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (74.16%) DevOps
2 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Configuration Management
3 26 (29.21%) Open Source
4 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (13.48%) Migration
5 12 (13.48%) Web Operations
6 8 (8.99%) Process Architecture
7 7 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (7.87%) ETL
7 7 (7.87%) Regression Testing
7 7 (7.87%) TDD
8 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.74%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (5.62%) Build Automation
9 5 (5.62%) CRM
9 5 (5.62%) TOGAF
10 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.70%) Ruby
2 37 (41.57%) Python
3 19 (21.35%) Bash Shell
4 18 (20.22%) Perl
5 15 (16.85%) Java
6 10 (11.24%) PHP
7 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.49%) Go
10 3 (3.37%) RubyMotion
11 2 (2.25%) SQL
12 1 (1.12%) C#
12 1 (1.12%) C++
12 1 (1.12%) Scala
12 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) MCSD
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) COBIT
3 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) Docker
2 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.87%) vSphere
5 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.37%) KVM
6 3 (3.37%) oVirt
7 2 (2.25%) HDFS
8 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (52.81%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (49.44%) Puppet
3 43 (48.31%) Ansible
4 15 (16.85%) Salt
5 7 (7.87%) Grafana
5 7 (7.87%) Kibana
5 7 (7.87%) logstash
6 6 (6.74%) Terraform
7 5 (5.62%) Nagios
7 5 (5.62%) Pingdom
8 4 (4.49%) Kubernetes
9 3 (3.37%) Cobbler
9 3 (3.37%) yum
10 1 (1.12%) Ambari
10 1 (1.12%) Cacti
10 1 (1.12%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.12%) Ganglia
10 1 (1.12%) Munin
10 1 (1.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) VMware
2 13 (14.61%) Google
3 11 (12.36%) SaltStack
4 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.87%) Zend
6 5 (5.62%) New Relic
7 4 (4.49%) hybris
7 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.49%) Splunk
8 3 (3.37%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.37%) Cisco
8 3 (3.37%) Dell
8 3 (3.37%) F5
8 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle
9 2 (2.25%) SAP
10 1 (1.12%) Citrix
10 1 (1.12%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.12%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.12%) MapR
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