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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
England / London
Rank 370 364 364
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 25 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 36
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £368 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £650
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8238 8729 9601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.28% 40.80% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5538 5710 6331
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 154 190
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.40 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +8.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 0 1 £475 +5.55% 2
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 43 (74.14%) DevOps
2 35 (60.34%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (58.62%) Linux
4 32 (55.17%) Web Services
5 26 (44.83%) Python
6 25 (43.10%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (37.93%) Ruby
8 19 (32.76%) Subversion
8 19 (32.76%) Puppet
9 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
11 16 (27.59%) Configuration Management
12 15 (25.86%) Windows
12 15 (25.86%) Open Source
13 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
13 14 (24.14%) Ansible
14 13 (22.41%) Docker
14 13 (22.41%) MySQL
14 13 (22.41%) SQL
15 12 (20.69%) PHP
15 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (20.69%) nginx
16 11 (18.97%) Vagrant
16 11 (18.97%) IIS
16 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
16 11 (18.97%) SSL
17 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
17 10 (17.24%) HTTP
17 10 (17.24%) Zend
17 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration

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 (20.69%) nginx
2 11 (18.97%) IIS
3 10 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (10.34%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.17%) Apache
7 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
7 2 (3.45%) WordPress
8 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (60.34%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.07%) IaaS
4 5 (8.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (6.90%) Office 365
6 3 (5.17%) GitHub
7 2 (3.45%) SaaS
8 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) SSL
1 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.24%) HTTP
3 9 (15.52%) VPN
4 7 (12.07%) DNS
5 6 (10.34%) Firewall
6 5 (8.62%) SAN
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.90%) IPv4
7 4 (6.90%) IPv6
7 4 (6.90%) LAN
7 4 (6.90%) NAS
7 4 (6.90%) Network Security
7 4 (6.90%) WAN
7 4 (6.90%) Wireless
8 2 (3.45%) DHCP
8 2 (3.45%) MPLS
9 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 10 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 10 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) Redis
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Subversion
2 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
3 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.97%) Vagrant
5 7 (12.07%) NUnit
6 2 (3.45%) GitLab
General
1 7 (12.07%) Retail
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) AWS DevOps
2 17 (29.31%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) DBA
6 8 (13.79%) SQL DBA
7 7 (12.07%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (12.07%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Ruby Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Environment Manager
10 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (5.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (55.17%) Web Services
2 10 (17.24%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (17.24%) LEMP Stack
3 8 (13.79%) .NET
3 8 (13.79%) Node.js
4 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
4 7 (12.07%) ADO
4 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.07%) Dapper ORM
4 7 (12.07%) Entity Framework
5 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.62%) React
6 2 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (74.14%) DevOps
2 16 (27.59%) Configuration Management
3 15 (25.86%) Open Source
4 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.24%) Process Architecture
5 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
6 7 (12.07%) WFM
7 5 (8.62%) Build Automation
7 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.62%) High Availability
7 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.90%) BDD
8 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
8 4 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (6.90%) TDD
8 4 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) Python
2 22 (37.93%) Ruby
3 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 12 (20.69%) PHP
5 9 (15.52%) VB
6 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
6 7 (12.07%) C#
6 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.34%) Perl
8 5 (8.62%) Java
9 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) CCNA
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) BS7799
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Docker
2 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (32.76%) Puppet
3 14 (24.14%) Ansible
4 10 (17.24%) Grafana
4 10 (17.24%) Kibana
4 10 (17.24%) logstash
4 10 (17.24%) Salt
4 10 (17.24%) Terraform
5 5 (8.62%) Packer
6 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Zend
2 7 (12.07%) RedGate
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) New Relic
4 5 (8.62%) Splunk
5 4 (6.90%) Acronis
5 4 (6.90%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (6.90%) Altiris
5 4 (6.90%) Avaya
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) Dell
5 4 (6.90%) Fortinet
5 4 (6.90%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) Meraki
5 4 (6.90%) Sophos
6 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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