The table below looks at the statistics for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace Cloud
Rank - - 133
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 - £318
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 North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
184 69 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.81% 2.30% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 27 17
Average daily rate £425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £605 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace Cloud across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Rackspace Cloud
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Rackspace Cloud Daily Rate Trend in the North West