The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RightScale products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RightScale over the 3 months to 20 January 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 RightScale, Inc.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RightScale
England / North West
Rank - - 133
Contract jobs citing RightScale 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £409 £500
% change year-on-year
- -18.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1168 1619 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.61% 41.65% 46.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 861 762
Median daily rate £399 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 88 112
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £47.33 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

RightScale
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RightScale Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RightScale
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RightScale Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RightScale
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RightScale 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 North West region with a requirement for RightScale.

1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Media

RightScale
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) CentOS
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat