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 9 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 RightScale, Inc.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RightScale
Rank 148 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RightScale 3 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% - 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Median daily rate £600 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £419 £406
% change year-on-year
+37.31% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RightScale
England

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
1481 1660 1486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.11% 40.17% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 872 810
Median daily rate £405 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 81 105
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RightScale within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 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
Manchester - 3 £600 -
RightScale
England

RightScale
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) CentOS
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) 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 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) CentOS
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat