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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RightScale over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RightScale
Rank 126 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing RightScale 14 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.53% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £275
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 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
1486 1246 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.06% 43.64% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 570 698
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 111
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £31.56 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

RightScale
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RightScale across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale.

1 18 (100.00%) Puppet
1 18 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (94.44%) Vagrant
2 17 (94.44%) DevOps
2 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (94.44%) CentOS
3 16 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (88.89%) Amazon S3
3 16 (88.89%) Amazon ELB
3 16 (88.89%) Route 53
4 15 (83.33%) QA
5 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
6 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (66.67%) Hudson
6 12 (66.67%) SaaS
6 12 (66.67%) PaaS
7 9 (50.00%) Open Source
7 9 (50.00%) DHCP
7 9 (50.00%) Firewall
7 9 (50.00%) DNS
7 9 (50.00%) Maven
8 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 3 (16.67%) Network Security
10 2 (11.11%) HTTP
10 2 (11.11%) Java
10 2 (11.11%) JUnit
10 2 (11.11%) Servlets

RightScale
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) Jetty
1 2 (11.11%) nginx
1 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (88.89%) Amazon S3
2 16 (88.89%) Route 53
2 16 (88.89%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (66.67%) SaaS
3 12 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DHCP
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) Hudson
3 9 (50.00%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (94.44%) DevOps
2 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Puppet
2 17 (94.44%) Vagrant
3 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago