The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 6 May 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 Rackspace.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £303 £394
% change year-on-year
+48.76% -23.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
249 337 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.20% 43.65% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 208 85
Median daily rate £345 £378 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +69.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.35 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £18.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Rackspace
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Rackspace
South East

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware