The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 21 August 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 Rackspace.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+51.16% +7.50%
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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
424 493 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.75% 49.70% 55.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 186 218
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.62% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%