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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
Berkshire

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
419 458 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.06% 54.01% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 212 193
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £24.12 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Cacti
3 1 (33.33%) qmail
3 1 (33.33%) Postfix
3 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Plesk
3 1 (33.33%) RSpec
3 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Debian
1 1 (33.33%) Fedora
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) qmail
1 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
1 1 (33.33%) Varnish
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Bacula
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
1 1 (33.33%) cPanel
1 1 (33.33%) Grafana
1 1 (33.33%) Graphite
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Plesk
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CommVault
1 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware