The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank - 128 114
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.072% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +21.09%
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1130 1141 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.42% 41.34% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 548 444
Average daily rate £350 £349 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £27.50 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in Scotland