The table below looks at the statistics for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 22 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 242 244 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.011% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.94% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £320 -
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 Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
320 257 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.45% 2.90% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 155 54
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +129.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Rackspace Cloud
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Rackspace Cloud Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Rackspace Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 3 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
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England

Rackspace Cloud
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Rackspace Cloud.

1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) PHP5
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) Smarty
1 8 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) nginx
2 5 (62.50%) OO PHP
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 5 (62.50%) Symfony
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Zend
3 3 (37.50%) Zend Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Sublime Text
4 1 (12.50%) CMS

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Rackspace Cloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (37.50%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) Smarty
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) Symfony
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (37.50%) Zend