The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 231 261 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 11 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.085% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £225 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3788 4499 4748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.95% 47.55% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 2459 2455
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 295
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Rackspace
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 across the South East region.

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Rackspace
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rackspace across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Rackspace Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Rackspace
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Hampshire - 8 £225 -
Surrey +17 1 - -
Berkshire -1 1 £420 +23.52%
West Sussex - 1 £501 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 11 (61.11%) CMS
2 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 10 (55.56%) Legal
2 10 (55.56%) Content Management
2 10 (55.56%) Joomla!
2 10 (55.56%) Intranet
2 10 (55.56%) WordPress
2 10 (55.56%) Driving Licence
3 9 (50.00%) SLA
3 9 (50.00%) Document Management
4 8 (44.44%) Statistics
4 8 (44.44%) Marketing
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) Content Writing
4 8 (44.44%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
5 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (16.67%) Puppet
8 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) Ruby
9 2 (11.11%) Java

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (61.11%) CMS
2 10 (55.56%) Joomla!
2 10 (55.56%) WordPress
3 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Google App Engine
3 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) HBase
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
1 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (55.56%) Legal
2 8 (44.44%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Web Content Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Designer
3 6 (33.33%) Support Assistant
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Assistant
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Designer
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Support Assistant
3 6 (33.33%) Web Content Assistant
3 6 (33.33%) Web Content Designer
3 6 (33.33%) Web Designer
3 6 (33.33%) Web Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Website Designer
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Web Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Web Content Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Driving Licence
1 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 8 (44.44%) Statistics
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) BBC
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Content Management
2 9 (50.00%) Document Management
3 8 (44.44%) Content Writing
4 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Cluster Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCDP
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
2 8 (44.44%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Dynatrace
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) IBM
1 1 (5.56%) Intel
1 1 (5.56%) OpenText
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.56%) SaltStack
1 1 (5.56%) Veritas
1 1 (5.56%) Virgin Media
1 1 (5.56%) VMware