The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 - 65 -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.51% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
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
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
265 266 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.06% 44.86% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 204 142
Median daily rate £418 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.79% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.65 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £27.00 £26.80
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 South Wales

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in South Wales