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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £318
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +22.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
239 242 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 39.31% 38.11% 49.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 163 120
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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