The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.49% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £538 £425
% change year-on-year
-35.81% +26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
South East

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

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
660 655 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 54.37% 46.16% 47.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 355 311
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 27 23
Average hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Rackspace
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staines - 2 - -
Rackspace
South East

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Rackspace 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.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (75.00%) Puppet
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 5 (62.50%) WSUS
5 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
5 4 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (50.00%) MCP
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) MCSA
5 4 (50.00%) Nagios
5 4 (50.00%) Symantec
5 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
5 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) CommVault
5 4 (50.00%) ELK Stack
5 4 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) Cacti

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Rackspace 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Applications Support
1 5 (62.50%) Applications Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Applications Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Support
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Web Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Web Applications Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Web Applications Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Web Applications Support
1 5 (62.50%) Web Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Web Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Web Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) ELK Stack
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCSA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) WSUS
3 4 (50.00%) Cacti
3 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (50.00%) Nagios
3 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) CommVault
2 4 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) VMware