The table below looks at the statistics for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace Cloud
UK
Rank 595 616 617
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.018% 0.051% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5647 3927 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.45% 7.68% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3996 2757 1639
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 61 91
Median hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.08 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.36% -2.52%

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
England +43 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Rackspace Cloud.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) API Design
1 1 (100.00%) Anypoint

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (100.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (100.00%) MuleSoft Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Design
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace