The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RightScale products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RightScale over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 RightScale, Inc.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RightScale
UK
Rank 607 616 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing RightScale 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.023% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.053% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £650 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20211 22470 23940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.20% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12533 13459 13746
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 838 976
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +19.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

RightScale
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RightScale as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

RightScale Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RightScale
Daily Rate Trend

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

RightScale Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RightScale
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RightScale within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +24 1 £650 +57.57%
London - 1 £650 -

RightScale
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RightScale 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 RightScale.

1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) CentOS
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
5 1 (14.29%) IaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

RightScale
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 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (14.29%) Bluemix
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SoftLayer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) CentOS
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware