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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RightScale over the 3 months to 14 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 RightScale, Inc.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RightScale
Rank 611 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RightScale 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate £409 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
22070 23365 22368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.80% 45.66% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13153 13548 12236
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 839 982 965
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

RightScale
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RightScale within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RightScale within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

RightScale Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RightScale
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RightScale within the UK over the 3 months to 14 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
Berkshire - 13 £409 -
South East - 13 £409 -
England - 13 £409 -
Maidenhead - 9 £405 -

RightScale
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RightScale 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 RightScale.

1 18 (94.74%) Ruby
1 18 (94.74%) Puppet
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (89.47%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) Migration
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) PowerShell
4 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (78.95%) LAN
4 15 (78.95%) WAN
4 15 (78.95%) VMware
4 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
5 14 (73.68%) Middleware
5 14 (73.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 14 (73.68%) SQL
5 14 (73.68%) Oracle
5 14 (73.68%) vSphere
5 14 (73.68%) SCCM
5 14 (73.68%) SCOM
5 14 (73.68%) SCVMM
5 14 (73.68%) Windows Intune
6 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
6 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
6 13 (68.42%) Windows
7 11 (57.89%) ITIL
8 8 (42.11%) Hybrid Cloud

RightScale
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RightScale 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 RightScale. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Jetty
1 2 (10.53%) nginx
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (89.47%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (10.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 15 (78.95%) LAN
2 15 (78.95%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Hudson
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
1 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Migration
2 14 (73.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Ruby
2 16 (84.21%) PowerShell
3 14 (73.68%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCSA
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (73.68%) vSphere
4 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (94.74%) Puppet
2 14 (73.68%) SCCM
2 14 (73.68%) SCOM
2 14 (73.68%) SCVMM
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Intune
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Red Hat
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) CA