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 31 May 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RightScale
Rank - 606 588
Contract jobs citing RightScale 0 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.016% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Median daily rate - £415 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £415 £394
% change year-on-year
- +5.39%
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
23948 24289 23781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 44.81% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 14140 13473
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 1108 1060
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 7 (77.78%) vSphere
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Intune
3 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 7 (77.78%) SCOM
3 7 (77.78%) SCVMM
3 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle
5 5 (55.56%) Middleware
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) CA

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Jetty
1 2 (22.22%) nginx
1 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 2 (22.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Hudson
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) vSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) SCOM
2 7 (77.78%) SCVMM
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) CA