The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 2 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 Rackspace.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £306 £400
% change year-on-year
+46.93% -23.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
278 322 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 43.85% 41.18% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 174 166
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £167 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 4
Median hourly rate £18.25 £13.63 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.94% +21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Rackspace
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) New Relic
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) AppDynamics
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) yum

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) AppDynamics
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 5 (100.00%) New Relic