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 22 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 Rackspace.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
UK / Wales
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.45% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £350 £650
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -46.15%
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 in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
313 276 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.93% 41.19% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 187 204
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £464 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Empiric Solutions
Posted: Yesterday