The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Warwickshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.32% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
164 104 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 52.73% 45.81% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 43
Average daily rate £340 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £208 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £540 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Rackspace
West Midlands

Rackspace
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Rackspace 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 Rackspace.

1 1 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) RightScale
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Rackspace 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 Rackspace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) RightScale