The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.54% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.28% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Vendors Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
204 106 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 55.43% 43.62% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 58 63
Average daily rate £363 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CITP
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) RightScale
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Netezza
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) MarkLogic
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CITP
1 1 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Netezza
2 1 (50.00%) RightScale
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) SAP