The first table below looks at the demand for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Cloud Services category for the West Sussex 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.34% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 62.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.14% 0.70% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £430 £425 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +46.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £22.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-42.69% -11.00%
Rackspace Cloud
South East

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Rackspace Cloud
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) nginx
1 6 (100.00%) Smarty
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 6 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 6 (100.00%) PHP5
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 3 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Sublime Text
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Symfony
3 2 (33.33%) OO PHP

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (50.00%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Smarty
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Zend Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (50.00%) Zend