The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.82% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% - -
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 - - -
Rackspace
South East

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

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
172 190 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 46.87% 46.68% 32.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 108 120
Average daily rate £290 £386 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.91% +18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £28.75 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Rackspace
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 3 - -
Rackspace
South East

Rackspace
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) PHP5
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Smarty
1 5 (100.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 4 (80.00%) OO PHP
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (40.00%) nginx
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Sublime Text
4 1 (20.00%) Zend
4 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (20.00%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Smarty
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Zend