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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.85% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £295
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +31.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
258 175 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 48.04% 49.86% 53.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 107 115
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.34% -20.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £15.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £17.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rackspace across the West Sussex region.

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Rackspace
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware