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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
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
181 195 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 48.66% 49.74% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 108 138
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £170 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) PHP5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Smarty
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) OO PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Smarty
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) PHP5