The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 114 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.18% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rackspace
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
686 885 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.61% 39.60% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 520 378
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 60 38
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.41 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% +27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £22.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Rackspace as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Rackspace
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Rackspace Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Rackspace
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rackspace across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Rackspace Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Rackspace
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 2 £525 +10.52% 3
Rackspace
Yorkshire

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Travis CI
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Web Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Packer
3 2 (50.00%) SaltStack

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Jetty
1 1 (25.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (25.00%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (25.00%) Heroku
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Travis CI
1 3 (75.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) GoCD
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Packer
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle