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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank - 115 -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.45% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £306 £400
% change year-on-year
+46.93% -23.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
731 875 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.62% 43.49% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 537 459
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 35
Average hourly rate £12.10 £16.72 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% +45.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.48 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) HDFS
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
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