The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Rackspace.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +38.66%
Rackspace
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1258 1171 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.60% 55.50% 57.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1062 771
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Birmingham region.

Rackspace Salary Trend in Birmingham

Rackspace
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 IT job ads sampled that cited Rackspace.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 IT job ads sampled that cited Rackspace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft