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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 123 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.051% 0.045% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.084% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
963 1185 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.36% 53.60% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 820 995 1084
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft