The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 125 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
Rackspace
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
844 742 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.82% 44.92% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 666 614 1006
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in Cheshire

Rackspace
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £40,000 -
Rackspace
North West

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (100.00%) Flask
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 9 (75.00%) SOA
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Retail
2 9 (75.00%) Subversion
2 9 (75.00%) Ajax
2 9 (75.00%) Web Development
2 9 (75.00%) JSON
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) nginx
2 9 (75.00%) Mercurial
2 9 (75.00%) SQLAlchemy
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
2 9 (75.00%) CSS3
2 9 (75.00%) uWSGI
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Django
3 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (75.00%) Apache
1 9 (75.00%) nginx
1 9 (75.00%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
1 12 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Subversion
1 9 (75.00%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Python Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Django Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Python/Django Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Flask
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) Ajax
2 9 (75.00%) JSON
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) SQLAlchemy
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
2 9 (75.00%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) Django
3 3 (25.00%) Pyramid
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) SOA
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
1 9 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) SQL