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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 126 114 143
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.41% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.91% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
849 772 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.10% 45.33% 42.92%
Number of salaries quoted 728 626 856
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram 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 17 December 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 +8 4 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Ellesmere Port - 1 £32,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £82,500 -
Rackspace
North West

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Flask
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) SQLAlchemy
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) uWSGI
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (28.57%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Terremark
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Django Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Flask
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) SQLAlchemy
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Pyramid
5 1 (14.29%) Django
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) C#
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
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