The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 59 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.40% 1.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 2.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
195 348 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.47% 54.72% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 157 302 252
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +16.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,250 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in Merseyside

Rackspace
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 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
Liverpool +14 2 £34,500 -21.14%
Wirral - 2 £34,500 -
Rackspace
North West

Rackspace
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) SQLAlchemy
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Flask
1 2 (100.00%) Apache

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) SQLAlchemy
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Flask
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python