The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 230 209 236
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 7 43 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.73% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 1.65% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 2
Median salary £47,500 £68,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +57.14%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Rackspace
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2435 2610 2585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 45.02% 44.35% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2013 2134 2057
Median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Rackspace as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in the South West

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the South West

Rackspace
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 3 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Bristol -17 1 £31,500 -54.18%
Wiltshire - 1 £27,000 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) SaaS
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) Ant
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
5 4 (36.36%) Remedy
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (36.36%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Fintech
6 3 (27.27%) Blockchain
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) API Design
6 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) Ansible

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) SaaS
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) SAP HANA
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Ant
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) DbUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Gradle
2 3 (27.27%) HttpUnit
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
2 3 (27.27%) XMLUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) IT Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) IT Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Network Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Pensions Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) EDI
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Thymeleaf
1 3 (27.27%) XHTML
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (36.36%) Public Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) Blockchain
2 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
2 3 (27.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) AOP
2 3 (27.27%) API Design
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Line Management
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) SaltStack
4 2 (18.18%) VMware