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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 232 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.085% 0.077% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
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
2570 2262 2392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.47% 43.58% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 1908 2062
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Bristol -6 3 - - 6
Devon - 2 £52,500 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Clojure
2 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) HP Helion
1 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Gradle
1 3 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Flask
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) Clojure
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) KVM
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Google
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