The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.91% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £100,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +26.45%
Rackspace
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
336 209 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 61.09% 54.43% 66.05%
Number of salaries quoted 230 151 151
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in Watford

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) LAMP
2 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) SaaS
2 5 (55.56%) PaaS
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Google Apps
2 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
2 5 (55.56%) IaaS
2 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Google
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) CMDB
2 5 (55.56%) Use Case
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 5 (55.56%) SOA

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (55.56%) OpenStack
2 4 (44.44%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) SaaS
2 5 (55.56%) PaaS
2 5 (55.56%) Google Apps
2 5 (55.56%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (55.56%) IaaS
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Head of IT
2 4 (44.44%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) LAMP
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Use Case
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) People Management
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) ProCurve
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) VMware