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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.56% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £100,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
336 207 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 62.80% 57.18% 68.96%
Number of salaries quoted 230 146 147
Average salary £48,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.29% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) ProCurve
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Lync
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (57.14%) Lync
2 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) IaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 3 (42.86%) PaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Head of IT
1 4 (57.14%) Head of Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) ProCurve
3 3 (42.86%) Google