The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 233 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 6 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.097% 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 0
Median salary £50,000 £36,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2795 2708 2546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.42% 47.73% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2027 2224 2145
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,898
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Rackspace
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Birmingham -9 5 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Warwickshire -1 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) Use Case
4 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Cryptography
4 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) Maven
4 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Ant
4 5 (55.56%) JUnit
4 5 (55.56%) SAP
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (55.56%) EDI
4 5 (55.56%) ERP
4 5 (55.56%) UML
4 5 (55.56%) SaaS
4 5 (55.56%) SAP HANA
4 5 (55.56%) Gradle
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) SDLC

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Heroku
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) SAP HANA
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Ant
2 5 (55.56%) Gradle
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) DbUnit
3 3 (33.33%) HttpUnit
3 3 (33.33%) XMLUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) XML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) EDI
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) JSP
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Thymeleaf
2 3 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (22.22%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blockchain
1 5 (55.56%) Cryptography
1 5 (55.56%) Fintech
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
3 5 (55.56%) API Design
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) ERP
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) AOP
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Line Management
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) New Relic
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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