The first table below looks at the demand 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 200 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.020% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -17.07%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2390 2586 2336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.20% 50.78% 49.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1946 2135 1932
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell