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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 215 199 200
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.021% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.041% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
2550 2463 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.62% 50.76% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2249 2025 2032
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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
(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
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Packet Switching
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Heroku
1 1 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Packet Switching
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft