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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 207 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
2553 2473 2567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.60% 46.58% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2109 2068 2060
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 3 June 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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 - 4 £35,000 - 1
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) Web Services
1 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (68.75%) DevOps
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Google
4 8 (50.00%) PHP
4 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (50.00%) RESTful
4 8 (50.00%) Vagrant
5 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (43.75%) Puppet
5 7 (43.75%) OpenStack
5 7 (43.75%) Joyent
5 7 (43.75%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (43.75%) SLA
5 7 (43.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (43.75%) IaaS
5 7 (43.75%) Ansible
5 7 (43.75%) Public Cloud
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) Sass
7 4 (25.00%) LESS

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) OpenStack
2 4 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (43.75%) Joyent
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (43.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (43.75%) IaaS
3 4 (25.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) Heroku
4 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (43.75%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (43.75%) Administrator
2 7 (43.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) Sass
4 4 (25.00%) LESS
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
5 1 (6.25%) Laravel
5 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Public Cloud
2 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 7 (43.75%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) cPanel
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Google
2 4 (25.00%) New Relic
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
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