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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank - 208 232
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.11% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.24% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
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
2671 2468 2897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.74% 46.29% 51.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 2058 2418
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Use Case
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) SaaS
2 5 (83.33%) Gradle
2 5 (83.33%) Cryptography
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) EDI
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) SAP HANA
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) API Design
2 5 (83.33%) Fintech
2 5 (83.33%) Blockchain

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 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (83.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (83.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (83.33%) Gradle
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) DbUnit
3 3 (50.00%) HttpUnit
3 3 (50.00%) XMLUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) XML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) EDI
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Thymeleaf
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blockchain
1 5 (83.33%) Cryptography
1 5 (83.33%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) API Design
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Use Case
3 3 (50.00%) AOP
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Line Management
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Server Building
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) logstash
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) New Relic