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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 195 212 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 23 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.019% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.037% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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
2684 2722 2739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.66% 50.73% 50.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2206 2260 2352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Wolverhampton - 6 - -
Warwickshire - 6 £25,000 -
Coventry - 4 £37,500 -
Birmingham +11 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 24 (75.00%) CSS
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) PHP
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (53.13%) HTML
6 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
7 14 (43.75%) WordPress
8 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
8 12 (37.50%) Web Services
8 12 (37.50%) MVC
9 11 (34.38%) C#
9 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (31.25%) OOP
11 9 (28.13%) Java
11 9 (28.13%) Symfony
11 9 (28.13%) CodeIgniter
11 9 (28.13%) Time Management
11 9 (28.13%) PHPUnit
11 9 (28.13%) Laravel
11 9 (28.13%) User Experience
11 9 (28.13%) cPanel
11 9 (28.13%) API Development
12 8 (25.00%) Backbone.js
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (25.00%) jQuery
12 8 (25.00%) Games

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (43.75%) WordPress
2 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) CMS
5 1 (3.13%) Drupal
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (21.88%) Heroku
4 5 (15.63%) Rackspace Cloud
4 5 (15.63%) Joyent
4 5 (15.63%) IaaS
4 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 5 (15.63%) MySQL
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) PHPUnit
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (25.00%) Games
2 7 (21.88%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Web Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (21.88%) Administrator
4 7 (21.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (21.88%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
6 4 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) CSS
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) HTML
4 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
5 12 (37.50%) Web Services
5 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (28.13%) Symfony
7 9 (28.13%) CodeIgniter
7 9 (28.13%) Laravel
8 8 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 8 (25.00%) jQuery
9 7 (21.88%) RESTful
9 7 (21.88%) Task Parallel Library
9 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
9 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (12.50%) HTML5
10 4 (12.50%) CSS3
10 4 (12.50%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) MVC
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (31.25%) OOP
5 9 (28.13%) Time Management
5 9 (28.13%) API Development
6 7 (21.88%) DevOps
6 7 (21.88%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) SEO
8 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) API Integration
9 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
9 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (59.38%) PHP
3 11 (34.38%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) Java
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) ActionScript
6 4 (12.50%) Python
6 4 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) cPanel
2 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.63%) Ansible
3 5 (15.63%) Puppet
3 5 (15.63%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.25%) New Relic
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
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