The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 246 242 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 14 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.016% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.033% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3297 3034 2868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.69% 48.93% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2627 2320 2292
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Yorkshire region.

Rackspace Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Rackspace
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire - 5 £25,000 -
North Yorkshire +8 2 - -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 18 (90.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) PHP
3 15 (75.00%) .NET
3 15 (75.00%) Web Services
3 15 (75.00%) MVC
3 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
4 14 (70.00%) OO
4 14 (70.00%) LAMP
4 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (70.00%) Retail
4 14 (70.00%) OO PHP
5 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (65.00%) Finance
5 13 (65.00%) Web Development
5 13 (65.00%) Symfony
5 13 (65.00%) Zend
5 13 (65.00%) CakePHP
5 13 (65.00%) Drupal
5 13 (65.00%) Node.js
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) ActionScript
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (10.00%) Ruby

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 13 (65.00%) Drupal
1 13 (65.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Redis
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 9 (45.00%) PHP Developer
4 8 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
1 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 14 (70.00%) LAMP
3 13 (65.00%) Symfony
3 13 (65.00%) CakePHP
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) Memcached
5 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Fedora
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) MVC
1 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 14 (70.00%) OO PHP
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) OO
3 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (65.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Security
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) logstash
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Zend
2 2 (10.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) SaltStack