Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rackspace over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Rackspace.

Rackspace
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 171 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - +183
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.098% 0.023% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.64% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £420 £350
% change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Rackspace is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2013 2191 2537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.37% 51.13% 50.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1134 1299
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 129 134
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £43.62 £46.65
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Rackspace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in Berkshire

Rackspace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rackspace in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rackspace in Berkshire

Rackspace
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Rackspace in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Rackspace in Berkshire

Rackspace
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 1 £400 -
Rackspace
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) npm
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Salt
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack

Rackspace
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) npm
2 3 (75.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Salt