Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Rackspace Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 6 months to 20 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.

Rackspace Cloud
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 630 610 611
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.004% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.023% 0.095% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
London median daily rate £400 £561 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.73% +30.14% -
England median daily rate £400 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Rackspace Cloud is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 8616 6290 3783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.46% 14.11% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6449 4624 2801
London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £310 £302 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 49 30
London median hourly rate £21.40 £23.50 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.94% +16.83% +11.75%
10th Percentile £11.33 £14.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £159.25 £98.00 £40.40
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%

Rackspace Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace Cloud in London

Rackspace Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rackspace Cloud in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 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 London region with a requirement for Rackspace Cloud.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ganglia
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Infotainment

Rackspace Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ganglia
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk