Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 12 December 2018 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
England > North East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 94 158
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.54% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
North East median daily rate - £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.83% -36.84%
England median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 493 551 1,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.46% 45.28% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 353 941
North East median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% -9.33%
10th Percentile £251 £236 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £518
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 114
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £11.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.09% -56.60% +30.54%
10th Percentile £10.73 £8.92 £11.10
90th Percentile £26.59 £47.57 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Rackspace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in the North East

Rackspace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rackspace in the North East