Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 19 September 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 62 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.60% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £382 - -
East Midlands median daily rate £382 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -19.52% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire.

All Vendors
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 286 263 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 34.13% 38.28% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 160 222
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £283 £170 £290
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £391 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.19% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.50 £10.59 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.99% -34.36% -9.21%
10th Percentile £11.80 £9.95 £10.43
90th Percentile £17.70 £11.27 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +8.93% +12.00% -10.71%

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in Northamptonshire

Rackspace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rackspace in Northamptonshire

Rackspace
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Northampton -11 4 £365 -
Rackspace
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DSL
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Terraform
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

Rackspace
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Terraform