Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 117
Contract jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median daily rate - - £313
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 490 546 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.25% 38.50% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 373 506
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.52% -1.07%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £213
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 38
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.61 £61.25 £30.93
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in Wales

Rackspace
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rackspace in Wales