The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Rackspace.

Rackspace
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 - 179
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 11 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.27% - 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 5
Median salary £55,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Rackspace is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1891 1451 1488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.74% 42.01% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1605 1218 1202
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Rackspace as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in Manchester

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace in Manchester.

Salary trend for Rackspace in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (76.00%) DevOps
3 16 (64.00%) Google
4 14 (56.00%) Management Information System
5 13 (52.00%) VMware
6 12 (48.00%) SOA
7 11 (44.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (44.00%) Web Services
7 11 (44.00%) Finance
7 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (40.00%) Retail
8 10 (40.00%) Manufacturing
8 10 (40.00%) Migration
8 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (40.00%) Middleware
8 10 (40.00%) UML
8 10 (40.00%) Open Source
8 10 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (40.00%) Local Government
8 10 (40.00%) Use Case
8 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (32.00%) Ansible
9 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (32.00%) Puppet
9 8 (32.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) Python
9 8 (32.00%) Ruby
10 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Rackspace
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (8.00%) Jetty
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) CloudStack
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) Tornado
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 25 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (44.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (24.00%) SaaS
4 3 (12.00%) IaaS
4 3 (12.00%) PaaS
5 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.00%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) AMQP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.00%) Gatling
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) GoCD
3 1 (4.00%) JBehave
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.00%) QUnit
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Local Government
2 10 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 12 (48.00%) Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Architect
2 10 (40.00%) AWS Architect
2 10 (40.00%) AWS Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Web Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Web Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 10 (40.00%) Middleware
3 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (16.00%) WCF
5 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.00%) Flask
5 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
5 1 (4.00%) Kafka
5 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (16.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
3 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) DevOps
2 12 (48.00%) SOA
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) Migration
4 10 (40.00%) Open Source
4 10 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (40.00%) UML
4 10 (40.00%) Use Case
5 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (16.00%) Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) Data Management
7 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (16.00%) MVC
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Python
1 8 (32.00%) Ruby
2 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Go
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) vCloud
3 1 (4.00%) Postfix
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
1 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (32.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (4.00%) Cacti
2 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.00%) Icinga
2 1 (4.00%) Packer
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Google
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
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