The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
England / West Midlands
Rank - 234 210
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Median salary - £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -31.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £40,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +62.50% -25.58%  

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 the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2050 2745 2365
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.47% 44.79% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 2153 1985
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Rackspace in the West Midlands

Rackspace
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) AOP
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) API Design
1 1 (100.00%) Fintech

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) AOP
1 1 (100.00%) API Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java