Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 337 289
Rank change year-on-year +16 -48 +42
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 7 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.052% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.11% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 14
West Midlands median annual salary - £47,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.74% -3.57%
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +9.52%

Rackspace is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4729 5265 5073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.65% 45.86% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3873 4219
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Rackspace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +31 7 - - 1
Rackspace
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Drupal
1 7 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (100.00%) Node.js
1 7 (100.00%) Splunk
1 7 (100.00%) GitHub
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Pingdom
1 7 (100.00%) Datadog
1 7 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 7 (100.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (100.00%) Codeship
1 7 (100.00%) GoCD
1 7 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 7 (100.00%) Docker

Rackspace
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 7 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 7 (100.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 7 (100.00%) Datadog
1 7 (100.00%) GitHub
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (100.00%) Codeship
1 7 (100.00%) GoCD
1 7 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Manager
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 7 (100.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Splunk