Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 56

Rackspace US

San Antonio, Texas [South Central]
http://www.rackspace.com
http://www.rackertalent.com

Why you want to work there

This San Antonio-based managed hosting services company provides a raft of technical training to its IT staffers. The organization offers the full Red Hat certification program at no cost to employees, as well as the most advanced Cisco certification, the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional, Enterprise Administrator curriculum. Through Rackspace's VTO, or Volunteer Time Off, program, which was introduced last year, every employee may take up to three workdays off per year to give back to the community.

Rank by company size:
Medium, No. 17

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
3,934
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
158
IT employee turnover in 2013:
5%
IT promotions in 2013:
23%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2013:
5
Training budget per IT employee in 2013:
$1,456

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
23%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
28%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
22%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
46%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
41%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
48%