The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Percona products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Percona, Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Percona
Rank 547 492 530
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +38
Contract jobs citing Percona 23 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £169 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £300 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21822 24527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 46.91% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12742 12175 12864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1014 1126 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Percona
UK

Percona
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Percona across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Percona Jobs Demand Trend in England

Percona
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Percona across the England region.

Percona Daily Rate Trend in England

Percona
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Percona across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram in England

Percona
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Percona within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 13 £510 +308.00% 1
East of England -25 1 £388 +19.23%
South East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Percona
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Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Percona also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Percona.

1 56 (98.25%) MySQL
2 40 (70.18%) UNIX
3 39 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (64.91%) Linux
5 30 (52.63%) Puppet
6 29 (50.88%) Nagios
6 29 (50.88%) DevOps
7 28 (49.12%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (42.11%) Configuration Management
8 24 (42.11%) Web Services
9 23 (40.35%) LAMP
10 22 (38.60%) CentOS
10 22 (38.60%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (36.84%) Load Balancing
12 20 (35.09%) Replication
12 20 (35.09%) Python
13 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
13 19 (33.33%) Cacti
13 19 (33.33%) NoSQL
14 18 (31.58%) High Availability
14 18 (31.58%) Migration
14 18 (31.58%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (28.07%) Ruby
15 16 (28.07%) Apache
16 15 (26.32%) PHP
16 15 (26.32%) Debian
16 15 (26.32%) Clustering
16 15 (26.32%) nginx
16 15 (26.32%) Open Source
16 15 (26.32%) Amazon EC2

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Percona also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Percona. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (28.07%) Apache
2 15 (26.32%) nginx
3 7 (12.28%) Node.js
3 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 39 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (26.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (98.25%) MySQL
2 19 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 18 (31.58%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (24.56%) MongoDB
5 12 (21.05%) Redis
6 7 (12.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (8.77%) Couchbase
8 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.51%) Big Data
10 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) DBA
2 18 (31.58%) MySQL DBA
3 14 (24.56%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
4 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) MongoDB DBA
8 1 (1.75%) Database Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Designer
8 1 (1.75%) UNIX Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) Web Services
2 23 (40.35%) LAMP
3 6 (10.53%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Replication
2 15 (26.32%) Clustering
2 15 (26.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) UNIX
2 37 (64.91%) Linux
3 22 (38.60%) CentOS
4 15 (26.32%) Debian
5 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.53%) Windows
7 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) DevOps
2 24 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 22 (38.60%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (36.84%) Load Balancing
5 18 (31.58%) Migration
5 18 (31.58%) High Availability
6 6 (10.53%) Kernel Tuning
7 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.75%) Data Management
9 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Python
2 16 (28.07%) Ruby
3 15 (26.32%) PHP
4 7 (12.28%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Varnish
2 3 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (52.63%) Puppet
2 29 (50.88%) Nagios
3 28 (49.12%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (33.33%) Cacti
5 10 (17.54%) StatsD
6 9 (15.79%) Munin
7 4 (7.02%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.75%) Opsview
8 1 (1.75%) collectd
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) Akamai
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