The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Percona
Rank 557 548 502
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -46
Contract jobs citing Percona 26 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.068% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 20
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£475 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 24 April 2015. 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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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 -1 14 £475 -5.00%
Yorkshire -16 9 - - 1
North West - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Percona
UK

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) MySQL
2 32 (72.73%) Linux
3 23 (52.27%) UNIX
4 22 (50.00%) Puppet
5 21 (47.73%) DevOps
6 20 (45.45%) PHP
7 18 (40.91%) Python
7 18 (40.91%) Replication
7 18 (40.91%) nginx
8 17 (38.64%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (38.64%) Apache
9 15 (34.09%) Web Services
9 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
9 15 (34.09%) Ruby
9 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
9 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (31.82%) Open Source
10 14 (31.82%) CentOS
10 14 (31.82%) Nagios
10 14 (31.82%) Red Hat
11 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (29.55%) Amazon S3
12 12 (27.27%) Cacti
12 12 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (27.27%) LAMP
13 11 (25.00%) Clustering
13 11 (25.00%) Migration
13 11 (25.00%) Oracle
14 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
14 6 (13.64%) Marketing

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (40.91%) nginx
2 17 (38.64%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (29.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Route 53
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
2 2 (4.55%) IPv6
3 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) MariaDB
2 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.09%) Redis
5 3 (6.82%) Couchbase
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.64%) Marketing
1 6 (13.64%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) DBA
2 21 (47.73%) MySQL DBA
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Database Architect
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Database Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
2 12 (27.27%) LAMP
3 2 (4.55%) Lucene
3 2 (4.55%) beanstalkd
3 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.27%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Replication
2 14 (31.82%) Open Source
3 11 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Linux
2 23 (52.27%) UNIX
3 14 (31.82%) CentOS
4 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.82%) Windows
6 2 (4.55%) Debian
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) DevOps
2 15 (34.09%) Configuration Management
2 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
3 12 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Release Management
7 2 (4.55%) Logistics
7 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) Coaching
7 2 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
8 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.27%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Kanban
8 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) PHP
2 18 (40.91%) Python
3 15 (34.09%) Ruby
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Postfix
1 1 (2.27%) Openswan
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (50.00%) Puppet
2 17 (38.64%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (31.82%) Nagios
4 12 (27.27%) Cacti
5 3 (6.82%) Ansible
5 3 (6.82%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.55%) Ganglia
7 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Red Hat
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Splunk
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft