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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Percona
Rank 563 560 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Percona 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.006% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
22428 21583 20994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.51% 46.09% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13629 12530 11266
Average daily rate £390 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1021 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 10 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £320 -
South East -23 1 - -
South West - 1 £600 -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Percona
UK

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 28 (96.55%) MySQL
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
1 28 (96.55%) Puppet
2 27 (93.10%) nginx
2 27 (93.10%) DevOps
3 26 (89.66%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (89.66%) Apache
3 26 (89.66%) Configuration Management
4 24 (82.76%) Python
4 24 (82.76%) PHP
5 23 (79.31%) Web Services
5 23 (79.31%) Nagios
5 23 (79.31%) Red Hat
5 23 (79.31%) Ruby
5 23 (79.31%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (75.86%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (75.86%) Amazon S3
6 22 (75.86%) CentOS
6 22 (75.86%) Load Balancing
6 22 (75.86%) UNIX
7 21 (72.41%) Cacti
8 20 (68.97%) Open Source
8 20 (68.97%) LAMP
9 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.24%) Redis
10 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
10 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
10 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
10 4 (13.79%) HAProxy

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 27 (93.10%) nginx
2 26 (89.66%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Jetty
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 23 (79.31%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (75.86%) Amazon EC2
2 22 (75.86%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.90%) Route 53
4 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) IPv6
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) Redis
3 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.34%) Couchbase
5 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Administrator
1 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (6.90%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.45%) Architect
3 1 (3.45%) Developer
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
3 1 (3.45%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) Web Services
2 20 (68.97%) LAMP
3 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.45%) boto
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Lucene
4 1 (3.45%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) UNIX
2 22 (75.86%) CentOS
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Debian
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) DevOps
2 26 (89.66%) Configuration Management
3 22 (75.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Release Management
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Kanban
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) PHP
1 24 (82.76%) Python
2 23 (79.31%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Postfix
1 1 (3.45%) Varnish
1 1 (3.45%) Corosync
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (96.55%) Puppet
2 26 (89.66%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (79.31%) Nagios
4 21 (72.41%) Cacti
5 4 (13.79%) HAProxy
6 3 (10.34%) Ganglia
7 2 (6.90%) Ansible
8 1 (3.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) EPiServer