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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Percona
Rank 564 517 489
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -28
Contract jobs citing Percona 15 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.075% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 28 29
Average daily rate
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£475 £491 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% +96.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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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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
Yorkshire -12 8 - - 1
London -25 4 £475 -8.65% 2
North West -20 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Percona
UK

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (100.00%) MySQL
2 26 (68.42%) Linux
3 21 (55.26%) UNIX
4 19 (50.00%) Replication
5 16 (42.11%) PHP
6 15 (39.47%) Python
6 15 (39.47%) Puppet
7 14 (36.84%) DevOps
8 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (31.58%) Web Services
8 12 (31.58%) Ruby
8 12 (31.58%) Load Balancing
9 11 (28.95%) Migration
9 11 (28.95%) Apache
9 11 (28.95%) Oracle
9 11 (28.95%) Open Source
9 11 (28.95%) nginx
9 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (26.32%) Amazon S3
10 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
10 10 (26.32%) Clustering
11 9 (23.68%) LAMP
11 9 (23.68%) Nagios
11 9 (23.68%) CentOS
11 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
11 9 (23.68%) Cacti
12 6 (15.79%) MariaDB
12 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (28.95%) Apache
1 11 (28.95%) nginx
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) MariaDB
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.26%) Redis
6 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (15.79%) Marketing
1 6 (15.79%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) DBA
2 22 (57.89%) MySQL DBA
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Database Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Data Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Database Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 9 (23.68%) LAMP
3 2 (5.26%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Replication
2 11 (28.95%) Open Source
3 10 (26.32%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) UNIX
3 9 (23.68%) CentOS
4 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) Load Balancing
3 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Coaching
7 2 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (5.26%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (5.26%) Logistics
7 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.63%) Release Management
8 1 (2.63%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Kanban
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) PHP
2 15 (39.47%) Python
3 12 (31.58%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) C
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.63%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Puppet
2 12 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (23.68%) Nagios
3 9 (23.68%) Cacti
4 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Splunk
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