The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Percona products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Percona
Rank 419 405 382
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Contract jobs citing Percona 10 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 13
Average daily rate
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£475 £125 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+280.00% -75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £263 -
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11228 11427 11756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.18% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7256 7428 7139
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 254 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Percona
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Percona Jobs Demand Trend in London

Percona
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Percona Daily Rate Trend in London

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (100.00%) MySQL
1 33 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (87.88%) UNIX
3 22 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (54.55%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (54.55%) Web Services
4 18 (54.55%) Migration
5 17 (51.52%) Linux
5 17 (51.52%) High Availability
6 15 (45.45%) Debian
6 15 (45.45%) Puppet
6 15 (45.45%) Python
6 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
6 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (45.45%) DevOps
7 14 (42.42%) Nagios
7 14 (42.42%) Replication
7 14 (42.42%) Cacti
8 11 (33.33%) Ruby
8 11 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 11 (33.33%) CentOS
8 11 (33.33%) Open Source
8 11 (33.33%) nginx
8 11 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (33.33%) Amazon S3
8 11 (33.33%) LAMP
8 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 11 (33.33%) Apache
8 11 (33.33%) PHP
9 4 (12.12%) NoSQL

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 11 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 33 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) MySQL
2 18 (54.55%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (12.12%) Couchbase
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Redis
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) DBA
2 17 (51.52%) MySQL DBA
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) Web Services
2 11 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Replication
2 11 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) UNIX
2 17 (51.52%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Debian
4 11 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (54.55%) Migration
3 17 (51.52%) High Availability
4 15 (45.45%) DevOps
4 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 11 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Python
2 11 (33.33%) Ruby
2 11 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Puppet
1 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (42.42%) Nagios
2 14 (42.42%) Cacti
3 3 (9.09%) Ganglia
3 3 (9.09%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
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