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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Percona
Rank 423 387 401
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +14
Contract jobs citing Percona 1 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.11% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £520 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.88% +316.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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
10425 10213 10562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.69% 44.57% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6528 6618
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 208 303
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (50.00%) Migration
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Replication
3 7 (38.89%) Puppet
4 6 (33.33%) MariaDB
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) Marketing
4 6 (33.33%) Advertising
4 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 6 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Apache
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) C
7 3 (16.67%) LAMP
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (16.67%) nginx
7 3 (16.67%) Ruby
8 2 (11.11%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) Logistics
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) MariaDB
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) Redis
5 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
General
1 6 (33.33%) Advertising
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) DBA
2 12 (66.67%) MySQL DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) Information Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
2 3 (16.67%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Nagios
3 2 (11.11%) Cacti
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
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