The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Percona
Rank 398 396 399
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Percona 13 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.074% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+308.00% -69.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £125 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £238 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10577 11119 11854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.80% 45.86% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 7078 7131
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 291 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.54 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Percona
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Percona across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram in London

Percona
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Percona within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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
City of London +13 1 £305 +27.74%
Percona
England

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
2 27 (81.82%) UNIX
3 26 (78.79%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (60.61%) Replication
6 18 (54.55%) Migration
6 18 (54.55%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (51.52%) High Availability
8 16 (48.48%) Linux
9 15 (45.45%) Debian
9 15 (45.45%) Puppet
9 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (42.42%) DevOps
11 13 (39.39%) Nagios
12 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
12 12 (36.36%) Redis
13 11 (33.33%) NoSQL
13 11 (33.33%) Web Services
14 10 (30.30%) LAMP
14 10 (30.30%) CentOS
14 10 (30.30%) StatsD
15 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
16 8 (24.24%) Python
17 7 (21.21%) Cacti
18 6 (18.18%) Munin
18 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
18 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (18.18%) Node.js
18 6 (18.18%) Varnish

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 6 (18.18%) Node.js
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 26 (78.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) MySQL
2 18 (54.55%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (36.36%) Redis
4 11 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (15.15%) Couchbase
7 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.06%) Big Data
9 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
9 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
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 6 (18.18%) Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Database Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Developer
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) LAMP
3 6 (18.18%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Replication
2 6 (18.18%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) UNIX
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Debian
4 10 (30.30%) CentOS
5 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (54.55%) Migration
3 17 (51.52%) High Availability
4 14 (42.42%) DevOps
5 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 6 (18.18%) Kernel Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Data Management
8 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) Ruby
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Puppet
1 15 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (39.39%) Nagios
3 10 (30.30%) StatsD
4 7 (21.21%) Cacti
5 6 (18.18%) Munin
6 4 (12.12%) Ganglia
7 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Red Hat