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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Percona
Rank 428 429 418
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Percona 8 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.021% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Median daily rate £475 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £358 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £418 £406
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Percona
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
9248 10297 10498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.78% 43.73% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6268 6824 6594
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 248 225
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.17 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Percona
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Percona as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Percona within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £335 - 1
Percona
England

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Percona also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Percona.

1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Puppet
4 9 (56.25%) DevOps
5 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (43.75%) LAMP
6 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (37.50%) ZABBIX
7 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (31.25%) Redis
7 5 (31.25%) KVM
7 5 (31.25%) Docker
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (31.25%) Perl
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
8 4 (25.00%) Symfony
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
8 4 (25.00%) RHEV
8 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (18.75%) vSphere
9 3 (18.75%) Ansible
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle

Percona
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) Redis
3 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) DBA
6 2 (12.50%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Broadcast Project Manager
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) LAMP
2 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) DRM
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) AWK
4 2 (12.50%) sed
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
1 5 (31.25%) KVM
2 4 (25.00%) RHEV
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) iptables
5 1 (6.25%) LXC
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Postfix
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) ZABBIX
3 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (18.75%) Ansible
5 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (6.25%) Capistrano
6 1 (6.25%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) hybris
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft