The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Percona products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Percona
Rank 583 516 553
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +37
Contract jobs citing Percona 16 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 57 17
Average daily rate
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£500 £125 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -70.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £225 £275
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26059 24621 26922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.28% 46.93% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 13594 13671
Average daily rate £385 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1099 1368
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Percona
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Percona Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Percona
Daily Rate Trend

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

Percona Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Percona
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Percona within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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
England -57 15 £500 +300.00% 7
London -13 7 £500 +300.00% 2
South East - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 52 (100.00%) MySQL
2 43 (82.69%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (75.00%) UNIX
4 33 (63.46%) Linux
5 28 (53.85%) Web Services
5 28 (53.85%) Puppet
6 27 (51.92%) Nagios
6 27 (51.92%) DevOps
7 25 (48.08%) Python
7 25 (48.08%) Configuration Management
7 25 (48.08%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (46.15%) Cacti
9 22 (42.31%) LAMP
9 22 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (40.38%) PHP
10 21 (40.38%) Apache
10 21 (40.38%) Red Hat
10 21 (40.38%) Ruby
10 21 (40.38%) Load Balancing
10 21 (40.38%) CentOS
10 21 (40.38%) nginx
10 21 (40.38%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (40.38%) Amazon S3
10 21 (40.38%) Open Source
11 18 (34.62%) Migration
11 18 (34.62%) Amazon RDS
12 17 (32.69%) High Availability
13 15 (28.85%) Debian
14 14 (26.92%) Replication
15 10 (19.23%) NoSQL

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (40.38%) Apache
1 21 (40.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 43 (82.69%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (40.38%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (40.38%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) MySQL
2 18 (34.62%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.69%) Redis
5 4 (7.69%) Couchbase
6 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.85%) Big Data
General
1 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) DBA
2 17 (32.69%) MySQL DBA
3 12 (23.08%) Administrator
4 3 (5.77%) Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
5 2 (3.85%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.92%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) Web Services
2 22 (42.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Open Source
2 14 (26.92%) Replication
3 6 (11.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) UNIX
2 33 (63.46%) Linux
3 21 (40.38%) CentOS
4 15 (28.85%) Debian
5 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) DevOps
2 25 (48.08%) Configuration Management
3 22 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (40.38%) Load Balancing
5 18 (34.62%) Migration
6 17 (32.69%) High Availability
7 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Python
2 21 (40.38%) Ruby
2 21 (40.38%) PHP
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (53.85%) Puppet
2 27 (51.92%) Nagios
3 25 (48.08%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (46.15%) Cacti
5 3 (5.77%) Ganglia
5 3 (5.77%) Munin
5 3 (5.77%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.77%) Rackspace
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
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