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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Percona
Rank 656 622 582
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -40
Contract jobs citing Percona 8 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.044% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.097% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 27
Average daily rate £464 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £455 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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
24678 25705 24586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15154 14630 13836
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1121 1066
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 2 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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -21 8 £464 -2.36% 2
London -25 8 £464 -2.36% 1

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) LAMP
4 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (30.77%) MariaDB
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
5 4 (30.77%) Symfony
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) sed
7 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (15.38%) AWK
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Subversion
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (15.38%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) MariaDB
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Pentaho
4 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Database Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) DBA
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) MongoDB DBA
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL DBA
4 3 (23.08%) Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Broadcast Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) LAMP
2 4 (30.77%) Symfony
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) DRM
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) AWK
3 2 (15.38%) sed
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) LXC
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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