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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Percona
Rank 581 580 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Percona 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.056% 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-24.70% -
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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Percona within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Percona
Top 25 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 19 December 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
England -18 14 £335 -21.17% 2
London - 10 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £320 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
South East -20 1 - -
City of London - 1 £500 -
York - 1 £320 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
1 29 (100.00%) Puppet
2 28 (96.55%) DevOps
2 28 (96.55%) MySQL
3 27 (93.10%) Configuration Management
3 27 (93.10%) nginx
3 27 (93.10%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (89.66%) Apache
5 25 (86.21%) Python
6 24 (82.76%) Nagios
6 24 (82.76%) Web Services
6 24 (82.76%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (79.31%) PHP
7 23 (79.31%) Red Hat
7 23 (79.31%) Ruby
8 22 (75.86%) Cacti
8 22 (75.86%) CentOS
8 22 (75.86%) Load Balancing
8 22 (75.86%) UNIX
8 22 (75.86%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (75.86%) Amazon S3
9 20 (68.97%) Open Source
9 20 (68.97%) LAMP
10 6 (20.69%) Redis
11 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
12 4 (13.79%) Windows
12 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
12 4 (13.79%) Ganglia
12 4 (13.79%) Couchbase

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (93.10%) nginx
2 26 (89.66%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (3.45%) Jetty
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 24 (82.76%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (75.86%) Amazon EC2
2 22 (75.86%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.90%) Route 53
4 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) IPv6
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) Redis
3 4 (13.79%) Couchbase
3 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Administrator
1 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
3 1 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) Web Services
2 20 (68.97%) LAMP
3 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.90%) boto
4 1 (3.45%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) CentOS
2 22 (75.86%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Debian
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) DevOps
2 27 (93.10%) Configuration Management
3 22 (75.86%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.34%) Release Management
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Kanban
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Python
2 23 (79.31%) PHP
2 23 (79.31%) Ruby
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Corosync
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
1 1 (3.45%) Varnish
1 1 (3.45%) Postfix
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (100.00%) Puppet
2 27 (93.10%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (82.76%) Nagios
4 22 (75.86%) Cacti
5 4 (13.79%) Ganglia
5 4 (13.79%) HAProxy
6 2 (6.90%) StatsD
6 2 (6.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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