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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Percona
Rank 584 593 530
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -63
Contract jobs citing Percona 36 18 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.033% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.073% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 48
Average daily rate
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£413 £500 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +300.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £406 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +80.55%
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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Percona
Top 21 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 31 July 2015. 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 -6 36 £413 -17.50% 3
Bristol +8 17 £425 -
South West +3 17 £425 -
Yorkshire - 9 £350 -
London -4 5 £413 -19.11% 1
North West -23 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Leeds - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 £400 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £345 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £345 -
Swansea +1 1 £463 -
West Wales -2 1 £463 -
Wales -3 1 £463 -
South East -10 1 £300 - 1
South Wales - 1 £463 -
Surrey - 1 £300 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £463 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £418 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
York - 1 £418 -

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 56 (91.80%) MySQL
2 33 (54.10%) Replication
3 29 (47.54%) Linux
4 21 (34.43%) UNIX
5 18 (29.51%) Oracle
5 18 (29.51%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (24.59%) Puppet
6 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
7 14 (22.95%) Clustering
8 13 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
9 12 (19.67%) PHP
10 11 (18.03%) Java
10 11 (18.03%) Migration
10 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (14.75%) Open Source
11 9 (14.75%) ETL
11 9 (14.75%) Python
12 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
13 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (11.48%) Ansible
13 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
13 7 (11.48%) DB2
13 7 (11.48%) DevOps
14 6 (9.84%) SaltStack
14 6 (9.84%) SQL
14 6 (9.84%) Web Services
14 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (8.20%) Apache
1 5 (8.20%) Drupal
1 5 (8.20%) Alfresco
1 5 (8.20%) nginx
1 5 (8.20%) Node.js
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) VLAN
2 1 (1.64%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.64%) VoIP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (91.80%) MySQL
2 13 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
5 7 (11.48%) DB2
6 6 (9.84%) Big Data
7 5 (8.20%) MariaDB
7 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.28%) Redis
9 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) Mockito
4 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (6.56%) Advertising
1 4 (6.56%) Marketing
2 2 (3.28%) Automotive
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (80.33%) DBA
2 36 (59.02%) MySQL DBA
3 15 (24.59%) Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) Architect
4 4 (6.56%) Developer
5 3 (4.92%) AWS Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.64%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) Symfony
3 4 (6.56%) LAMP
4 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.28%) Kafka
5 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (54.10%) Replication
2 14 (22.95%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Linux
2 21 (34.43%) UNIX
3 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.56%) CentOS
5 2 (3.28%) Windows
6 1 (1.64%) Debian
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (18.03%) Migration
3 9 (14.75%) ETL
3 9 (14.75%) Open Source
4 7 (11.48%) DevOps
4 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.92%) Database Tuning
8 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.28%) Logistics
9 2 (3.28%) High Availability
10 1 (1.64%) Service Continuity Management
10 1 (1.64%) BDD
10 1 (1.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.64%) ITIL
10 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) PHP
2 11 (18.03%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) Python
4 6 (9.84%) SQL
5 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.20%) Ruby
5 5 (8.20%) Go
6 3 (4.92%) C
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
1 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) CCNA
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.28%) KVM
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Xen
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.64%) Varnish
2 1 (1.64%) Openswan
2 1 (1.64%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) Puppet
2 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.48%) Ansible
4 4 (6.56%) Nagios
4 4 (6.56%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.92%) Cacti
6 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) SaltStack
3 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Dell
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Juniper
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