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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Percona
Rank 570 551 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Percona 29 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.037% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.080% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+15.29% -
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
24335 23603 21491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 45.47% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13863 12950 11452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1048 1185
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Percona
Top 15 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 27 March 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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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 +1 29 £475 +8.57% 8
London +11 17 £475 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire -15 7 - - 5
North West - 3 - -
Burnley - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
York - - - - 3
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -
City of London - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (97.78%) MySQL
2 33 (73.33%) Linux
3 25 (55.56%) Puppet
4 23 (51.11%) UNIX
4 23 (51.11%) DevOps
5 22 (48.89%) PHP
6 21 (46.67%) Python
6 21 (46.67%) nginx
7 20 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (44.44%) Apache
8 18 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 18 (40.00%) Configuration Management
8 18 (40.00%) Ruby
9 17 (37.78%) Web Services
9 17 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (35.56%) Replication
10 16 (35.56%) Red Hat
11 15 (33.33%) Nagios
11 15 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (33.33%) Amazon S3
11 15 (33.33%) Open Source
11 15 (33.33%) CentOS
12 13 (28.89%) Cacti
12 13 (28.89%) LAMP
13 12 (26.67%) Oracle
14 11 (24.44%) Migration
15 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (20.00%) Clustering
17 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
17 6 (13.33%) Marketing

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (46.67%) nginx
2 20 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.22%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) Jetty
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.44%) Route 53
3 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) IPv6
4 1 (2.22%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (97.78%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.33%) MariaDB
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.11%) Redis
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.67%) Couchbase
5 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (13.33%) Advertising
1 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) DBA
2 19 (42.22%) MySQL DBA
3 6 (13.33%) Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Database Architect
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Database Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Web Services
2 13 (28.89%) LAMP
3 2 (4.44%) Lucene
3 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Replication
2 15 (33.33%) Open Source
3 9 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Linux
2 23 (51.11%) UNIX
3 15 (33.33%) CentOS
4 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (6.67%) Debian
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) DevOps
2 18 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 18 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (24.44%) Migration
4 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) Release Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.44%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Kanban
7 2 (4.44%) Logistics
7 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Coaching
7 2 (4.44%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (4.44%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) PHP
2 21 (46.67%) Python
3 18 (40.00%) Ruby
4 6 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
5 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) C
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Postfix
1 1 (2.22%) Varnish
1 1 (2.22%) Openswan
1 1 (2.22%) Corosync
1 1 (2.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (55.56%) Puppet
2 20 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (33.33%) Nagios
4 13 (28.89%) Cacti
5 4 (8.89%) HAProxy
6 3 (6.67%) Ansible
7 2 (4.44%) Ganglia
8 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Red Hat
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.22%) Splunk
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