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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Percona
Rank 605 535 549
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +14
Contract jobs citing Percona 17 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.093% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.064% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 49 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £125 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+280.00% -72.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £300 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 £250
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
26368 24697 27463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.99% 46.71% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14920 13807 13970
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1159 1097 1359
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.34 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

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 20 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 15 September 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 -31 16 £475 +280.00% 3
London -8 9 £475 +280.00% 1
South East - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 53 (100.00%) MySQL
2 47 (88.68%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (81.13%) UNIX
4 35 (66.04%) Linux
5 32 (60.38%) Web Services
5 32 (60.38%) Puppet
6 31 (58.49%) DevOps
6 31 (58.49%) Nagios
7 29 (54.72%) Configuration Management
7 29 (54.72%) Python
7 29 (54.72%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (52.83%) Cacti
9 26 (49.06%) LAMP
10 25 (47.17%) Red Hat
10 25 (47.17%) CentOS
10 25 (47.17%) Ruby
10 25 (47.17%) Load Balancing
10 25 (47.17%) PHP
10 25 (47.17%) Apache
10 25 (47.17%) Open Source
10 25 (47.17%) nginx
10 25 (47.17%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (47.17%) Amazon S3
11 22 (41.51%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (33.96%) Migration
12 18 (33.96%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (32.08%) High Availability
14 15 (28.30%) Debian
15 14 (26.42%) Replication
16 7 (13.21%) NoSQL

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 25 (47.17%) Apache
1 25 (47.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 47 (88.68%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (47.17%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (47.17%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) MySQL
2 18 (33.96%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.55%) Redis
4 4 (7.55%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.77%) Big Data
General
1 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) DBA
2 17 (32.08%) MySQL DBA
3 9 (16.98%) Administrator
4 3 (5.66%) Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.66%) Python Developer
5 2 (3.77%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) Web Services
2 26 (49.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Open Source
2 14 (26.42%) Replication
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) UNIX
2 35 (66.04%) Linux
3 25 (47.17%) CentOS
4 15 (28.30%) Debian
5 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) DevOps
2 29 (54.72%) Configuration Management
3 25 (47.17%) Load Balancing
4 22 (41.51%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (33.96%) Migration
6 17 (32.08%) High Availability
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) Python
2 25 (47.17%) Ruby
2 25 (47.17%) PHP
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (60.38%) Puppet
2 31 (58.49%) Nagios
3 29 (54.72%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (52.83%) Cacti
5 3 (5.66%) Ganglia
5 3 (5.66%) Munin
5 3 (5.66%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.66%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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