The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Percona
Rank 557 527 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing Percona 30 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.036% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.076% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 0
Average daily rate £450 £244 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 2014.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -74 30 £450 +84.61% 8
London -11 16 £499 +110.00% 4
Yorkshire -25 8 £450 +80.00%
West Yorkshire -27 5 £400 +60.00%
Leeds -28 3 - -
East of England - 3 £388 -
City of London -15 1 £485 +104.21%
South East - 1 £300 - 4
Canary Wharf - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Brighton - - - - 3
Crawley - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (93.94%) MySQL
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 18 (54.55%) UNIX
4 17 (51.52%) Nagios
4 17 (51.52%) Puppet
5 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
5 15 (45.45%) Clustering
6 14 (42.42%) MongoDB
6 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (39.39%) LAMP
8 12 (36.36%) CentOS
9 11 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 11 (33.33%) Replication
10 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
11 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
12 8 (24.24%) Web Services
12 8 (24.24%) Munin
12 8 (24.24%) Redis
13 7 (21.21%) StatsD
13 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (21.21%) Node.js
13 7 (21.21%) High Availability
13 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (21.21%) SQL
13 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
13 7 (21.21%) Python
13 7 (21.21%) Debian
14 6 (18.18%) Migration
14 6 (18.18%) HTTP

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (21.21%) Node.js
1 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
3 5 (15.15%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) CloudStack
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (93.94%) MySQL
2 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 14 (42.42%) MongoDB
4 8 (24.24%) Redis
5 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
8 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
8 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) DBA
2 10 (30.30%) Administrator
3 8 (24.24%) MySQL DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Database Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) LAMP
2 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Clustering
2 11 (33.33%) Replication
3 5 (15.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) UNIX
3 12 (36.36%) CentOS
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (21.21%) Debian
5 6 (18.18%) Windows
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.21%) High Availability
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Kernel Tuning
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Management
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) PHP
2 6 (18.18%) Ruby
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Varnish
2 4 (12.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) Nagios
1 17 (51.52%) Puppet
2 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (24.24%) Munin
4 7 (21.21%) StatsD
5 6 (18.18%) Cacti
6 1 (3.03%) collectd
6 1 (3.03%) Ganglia
6 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Foundry
4 1 (3.03%) Akamai
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £0 to £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 11 days ago