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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Percona
Rank 566 520 554
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +34
Contract jobs citing Percona 24 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.098% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £169 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £300 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -18.18%
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
24962 24020 26977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.12% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13017 13658
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1196 1388
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.87 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 24 July 2014.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Percona
Top 17 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 24 July 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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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 -43 23 £500 +196.29% 2
London +1 13 £510 +308.00% 1
City of London +21 1 £305 +27.74%
East of England -20 1 £388 +19.23%
South East - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 57 (98.28%) MySQL
2 41 (70.69%) UNIX
3 40 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (65.52%) Linux
5 31 (53.45%) Puppet
6 30 (51.72%) Nagios
6 30 (51.72%) DevOps
7 29 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (43.10%) Configuration Management
8 25 (43.10%) Web Services
9 24 (41.38%) LAMP
10 23 (39.66%) CentOS
11 22 (37.93%) Load Balancing
11 22 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (36.21%) Python
13 20 (34.48%) Replication
13 20 (34.48%) Red Hat
13 20 (34.48%) Cacti
14 19 (32.76%) NoSQL
15 18 (31.03%) High Availability
15 18 (31.03%) Migration
15 18 (31.03%) Amazon RDS
16 17 (29.31%) Ruby
16 17 (29.31%) Apache
17 16 (27.59%) PHP
17 16 (27.59%) nginx
17 16 (27.59%) Open Source
17 16 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
17 16 (27.59%) Amazon S3
18 15 (25.86%) Debian

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (29.31%) Apache
2 16 (27.59%) nginx
3 7 (12.07%) Node.js
3 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.72%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 40 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (27.59%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (98.28%) MySQL
2 19 (32.76%) NoSQL
3 18 (31.03%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (24.14%) MongoDB
5 12 (20.69%) Redis
6 7 (12.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (8.62%) Couchbase
8 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.45%) Big Data
10 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) DBA
2 18 (31.03%) MySQL DBA
3 14 (24.14%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (1.72%) MongoDB DBA
8 1 (1.72%) UNIX Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Designer
8 1 (1.72%) Database Architect
8 1 (1.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.72%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.72%) UNIX Consultant
8 1 (1.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) Web Services
2 24 (41.38%) LAMP
3 6 (10.34%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Replication
2 16 (27.59%) Open Source
3 15 (25.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) UNIX
2 38 (65.52%) Linux
3 23 (39.66%) CentOS
4 15 (25.86%) Debian
5 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Windows
7 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) DevOps
2 25 (43.10%) Configuration Management
3 22 (37.93%) Load Balancing
3 22 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (31.03%) High Availability
4 18 (31.03%) Migration
5 6 (10.34%) Kernel Tuning
6 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) Python
2 17 (29.31%) Ruby
3 16 (27.59%) PHP
4 7 (12.07%) SQL
5 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Varnish
2 3 (5.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (53.45%) Puppet
2 30 (51.72%) Nagios
3 29 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (34.48%) Cacti
5 10 (17.24%) StatsD
6 9 (15.52%) Munin
7 4 (6.90%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.72%) Opsview
8 1 (1.72%) collectd
8 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.72%) Akamai
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
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