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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Percona
UK
Rank 588 609 583
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs citing Percona 12 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.018% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.059% 0.041% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Median daily rate £463 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £460
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20377 21963 22712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.44% 43.19% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12494 12880 13340
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 765 881 1010
Median hourly rate £19.11 £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.08% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Percona
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Percona as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

Percona Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Percona
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Percona within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 12 £463 -15.90% 2
London +8 8 £456 -17.04% 1
South East - 3 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
City of London - 2 £463 -
South West - 1 £575 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £575 -

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Percona also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Percona.

1 22 (100.00%) MySQL
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) MariaDB
4 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 6 (27.27%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) Replication
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 5 (22.73%) Perl
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Optimisation
7 4 (18.18%) LAMP
7 4 (18.18%) Apache
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Clustering
8 3 (13.64%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
8 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 3 (13.64%) Pentaho
8 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
8 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 3 (13.64%) ETL
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps
8 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
8 3 (13.64%) Ansible
8 3 (13.64%) Pig Latin
8 3 (13.64%) Apache Pig

Percona
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Pig
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) Jetty
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (40.91%) MariaDB
3 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
4 3 (13.64%) Pentaho
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) Redis
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) DBA
1 16 (72.73%) MySQL DBA
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Change and Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) Kafka
2 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Optimisation
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Full Text Search
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 6 (27.27%) Python
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) Pig Latin
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Gluster
2 1 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) iptables
2 1 (4.55%) NFS
2 1 (4.55%) Postfix
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Capistrano
2 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Sysdig
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Hortonworks
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
1 3 (13.64%) Talend
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) VMware