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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Percona
Rank 650 611 609
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -2
Contract jobs citing Percona 11 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.067% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% 0.15% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 14
Median daily rate £475 £415 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £350 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £415 £406
% change year-on-year
-9.69% +2.21%
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
24309 25081 24678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.92% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14782 13627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 814 1091 1074
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -29 11 £475 +15.15% 4
London +2 8 £475 +15.15% 1
Leeds +1 2 - -
West Yorkshire -3 2 - -
Yorkshire -7 2 - -
City of London - 1 £335 -
Nottingham - 1 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1

Percona
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) MySQL
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Puppet
4 9 (47.37%) DevOps
5 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) LAMP
6 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
6 6 (31.58%) ZABBIX
7 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (26.32%) Redis
7 5 (26.32%) KVM
7 5 (26.32%) Docker
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (26.32%) Perl
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) Symfony
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) PHP
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
8 4 (21.05%) RHEV
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
8 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.79%) vSphere

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 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) Redis
3 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) DBA
3 5 (26.32%) MySQL DBA
3 5 (26.32%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Broadcast Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) LAMP
2 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (21.05%) Symfony
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) DRM
6 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) AWK
4 2 (10.53%) sed
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
1 5 (26.32%) KVM
2 4 (21.05%) RHEV
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) iptables
5 1 (5.26%) LXC
5 1 (5.26%) NFS
5 1 (5.26%) Postfix
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) ZABBIX
3 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
4 3 (15.79%) Ansible
5 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (5.26%) Capistrano
6 1 (5.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) hybris
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft