The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Percona products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Percona
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 629 639
Rank change year-on-year +40 +10  
Contract jobs citing Percona 12 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.028% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.059% 0.062% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 2
Median daily rate £344 £458 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.86% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £347 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £518 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £418
% change year-on-year -8.33% -10.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Percona is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
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 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Percona
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Percona as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Percona in the UK

Percona
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Percona.

Contractor daily rate trend for Percona in the UK

Percona
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Percona over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Percona in the UK

Percona
Top 4 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 24 June 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 +47 12 £344 -24.86% 5
Nottingham +14 12 £344 -8.33% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 12 £344 -8.33% 1
East Midlands +5 12 £344 -8.33% 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 17 (100.00%) MySQL
1 17 (100.00%) Galera Cluster
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Clustering
3 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
4 9 (52.94%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) Replication
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL Certification
6 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (35.29%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (29.41%) MariaDB
7 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (11.76%) Analytics
10 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
10 2 (11.76%) CentOS
10 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (11.76%) Legal
10 2 (11.76%) Publishing
10 2 (11.76%) LAMP
10 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.76%) Ruby
10 2 (11.76%) Perl
10 2 (11.76%) PHP
10 2 (11.76%) SQL

Percona
Co-occurring 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 6 (35.29%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (29.41%) MariaDB
4 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) DBA
2 16 (94.12%) MySQL DBA
3 9 (52.94%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Cassandra DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Clustering
2 7 (41.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL Certification
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
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