The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Plesk skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Plesk over the 3 months to 28 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.

Parallels Plesk Panel
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 638
Contract jobs citing Plesk 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Plesk is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5111 6178 4748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.85% 11.47% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3338 3978 2926
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 144 159
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £17.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.18 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.10 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.68% +66.34%  

Plesk
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Plesk in the UK

Plesk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Plesk in the UK

Plesk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Plesk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Plesk in the UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Plesk 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 Plesk.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) PhpStorm
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation

Plesk
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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) PhpStorm
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP