The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 53 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.50% 1.11% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.40% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate £350 £381 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -45.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
Performance Tuning
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
473 573 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.70% 79.25% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 335 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 37
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Cambridgeshire region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Cambridgeshire region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridge -4 2 £350 - 3
Peterborough +13 1 - -
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Performance Tuning 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 Performance Tuning.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Performance Tuning 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 Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Database Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware