The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 124 104 106
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 78 91 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.58% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.04% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 70 88
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £345 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +3.89%
Performance Tuning
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 90 (67.67%) SQL
2 60 (45.11%) Oracle
3 55 (41.35%) Finance
4 51 (38.35%) SQL Server
5 36 (27.07%) UNIX
6 33 (24.81%) Linux
6 33 (24.81%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (24.06%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (22.56%) Java
8 30 (22.56%) Oracle Database
9 29 (21.80%) PL/SQL
10 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (20.30%) Windows
12 26 (19.55%) ETL
12 26 (19.55%) Banking
13 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
14 23 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (16.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (16.54%) Migration
16 21 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (15.79%) Shell Script
16 21 (15.79%) C#
17 20 (15.04%) .NET
18 19 (14.29%) T-SQL
18 19 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
19 18 (13.53%) Data Modelling
20 17 (12.78%) XML
21 15 (11.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 15 (11.28%) Sybase
22 14 (10.53%) Benchmarking

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.52%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.77%) Apache
2 9 (6.77%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.26%) IIS
3 7 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.01%) JBoss
6 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.75%) Lync
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.75%) Jetty
8 1 (0.75%) WordPress
8 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.75%) nginx
8 1 (0.75%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.77%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) RMDS
2 3 (2.26%) HFM
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.50%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.50%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.75%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) SaaS
1 4 (3.01%) PaaS
1 4 (3.01%) IaaS
2 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) SAN
2 7 (5.26%) LAN
2 7 (5.26%) WAN
2 7 (5.26%) HTTP
2 7 (5.26%) Multicast
3 6 (4.51%) FCoE
3 6 (4.51%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (4.51%) iSCSI
3 6 (4.51%) NAS
4 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.01%) Internet
5 3 (2.26%) SSL
5 3 (2.26%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.50%) DNS
6 2 (1.50%) Firewall
6 2 (1.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.75%) SMTP
7 1 (0.75%) SCCP
7 1 (0.75%) H.323
7 1 (0.75%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (38.35%) SQL Server
2 32 (24.06%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (22.56%) Oracle Database
4 22 (16.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (11.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (9.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (7.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (7.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (6.77%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.77%) OLAP
9 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (4.51%) HBase
11 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.51%) Hadoop
12 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Subversion
2 4 (3.01%) JUnit
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.26%) Maven
4 2 (1.50%) Moq
4 2 (1.50%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.50%) Mockito
4 2 (1.50%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.50%) NUnit
5 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.75%) Ant
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 55 (41.35%) Finance
2 26 (19.55%) Banking
3 10 (7.52%) Marketing
4 8 (6.02%) Retail
5 7 (5.26%) Advertising
6 6 (4.51%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Games
7 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 66 (49.62%) Developer
2 20 (15.04%) DBA
3 16 (12.03%) Consultant
4 14 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (9.02%) SQL DBA
7 10 (7.52%) Architect
7 10 (7.52%) Business Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Analyst
8 9 (6.77%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (6.02%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.51%) OBIEE Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.04%) .NET
2 17 (12.78%) XML
3 11 (8.27%) Middleware
4 10 (7.52%) HTML
4 10 (7.52%) J2EE
5 9 (6.77%) XSLT
5 9 (6.77%) Rendezvous
5 9 (6.77%) MDX
6 7 (5.26%) Web Services
7 6 (4.51%) SOAP
7 6 (4.51%) CSS
7 6 (4.51%) Spring
7 6 (4.51%) jQuery
7 6 (4.51%) Ultra Messaging
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (3.76%) JMX
8 5 (3.76%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.76%) JMS
9 4 (3.01%) WebCenter
10 3 (2.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.27%) Replication
3 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (5.26%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.51%) Clustering
6 4 (3.01%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.01%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.50%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.50%) Equities
8 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.07%) UNIX
2 33 (24.81%) Linux
3 27 (20.30%) Windows
4 11 (8.27%) Solaris
5 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.81%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.55%) ETL
4 22 (16.54%) Migration
5 18 (13.53%) Data Modelling
6 14 (10.53%) Benchmarking
7 13 (9.77%) Analytics
8 12 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.27%) Database Tuning
10 9 (6.77%) ITIL
10 9 (6.77%) OO
11 8 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.02%) Multithreading
11 8 (6.02%) Database Mirroring
12 7 (5.26%) Software Delivery
12 7 (5.26%) Low Latency
12 7 (5.26%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.26%) Project Management
12 7 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 90 (67.67%) SQL
2 30 (22.56%) Java
3 29 (21.80%) PL/SQL
4 21 (15.79%) C#
4 21 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 19 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.77%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.02%) Perl
8 9 (6.77%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.77%) Python
9 8 (6.02%) C
10 7 (5.26%) C++
11 6 (4.51%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (2.26%) PHP
13 2 (1.50%) VBScript
13 2 (1.50%) VB
13 2 (1.50%) Ruby
13 2 (1.50%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) Degree
2 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) QA
1 9 (6.77%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.76%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.50%) COREP
3 2 (1.50%) FINREP
3 2 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.51%) NFS
3 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.51%) Xen
3 6 (4.51%) SRDF
3 6 (4.51%) KVM
4 2 (1.50%) vSphere
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (9.77%) Data Guard
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (3.76%) Control-M
4 5 (3.76%) Puppet
5 4 (3.01%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.50%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.75%) SCOM
7 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.75%) Ambari
7 1 (0.75%) Oozie
7 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.75%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.75%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 60 (45.11%) Oracle
2 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.28%) Sybase
4 14 (10.53%) VMware
5 12 (9.02%) IBM
6 9 (6.77%) HP
6 9 (6.77%) TIBCO
7 8 (6.02%) Cisco
8 7 (5.26%) EMC
8 7 (5.26%) Intel
8 7 (5.26%) NetApp
9 6 (4.51%) DataSynapse
10 5 (3.76%) Informatica
10 5 (3.76%) Business Objects
10 5 (3.76%) WorldPay
11 4 (3.01%) Cognos
11 4 (3.01%) Netezza
12 3 (2.26%) Teradata
12 3 (2.26%) Greenplum
12 3 (2.26%) Bloomberg
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Triple Seven
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago