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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 101 141 130
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 56 60 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.07% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.33% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 56
Average daily rate £450 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 65 (63.11%) SQL
2 46 (44.66%) Oracle
2 46 (44.66%) SQL Server
3 45 (43.69%) Finance
4 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
5 27 (26.21%) Linux
6 23 (22.33%) Unix
6 23 (22.33%) Windows
6 23 (22.33%) Shell Script
6 23 (22.33%) Oracle Database
7 20 (19.42%) Banking
7 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
7 20 (19.42%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (18.45%) Replication
9 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (17.48%) PL/SQL
10 17 (16.50%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (16.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (14.56%) Migration
12 15 (14.56%) Solaris
12 15 (14.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (13.59%) ETL
13 14 (13.59%) Clustering
14 13 (12.62%) Oracle RMAN
15 12 (11.65%) Veritas
15 12 (11.65%) Data Modelling
15 12 (11.65%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (5.83%) IIS
1 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.94%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.94%) JBoss
4 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Documaker
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (1.94%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.97%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) SAN
2 4 (3.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.91%) Multicast
3 3 (2.91%) NAS
3 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) DNS
4 2 (1.94%) FCoE
4 2 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.94%) HTTP
4 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.94%) LAN
4 2 (1.94%) SSL
4 2 (1.94%) Unicast
4 2 (1.94%) WAN
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.97%) DMZ
5 1 (0.97%) PSTN
5 1 (0.97%) SNMP
5 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (44.66%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.33%) Oracle Database
3 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (16.50%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (16.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (7.77%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
12 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (3.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.83%) Subversion
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.94%) Toad
4 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.97%) Flyway
4 1 (0.97%) JIRA
4 1 (0.97%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (43.69%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Banking
3 10 (9.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.77%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.85%) Legal
6 2 (1.94%) Billing
6 2 (1.94%) Front Office
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (35.92%) DBA
2 22 (21.36%) Developer
2 22 (21.36%) SQL DBA
3 16 (15.53%) Oracle DBA
4 14 (13.59%) Administrator
5 12 (11.65%) Consultant
6 9 (8.74%) Senior DBA
6 9 (8.74%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (6.80%) Senior SQL DBA
7 7 (6.80%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 7 (6.80%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.88%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Applications Support Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Database Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Informatica Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Support Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) .NET
2 10 (9.71%) Middleware
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (2.91%) Web Services
4 2 (1.94%) LAMP
4 2 (1.94%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (1.94%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.94%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.97%) BAPI
5 1 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) J2EE
5 1 (0.97%) JMS
5 1 (0.97%) Murex MxML
5 1 (0.97%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.97%) RESTful
5 1 (0.97%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Replication
2 14 (13.59%) Clustering
3 8 (7.77%) Hedge funds
4 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.80%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.83%) Equities
6 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.88%) Derivative
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.97%) Celerra
8 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.97%) iSeries
8 1 (0.97%) New Media
8 1 (0.97%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.21%) Linux
2 23 (22.33%) Unix
2 23 (22.33%) Windows
3 15 (14.56%) Solaris
4 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.91%) AIX
7 2 (1.94%) Android
7 2 (1.94%) SUSE
7 2 (1.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.56%) Migration
4 14 (13.59%) ETL
5 12 (11.65%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (9.71%) High Availability
7 10 (9.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (8.74%) Database Tuning
9 8 (7.77%) Scrum
10 7 (6.80%) Analytics
10 7 (6.80%) Database Security
10 7 (6.80%) Release Management
11 6 (5.83%) Workflow
12 5 (4.85%) Database Mirroring
12 5 (4.85%) DevOps
12 5 (4.85%) ITIL
12 5 (4.85%) Line Management
12 5 (4.85%) Patch Management
13 4 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (63.11%) SQL
2 23 (22.33%) Shell Script
3 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
4 18 (17.48%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.77%) Perl
7 7 (6.80%) Python
8 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.83%) C#
9 4 (3.88%) Korn
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby
10 3 (2.91%) C
10 3 (2.91%) C++
10 3 (2.91%) Java
11 2 (1.94%) Jython
11 2 (1.94%) Tcl
11 2 (1.94%) VBScript
12 1 (0.97%) R
12 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) CCNA
4 1 (0.97%) CCNP
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.97%) MCTS
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) NFS
3 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (2.91%) Xen
5 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.94%) SRDF
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.94%) vSphere
5 2 (1.94%) XenServer
6 1 (0.97%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (12.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (6.80%) SCOM
4 6 (5.83%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.85%) Data Guard
5 5 (4.85%) Puppet
6 3 (2.91%) Control-M
7 2 (1.94%) Ansible
7 2 (1.94%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.94%) Salt
7 2 (1.94%) Terraform
8 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.97%) Icinga
Vendors
1 46 (44.66%) Oracle
2 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.65%) Sybase
3 12 (11.65%) Veritas
4 11 (10.68%) VMware
5 7 (6.80%) EMC
5 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.85%) Informatica
6 5 (4.85%) SAP
6 5 (4.85%) Tableau
7 4 (3.88%) BMC
7 4 (3.88%) Netezza
8 3 (2.91%) Cisco
8 3 (2.91%) IBM
8 3 (2.91%) Siebel
8 3 (2.91%) Teradata
9 2 (1.94%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (1.94%) Remedy
9 2 (1.94%) SimCorp
9 2 (1.94%) Sun
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