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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 106 138 127
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 53 64 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 1.14% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.42% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 61
Median daily rate £450 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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
2848 4518 4846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.18% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2330 3554 3658
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 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 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 62 (59.62%) SQL
2 46 (44.23%) Oracle
3 43 (41.35%) SQL Server
4 35 (33.65%) Finance
5 30 (28.85%) Linux
6 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 27 (25.96%) Banking
8 26 (25.00%) Windows
9 23 (22.12%) Migration
10 22 (21.15%) Unix
10 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database
11 20 (19.23%) Shell Script
12 19 (18.27%) Replication
13 18 (17.31%) T-SQL
14 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (16.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (16.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (13.46%) PL/SQL
16 14 (13.46%) ITIL
16 14 (13.46%) Clustering
16 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.46%) High Availability
17 13 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
17 13 (12.50%) Sybase
17 13 (12.50%) Solaris
18 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (11.54%) .NET
18 12 (11.54%) Red Hat

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (6.73%) IIS
2 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.92%) Apache
3 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.92%) CloudStack
3 2 (1.92%) JBoss
3 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.96%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.96%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.96%) IaaS
2 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) DNS
2 8 (7.69%) SAN
3 5 (4.81%) Firewall
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.88%) NAS
5 2 (1.92%) DMZ
5 2 (1.92%) FCoE
5 2 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.92%) HTTP
5 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.92%) LAN
5 2 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.96%) Multicast
6 1 (0.96%) Network Security
6 1 (0.96%) PSTN
6 1 (0.96%) SSL
6 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (41.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database
3 17 (16.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (16.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (16.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (3.85%) Data Mart
11 4 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Subversion
2 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.92%) Toad
4 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.96%) Flyway
4 1 (0.96%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.96%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (33.65%) Finance
2 27 (25.96%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (36.54%) DBA
2 24 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 23 (22.12%) Developer
4 18 (17.31%) Administrator
5 17 (16.35%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (10.58%) Consultant
7 9 (8.65%) Senior DBA
7 9 (8.65%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
8 8 (7.69%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Architect
11 4 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Informatica Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Murex Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.88%) Middleware
3 2 (1.92%) J2EE
3 2 (1.92%) LAMP
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
3 2 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.96%) Android SDK
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) Murex MxML
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.96%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.96%) RESTful
4 1 (0.96%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.96%) SOAP
4 1 (0.96%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (0.96%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Replication
2 14 (13.46%) Clustering
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.73%) Equities
4 5 (4.81%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.85%) Derivative
5 4 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.88%) Statistics
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.96%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.96%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.96%) Cryptocurrency
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.96%) New Media
8 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.85%) Linux
2 26 (25.00%) Windows
3 22 (21.15%) Unix
4 13 (12.50%) Solaris
5 10 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.88%) AIX
8 2 (1.92%) Android
8 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) Migration
2 15 (14.42%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.46%) High Availability
3 14 (13.46%) ITIL
4 10 (9.62%) Data Modelling
4 10 (9.62%) Data Protection
4 10 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.65%) Database Tuning
5 9 (8.65%) ETL
5 9 (8.65%) Scrum
6 8 (7.69%) Analytics
6 8 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (6.73%) Database Security
8 5 (4.81%) Database Optimisation
8 5 (4.81%) DevOps
8 5 (4.81%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (4.81%) Workflow
9 4 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.62%) SQL
2 20 (19.23%) Shell Script
3 18 (17.31%) T-SQL
4 14 (13.46%) PL/SQL
5 10 (9.62%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.69%) Perl
7 6 (5.77%) C#
8 4 (3.85%) Java
9 3 (2.88%) Korn
9 3 (2.88%) Python
9 3 (2.88%) Ruby
10 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.92%) Tcl
10 2 (1.92%) VBScript
11 1 (0.96%) C
11 1 (0.96%) C++
11 1 (0.96%) R
11 1 (0.96%) Scala
11 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Degree
1 8 (7.69%) RHCE
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.85%) RHCA
4 3 (2.88%) CCNP
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.92%) CCIE
5 2 (1.92%) OCP
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.96%) MCTS
6 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (2.88%) vSphere
4 3 (2.88%) Xen
5 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.92%) NFS
5 2 (1.92%) SRDF
5 2 (1.92%) XenServer
6 1 (0.96%) KVM
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (10.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (6.73%) SCOM
4 4 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.92%) Ansible
5 2 (1.92%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.92%) Puppet
5 2 (1.92%) Salt
5 2 (1.92%) Terraform
6 1 (0.96%) Control-M
6 1 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 46 (44.23%) Oracle
2 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.50%) Sybase
4 12 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 10 (9.62%) Veritas
6 9 (8.65%) VMware
7 5 (4.81%) Cisco
7 5 (4.81%) EMC
7 5 (4.81%) Netezza
8 4 (3.85%) Informatica
8 4 (3.85%) Murex
8 4 (3.85%) SAP
9 2 (1.92%) BMC
9 2 (1.92%) Dell
9 2 (1.92%) HP
9 2 (1.92%) Intel
9 2 (1.92%) Juniper
9 2 (1.92%) NetApp
9 2 (1.92%) Remedy
9 2 (1.92%) SimCorp
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