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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 98 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 68 85 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.00% 1.44% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.78% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 66 74
Median daily rate £450 £456 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £350 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
2908 4779 4673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.45% 80.70% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 3787 3469
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 69 (55.65%) SQL
2 63 (50.81%) Oracle
3 46 (37.10%) SQL Server
4 45 (36.29%) Banking
5 41 (33.06%) Finance
6 35 (28.23%) Linux
7 29 (23.39%) Oracle Database
8 26 (20.97%) Migration
9 25 (20.16%) Microsoft
10 24 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (18.55%) Windows
12 22 (17.74%) ITIL
12 22 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (16.94%) PL/SQL
14 20 (16.13%) Unix
15 19 (15.32%) Data Modelling
15 19 (15.32%) Red Hat
15 19 (15.32%) Scrum
15 19 (15.32%) Analytics
16 18 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (13.71%) Data Protection
17 17 (13.71%) Replication
17 17 (13.71%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (12.90%) RHCE
18 16 (12.90%) DNS
18 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (12.10%) C#
19 15 (12.10%) Shell Script
19 15 (12.10%) Oracle Database 12c
20 14 (11.29%) Database Optimisation

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 (5.65%) IIS
2 6 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.23%) Apache
5 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.42%) JBoss
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.61%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Documaker
1 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (0.81%) RMDS
1 1 (0.81%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.90%) DNS
2 7 (5.65%) SAN
3 5 (4.03%) HTTP
4 4 (3.23%) Firewall
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.42%) FCoE
5 3 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.42%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.42%) LAN
5 3 (2.42%) NAS
5 3 (2.42%) WAN
6 2 (1.61%) Multicast
6 2 (1.61%) SSL
7 1 (0.81%) DDNS
7 1 (0.81%) DHCP
7 1 (0.81%) DMZ
7 1 (0.81%) Network Security
7 1 (0.81%) PSTN
7 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (23.39%) Oracle Database
3 22 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (13.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (12.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (3.23%) Data Mart
12 4 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Subversion
2 4 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.61%) Toad
5 1 (0.81%) Flyway
5 1 (0.81%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.81%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (36.29%) Banking
2 41 (33.06%) Finance
3 7 (5.65%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.65%) Legal
4 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (35.48%) Developer
2 30 (24.19%) DBA
3 27 (21.77%) Administrator
4 22 (17.74%) SQL DBA
5 17 (13.71%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (12.90%) SQL Developer
7 14 (11.29%) Linux Administrator
7 14 (11.29%) Senior Developer
8 13 (10.48%) PL/SQL Developer
9 12 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
9 12 (9.68%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 11 (8.87%) Agile Developer
10 11 (8.87%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 11 (8.87%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
10 11 (8.87%) Senior SQL Developer
11 9 (7.26%) Consultant
12 7 (5.65%) SQL Server DBA
13 6 (4.84%) Senior DBA
13 6 (4.84%) Senior SQL DBA
13 6 (4.84%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.26%) .NET
2 6 (4.84%) Middleware
3 5 (4.03%) Web Services
4 3 (2.42%) J2EE
4 3 (2.42%) XML
5 2 (1.61%) LAMP
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.61%) RESTful
5 2 (1.61%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.81%) HTML
6 1 (0.81%) JMS
6 1 (0.81%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.81%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.81%) REST
6 1 (0.81%) SOAP
6 1 (0.81%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Replication
2 13 (10.48%) Clustering
2 13 (10.48%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.65%) Equities
4 6 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.03%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.23%) Derivative
7 3 (2.42%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.42%) Statistics
8 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.23%) Linux
2 23 (18.55%) Windows
3 20 (16.13%) Unix
4 18 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.87%) Solaris
6 4 (3.23%) AIX
6 4 (3.23%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.97%) Migration
2 24 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.74%) ITIL
4 19 (15.32%) Analytics
4 19 (15.32%) Data Modelling
4 19 (15.32%) Scrum
5 17 (13.71%) Data Protection
6 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (11.29%) Database Optimisation
7 14 (11.29%) Predictive Modelling
8 13 (10.48%) High Availability
9 11 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (8.87%) Investment Management
10 10 (8.06%) ETL
11 8 (6.45%) Database Security
12 6 (4.84%) Database Tuning
12 6 (4.84%) Workflow
13 5 (4.03%) Low Latency
14 4 (3.23%) DevOps
14 4 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (55.65%) SQL
2 21 (16.94%) PL/SQL
3 15 (12.10%) C#
3 15 (12.10%) Shell Script
4 14 (11.29%) Python
4 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.45%) Perl
6 6 (4.84%) Java
7 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.42%) Korn
8 3 (2.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.81%) Jython
9 1 (0.81%) R
9 1 (0.81%) Scala
9 1 (0.81%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.81%) Tcl
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.90%) RHCE
2 12 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (9.68%) RHCA
3 8 (6.45%) Degree
4 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.42%) CCNP
5 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.61%) CCIE
6 2 (1.61%) OCP
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.81%) CCNA
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.23%) vSphere
3 4 (3.23%) Xen
4 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.42%) NFS
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (2.42%) SRDF
4 3 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.61%) KVM
5 2 (1.61%) XenServer
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.23%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.42%) Puppet
4 3 (2.42%) SCOM
5 2 (1.61%) Ansible
5 2 (1.61%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.61%) Salt
5 2 (1.61%) Terraform
6 1 (0.81%) Cacti
6 1 (0.81%) Control-M
6 1 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.81%) Nagios
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 63 (50.81%) Oracle
2 25 (20.16%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.32%) Red Hat
4 14 (11.29%) Netezza
5 13 (10.48%) Sybase
6 9 (7.26%) VMware
7 6 (4.84%) Cisco
7 6 (4.84%) EMC
7 6 (4.84%) Veritas
8 5 (4.03%) Informatica
9 4 (3.23%) Murex
9 4 (3.23%) NetApp
10 3 (2.42%) F5
10 3 (2.42%) IBM
10 3 (2.42%) Intel
10 3 (2.42%) SAP
11 2 (1.61%) BMC
11 2 (1.61%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (1.61%) Juniper
11 2 (1.61%) Microgen
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