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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 123 121 131
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 68 82 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.36% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.76% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 43
Average daily rate
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£475 £503 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £389 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £339
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £77.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.20%
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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
3981 4663 4281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.54% 77.52% 75.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3416 3272
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 104 (52.79%) SQL
2 76 (38.58%) Finance
3 69 (35.03%) Oracle
4 60 (30.46%) SQL Server
5 55 (27.92%) Banking
6 43 (21.83%) Linux
7 39 (19.80%) Java
8 33 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (16.75%) Windows
9 32 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (15.74%) Data Modelling
10 31 (15.74%) T-SQL
10 31 (15.74%) ETL
11 26 (13.20%) Microsoft
11 26 (13.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (13.20%) Relational Database
12 25 (12.69%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (12.69%) UNIX
13 23 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (11.68%) Investment Banking
14 22 (11.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (10.66%) Replication
16 20 (10.15%) Shell Script
16 20 (10.15%) Performance Monitoring
16 20 (10.15%) Oracle Database
17 19 (9.64%) Low Latency
17 19 (9.64%) Multithreading
18 18 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (9.14%) PL/SQL
18 18 (9.14%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (5.58%) Apache
2 10 (5.08%) IIS
3 8 (4.06%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.02%) nginx
5 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.02%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.51%) CICS
6 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.52%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.02%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.02%) Documaker
3 2 (1.02%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.51%) RMDS
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.51%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.63%) DNS
2 14 (7.11%) SAN
3 11 (5.58%) LAN
4 10 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.57%) Multicast
6 7 (3.55%) NAS
6 7 (3.55%) WAN
6 7 (3.55%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.05%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.54%) FCoE
8 5 (2.54%) Wireless
8 5 (2.54%) DMZ
8 5 (2.54%) Broadband
9 4 (2.03%) LDAP
9 4 (2.03%) WLAN
9 4 (2.03%) Firewall
9 4 (2.03%) BGP
10 3 (1.52%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.52%) Internet
11 2 (1.02%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.46%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (13.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (13.20%) Relational Database
4 25 (12.69%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (11.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (10.15%) Oracle Database
7 17 (8.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (6.60%) MySQL
9 12 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (4.57%) RDBMS
11 8 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (3.55%) Hadoop
13 6 (3.05%) Big Data
14 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
14 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (2.54%) OLAP
15 4 (2.03%) DB2
15 4 (2.03%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.06%) Maven
2 8 (4.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.55%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.05%) Subversion
5 5 (2.54%) Selenium
6 4 (2.03%) CruiseControl
6 4 (2.03%) Ant
6 4 (2.03%) JUnit
7 3 (1.52%) Toad
8 2 (1.02%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (1.02%) ERwin
9 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 76 (38.58%) Finance
2 55 (27.92%) Banking
3 23 (11.68%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.08%) Front Office
5 6 (3.05%) Marketing
6 5 (2.54%) Retail
7 4 (2.03%) Billing
7 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.03%) Legal
8 3 (1.52%) Advertising
8 3 (1.52%) Games
8 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (45.18%) Developer
2 39 (19.80%) DBA
3 24 (12.18%) SQL DBA
4 22 (11.17%) SQL Developer
5 15 (7.61%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.11%) Administrator
6 14 (7.11%) SQL Server DBA
7 13 (6.60%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (6.60%) Analyst
8 11 (5.58%) Business Developer
9 10 (5.08%) Consultant
10 9 (4.57%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.57%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.06%) Architect
11 8 (4.06%) Business Objects Developer
12 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Developer
13 5 (2.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 5 (2.54%) Support Analyst
14 4 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.12%) .NET
2 14 (7.11%) Middleware
3 13 (6.60%) HTML
4 10 (5.08%) XML
4 10 (5.08%) Spring
5 9 (4.57%) Hibernate
6 8 (4.06%) HTML5
7 7 (3.55%) CSS
8 6 (3.05%) LAMP
9 5 (2.54%) WPF
9 5 (2.54%) JDBC
9 5 (2.54%) Web Services
9 5 (2.54%) XSD
9 5 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (2.03%) WebCenter
10 4 (2.03%) JMS
10 4 (2.03%) jQuery
10 4 (2.03%) Ext JS
10 4 (2.03%) WCF
11 3 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.66%) Replication
2 16 (8.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.61%) TWAP
3 15 (7.61%) VWAP
4 12 (6.09%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.58%) Clustering
6 9 (4.57%) Derivative
7 8 (4.06%) Data Integration
8 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.05%) Open Source
9 6 (3.05%) Equities
9 6 (3.05%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.03%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.03%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.52%) Graphic Design
12 2 (1.02%) Spread Betting
12 2 (1.02%) CMDB
12 2 (1.02%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.83%) Linux
2 33 (16.75%) Windows
3 25 (12.69%) UNIX
4 17 (8.63%) Solaris
5 9 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.05%) CentOS
7 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.03%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) zOS
9 1 (0.51%) MVS
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.74%) Data Modelling
2 31 (15.74%) ETL
3 23 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (10.15%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (9.64%) Low Latency
5 19 (9.64%) Multithreading
6 18 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.63%) Database Tuning
8 16 (8.12%) Algorithmic Trading
9 15 (7.61%) Scrum
10 14 (7.11%) TDD
10 14 (7.11%) ITIL
11 11 (5.58%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (5.08%) Database Security
13 9 (4.57%) Load Balancing
13 9 (4.57%) Kanban
14 8 (4.06%) OO
14 8 (4.06%) Change Management
14 8 (4.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 104 (52.79%) SQL
2 39 (19.80%) Java
3 31 (15.74%) T-SQL
4 20 (10.15%) Shell Script
5 18 (9.14%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.14%) C#
6 15 (7.61%) Perl
7 12 (6.09%) Python
7 12 (6.09%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.57%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.06%) Ruby
10 7 (3.55%) VBA
11 4 (2.03%) C++
11 4 (2.03%) VB
11 4 (2.03%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.02%) Jython
12 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.02%) C
13 1 (0.51%) XQuery
13 1 (0.51%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.60%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.55%) MCITP
4 6 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.52%) MCTS
5 3 (1.52%) MCSE
6 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) PhD
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.03%) QA
1 4 (2.03%) COREP
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (3.55%) vSphere
3 7 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.54%) NFS
5 5 (2.54%) SRDF
6 2 (1.02%) KVM
6 2 (1.02%) HDFS
6 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.02%) Xen
6 2 (1.02%) Firmware
7 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.55%) Data Guard
1 7 (3.55%) Ansible
2 6 (3.05%) Puppet
2 6 (3.05%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (2.54%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.52%) Nagios
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.02%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.02%) logstash
5 2 (1.02%) Opsview
6 1 (0.51%) Cacti
6 1 (0.51%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.51%) WSUS
6 1 (0.51%) Foglight
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 69 (35.03%) Oracle
2 26 (13.20%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.14%) VMware
4 16 (8.12%) EMC
5 15 (7.61%) Business Objects
6 14 (7.11%) Sybase
7 12 (6.09%) Cisco
8 10 (5.08%) NetApp
9 8 (4.06%) HP
10 7 (3.55%) IBM
10 7 (3.55%) SAP
11 6 (3.05%) Dell
11 6 (3.05%) Juniper
12 5 (2.54%) Intel
12 5 (2.54%) Informatica
13 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.03%) Charles River
13 4 (2.03%) Netezza
13 4 (2.03%) Microgen
13 4 (2.03%) Rackspace
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