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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 130 119 131
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 55 78 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 1.33% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.72% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 56
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £77.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +55.55%
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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
4047 4545 4410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.45% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3161 3233 3373
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.58 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.89 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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 3 March 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 March 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 91 (55.49%) SQL
2 69 (42.07%) Finance
3 55 (33.54%) Oracle
4 52 (31.71%) Banking
5 48 (29.27%) SQL Server
6 33 (20.12%) Microsoft
7 32 (19.51%) Linux
8 29 (17.68%) Java
8 29 (17.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (17.07%) Data Modelling
10 27 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (15.85%) Windows
12 25 (15.24%) T-SQL
13 23 (14.02%) ETL
14 22 (13.41%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (13.41%) Investment Banking
15 21 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (12.20%) Database Tuning
17 19 (11.59%) Oracle Database
17 19 (11.59%) UNIX
17 19 (11.59%) PL/SQL
18 18 (10.98%) Relational Database
19 17 (10.37%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (10.37%) Replication
20 16 (9.76%) VMware
20 16 (9.76%) .NET
20 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (9.15%) Performance Monitoring
21 15 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (6.71%) IIS
2 10 (6.10%) Apache
3 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.05%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.22%) nginx
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.61%) CICS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.44%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.83%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.22%) RMDS
3 2 (1.22%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.22%) Documaker
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.93%) DNS
2 11 (6.71%) SAN
3 7 (4.27%) LAN
3 7 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (4.27%) Multicast
4 5 (3.05%) NAS
4 5 (3.05%) DMZ
4 5 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.44%) Internet
5 4 (2.44%) WAN
5 4 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.83%) Firewall
6 3 (1.83%) FCoE
6 3 (1.83%) Wireless
6 3 (1.83%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.83%) HTTP
6 3 (1.83%) WLAN
6 3 (1.83%) Broadband
7 2 (1.22%) LDAP
7 2 (1.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (13.41%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (11.59%) Oracle Database
6 18 (10.98%) Relational Database
7 17 (10.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (7.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (5.49%) MySQL
11 7 (4.27%) RDBMS
11 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (3.66%) Hadoop
13 5 (3.05%) OLAP
13 5 (3.05%) Big Data
14 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (2.44%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Maven
1 7 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.66%) TeamCity
2 6 (3.66%) Subversion
3 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.44%) Selenium
5 3 (1.83%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.83%) Toad
5 3 (1.83%) Ant
5 3 (1.83%) JUnit
6 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.61%) JDeveloper
General
1 69 (42.07%) Finance
2 52 (31.71%) Banking
3 22 (13.41%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.88%) Front Office
5 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) Billing
6 3 (1.83%) Marketing
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.83%) Advertising
7 2 (1.22%) Games
7 2 (1.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 77 (46.95%) Developer
2 30 (18.29%) DBA
3 19 (11.59%) SQL Developer
4 16 (9.76%) SQL DBA
5 13 (7.93%) Oracle Developer
6 12 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.32%) Business Developer
7 11 (6.71%) Consultant
8 10 (6.10%) Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (5.49%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Administrator
10 8 (4.88%) Business Objects Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Architect
11 6 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Developer
13 4 (2.44%) Support Analyst
13 4 (2.44%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.76%) .NET
2 14 (8.54%) Middleware
3 11 (6.71%) HTML
4 10 (6.10%) CSS
5 8 (4.88%) Spring
6 7 (4.27%) jQuery
6 7 (4.27%) Hibernate
6 7 (4.27%) HTML5
7 6 (3.66%) XML
8 5 (3.05%) LAMP
8 5 (3.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.44%) WebCenter
9 4 (2.44%) REST
9 4 (2.44%) Ext JS
9 4 (2.44%) WCF
9 4 (2.44%) WPF
9 4 (2.44%) MDX
10 3 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (1.83%) JDBC
10 3 (1.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Replication
2 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (7.32%) VWAP
4 12 (7.32%) TWAP
5 8 (4.88%) Clustering
6 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.05%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.05%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.44%) Open Source
8 4 (2.44%) Equities
8 4 (2.44%) Derivative
8 4 (2.44%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.83%) CMDB
9 3 (1.83%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.51%) Linux
2 26 (15.85%) Windows
3 19 (11.59%) UNIX
4 13 (7.93%) Solaris
5 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.44%) AIX
6 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.44%) CentOS
7 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) zOS
8 1 (0.61%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.07%) Data Modelling
2 27 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (14.02%) ETL
4 20 (12.20%) Database Tuning
5 15 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (9.15%) Multithreading
5 15 (9.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (7.93%) Low Latency
6 13 (7.93%) Algorithmic Trading
7 11 (6.71%) Scrum
8 10 (6.10%) TDD
8 10 (6.10%) Database Security
9 9 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.49%) ITIL
10 8 (4.88%) Analytics
11 7 (4.27%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.27%) MVC
11 7 (4.27%) Migration
11 7 (4.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 91 (55.49%) SQL
2 29 (17.68%) Java
3 25 (15.24%) T-SQL
4 19 (11.59%) PL/SQL
5 14 (8.54%) C#
6 13 (7.93%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.93%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.71%) Perl
8 9 (5.49%) Python
9 7 (4.27%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.66%) Ruby
11 4 (2.44%) VBA
11 4 (2.44%) VB
12 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.22%) Jython
13 2 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.22%) C++
13 2 (1.22%) C
13 2 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.83%) MCTS
3 3 (1.83%) MCITP
4 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) VCP4
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) SLA
1 2 (1.22%) QA
1 2 (1.22%) COREP
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (4.27%) vSphere
3 7 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.83%) SRDF
4 3 (1.83%) NFS
5 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.22%) Xen
5 2 (1.22%) Firmware
5 2 (1.22%) KVM
6 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.66%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.66%) Ansible
3 5 (3.05%) Puppet
4 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (2.44%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.83%) Nagios
6 2 (1.22%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.22%) Control-M
6 2 (1.22%) logstash
6 2 (1.22%) Opsview
6 2 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.61%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
7 1 (0.61%) Cacti
Vendors
1 55 (33.54%) Oracle
2 33 (20.12%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.76%) VMware
4 13 (7.93%) EMC
5 10 (6.10%) Business Objects
6 8 (4.88%) NetApp
6 8 (4.88%) HP
7 7 (4.27%) Sybase
7 7 (4.27%) Cisco
7 7 (4.27%) IBM
8 6 (3.66%) SAP
8 6 (3.66%) Dell
9 5 (3.05%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.44%) Netezza
11 3 (1.83%) Charles River
11 3 (1.83%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.83%) Intel
11 3 (1.83%) Juniper
11 3 (1.83%) BMC
12 2 (1.22%) Veritas
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