The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 67 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 28 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.75% 0.97% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.37% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +63.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £415 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £588 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +11.48%
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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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1222 1021 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.38% 71.10% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 543 544
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 56 48
Average hourly rate £19.04 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East Midlands region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East Midlands region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +10 12 £407 -4.23% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 11 £363 -27.50% 2
Lincolnshire - 3 - -
Leicestershire -2 2 £338 -46.00% 2
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 50 (60.98%) SQL
2 33 (40.24%) Oracle
3 32 (39.02%) Oracle Database
4 30 (36.59%) PL/SQL
4 30 (36.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (26.83%) Java
6 20 (24.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (23.17%) UNIX
7 19 (23.17%) Linux
8 18 (21.95%) CRM
8 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
8 18 (21.95%) Shell Script
8 18 (21.95%) Degree
8 18 (21.95%) Unit Testing
8 18 (21.95%) Technical Analysis
9 14 (17.07%) Hyper-V
10 13 (15.85%) Windows
11 12 (14.63%) VMware
12 11 (13.41%) NetApp
12 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
12 11 (13.41%) CentOS
13 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
13 10 (12.20%) XML
13 10 (12.20%) ITIL
13 10 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (10.98%) Clustering
14 9 (10.98%) Replication
14 9 (10.98%) Billing
15 8 (9.76%) Finance

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.88%) CICS
2 4 (4.88%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) BIG-IP
1 6 (7.32%) iSCSI
2 5 (6.10%) SAN
2 5 (6.10%) DNS
3 4 (4.88%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.88%) SMTP
3 4 (4.88%) FTP
3 4 (4.88%) HTTP
3 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) Broadband
4 2 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (1.22%) VLAN
5 1 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) IPv4
5 1 (1.22%) LAN
5 1 (1.22%) PBX
5 1 (1.22%) WAN
5 1 (1.22%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.02%) Oracle Database
2 30 (36.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (24.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
5 10 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (8.54%) MySQL
7 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (6.10%) DB2
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.88%) DataStage
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.88%) Pentaho
10 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.44%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.22%) ProC
4 1 (1.22%) JMeter
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.98%) Billing
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (19.51%) DBA
4 14 (17.07%) SQL Developer
5 13 (15.85%) PL/SQL Developer
6 11 (13.41%) Analyst
6 11 (13.41%) Programmer
7 10 (12.20%) Analyst Programmer
8 9 (10.98%) Administrator
8 9 (10.98%) SQL DBA
9 8 (9.76%) Architect
10 5 (6.10%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
10 5 (6.10%) Oracle Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Virtualisation Specialist
11 4 (4.88%) Virtualisation Architect
11 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.66%) SQL Server DBA
12 3 (3.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 3 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
12 3 (3.66%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) XML
2 2 (2.44%) J2EE
2 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.44%) Spring
2 2 (2.44%) Java SE
2 2 (2.44%) Java EE
2 2 (2.44%) Dojo
3 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Replication
1 9 (10.98%) Clustering
2 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) Statistics
4 4 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.88%) VSAM
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) HACMP
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) UNIX
1 19 (23.17%) Linux
2 13 (15.85%) Windows
3 11 (13.41%) CentOS
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.54%) Ubuntu
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.10%) AIX
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.66%) Solaris
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) CRM
1 18 (21.95%) Unit Testing
1 18 (21.95%) Technical Analysis
2 10 (12.20%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (9.76%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.54%) High Availability
4 7 (8.54%) DevOps
4 7 (8.54%) Capacity Management
5 6 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.32%) Change Control
5 6 (7.32%) ITSM
5 6 (7.32%) Service Management
6 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.10%) Migration
7 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.88%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.88%) Open Source
7 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) SQL
2 30 (36.59%) PL/SQL
3 22 (26.83%) Java
4 18 (21.95%) Shell Script
5 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.88%) COBOL
6 4 (4.88%) JCL
7 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.44%) C#
8 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.22%) AWK
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) DV Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Hyper-V
2 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.32%) NFS
5 4 (4.88%) Docker
5 4 (4.88%) iptables
6 3 (3.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) OVSD
2 4 (4.88%) SCOM
2 4 (4.88%) Puppet
2 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.88%) HAProxy
2 4 (4.88%) Nagios
3 3 (3.66%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Oracle
2 12 (14.63%) VMware
3 11 (13.41%) NetApp
4 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.76%) HP
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco
6 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.32%) F5
7 4 (4.88%) hybris
7 4 (4.88%) Google
8 2 (2.44%) Informatica
8 2 (2.44%) SAP
9 1 (1.22%) Dell
9 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.22%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
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