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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 87 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.52% 1.18% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.61% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Average daily rate £375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £281 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £342 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
Performance Tuning
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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
1193 1054 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.62% 73.45% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 602 597
Average daily rate £379 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 2 £438 -
Derbyshire -13 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -18 2 £384 +18.07% 3
Leicestershire -12 1 £250 -28.57% 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
7 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (11.11%) Office 365
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.11%) IaaS
7 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) IPv4
2 2 (7.41%) PBX
2 2 (7.41%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) OLAP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
3 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (3.70%) OLTP
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 5 (18.52%) DBA
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Azure Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Lucene Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Solr Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Field Support Technician
6 2 (7.41%) SAP BW Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) Lucene
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (7.41%) WSH
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) JAX-WS
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) UDDI
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.70%) XSL
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Celerra
3 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.41%) Logistics
5 2 (7.41%) Software Licensing
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) XPath
6 1 (3.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.70%) Brocade
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) CommVault
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam