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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 51 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 50 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.99% 1.15% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 1.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £49.66
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.52%
Performance Tuning
England

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
1246 1096 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.43% 74.00% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 578 418
Average daily rate £375 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 74 76
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 - 19 £350 -
Nottinghamshire +2 17 £325 -13.33% 2
Leicestershire +3 9 £350 - 2
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (60.61%) SQL
2 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 18 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 18 (27.27%) Oracle
3 18 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 15 (22.73%) Java
5 12 (18.18%) UNIX
6 11 (16.67%) Linux
6 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Clustering
7 10 (15.15%) Windows
7 10 (15.15%) XML
8 9 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (13.64%) CRM
8 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
8 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
8 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
8 9 (13.64%) Degree
8 9 (13.64%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (12.12%) NetApp
9 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (12.12%) SAN
9 8 (12.12%) HTTP
9 8 (12.12%) DB2
10 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.61%) Replication
10 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 5 (7.58%) Apache
3 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.06%) CICS
5 3 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.03%) Kentico
6 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) CMS
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) HTTP
1 8 (12.12%) SAN
2 5 (7.58%) FTP
3 3 (4.55%) SMTP
3 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) DNS
3 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (12.12%) DB2
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (9.09%) MySQL
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (6.06%) Pentaho
8 4 (6.06%) DataStage
9 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.03%) MS Access
10 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.03%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.03%) Introscope
2 2 (3.03%) JMeter
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
1 6 (9.09%) Billing
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) DBA
2 16 (24.24%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Programmer
4 10 (15.15%) SQL DBA
5 9 (13.64%) Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (9.09%) Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Administrator
9 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
10 3 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) XML
2 5 (7.58%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) Middleware
4 3 (4.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (3.03%) Java SE
5 2 (3.03%) Java EE
5 2 (3.03%) Dojo
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.03%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (3.03%) XSLT
5 2 (3.03%) WSDL
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.03%) HTML
5 2 (3.03%) .NET
5 2 (3.03%) J2EE
5 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Clustering
2 7 (10.61%) Replication
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Statistics
4 4 (6.06%) VSAM
4 4 (6.06%) Open Source
5 3 (4.55%) DataPower
5 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) HACMP
7 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) UNIX
2 11 (16.67%) Linux
3 10 (15.15%) Windows
4 6 (9.09%) CentOS
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 9 (13.64%) CRM
2 9 (13.64%) Technical Analysis
3 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.09%) High Availability
4 6 (9.09%) DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) Migration
5 5 (7.58%) ITIL
6 4 (6.06%) OOP
6 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.06%) MVC
7 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.55%) ETL
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.55%) Load Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (60.61%) SQL
2 18 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 15 (22.73%) Java
4 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.06%) C#
6 4 (6.06%) COBOL
7 3 (4.55%) JCL
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.03%) VB
8 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) WAI
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.06%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) iptables
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SCOM
1 4 (6.06%) HAProxy
2 3 (4.55%) Pacemaker
2 3 (4.55%) Puppet
2 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.55%) Nagios
3 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.03%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.52%) OVSD
4 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) NetApp
3 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.58%) VMware
5 4 (6.06%) Google
5 4 (6.06%) IBM
5 4 (6.06%) HP
6 3 (4.55%) hybris
7 2 (3.03%) CA
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco
8 1 (1.52%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) Dell