The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 82 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 43 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.73% 1.37% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.76% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 36
Median daily rate £340 £310 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £460 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1971 2439 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.32% 77.75% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1153 1472 1506
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 171 152
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% +6.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 16 £320 +3.22% 5
Essex +2 14 £298 -8.30%
Cambridgeshire +33 7 £425 +54.54%
Bedfordshire +1 5 £413 +175.00% 1
Suffolk +3 1 £300 - 2
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 64 (70.33%) Oracle
2 50 (54.95%) SQL
3 32 (35.16%) Oracle Database
4 24 (26.37%) Finance
5 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
6 20 (21.98%) ETL
7 18 (19.78%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (18.68%) Clustering
9 16 (17.58%) SAP
9 16 (17.58%) PL/SQL
10 15 (16.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (16.48%) Java
10 15 (16.48%) Relational Database
10 15 (16.48%) High Availability
11 14 (15.38%) Web Services
11 14 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (14.29%) Essbase
12 13 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
12 13 (14.29%) Hyperion
12 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
13 12 (13.19%) Active Directory
13 12 (13.19%) XML
13 12 (13.19%) .NET
13 12 (13.19%) RDBMS
13 12 (13.19%) Data Guard
13 12 (13.19%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (12.09%) Unit Testing
14 11 (12.09%) Data Warehouse

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.59%) IIS
3 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.40%) Apache
4 4 (4.40%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.40%) JBoss
4 4 (4.40%) NServiceBus
4 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.10%) CMS
6 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (3.30%) IBM SmartCloud
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Force.com
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Heroku
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) SAN
2 5 (5.49%) Firewall
2 5 (5.49%) Internet
3 4 (4.40%) LDAP
3 4 (4.40%) Network Security
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.30%) LAN
4 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.30%) WAN
5 2 (2.20%) 802.11
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (2.20%) VoIP
5 2 (2.20%) Wireless
6 1 (1.10%) DHCP
6 1 (1.10%) DMZ
6 1 (1.10%) DNS
6 1 (1.10%) FTP
6 1 (1.10%) SNA
6 1 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.16%) Oracle Database
2 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (16.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (16.48%) Relational Database
4 13 (14.29%) Essbase
5 12 (13.19%) RDBMS
6 11 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (6.59%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (5.49%) Data Mart
10 5 (5.49%) PowerCenter
10 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (4.40%) MySQL
11 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) ERwin
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.30%) VisualVM
3 1 (1.10%) Ant
3 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.10%) Maven
3 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.30%) Automotive
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) DBA
1 24 (26.37%) Developer
2 17 (18.68%) Architect
3 16 (17.58%) Consultant
3 16 (17.58%) SQL DBA
4 11 (12.09%) Hyperion Consultant
4 11 (12.09%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
4 11 (12.09%) Oracle Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.99%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (9.89%) Administrator
6 9 (9.89%) Oracle Architect
6 9 (9.89%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 8 (8.79%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Essbase Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Hyperion Essbase Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) Web Services
2 12 (13.19%) .NET
2 12 (13.19%) XML
3 10 (10.99%) SOAP
4 8 (8.79%) HTML
5 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.40%) COM+
6 4 (4.40%) Entity Framework
6 4 (4.40%) MSMQ
7 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.30%) COM
7 3 (3.30%) CSS
7 3 (3.30%) JSON
7 3 (3.30%) Middleware
7 3 (3.30%) REST
8 2 (2.20%) 802.1X
8 2 (2.20%) Java EE
8 2 (2.20%) RESTful
8 2 (2.20%) SAML
8 2 (2.20%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Clustering
2 10 (10.99%) Mainframe
3 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Data Extraction
4 5 (5.49%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.49%) Replication
5 4 (4.40%) DataPower
5 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.20%) PKI
7 2 (2.20%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.10%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 9 (9.89%) Windows
3 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.30%) Solaris
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) Unix
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.10%) Android
7 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) ETL
2 18 (19.78%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (16.48%) High Availability
4 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (12.09%) Unit Testing
6 10 (10.99%) SDLC
6 10 (10.99%) Time Management
7 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.79%) Change Control
8 8 (8.79%) Database Tuning
8 8 (8.79%) Performance Testing
8 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (6.59%) CRM
10 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.59%) OO
11 5 (5.49%) Data Transformation
11 5 (5.49%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.95%) SQL
2 16 (17.58%) PL/SQL
3 15 (16.48%) Java
4 13 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.40%) C#
8 2 (2.20%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) SOQL
9 1 (1.10%) Groovy
9 1 (1.10%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) CCNP
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.20%) CCDA
2 2 (2.20%) CCDP
2 2 (2.20%) CCNA
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) RHCE
2 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) Data Guard
1 12 (13.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (3.30%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 3 (3.30%) Opsview
4 2 (2.20%) OpenView
4 2 (2.20%) SCCM
4 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (70.33%) Oracle
2 16 (17.58%) SAP
3 13 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.79%) Informatica
6 7 (7.69%) VMware
7 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.49%) IBM
9 4 (4.40%) webMethods
10 3 (3.30%) Cisco
10 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (3.30%) Software AG
10 3 (3.30%) Splunk
11 2 (2.20%) BMC
11 2 (2.20%) Citrix
11 2 (2.20%) F5
11 2 (2.20%) IronPort
11 2 (2.20%) Siebel
11 2 (2.20%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.20%) Sun