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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 101 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 38 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.55% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.08% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £257 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +3.89%
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
2304 2165 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.75% 74.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1238 857
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 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
Hertfordshire -13 20 £310 -11.42% 6
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £450 +9.09% 2
Essex -13 6 £350 - 2
Bedfordshire +10 4 £288 -14.17% 1
Norfolk 0 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 32 (49.23%) Oracle
3 22 (33.85%) ETL
4 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 19 (29.23%) Linux
5 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (24.62%) Finance
6 16 (24.62%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.00%) Windows
8 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 12 (18.46%) Java
10 11 (16.92%) T-SQL
11 10 (15.38%) Solaris
11 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
12 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
12 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
13 8 (12.31%) UNIX
13 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
13 8 (12.31%) Visualisation
13 8 (12.31%) Analytics
13 8 (12.31%) Dimensional Modelling
14 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (10.77%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (10.77%) QlikView
14 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
14 7 (10.77%) Oracle Payables
14 7 (10.77%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) SAN
2 3 (4.62%) DHCP
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) SSL
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.08%) NAS
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.54%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) IPv4
4 1 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) VoIP
4 1 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) 802.11
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) Wireless
4 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.54%) VLAN
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
5 9 (13.85%) RDBMS
5 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
6 7 (10.77%) MySQL
6 7 (10.77%) PowerCenter
6 7 (10.77%) QlikView
7 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (9.23%) Data Mart
8 5 (7.69%) Big Data
9 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
9 4 (6.15%) Snowflake Schema
9 4 (6.15%) Star Schema
10 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (4.62%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) ERwin
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) DBA
3 12 (18.46%) Architect
4 10 (15.38%) Administrator
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Informatica Developer
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.15%) MySQL DBA
7 4 (6.15%) Hadoop Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.62%) ETL Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) XML
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) Middleware
4 3 (4.62%) JMS
4 3 (4.62%) WSDL
5 2 (3.08%) XML Schema
5 2 (3.08%) WCF
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.08%) SOAP
5 2 (3.08%) .NET
5 2 (3.08%) XSD
5 2 (3.08%) XSLT
6 1 (1.54%) ODBC
6 1 (1.54%) JDBC
6 1 (1.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Visualisation
2 7 (10.77%) Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) Replication
3 6 (9.23%) Data Extraction
3 6 (9.23%) Data Integration
4 5 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.54%) NHS
7 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.54%) HACMP
7 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Windows
3 10 (15.38%) Solaris
4 8 (12.31%) UNIX
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) HPUX
7 1 (1.54%) Android
7 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) ETL
2 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.31%) Dimensional Modelling
3 8 (12.31%) Analytics
4 7 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.77%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (10.77%) ERP
4 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.23%) Validation
5 6 (9.23%) Resource Management
5 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
5 6 (9.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (9.23%) Data Transformation
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) Java
3 11 (16.92%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.62%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) XQuery
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) XPath
5 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) R
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) MCSA
3 1 (1.54%) CCNP
3 1 (1.54%) CCDP
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.15%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.54%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Oracle
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) SAP
3 7 (10.77%) Informatica
3 7 (10.77%) Tableau
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) Vertica
5 3 (4.62%) Infobright
6 2 (3.08%) Red Gate
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Wyse
7 1 (1.54%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) Veritas
7 1 (1.54%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.54%) IronPort
7 1 (1.54%) Veeam
7 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago