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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 91 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 50 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.76% 0.70% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.02% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £700 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £800 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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
2146 1674 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.59% 69.03% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 922 1033
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 161 178
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +25 30 £320 +15.31% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 12 £363 -51.66% 7
Bedfordshire - 5 - - 2
Norfolk - 2 £320 - 3
Essex -11 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
East Anglia - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 56 (51.38%) SQL
2 49 (44.95%) SQL Server
3 43 (39.45%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (36.70%) Microsoft
5 34 (31.19%) ETL
5 34 (31.19%) Oracle
6 30 (27.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (24.77%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (23.85%) Finance
9 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (21.10%) Windows
11 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
11 22 (20.18%) T-SQL
12 20 (18.35%) Oracle Database
13 17 (15.60%) XML
14 16 (14.68%) OLAP
14 16 (14.68%) Informatica
14 16 (14.68%) Replication
14 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (14.68%) Data Integration
15 15 (13.76%) Dimensional Modelling
15 15 (13.76%) Data Modelling
15 15 (13.76%) UNIX
15 15 (13.76%) Web Services
15 15 (13.76%) Linux
15 15 (13.76%) Analytics
16 14 (12.84%) MySQL
16 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (11.93%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (8.26%) SAS
2 7 (6.42%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) Liferay
5 2 (1.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.92%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (6.42%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) SAN
2 5 (4.59%) DHCP
2 5 (4.59%) FTP
2 5 (4.59%) DNS
3 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.75%) VPN
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) Intranet
6 1 (0.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (44.95%) SQL Server
2 43 (39.45%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (27.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (18.35%) Oracle Database
5 16 (14.68%) OLAP
5 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (12.84%) MySQL
6 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (9.17%) QlikView
7 10 (9.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (9.17%) DTS
7 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (8.26%) Snowflake Schema
8 9 (8.26%) Base SAS
9 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (6.42%) Data Mart
11 6 (5.50%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.75%) ERwin
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.92%) VisualVM
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Banking
2 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (50.46%) Developer
2 31 (28.44%) DBA
3 15 (13.76%) SQL DBA
4 14 (12.84%) Administrator
5 11 (10.09%) Consultant
5 11 (10.09%) SQL Developer
6 9 (8.26%) SAS Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.67%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (3.67%) Senior DBA
9 4 (3.67%) Teradata DBA
9 4 (3.67%) MySQL DBA
10 3 (2.75%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.60%) XML
2 15 (13.76%) Web Services
3 8 (7.34%) .NET
4 6 (5.50%) HTML
5 5 (4.59%) DHTML
5 5 (4.59%) ADO.NET
5 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.59%) Middleware
5 5 (4.59%) WCF
5 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.59%) WinForms
5 5 (4.59%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (2.75%) MDX
6 3 (2.75%) jQuery
7 2 (1.83%) Ajax
7 2 (1.83%) Spring
7 2 (1.83%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.83%) Java EE
7 2 (1.83%) JSON
7 2 (1.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Replication
1 16 (14.68%) Data Integration
2 8 (7.34%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.59%) Clustering
4 5 (4.59%) Statistics
4 5 (4.59%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.67%) HP Superdome
6 3 (2.75%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.75%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.83%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.92%) iSeries
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Windows
2 15 (13.76%) UNIX
2 15 (13.76%) Linux
3 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.67%) HPUX
5 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.92%) AIX
7 1 (0.92%) OS/400
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.92%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) ETL
2 27 (24.77%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.76%) Dimensional Modelling
4 15 (13.76%) Data Modelling
4 15 (13.76%) Analytics
5 11 (10.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (10.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (9.17%) ERP
7 9 (8.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (8.26%) Change Management
8 8 (7.34%) Migration
9 7 (6.42%) Project Management
9 7 (6.42%) Coaching
10 6 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.50%) Scrum
10 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.59%) MVC
11 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.59%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.38%) SQL
2 22 (20.18%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.17%) PL/SQL
4 9 (8.26%) SAS Macro
5 6 (5.50%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.50%) VBScript
5 6 (5.50%) Perl
5 6 (5.50%) C#
6 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.75%) Java
7 3 (2.75%) VBA
8 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.92%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) PHP
9 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) MCITP
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (1.83%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.59%) vSphere
2 3 (2.75%) Terminal Services
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.75%) WSUS
2 3 (2.75%) SCCM
2 3 (2.75%) SCOM
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.92%) Opsview
Vendors
1 40 (36.70%) Microsoft
2 34 (31.19%) Oracle
3 16 (14.68%) Informatica
4 13 (11.93%) SAP
4 13 (11.93%) Cognos
5 9 (8.26%) Ab Initio
6 8 (7.34%) Teradata
6 8 (7.34%) Tableau
7 5 (4.59%) IBM
8 4 (3.67%) HP
8 4 (3.67%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (3.67%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.75%) CommVault
9 3 (2.75%) Cisco
9 3 (2.75%) Wyse
9 3 (2.75%) VMware
9 3 (2.75%) Red Gate
10 2 (1.83%) Netezza
10 2 (1.83%) Isilon
10 2 (1.83%) EMC
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