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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 91 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 55 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.78% 1.12% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.57% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 28
Average daily rate
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£294 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £320 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £404 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
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
2382 1719 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.19% 71.15% 69.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 904 1136
Average daily rate £400 £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 140 188
Average hourly rate £24.12 £36.00 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +8 40 £294 -10.98% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire -14 4 £275 -
Essex -19 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Suffolk +4 1 - - 1
Performance Tuning
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 49 (48.51%) SQL
2 41 (40.59%) Oracle
3 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
3 36 (35.64%) ETL
4 33 (32.67%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
5 30 (29.70%) Oracle Database
6 28 (27.72%) Finance
7 22 (21.78%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (20.79%) Linux
8 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (18.81%) Windows
9 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
10 18 (17.82%) Data Modelling
10 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
11 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (15.84%) Replication
12 16 (15.84%) Data Integration
12 16 (15.84%) Informatica
13 15 (14.85%) OLAP
13 15 (14.85%) UNIX
13 15 (14.85%) Dimensional Modelling
13 15 (14.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
15 13 (12.87%) XML
15 13 (12.87%) Cognos
15 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (11.88%) Migration
16 12 (11.88%) SAP
16 12 (11.88%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (8.91%) SAS
2 7 (6.93%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.94%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.95%) Apache
5 4 (3.96%) IIS
6 3 (2.97%) JBoss
6 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.97%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.99%) Liferay
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (18.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) SAN
2 8 (7.92%) DHCP
2 8 (7.92%) DNS
3 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.97%) VPN
4 3 (2.97%) Firewall
5 2 (1.98%) Internet
5 2 (1.98%) LAN
5 2 (1.98%) WAN
6 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.99%) LDAP
6 1 (0.99%) DMZ
6 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 33 (32.67%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (29.70%) Oracle Database
4 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (14.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (14.85%) OLAP
6 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (11.88%) MySQL
8 9 (8.91%) Base SAS
9 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (6.93%) Data Mart
10 7 (6.93%) QlikView
11 6 (5.94%) DTS
11 6 (5.94%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (4.95%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) ERwin
1 3 (2.97%) VisualVM
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (46.53%) Developer
2 28 (27.72%) DBA
3 16 (15.84%) Administrator
4 13 (12.87%) SQL DBA
5 12 (11.88%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Consultant
7 9 (8.91%) SAS Developer
8 8 (7.92%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.96%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Architect
11 4 (3.96%) UNIX Administrator
11 4 (3.96%) Senior DBA
12 3 (2.97%) Storage Consultant
12 3 (2.97%) Sybase Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) XML
2 9 (8.91%) Web Services
3 4 (3.96%) JMS
4 3 (2.97%) SOAP
5 2 (1.98%) HTML
5 2 (1.98%) .NET
5 2 (1.98%) MDX
5 2 (1.98%) WSDL
5 2 (1.98%) XSD
6 1 (0.99%) LAMP
6 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.99%) Spring
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (0.99%) Java EE
6 1 (0.99%) JSON
6 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.99%) jQuery
6 1 (0.99%) HTML5
6 1 (0.99%) REST
6 1 (0.99%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Replication
1 16 (15.84%) Data Integration
2 9 (8.91%) Statistics
3 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.95%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.95%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.96%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.96%) Clustering
5 4 (3.96%) HP Superdome
6 3 (2.97%) PKI
6 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.98%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.99%) Open Source
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.99%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 19 (18.81%) Windows
3 15 (14.85%) UNIX
4 6 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.95%) HPUX
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.98%) CentOS
9 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.99%) Android
9 1 (0.99%) Solaris
9 1 (0.99%) AIX
9 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) ETL
2 22 (21.78%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (17.82%) Data Modelling
4 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.85%) Dimensional Modelling
6 12 (11.88%) Migration
7 10 (9.90%) Analytics
8 9 (8.91%) Change Management
8 9 (8.91%) ERP
9 8 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (6.93%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (6.93%) Scrum
10 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.94%) Problem Management
12 5 (4.95%) Software Deployment
12 5 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.95%) ITIL
12 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.51%) SQL
2 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
3 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.90%) Perl
5 9 (8.91%) SAS Macro
6 6 (5.94%) Java
7 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.98%) VBA
10 1 (0.99%) Python
10 1 (0.99%) PHP
10 1 (0.99%) C
10 1 (0.99%) C#
10 1 (0.99%) VBScript
10 1 (0.99%) VB
10 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.96%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) MCITP
4 2 (1.98%) RHCE
4 2 (1.98%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.98%) OCP
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 6 (5.94%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.93%) vSphere
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.99%) VMFS
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.99%) vCloud
5 1 (0.99%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (4.95%) SCCM
1 5 (4.95%) SCOM
2 3 (2.97%) WSUS
2 3 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.97%) Opsview
3 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Oracle
2 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.84%) Informatica
4 13 (12.87%) Cognos
5 12 (11.88%) SAP
6 9 (8.91%) Ab Initio
7 7 (6.93%) EMC
8 6 (5.94%) VMware
9 5 (4.95%) Tableau
9 5 (4.95%) HP
10 4 (3.96%) Business Objects
10 4 (3.96%) IBM
10 4 (3.96%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (3.96%) Teradata
11 3 (2.97%) CommVault
11 3 (2.97%) Splunk
11 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.97%) webMethods
11 3 (2.97%) Wyse
11 3 (2.97%) Sybase