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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 92 100 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 39 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.41% 1.23% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.69% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 14
Average daily rate
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£413 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -44.00%
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
2069 2187 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.91% 72.61% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1237 838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 138
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Hertfordshire +4 20 £425 +11.84% 7
Bedfordshire +5 8 £331 - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £450 +12.50% 8
Suffolk +7 3 - -
Essex -3 3 £381 +17.30%
Performance Tuning
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 41 (54.67%) SQL
2 29 (38.67%) Oracle
2 29 (38.67%) SQL Server
3 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (26.67%) Finance
6 19 (25.33%) ETL
7 16 (21.33%) Windows
8 14 (18.67%) Linux
8 14 (18.67%) T-SQL
9 13 (17.33%) Web Services
9 13 (17.33%) XML
10 12 (16.00%) Hadoop
10 12 (16.00%) Analytics
11 11 (14.67%) Visualisation
11 11 (14.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (14.67%) SAP
11 11 (14.67%) Java
11 11 (14.67%) ERP
11 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
12 10 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
12 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (13.33%) QlikView
12 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (13.33%) Tableau
12 10 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
13 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (9.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) FTP
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (2.67%) NAS
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.33%) 802.11
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.33%) Network Security
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) LDAP
4 1 (1.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (16.00%) Hadoop
4 10 (13.33%) QlikView
4 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (10.67%) Snowflake Schema
6 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (9.33%) Star Schema
8 6 (8.00%) DTS
8 6 (8.00%) MySQL
8 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (6.67%) Big Data
9 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
9 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
11 3 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) DBA
3 13 (17.33%) Architect
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Developer
5 7 (9.33%) SQL DBA
5 7 (9.33%) Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Administrator
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.67%) BizTalk Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.00%) MySQL DBA
9 2 (2.67%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) Web Services
1 13 (17.33%) XML
2 8 (10.67%) .NET
3 7 (9.33%) Middleware
4 6 (8.00%) WCF
5 5 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (6.67%) WinForms
5 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.67%) DHTML
5 5 (6.67%) HTML
5 5 (6.67%) ADO.NET
5 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.67%) JMS
6 2 (2.67%) WSDL
6 2 (2.67%) Ajax
6 2 (2.67%) jQuery
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.33%) Java EE
7 1 (1.33%) MDX
7 1 (1.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.00%) Clustering
2 6 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 5 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.67%) Replication
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.33%) HACMP
6 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.33%) iSeries
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) Open Source
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 9 (12.00%) Solaris
4 8 (10.67%) UNIX
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) AIX
7 1 (1.33%) HPUX
7 1 (1.33%) i5/OS
7 1 (1.33%) OS/400
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.33%) ETL
3 12 (16.00%) Analytics
4 11 (14.67%) ERP
4 11 (14.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.67%) Project Management
7 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.33%) Migration
7 7 (9.33%) Test Strategy
7 7 (9.33%) Database Tuning
7 7 (9.33%) Coaching
8 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.00%) MVC
8 6 (8.00%) Resource Management
9 5 (6.67%) Data Management
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) SQL
2 14 (18.67%) T-SQL
3 11 (14.67%) Java
4 6 (8.00%) C#
5 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.67%) VBScript
5 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.67%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) XQuery
7 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.33%) XPath
7 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.33%) R
7 1 (1.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CCNP
3 1 (1.33%) CCDP
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.33%) vSphere
2 1 (1.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.33%) WSUS
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Oracle
2 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.67%) SAP
4 10 (13.33%) Tableau
5 3 (4.00%) Vertica
5 3 (4.00%) Infobright
5 3 (4.00%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco
6 2 (2.67%) Teradata
7 1 (1.33%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.33%) Netezza
7 1 (1.33%) IronPort
7 1 (1.33%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.33%) F5
7 1 (1.33%) Sybase
7 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.33%) CA
7 1 (1.33%) CommVault
7 1 (1.33%) Informatica
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