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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 99 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 42 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 1.52% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.02% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
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
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 -2 23 £310 -11.42% 3
Essex -1 9 £325 - 7
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £450 +9.09% 2
Bedfordshire +8 2 £219 -37.50% 1
Norfolk -1 1 - - 1
Suffolk -1 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 40 (54.05%) SQL
2 33 (44.59%) Oracle
3 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
4 24 (32.43%) ETL
5 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (27.03%) Linux
7 18 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (22.97%) Oracle Database
9 16 (21.62%) Relational Database
9 16 (21.62%) Windows
10 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
11 14 (18.92%) T-SQL
12 13 (17.57%) Finance
13 12 (16.22%) RDBMS
13 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (14.86%) Java
15 10 (13.51%) Informatica
15 10 (13.51%) PowerCenter
15 10 (13.51%) UNIX
15 10 (13.51%) MySQL
15 10 (13.51%) Data Mart
15 10 (13.51%) Dimensional Modelling
15 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
16 9 (12.16%) Data Transformation
16 9 (12.16%) Data Quality
16 9 (12.16%) Data Extraction
16 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
16 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
16 9 (12.16%) ERwin

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.41%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.41%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.05%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) nginx
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) DNS
1 5 (6.76%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) DHCP
3 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
4 2 (2.70%) SSL
4 2 (2.70%) Firewall
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless
5 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.35%) VLAN
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.35%) Network Security
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.35%) IPv4
5 1 (1.35%) 802.11
5 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (22.97%) Oracle Database
4 16 (21.62%) Relational Database
5 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (16.22%) RDBMS
6 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (13.51%) Data Mart
7 10 (13.51%) MySQL
7 10 (13.51%) PowerCenter
8 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
9 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
10 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (8.11%) Big Data
10 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (6.76%) QlikView
12 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (5.41%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) ERwin
2 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.05%) Subversion
3 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 16 (21.62%) DBA
3 11 (14.86%) Administrator
4 9 (12.16%) Architect
4 9 (12.16%) Informatica Developer
5 7 (9.46%) SQL DBA
6 6 (8.11%) Data Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.41%) MySQL DBA
8 4 (5.41%) Hadoop Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (4.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.05%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
1 6 (8.11%) XML
2 4 (5.41%) Middleware
3 3 (4.05%) Memcached
3 3 (4.05%) Yii
3 3 (4.05%) Laravel
3 3 (4.05%) .NET
3 3 (4.05%) J2EE
3 3 (4.05%) JMS
3 3 (4.05%) WSDL
3 3 (4.05%) Symfony
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.70%) XML Schema
4 2 (2.70%) XSD
4 2 (2.70%) XSLT
4 2 (2.70%) SOAP
4 2 (2.70%) WCF
5 1 (1.35%) MDX
5 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Data Extraction
2 8 (10.81%) Clustering
3 6 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (8.11%) Data Integration
3 6 (8.11%) Replication
4 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.35%) HACMP
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 16 (21.62%) Windows
3 10 (13.51%) UNIX
4 7 (9.46%) Solaris
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (1.35%) HPUX
8 1 (1.35%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) ETL
2 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.51%) Dimensional Modelling
3 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.16%) Data Transformation
4 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
4 9 (12.16%) Validation
5 8 (10.81%) Migration
5 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.11%) Data Architecture
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.11%) Data Management
6 6 (8.11%) Resource Management
6 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) SQL
2 14 (18.92%) T-SQL
3 11 (14.86%) Java
4 3 (4.05%) PHP
4 3 (4.05%) PHP5
5 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.70%) Perl
5 2 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.70%) Python
5 2 (2.70%) XQuery
5 2 (2.70%) XPath
6 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Sun Certification
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
3 1 (1.35%) MCSA
3 1 (1.35%) CCNP
3 1 (1.35%) CCDP
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
3 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.05%) Ansible
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Oracle
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.51%) Informatica
4 5 (6.76%) SAP
4 5 (6.76%) Tableau
5 4 (5.41%) Vertica
5 4 (5.41%) Infobright
5 4 (5.41%) Citrix
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) Zend
6 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco
6 3 (4.05%) hybris
7 2 (2.70%) Red Gate
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (1.35%) CA
8 1 (1.35%) CommVault
8 1 (1.35%) Wyse
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Veritas
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