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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 95 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 35 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 1.27% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.65% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 36
Median daily rate £340 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £260 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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
1961 2182 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.78% 76.97% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 1254 1493
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 166 146
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 16 £330 -12.00% 9
Essex +2 11 £250 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire +25 5 £383 +39.20%
Bedfordshire -7 3 £419 -16.25% 3
Performance Tuning
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 73 (68.87%) Oracle
2 57 (53.77%) SQL
3 38 (35.85%) Oracle Database
4 28 (26.42%) ETL
5 27 (25.47%) Finance
6 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
7 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (18.87%) SAP
8 20 (18.87%) Web Services
9 19 (17.92%) Relational Database
10 18 (16.98%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (16.98%) High Availability
10 18 (16.98%) PL/SQL
10 18 (16.98%) Java
10 18 (16.98%) Clustering
10 18 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (14.15%) Shell Script
12 15 (14.15%) RDBMS
12 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (13.21%) Hyperion
13 14 (13.21%) Active Directory
13 14 (13.21%) Essbase
13 14 (13.21%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (13.21%) Unit Testing
13 14 (13.21%) Hyperion Planning
13 14 (13.21%) Data Guard
14 13 (12.26%) Linux
15 12 (11.32%) SOAP
15 12 (11.32%) .NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.38%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.66%) IIS
2 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.77%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.83%) Apache
4 3 (2.83%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.83%) JBoss
4 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (13.21%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (2.83%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (1.89%) Force.com
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.94%) Heroku
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) SAN
2 4 (3.77%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) Network Security
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.83%) LAN
3 3 (2.83%) LDAP
3 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.83%) WAN
4 2 (1.89%) 802.11
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.89%) VoIP
4 2 (1.89%) Wireless
5 1 (0.94%) DHCP
5 1 (0.94%) DMZ
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.94%) FTP
5 1 (0.94%) SNA
5 1 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.85%) Oracle Database
2 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
3 19 (17.92%) Relational Database
4 16 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (14.15%) RDBMS
6 14 (13.21%) Essbase
7 11 (10.38%) SAP Data Services
7 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (7.55%) Data Mart
8 8 (7.55%) MySQL
8 8 (7.55%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (7.55%) PowerCenter
8 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) ERwin
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.83%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.94%) Ant
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.94%) Maven
4 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.66%) Retail
3 5 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.83%) Automotive
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Developer
2 26 (24.53%) DBA
3 20 (18.87%) Architect
4 17 (16.04%) Consultant
5 16 (15.09%) SQL DBA
6 14 (13.21%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (11.32%) Hyperion Consultant
7 12 (11.32%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
7 12 (11.32%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (10.38%) Technical Architect
9 9 (8.49%) Administrator
9 9 (8.49%) Informatica Developer
9 9 (8.49%) Oracle Architect
9 9 (8.49%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 8 (7.55%) .NET Developer
10 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.55%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.72%) ETL Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) Web Services
2 12 (11.32%) .NET
2 12 (11.32%) SOAP
3 11 (10.38%) XML
4 7 (6.60%) HTML
5 6 (5.66%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.66%) JSON
6 5 (4.72%) Entity Framework
6 5 (4.72%) RESTful
7 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.77%) Middleware
7 4 (3.77%) MSMQ
8 3 (2.83%) COM
8 3 (2.83%) COM+
8 3 (2.83%) CSS
8 3 (2.83%) J2EE
8 3 (2.83%) JMS
8 3 (2.83%) REST
8 3 (2.83%) SAML
9 2 (1.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Clustering
2 10 (9.43%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.55%) Data Extraction
4 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.72%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.72%) Replication
6 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.83%) DataPower
7 3 (2.83%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.83%) PKI
8 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Linux
2 10 (9.43%) Windows
3 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.66%) Unix
4 5 (4.72%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.77%) Solaris
6 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.94%) Android
7 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.94%) HPUX
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) ETL
2 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.98%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (16.98%) High Availability
3 18 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (13.21%) Unit Testing
5 12 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.38%) Database Tuning
6 11 (10.38%) Time Management
7 10 (9.43%) SDLC
8 9 (8.49%) Change Control
8 9 (8.49%) Performance Testing
9 8 (7.55%) Data Transformation
9 8 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.55%) Validation
10 7 (6.60%) Data Analysis
10 7 (6.60%) Database Mirroring
10 7 (6.60%) OO
11 6 (5.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 57 (53.77%) SQL
2 18 (16.98%) Java
2 18 (16.98%) PL/SQL
3 15 (14.15%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.72%) C#
5 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.89%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.89%) PHP
6 2 (1.89%) SOQL
7 1 (0.94%) Groovy
7 1 (0.94%) Perl
7 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) CCNP
1 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (2.83%) Degree
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (1.89%) CCDA
2 2 (1.89%) CCDP
2 2 (1.89%) CCNA
2 2 (1.89%) RHCE
2 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) Data Guard
1 14 (13.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.83%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 3 (2.83%) OpenView
3 3 (2.83%) Opsview
3 3 (2.83%) SCCM
3 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.94%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 73 (68.87%) Oracle
2 20 (18.87%) SAP
3 14 (13.21%) Hyperion
4 11 (10.38%) Informatica
4 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.49%) VMware
6 6 (5.66%) IBM
6 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.83%) BMC
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco
7 3 (2.83%) Software AG
7 3 (2.83%) Splunk
7 3 (2.83%) Sun
7 3 (2.83%) webMethods
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
8 2 (1.89%) F5
8 2 (1.89%) IronPort
8 2 (1.89%) Siebel
8 2 (1.89%) Sourcefire
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