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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 96 95 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 32 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.48% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.03% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.10 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +55.55%
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
1886 1876 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.69% 73.11% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1047 828
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 142 124
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -18.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.05 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +19 19 £400 +45.45% 2
Bedfordshire -4 6 £395 - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £363 -16.66% 3
Essex 0 1 - - 1
Suffolk -1 1 - - 1
Norfolk - - - - 2
Performance Tuning
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 42 (53.16%) SQL
2 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
3 30 (37.97%) Oracle
4 29 (36.71%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (31.65%) ETL
6 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
6 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (22.78%) Finance
8 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
9 16 (20.25%) XML
10 15 (18.99%) Web Services
10 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (17.72%) T-SQL
12 13 (16.46%) Windows
13 12 (15.19%) SAP
13 12 (15.19%) Analytics
14 11 (13.92%) Oracle Database
14 11 (13.92%) Dimensional Modelling
14 11 (13.92%) Data Integration
14 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (13.92%) QlikView
14 11 (13.92%) Linux
15 10 (12.66%) ERP
15 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (12.66%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (12.66%) Visualisation
16 9 (11.39%) Oracle Payables

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (7.59%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.06%) SAS
3 2 (2.53%) Liferay
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle Financials
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) FTP
2 4 (5.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
2 29 (36.71%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (13.92%) QlikView
5 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (13.92%) Oracle Database
6 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (11.39%) OLAP
7 9 (11.39%) Snowflake Schema
8 7 (8.86%) Star Schema
8 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (7.59%) Hadoop
9 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (7.59%) MySQL
9 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (7.59%) DTS
10 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (6.33%) Data Mart
11 4 (5.06%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.80%) ERwin
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) DBA
3 10 (12.66%) Consultant
4 9 (11.39%) Architect
5 8 (10.13%) SQL DBA
6 7 (8.86%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Administrator
7 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.33%) BizTalk Consultant
8 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.06%) SAS Developer
9 4 (5.06%) ETL Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Teradata DBA
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) XML
2 15 (18.99%) Web Services
3 7 (8.86%) .NET
4 5 (6.33%) ADO.NET
4 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.33%) DHTML
4 5 (6.33%) HTML
4 5 (6.33%) Middleware
4 5 (6.33%) WinForms
4 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.33%) WCF
4 5 (6.33%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (3.80%) MDX
5 3 (3.80%) Java EE
6 2 (2.53%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) Spring
6 2 (2.53%) Ajax
6 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Data Integration
2 10 (12.66%) Visualisation
3 9 (11.39%) Replication
4 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.06%) Clustering
6 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.53%) Statistics
7 2 (2.53%) HP Superdome
7 2 (2.53%) User Experience
8 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.27%) NHS
8 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 7 (8.86%) UNIX
3 7 (8.86%) Solaris
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) HPUX
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) i5/OS
6 1 (1.27%) OS/400
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) ETL
2 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (15.19%) Analytics
5 11 (13.92%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (12.66%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (12.66%) ERP
7 9 (11.39%) Coaching
8 8 (10.13%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.13%) Project Management
9 7 (8.86%) Migration
9 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
10 6 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (7.59%) MVC
10 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.33%) Database Tuning
11 5 (6.33%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (3.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) SQL
2 14 (17.72%) T-SQL
3 9 (11.39%) Java
4 6 (7.59%) C#
4 6 (7.59%) VBScript
5 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.06%) SAS Macro
6 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.80%) Perl
7 3 (3.80%) VBA
8 1 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) XQuery
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
8 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) R
8 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (2.53%) MCITP
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) vSphere
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.27%) WSUS
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Oracle
2 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.19%) SAP
4 9 (11.39%) Informatica
4 9 (11.39%) Tableau
5 6 (7.59%) Teradata
5 6 (7.59%) Cognos
6 4 (5.06%) Ab Initio
7 3 (3.80%) IBM
8 2 (2.53%) Isilon
8 2 (2.53%) Red Gate
8 2 (2.53%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.53%) Sybase
8 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.53%) HP
8 2 (2.53%) EMC
9 1 (1.27%) CommVault
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco
9 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.27%) Wyse
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 27 days ago