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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 89 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 47 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.66% 0.87% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.27% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 21
Average daily rate
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£333 £700 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £800 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £111.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -68.53%
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
2165 1659 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.53% 68.36% 67.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 898 1081
Average daily rate £420 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 155 183
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +33.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +17 30 £333 +19.81% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £369 -50.83% 3
Bedfordshire -8 6 £275 -
Norfolk +2 2 £320 -8.57%
Essex -12 1 - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 52 (47.71%) SQL
2 42 (38.53%) Oracle
3 41 (37.61%) SQL Server
4 37 (33.94%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (33.03%) ETL
6 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
7 30 (27.52%) Oracle Database
8 29 (26.61%) Finance
9 25 (22.94%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (21.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (17.43%) Data Modelling
12 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
12 19 (17.43%) Linux
12 19 (17.43%) T-SQL
12 19 (17.43%) Windows
13 18 (16.51%) Replication
14 16 (14.68%) Informatica
14 16 (14.68%) XML
14 16 (14.68%) OLAP
14 16 (14.68%) UNIX
14 16 (14.68%) Data Integration
15 15 (13.76%) Dimensional Modelling
15 15 (13.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (12.84%) PL/SQL
17 13 (11.93%) Web Services
17 13 (11.93%) MySQL
17 13 (11.93%) Cognos
18 12 (11.01%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (8.26%) SAS
2 6 (5.50%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.50%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.75%) Apache
4 3 (2.75%) IIS
5 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.83%) JBoss
5 2 (1.83%) Liferay
5 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) SAN
2 7 (6.42%) DNS
2 7 (6.42%) DHCP
3 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.75%) VPN
5 2 (1.83%) Firewall
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.92%) Intranet
6 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.61%) SQL Server
2 37 (33.94%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (27.52%) Oracle Database
4 23 (21.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (14.68%) OLAP
6 15 (13.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (11.93%) MySQL
8 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (8.26%) Base SAS
10 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (6.42%) Data Mart
11 7 (6.42%) QlikView
11 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (5.50%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
12 6 (5.50%) Snowflake Schema
12 6 (5.50%) DTS
12 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) ERwin
2 2 (1.83%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (46.79%) Developer
2 33 (30.28%) DBA
3 17 (15.60%) Administrator
4 15 (13.76%) SQL DBA
5 12 (11.01%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (10.09%) Consultant
7 10 (9.17%) SQL Developer
8 9 (8.26%) SAS Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Teradata DBA
11 4 (3.67%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (3.67%) UNIX Administrator
11 4 (3.67%) Senior DBA
12 3 (2.75%) ETL Developer
12 3 (2.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) XML
2 13 (11.93%) Web Services
3 4 (3.67%) JMS
4 3 (2.75%) WCF
4 3 (2.75%) MDX
4 3 (2.75%) Middleware
5 2 (1.83%) REST
5 2 (1.83%) .NET
5 2 (1.83%) XSD
5 2 (1.83%) SOAP
5 2 (1.83%) WSDL
5 2 (1.83%) JSON
5 2 (1.83%) Java EE
5 2 (1.83%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.83%) Spring
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.92%) jQuery
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (0.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Replication
2 16 (14.68%) Data Integration
3 9 (8.26%) Statistics
4 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) Clustering
5 5 (4.59%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.59%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.59%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.67%) HP Superdome
7 3 (2.75%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.75%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.83%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.83%) User Experience
8 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.83%) PKI
9 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.92%) Open Source
9 1 (0.92%) iSeries
9 1 (0.92%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Linux
1 19 (17.43%) Windows
2 16 (14.68%) UNIX
3 5 (4.59%) HPUX
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.92%) i5/OS
7 1 (0.92%) Android
7 1 (0.92%) CentOS
7 1 (0.92%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.92%) OS/400
7 1 (0.92%) AIX
7 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) ETL
2 25 (22.94%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.43%) Data Modelling
5 15 (13.76%) Dimensional Modelling
6 11 (10.09%) Analytics
7 9 (8.26%) Change Management
7 9 (8.26%) Migration
7 9 (8.26%) ERP
7 9 (8.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (7.34%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.42%) Scrum
9 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.42%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (6.42%) Physical Data Model
10 6 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.50%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.59%) TDD
11 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 52 (47.71%) SQL
2 19 (17.43%) T-SQL
3 14 (12.84%) PL/SQL
4 9 (8.26%) SAS Macro
4 9 (8.26%) Perl
5 7 (6.42%) Java
6 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.75%) VBA
8 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.92%) Python
9 1 (0.92%) PHP
9 1 (0.92%) C
9 1 (0.92%) C#
9 1 (0.92%) VBScript
9 1 (0.92%) VB
9 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.75%) Degree
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.83%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.83%) MCITP
5 1 (0.92%) OCP
5 1 (0.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.50%) vSphere
1 6 (5.50%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (3.67%) SCCM
1 4 (3.67%) SCOM
1 4 (3.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.75%) WSUS
3 2 (1.83%) Opsview
3 2 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 42 (38.53%) Oracle
2 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.68%) Informatica
4 13 (11.93%) Cognos
5 12 (11.01%) SAP
6 9 (8.26%) Ab Initio
7 8 (7.34%) Teradata
8 5 (4.59%) IBM
8 5 (4.59%) Tableau
9 4 (3.67%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (3.67%) HP
9 4 (3.67%) EMC
9 4 (3.67%) Business Objects
9 4 (3.67%) VMware
10 3 (2.75%) Cisco
10 3 (2.75%) Wyse
10 3 (2.75%) CommVault
10 3 (2.75%) Red Gate
11 2 (1.83%) Splunk
11 2 (1.83%) Isilon