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 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 96 108 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 41 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.45% 0.99% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.37% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 14
Average daily rate
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£406 £384 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £347 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £386
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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
2134 2124 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.57% 72.69% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1207 851
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 149 129
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.25 £42.80
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 27 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 27 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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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 +8 21 £400 +5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £450 +12.50% 6
Bedfordshire +8 6 £331 -22.05% 1
Essex -4 4 £381 +4.38% 1
Suffolk +10 3 - -
Performance Tuning
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 42 (57.53%) SQL
2 33 (45.21%) Oracle
3 26 (35.62%) SQL Server
4 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (30.14%) ETL
6 20 (27.40%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
7 18 (24.66%) Finance
8 17 (23.29%) Linux
9 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (20.55%) Windows
11 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
12 12 (16.44%) Java
12 12 (16.44%) Hadoop
12 12 (16.44%) Analytics
13 11 (15.07%) Visualisation
13 11 (15.07%) Web Services
13 11 (15.07%) XML
14 10 (13.70%) SAP
14 10 (13.70%) Oracle Financials
14 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
14 10 (13.70%) ERP
14 10 (13.70%) Tableau
14 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
14 10 (13.70%) Oracle Payables
14 10 (13.70%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (13.70%) QlikView
14 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
15 9 (12.33%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.11%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) FTP
2 3 (4.11%) SAN
3 2 (2.74%) NAS
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) VoIP
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) 802.11
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.40%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (16.44%) Hadoop
5 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
5 10 (13.70%) QlikView
6 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (9.59%) Snowflake Schema
9 6 (8.22%) Star Schema
9 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (8.22%) MySQL
9 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
9 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (6.85%) PowerCenter
10 5 (6.85%) DTS
10 5 (6.85%) Big Data
11 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.48%) ERwin
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Architect
2 13 (17.81%) DBA
3 10 (13.70%) Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.22%) SQL DBA
5 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.48%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Hadoop Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) MySQL DBA
8 3 (4.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Web Services
1 11 (15.07%) XML
2 7 (9.59%) .NET
3 5 (6.85%) ADO.NET
3 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) DHTML
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 5 (6.85%) Middleware
3 5 (6.85%) WinForms
3 5 (6.85%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.85%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (5.48%) WCF
5 2 (2.74%) jQuery
5 2 (2.74%) Ajax
5 2 (2.74%) JMS
5 2 (2.74%) WSDL
6 1 (1.37%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.37%) Java EE
6 1 (1.37%) JDBC
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Visualisation
2 7 (9.59%) Clustering
3 6 (8.22%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.85%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (6.85%) Replication
5 4 (5.48%) Data Extraction
6 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.37%) NHS
8 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.37%) HACMP
8 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) Solaris
4 7 (9.59%) UNIX
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) AIX
7 1 (1.37%) HPUX
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.14%) ETL
3 12 (16.44%) Analytics
4 10 (13.70%) ERP
4 10 (13.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (13.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.59%) Project Management
5 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.59%) Database Tuning
6 6 (8.22%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (8.22%) Test Strategy
6 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.22%) Coaching
6 6 (8.22%) MVC
6 6 (8.22%) Migration
6 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.85%) Resource Management
7 5 (6.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
3 12 (16.44%) Java
4 6 (8.22%) C#
5 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) VBScript
5 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.74%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) XQuery
7 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.37%) XPath
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.37%) R
7 1 (1.37%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) CCNP
3 1 (1.37%) CCDP
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.37%) WSUS
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) Oracle
2 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.70%) SAP
3 10 (13.70%) Tableau
4 5 (6.85%) Informatica
5 3 (4.11%) Vertica
5 3 (4.11%) Infobright
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Sybase
7 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) CA
7 1 (1.37%) CommVault
7 1 (1.37%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.37%) IronPort
7 1 (1.37%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.37%) F5
7 1 (1.37%) NetApp
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