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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 88 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 59 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.92% 1.26% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.76% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £336 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
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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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £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 £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 37 £300 -16.37% 6
Cambridgeshire - 8 £419 - 6
Bedfordshire -10 6 £275 - 4
Suffolk +2 4 £295 -21.33%
Essex -9 3 £350 -12.50% 2
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (49.48%) SQL
2 40 (41.24%) Oracle
3 31 (31.96%) SQL Server
4 30 (30.93%) ETL
5 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
5 29 (29.90%) Oracle Database
6 27 (27.84%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (26.80%) Finance
8 23 (23.71%) Linux
9 22 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (19.59%) Windows
11 18 (18.56%) UNIX
11 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (17.53%) PL/SQL
12 17 (17.53%) T-SQL
13 16 (16.49%) Data Modelling
13 16 (16.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (16.49%) Replication
14 13 (13.40%) SAN
14 13 (13.40%) Informatica
14 13 (13.40%) OLAP
14 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
14 13 (13.40%) Migration
14 13 (13.40%) Data Integration
15 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (12.37%) Cognos
15 12 (12.37%) MySQL
15 12 (12.37%) XML
16 11 (11.34%) Dimensional Modelling
17 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.28%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.25%) SAS
3 7 (7.22%) Apache
4 6 (6.19%) IIS
5 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.15%) MQSeries
5 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.12%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.03%) CMS
9 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) SAN
2 7 (7.22%) DNS
2 7 (7.22%) DHCP
3 4 (4.12%) Firewall
3 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.09%) VPN
4 3 (3.09%) Internet
5 2 (2.06%) LDAP
6 1 (1.03%) LAN
6 1 (1.03%) WAN
6 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.03%) DMZ
6 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 29 (29.90%) Oracle Database
3 27 (27.84%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (16.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (13.40%) OLAP
7 12 (12.37%) MySQL
8 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (8.25%) Base SAS
11 6 (6.19%) DTS
11 6 (6.19%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
12 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (5.15%) Data Mart
12 5 (5.15%) OLTP
12 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (4.12%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 26 (26.80%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Developer
2 30 (30.93%) DBA
3 14 (14.43%) SQL DBA
3 14 (14.43%) Administrator
4 12 (12.37%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Consultant
6 10 (10.31%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (8.25%) SAS Developer
8 7 (7.22%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Storage Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior DBA
10 4 (4.12%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) MySQL DBA
11 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) XML
2 6 (6.19%) Web Services
3 4 (4.12%) JMS
4 3 (3.09%) SOAP
4 3 (3.09%) HTML
4 3 (3.09%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) Kendo UI
5 1 (1.03%) HTML5
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.03%) jQuery
5 1 (1.03%) MDX
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (1.03%) LAMP
5 1 (1.03%) Spring
5 1 (1.03%) Ajax
5 1 (1.03%) COM+
5 1 (1.03%) XSD
5 1 (1.03%) WSDL
5 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Replication
2 13 (13.40%) Data Integration
3 7 (7.22%) Statistics
4 6 (6.19%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.15%) Clustering
6 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.12%) HP Superdome
6 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.09%) Fat Client
7 3 (3.09%) PKI
7 3 (3.09%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.06%) DataPower
8 2 (2.06%) EqualLogic
8 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.03%) Open Source
9 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.03%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Linux
2 19 (19.59%) Windows
3 18 (18.56%) UNIX
4 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.15%) HPUX
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.06%) Solaris
7 2 (2.06%) AIX
7 2 (2.06%) CentOS
8 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.03%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) ETL
2 22 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (16.49%) Data Modelling
4 13 (13.40%) Migration
5 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.34%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (8.25%) Analytics
8 7 (7.22%) ERP
8 7 (7.22%) Change Management
9 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.19%) Scrum
9 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.19%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (5.15%) Software Deployment
10 5 (5.15%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.15%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (5.15%) TDD
10 5 (5.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 48 (49.48%) SQL
2 17 (17.53%) PL/SQL
2 17 (17.53%) T-SQL
3 10 (10.31%) Perl
4 8 (8.25%) SAS Macro
5 7 (7.22%) Java
6 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.03%) AWK
8 1 (1.03%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) C#
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.03%) VB
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.09%) Degree
4 2 (2.06%) RHCE
4 2 (2.06%) OCP
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) SLA
3 4 (4.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) vSphere
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.12%) SRDF
4 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.03%) vCloud
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.03%) VMFS
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (5.15%) Opsview
2 5 (5.15%) SCCM
2 5 (5.15%) SCOM
3 3 (3.09%) Data Guard
3 3 (3.09%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (3.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) Oracle
2 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.40%) Informatica
4 12 (12.37%) Cognos
5 10 (10.31%) SAP
6 8 (8.25%) EMC
6 8 (8.25%) Ab Initio
7 6 (6.19%) IBM
8 5 (5.15%) Splunk
8 5 (5.15%) VMware
8 5 (5.15%) JBoss
8 5 (5.15%) HP
8 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.12%) webMethods
9 4 (4.12%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (4.12%) Business Objects
9 4 (4.12%) Teradata
9 4 (4.12%) Brocade
10 3 (3.09%) Tableau
10 3 (3.09%) Wyse
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