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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 90 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 38 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 1.18% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.68% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 18
Average daily rate
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£394 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £770 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £383 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.20%
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
1912 1608 1621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.75% 70.50% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 884 898
Average daily rate £413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 146 122
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 21 £400 +45.45% 5
Cambridgeshire -13 8 £381 -45.53% 3
Bedfordshire -4 6 £395 - 2
Essex 0 2 - - 1
Suffolk -5 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 51 (52.58%) SQL
2 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
3 38 (39.18%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (34.02%) Oracle
5 32 (32.99%) Microsoft
6 31 (31.96%) ETL
7 26 (26.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (23.71%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (22.68%) Finance
10 20 (20.62%) Windows
10 20 (20.62%) MS Excel
10 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.56%) T-SQL
11 18 (18.56%) XML
12 17 (17.53%) Data Integration
12 17 (17.53%) Oracle Database
13 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (16.49%) OLAP
13 16 (16.49%) Informatica
14 15 (15.46%) Replication
14 15 (15.46%) Web Services
14 15 (15.46%) UNIX
14 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
14 15 (15.46%) Dimensional Modelling
15 13 (13.40%) Cognos
15 13 (13.40%) Linux
15 13 (13.40%) Analytics
16 12 (12.37%) SAP
16 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (9.28%) SAS
2 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.06%) Liferay
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (20.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) SAN
2 5 (5.15%) DNS
2 5 (5.15%) DHCP
2 5 (5.15%) FTP
3 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.09%) VPN
5 2 (2.06%) LAN
5 2 (2.06%) WAN
6 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (45.36%) SQL Server
2 38 (39.18%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (26.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (17.53%) Oracle Database
5 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (16.49%) OLAP
6 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (10.31%) QlikView
8 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (10.31%) Snowflake Schema
9 9 (9.28%) Base SAS
9 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (8.25%) MySQL
11 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (7.22%) DTS
11 7 (7.22%) Data Mart
12 6 (6.19%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (6.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.09%) ERwin
4 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
2 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) Developer
2 21 (21.65%) DBA
3 13 (13.40%) Administrator
4 12 (12.37%) SQL DBA
5 10 (10.31%) Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) SAS Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (8.25%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Architect
9 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) BizTalk Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.12%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.12%) ETL Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Teradata DBA
11 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.56%) XML
2 15 (15.46%) Web Services
3 8 (8.25%) .NET
4 6 (6.19%) HTML
5 5 (5.15%) Middleware
5 5 (5.15%) DHTML
5 5 (5.15%) ADO.NET
5 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.15%) WCF
5 5 (5.15%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.15%) WinForms
6 3 (3.09%) MDX
6 3 (3.09%) jQuery
6 3 (3.09%) Java EE
7 2 (2.06%) JSON
7 2 (2.06%) Ajax
7 2 (2.06%) Spring
7 2 (2.06%) REST
7 2 (2.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Data Integration
2 15 (15.46%) Replication
3 9 (9.28%) Visualisation
4 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.19%) Client/Server
6 5 (5.15%) Clustering
7 4 (4.12%) HP Superdome
8 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.09%) Thin Client
8 3 (3.09%) Fat Client
9 2 (2.06%) Statistics
9 2 (2.06%) User Experience
10 1 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.03%) NHS
10 1 (1.03%) iSeries
10 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) UNIX
3 13 (13.40%) Linux
4 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) Solaris
6 4 (4.12%) HPUX
7 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.03%) AIX
9 1 (1.03%) OS/400
9 1 (1.03%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) ETL
2 23 (23.71%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
4 15 (15.46%) Dimensional Modelling
5 13 (13.40%) Analytics
6 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (9.28%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (9.28%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (8.25%) Coaching
7 8 (8.25%) ERP
7 8 (8.25%) Project Management
8 6 (6.19%) Test Strategy
8 6 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.19%) Change Management
8 6 (6.19%) Migration
9 5 (5.15%) MVC
9 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.15%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) SQL
2 18 (18.56%) T-SQL
3 9 (9.28%) PL/SQL
3 9 (9.28%) SAS Macro
4 7 (7.22%) C#
4 7 (7.22%) Java
5 6 (6.19%) VBScript
5 6 (6.19%) Perl
5 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.09%) VBA
8 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) XQuery
8 1 (1.03%) VB
8 1 (1.03%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) R
8 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) MCITP
2 2 (2.06%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) QA
2 6 (6.19%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) vSphere
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.09%) WSUS
2 3 (3.09%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) SCOM
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Oracle
2 32 (32.99%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.49%) Informatica
4 13 (13.40%) Cognos
5 12 (12.37%) SAP
6 9 (9.28%) Ab Initio
7 8 (8.25%) Teradata
7 8 (8.25%) Tableau
8 5 (5.15%) IBM
9 4 (4.12%) Red Gate
9 4 (4.12%) Business Objects
9 4 (4.12%) HP
9 4 (4.12%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (3.09%) Wyse
10 3 (3.09%) CommVault
10 3 (3.09%) Cisco
11 2 (2.06%) Isilon
11 2 (2.06%) Sybase
11 2 (2.06%) EMC
11 2 (2.06%) VMware
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