The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 78 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.70% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.91% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£381 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £341 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £354 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1284 991 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.65% 77.42% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 581 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Edinburgh region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Edinburgh region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (50.00%) BMC
2 7 (50.00%) CA
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) zOS
3 4 (28.57%) CICS
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (21.43%) COBOL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) REXX
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) JCL
4 3 (21.43%) CLIST
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) RACF
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (28.57%) CICS
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) ArcIMS
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSDE
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) DMZ
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Report Developer
3 2 (14.29%) OBIEE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) RACF Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) zOS
2 2 (14.29%) OS/2
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) HPUX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) COBOL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) REXX
1 3 (21.43%) JCL
1 3 (21.43%) CLIST
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Jython
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) RACF
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
1 7 (50.00%) BMC
1 7 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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