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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 82 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 1.73% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 2.42% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate
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- £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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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
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 19 December 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 2 (16.67%) NetWeaver
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) SAP BI
5 2 (16.67%) BCP
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (16.67%) Replication
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (8.33%) MCITP
6 1 (8.33%) ISPF
6 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) NetWeaver
3 1 (8.33%) CICS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) DMZ
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 2 (16.67%) SAP BI
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) zOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) BCP
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) REXX
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) RACF
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects