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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 72 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 1.27% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.73% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
924 807 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.18% 73.16% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 387 351
Average daily rate £400 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 21
Average hourly rate £15.77 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
5 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
5 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
5 8 (47.06%) ETL
6 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
6 7 (41.18%) Migration
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (35.29%) Sybase
8 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) Replication
9 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
10 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (11.76%) SAP
10 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.76%) IBM
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.76%) Banking
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (11.76%) Middleware

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
1 1 (5.88%) SNA
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
3 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.88%) DB2
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
6 1 (5.88%) SAP BI
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) ETL Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) DBA
5 3 (17.65%) Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Architect
7 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.88%) ETL Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Architect
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) ISPF
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ETL
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) BCP
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) ABAP
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Sybase
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects