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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 81 76 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.80% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.09% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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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
1090 917 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.19% 73.65% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 564 294
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (40.00%) zOS
2 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) BMC
2 4 (40.00%) CA
3 3 (30.00%) REXX
3 3 (30.00%) COBOL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JCL
4 2 (20.00%) RACF
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) OS/2
4 2 (20.00%) DMZ
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (20.00%) SCOM

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
1 2 (20.00%) DMZ
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) J2SE
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) zOS
2 2 (20.00%) OS/2
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) REXX
1 3 (30.00%) COBOL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Jython
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) BMC
1 4 (40.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase