The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 206 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 640 633 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.22% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.53% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 387 344
Median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.67 £42.75 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £44.75 £189.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
Performance Tuning
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 294 £450 - 58
South East -23 69 £388 +3.33% 19
East of England +32 58 £425 +30.76% 9
Yorkshire +12 52 £425 +19.29% 13
West Midlands -11 44 £388 +9.38% 11
North West +1 42 £450 +20.00% 31
North East -3 35 £310 +21.56% 3
South West -18 27 £423 +12.66% 7
East Midlands -16 16 £400 +6.66% 10
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 669 (53.18%) SQL
2 507 (40.30%) Oracle
3 470 (37.36%) SQL Server
4 316 (25.12%) Linux
5 275 (21.86%) Oracle Database
6 260 (20.67%) Windows
7 253 (20.11%) Finance
8 234 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 220 (17.49%) Microsoft
10 206 (16.38%) Unix
11 198 (15.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 194 (15.42%) T-SQL
13 185 (14.71%) PL/SQL
14 167 (13.28%) ETL
14 167 (13.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 164 (13.04%) Java
16 158 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
17 156 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 154 (12.24%) Replication
19 151 (12.00%) .NET
20 150 (11.92%) Banking
20 150 (11.92%) Migration
20 150 (11.92%) High Availability
21 149 (11.84%) Shell Script
22 138 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
23 131 (10.41%) Security Cleared
24 130 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
25 128 (10.17%) Data Modelling
26 126 (10.02%) VMware
27 124 (9.86%) C#

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (6.20%) WebLogic
2 61 (4.85%) Apache
3 60 (4.77%) IIS
4 49 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 45 (3.58%) Tomcat
6 33 (2.62%) Oracle Application Server
7 30 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
8 19 (1.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 18 (1.43%) CMS
10 16 (1.27%) JBoss
11 12 (0.95%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.87%) Drupal
12 11 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.79%) SAS
13 10 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.64%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 104 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.95%) MS Office
3 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.32%) MS Project
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.079%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (3.42%) Oracle Applications
2 41 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (3.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 34 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
5 18 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
7 8 (0.64%) Beauchamp
8 7 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.32%) Maximo
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 3 (0.24%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.24%) Siebel Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.16%) Documaker
12 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.16%) Fredhopper
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
12 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 71 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.95%) IaaS
4 9 (0.72%) PaaS
5 8 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (0.64%) Force.com
5 8 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (0.48%) GitHub
7 6 (0.48%) Heroku
7 6 (0.48%) Office 365
8 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.32%) IBM PureFlex
9 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.079%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 102 (8.11%) SAN
2 53 (4.21%) DNS
3 44 (3.50%) LAN
4 43 (3.42%) NAS
4 43 (3.42%) WAN
5 42 (3.34%) Firewall
6 38 (3.02%) HTTP
6 38 (3.02%) Internet
7 37 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 33 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
9 30 (2.38%) LDAP
10 29 (2.31%) FCoE
11 27 (2.15%) Multicast
12 20 (1.59%) TCP/IP
13 19 (1.51%) DHCP
14 18 (1.43%) Network Security
15 14 (1.11%) SSL
16 9 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (0.72%) Kerberos
17 8 (0.64%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (37.36%) SQL Server
2 275 (21.86%) Oracle Database
3 198 (15.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 167 (13.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 158 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
6 156 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 138 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 105 (8.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 103 (8.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 95 (7.55%) Relational Database
11 89 (7.07%) Oracle Database 10g
12 76 (6.04%) Oracle Database 12c
13 67 (5.33%) MySQL
14 65 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
15 62 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 61 (4.85%) RDBMS
17 53 (4.21%) NoSQL
18 47 (3.74%) Hadoop
19 42 (3.34%) DB2
20 40 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.46%) Subversion
4 24 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 23 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
6 22 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 20 (1.59%) JUnit
8 18 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (0.87%) JIRA
10 11 (0.87%) NUnit
11 10 (0.79%) ERwin
11 10 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
12 9 (0.72%) Maven
12 9 (0.72%) Toad
13 8 (0.64%) Mercurial
13 8 (0.64%) Moq
13 8 (0.64%) MSTest
13 8 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 253 (20.11%) Finance
2 150 (11.92%) Banking
3 32 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.46%) Investment Banking
5 25 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 25 (1.99%) Front Office
6 22 (1.75%) Back Office
7 18 (1.43%) Retail
8 12 (0.95%) Legal
9 11 (0.87%) Games
9 11 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.48%) Billing
11 6 (0.48%) Marketing
12 5 (0.40%) Electronics
13 4 (0.32%) Advertising
13 4 (0.32%) Automotive
14 3 (0.24%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.24%) French Language
15 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 470 (37.36%) Developer
2 343 (27.27%) DBA
3 187 (14.86%) SQL DBA
4 153 (12.16%) Administrator
5 151 (12.00%) SQL Developer
6 115 (9.14%) Oracle DBA
7 113 (8.98%) Architect
8 110 (8.74%) Oracle Developer
9 89 (7.07%) Consultant
10 79 (6.28%) SQL Server DBA
11 59 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 53 (4.21%) .NET Developer
12 53 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 53 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
13 44 (3.50%) C# Developer
14 43 (3.42%) Analyst
15 41 (3.26%) ETL Developer
16 40 (3.18%) PL/SQL Developer
17 39 (3.10%) SSIS Developer
18 34 (2.70%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (12.00%) .NET
2 99 (7.87%) Web Services
3 82 (6.52%) XML
4 78 (6.20%) HTML
5 60 (4.77%) Middleware
6 47 (3.74%) ASP.NET
7 43 (3.42%) CSS
8 41 (3.26%) .NET Framework
9 38 (3.02%) SOAP
10 34 (2.70%) HTML5
11 33 (2.62%) J2EE
12 32 (2.54%) Entity Framework
12 32 (2.54%) jQuery
13 31 (2.46%) REST
14 25 (1.99%) CSS3
15 24 (1.91%) JSON
15 24 (1.91%) MDX
16 23 (1.83%) AngularJS
16 23 (1.83%) RESTful
16 23 (1.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.24%) Replication
2 112 (8.90%) Clustering
3 79 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (4.45%) Data Centre
5 36 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 27 (2.15%) Hedge funds
8 26 (2.07%) Mainframe
9 24 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.75%) Equities
11 20 (1.59%) Data Structures
12 19 (1.51%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.43%) Mathematics
13 18 (1.43%) Statistics
14 17 (1.35%) N-Tier
15 15 (1.19%) Derivative
15 15 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 13 (1.03%) Data Integration
16 13 (1.03%) User Experience
17 12 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 316 (25.12%) Linux
2 260 (20.67%) Windows
3 206 (16.38%) Unix
4 91 (7.23%) Solaris
5 76 (6.04%) Windows Server
6 70 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (3.26%) AIX
9 37 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.27%) CentOS
12 13 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.03%) zOS
13 8 (0.64%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.56%) Android
15 6 (0.48%) VMS
16 5 (0.40%) Debian
16 5 (0.40%) HPUX
17 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (13.28%) ETL
3 150 (11.92%) High Availability
3 150 (11.92%) Migration
4 130 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
5 128 (10.17%) Data Modelling
6 116 (9.22%) Database Tuning
7 107 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 94 (7.47%) ITIL
9 78 (6.20%) Scrum
10 65 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
10 65 (5.17%) Unit Testing
11 64 (5.09%) Mentoring
12 63 (5.01%) OO
12 63 (5.01%) Performance Monitoring
13 61 (4.85%) Analytics
14 60 (4.77%) Database Optimisation
15 53 (4.21%) TDD
16 51 (4.05%) Configuration Management
16 51 (4.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 669 (53.18%) SQL
2 194 (15.42%) T-SQL
3 185 (14.71%) PL/SQL
4 164 (13.04%) Java
5 149 (11.84%) Shell Script
6 124 (9.86%) C#
7 89 (7.07%) JavaScript
8 84 (6.68%) PowerShell
9 72 (5.72%) Perl
10 56 (4.45%) Python
11 45 (3.58%) PHP
12 42 (3.34%) Bash Shell
13 35 (2.78%) Korn
13 35 (2.78%) Ruby
14 24 (1.91%) Scala
15 18 (1.43%) VBA
16 17 (1.35%) C
17 16 (1.27%) VBScript
18 11 (0.87%) VB.NET
19 9 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 131 (10.41%) Security Cleared
2 101 (8.03%) SC Cleared
3 65 (5.17%) Degree
4 40 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (2.46%) Oracle Certification
6 26 (2.07%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.67%) OCP
8 18 (1.43%) RHCE
9 17 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.19%) MCSE
11 14 (1.11%) CCNP
12 12 (0.95%) RHCA
13 9 (0.72%) MCITP
14 8 (0.64%) MCTS
15 7 (0.56%) CCNA
16 6 (0.48%) MCDBA
17 5 (0.40%) CCIE
18 4 (0.32%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 20 (1.59%) QA
3 15 (1.19%) SLA
4 10 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.24%) GAAP
8 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 101 (8.03%) Oracle RAC
2 90 (7.15%) Active Directory
3 82 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
5 44 (3.50%) Hyper-V
6 41 (3.26%) NFS
7 33 (2.62%) Xen
8 31 (2.46%) KVM
9 28 (2.23%) SRDF
10 17 (1.35%) Oracle Clusterware
11 15 (1.19%) vSphere
12 10 (0.79%) Varnish
13 7 (0.56%) Docker
13 7 (0.56%) HDFS
13 7 (0.56%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.24%) Firmware
15 3 (0.24%) vCloud
15 3 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 76 (6.04%) Data Guard
2 64 (5.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 49 (3.90%) Puppet
4 47 (3.74%) SCOM
5 31 (2.46%) Microsoft Clustering
6 27 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 20 (1.59%) Nagios
7 20 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
8 14 (1.11%) Ansible
9 12 (0.95%) Control-M
9 12 (0.95%) Perfmon
9 12 (0.95%) WSUS
10 11 (0.87%) Graphite
10 11 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (0.79%) OVSD
11 10 (0.79%) SCCM
12 9 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (0.56%) OpenAM
13 7 (0.56%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 507 (40.30%) Oracle
2 220 (17.49%) Microsoft
3 126 (10.02%) VMware
4 72 (5.72%) Red Hat
5 70 (5.56%) IBM
6 62 (4.93%) Sybase
7 52 (4.13%) Cisco
8 49 (3.90%) SAP
9 48 (3.82%) EMC
10 47 (3.74%) Informatica
10 47 (3.74%) NetApp
11 43 (3.42%) HP
12 28 (2.23%) Intel
13 27 (2.15%) Citrix
14 25 (1.99%) Netezza
15 23 (1.83%) TIBCO
16 22 (1.75%) Veritas
17 21 (1.67%) Hyperion
18 20 (1.59%) Siebel
19 18 (1.43%) DataSynapse
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Posted: Yesterday
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