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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 200 191 185
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 655 656 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.24% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.54% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 404 349
Median daily rate £429 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £38.75 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £43.75 £189.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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
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 24 August 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 +9 300 £475 +5.55% 44
South East -5 86 £380 +8.57% 17
North West +24 57 £400 +1.26% 13
East of England +22 54 £370 +19.35% 12
Yorkshire +12 53 £425 +19.29% 9
West Midlands -18 36 £369 +1.13% 12
North East -6 27 £310 +11.54%
South West -12 26 £400 +6.66% 8
East Midlands -21 14 £450 +20.00% 5
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 597 (49.06%) SQL
2 490 (40.26%) Oracle
3 420 (34.51%) SQL Server
4 316 (25.97%) Linux
5 263 (21.61%) Oracle Database
6 254 (20.87%) Windows
7 247 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
8 243 (19.97%) Finance
9 201 (16.52%) Microsoft
10 200 (16.43%) Unix
11 179 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 170 (13.97%) T-SQL
13 167 (13.72%) PL/SQL
14 156 (12.82%) Java
14 156 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
15 148 (12.16%) ETL
16 145 (11.91%) Migration
16 145 (11.91%) Banking
16 145 (11.91%) High Availability
17 137 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
17 137 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 135 (11.09%) Shell Script
19 132 (10.85%) VMware
20 127 (10.44%) Replication
21 126 (10.35%) Security Cleared
22 124 (10.19%) .NET
23 122 (10.02%) Data Modelling
24 120 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
25 114 (9.37%) Clustering
26 113 (9.29%) Business Intelligence

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 82 (6.74%) WebLogic
2 68 (5.59%) Apache
3 55 (4.52%) WebSphere
4 53 (4.35%) IIS
5 44 (3.62%) Tomcat
6 32 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
7 31 (2.55%) SharePoint
8 18 (1.48%) JBoss
9 14 (1.15%) CMS
9 14 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 14 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 14 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (1.07%) nginx
10 13 (1.07%) OpenStack
11 12 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.90%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.90%) Drupal
13 10 (0.82%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 92 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.74%) MS Office
3 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
2 37 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (2.71%) Oracle 11i
5 15 (1.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 10 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.66%) Beauchamp
8 6 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 6 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.33%) Fredhopper
10 4 (0.33%) Maximo
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.25%) Siebel Analytics
12 2 (0.16%) Documaker
12 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
12 2 (0.16%) Primavera
13 1 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.99%) IaaS
4 10 (0.82%) GitHub
4 10 (0.82%) PaaS
5 8 (0.66%) Office 365
6 7 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.33%) Force.com
7 4 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.16%) Heroku
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.082%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 94 (7.72%) SAN
2 63 (5.18%) DNS
3 45 (3.70%) Firewall
4 42 (3.45%) NAS
5 40 (3.29%) LAN
6 38 (3.12%) WAN
7 35 (2.88%) iSCSI
8 34 (2.79%) Internet
8 34 (2.79%) LDAP
9 28 (2.30%) FCoE
9 28 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
10 27 (2.22%) HTTP
11 23 (1.89%) Multicast
12 22 (1.81%) DHCP
13 20 (1.64%) TCP/IP
14 18 (1.48%) Network Security
15 17 (1.40%) SSL
16 11 (0.90%) X.509
17 9 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (0.74%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (34.51%) SQL Server
2 263 (21.61%) Oracle Database
3 179 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 156 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 137 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
5 137 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 120 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 99 (8.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 92 (7.56%) Relational Database
9 84 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 80 (6.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 73 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 67 (5.51%) MySQL
13 64 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
14 59 (4.85%) RDBMS
15 57 (4.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 45 (3.70%) Hadoop
16 45 (3.70%) NoSQL
17 41 (3.37%) DB2
18 39 (3.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (3.78%) Git (software)
2 39 (3.20%) Subversion
3 36 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 22 (1.81%) Visual Studio
6 21 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
7 16 (1.31%) JIRA
8 14 (1.15%) JUnit
8 14 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
9 13 (1.07%) Mercurial
10 11 (0.90%) ERwin
10 11 (0.90%) NUnit
11 9 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (0.66%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.66%) Moq
12 8 (0.66%) MSTest
12 8 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
12 8 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 243 (19.97%) Finance
2 145 (11.91%) Banking
3 33 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 22 (1.81%) Financial Institution
4 22 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 21 (1.73%) Back Office
6 18 (1.48%) Retail
7 17 (1.40%) Front Office
8 11 (0.90%) Games
8 11 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.82%) Legal
10 8 (0.66%) Marketing
11 6 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.41%) Advertising
12 5 (0.41%) Billing
12 5 (0.41%) Electronics
13 3 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
14 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 450 (36.98%) Developer
2 325 (26.71%) DBA
3 175 (14.38%) SQL DBA
4 163 (13.39%) Administrator
5 123 (10.11%) SQL Developer
6 113 (9.29%) Oracle DBA
7 109 (8.96%) Oracle Developer
8 102 (8.38%) Architect
9 82 (6.74%) Consultant
10 73 (6.00%) SQL Server DBA
11 64 (5.26%) Senior Developer
12 52 (4.27%) Java Developer
13 45 (3.70%) .NET Developer
14 41 (3.37%) Analyst
15 39 (3.20%) PL/SQL Developer
16 38 (3.12%) Agile Developer
17 37 (3.04%) ETL Developer
18 36 (2.96%) Linux Administrator
18 36 (2.96%) SQL Server Developer
19 33 (2.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (10.19%) .NET
2 84 (6.90%) Web Services
3 77 (6.33%) HTML
4 75 (6.16%) XML
5 57 (4.68%) Middleware
6 48 (3.94%) CSS
7 39 (3.20%) jQuery
8 36 (2.96%) HTML5
9 34 (2.79%) ASP.NET
9 34 (2.79%) SOAP
10 33 (2.71%) J2EE
11 31 (2.55%) AngularJS
12 28 (2.30%) .NET Framework
12 28 (2.30%) CSS3
13 26 (2.14%) LAMP
13 26 (2.14%) REST
14 23 (1.89%) Entity Framework
15 21 (1.73%) JSON
15 21 (1.73%) RESTful
15 21 (1.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 127 (10.44%) Replication
2 114 (9.37%) Clustering
3 74 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (4.68%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.05%) Hedge funds
7 24 (1.97%) Mainframe
8 19 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.48%) Statistics
10 16 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.23%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.15%) Equities
13 13 (1.07%) User Experience
14 11 (0.90%) AS400
14 11 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
14 11 (0.90%) iSeries
15 10 (0.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 316 (25.97%) Linux
2 254 (20.87%) Windows
3 200 (16.43%) Unix
4 82 (6.74%) Solaris
5 79 (6.49%) Windows Server
6 76 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (3.37%) AIX
10 29 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (1.23%) CentOS
12 13 (1.07%) zOS
13 11 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.74%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.66%) Android
16 6 (0.49%) VMS
17 5 (0.41%) Debian
17 5 (0.41%) HPUX
17 5 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (12.16%) ETL
3 145 (11.91%) High Availability
3 145 (11.91%) Migration
4 122 (10.02%) Data Modelling
5 113 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
6 110 (9.04%) Database Tuning
7 100 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 92 (7.56%) ITIL
9 86 (7.07%) Scrum
10 71 (5.83%) Analytics
11 68 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
12 66 (5.42%) Configuration Management
13 65 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
14 61 (5.01%) OO
15 59 (4.85%) Unit Testing
16 56 (4.60%) Database Optimisation
16 56 (4.60%) MVC
17 49 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (3.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 597 (49.06%) SQL
2 170 (13.97%) T-SQL
3 167 (13.72%) PL/SQL
4 156 (12.82%) Java
5 135 (11.09%) Shell Script
6 96 (7.89%) C#
7 85 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 81 (6.66%) JavaScript
9 66 (5.42%) Perl
10 55 (4.52%) Python
11 46 (3.78%) Bash Shell
11 46 (3.78%) PHP
12 38 (3.12%) Ruby
13 29 (2.38%) Korn
14 25 (2.05%) Scala
15 14 (1.15%) VBScript
16 12 (0.99%) C
17 11 (0.90%) VBA
18 8 (0.66%) VB
19 7 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (10.35%) Security Cleared
2 99 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 66 (5.42%) Degree
4 41 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (1.73%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.64%) RHCE
8 19 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.48%) OCP
10 17 (1.40%) MCSE
11 15 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (1.15%) CCNP
12 14 (1.15%) RHCA
13 11 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.58%) CCNA
14 7 (0.58%) MCITP
14 7 (0.58%) MCTS
15 6 (0.49%) MCDBA
16 5 (0.41%) CCIE
17 4 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.05%) QA
2 23 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.40%) SLA
4 8 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.33%) GAAP
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.082%) HL7
8 1 (0.082%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (8.22%) Active Directory
1 100 (8.22%) Oracle RAC
2 84 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.86%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 39 (3.20%) NFS
6 29 (2.38%) Xen
7 27 (2.22%) KVM
8 24 (1.97%) SRDF
9 17 (1.40%) Oracle Clusterware
9 17 (1.40%) vSphere
10 12 (0.99%) Docker
10 12 (0.99%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.82%) Varnish
12 8 (0.66%) HDFS
13 5 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (6.24%) Data Guard
2 60 (4.93%) Puppet
3 54 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 47 (3.86%) SCOM
5 28 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 23 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (1.56%) Ansible
8 18 (1.48%) Nagios
8 18 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Management
9 16 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (1.07%) Control-M
10 13 (1.07%) Tivoli
10 13 (1.07%) WSUS
11 12 (0.99%) NetBackup
11 12 (0.99%) Perfmon
11 12 (0.99%) SCCM
12 10 (0.82%) Graphite
12 10 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.66%) OpenAM
13 8 (0.66%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 490 (40.26%) Oracle
2 201 (16.52%) Microsoft
3 132 (10.85%) VMware
4 76 (6.24%) IBM
5 73 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 48 (3.94%) Sybase
7 46 (3.78%) Cisco
8 44 (3.62%) HP
8 44 (3.62%) NetApp
9 41 (3.37%) EMC
10 38 (3.12%) Informatica
11 34 (2.79%) SAP
12 32 (2.63%) Netezza
13 28 (2.30%) Citrix
14 24 (1.97%) Hyperion
15 23 (1.89%) Intel
16 20 (1.64%) Veritas
17 19 (1.56%) Sun
18 16 (1.31%) TIBCO
19 15 (1.23%) Siebel
Crewe, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Rate: £80 - £81 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Thatcham
IBS Consulting
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Canon
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum based on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hammersmith
Seven Principles AG
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago