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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 178 177 159
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 652 582 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.22% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.59% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 339 350
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 12
Average hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +3.89%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 312 £450 - 84
South East +28 122 £388 +9.15% 51
North West +10 47 £363 -14.70% 23
South West +12 45 £375 +9.09% 14
Yorkshire -26 39 £350 +1.44% 24
East of England -5 38 £350 - 11
East Midlands +6 28 £370 -7.50% 9
West Midlands -12 26 £346 -1.31% 16
North East -24 2 £255 -17.74% 1
Midlands -5 1 £288 -
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 669 (54.30%) SQL
2 454 (36.85%) Oracle
3 421 (34.17%) SQL Server
4 267 (21.67%) Linux
5 262 (21.27%) UNIX
6 253 (20.54%) Oracle Database
7 247 (20.05%) Windows
8 240 (19.48%) Finance
9 222 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
10 221 (17.94%) Microsoft
11 204 (16.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 199 (16.15%) ETL
13 196 (15.91%) Java
14 175 (14.20%) T-SQL
15 174 (14.12%) PL/SQL
16 172 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
17 164 (13.31%) Data Warehouse
18 157 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 155 (12.58%) Shell Script
20 149 (12.09%) Security Cleared
21 140 (11.36%) Migration
22 132 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
23 116 (9.42%) C#
24 115 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
25 114 (9.25%) VMware
26 112 (9.09%) Replication
26 112 (9.09%) .NET
27 111 (9.01%) XML
27 111 (9.01%) Performance Monitoring
28 107 (8.69%) Unit Testing

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 63 (5.11%) Apache
2 60 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 58 (4.71%) WebLogic
3 58 (4.71%) WebSphere
4 53 (4.30%) IIS
4 53 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 33 (2.68%) SAS
6 28 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (1.79%) JBoss
8 19 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
8 19 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (1.30%) MS Exchange
10 12 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.81%) MQSeries
11 10 (0.81%) Oracle 10gAS
11 10 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.73%) Lync
12 9 (0.73%) Node.js
Applications
1 82 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.79%) MS Office
3 18 (1.46%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.081%) Weka
Business Applications
1 32 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
2 22 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.81%) Maximo
6 9 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.57%) RMDS
9 5 (0.41%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.24%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.24%) HFM
10 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.24%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.16%) Eikon
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.14%) PaaS
2 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.81%) SaaS
4 7 (0.57%) Office 365
4 7 (0.57%) IaaS
5 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.16%) GitHub
9 1 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.081%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 93 (7.55%) SAN
2 55 (4.46%) DNS
3 49 (3.98%) TCP/IP
4 44 (3.57%) Firewall
5 38 (3.08%) HTTP
6 30 (2.44%) NAS
7 29 (2.35%) SSL
8 25 (2.03%) DHCP
9 24 (1.95%) iSCSI
10 23 (1.87%) LAN
11 19 (1.54%) Internet
11 19 (1.54%) BIG-IP
12 18 (1.46%) WAN
13 16 (1.30%) SMTP
14 15 (1.22%) VoIP
14 15 (1.22%) LDAP
15 11 (0.89%) FTP
15 11 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (0.89%) Multicast
16 10 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (34.17%) SQL Server
2 253 (20.54%) Oracle Database
3 204 (16.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 164 (13.31%) Data Warehouse
5 157 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 132 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 98 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 88 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 81 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 74 (6.01%) MySQL
11 70 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 67 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 55 (4.46%) DB2
14 54 (4.38%) RDBMS
15 48 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
16 46 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
17 43 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
18 42 (3.41%) MongoDB
19 33 (2.68%) Star Schema
20 32 (2.60%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 52 (4.22%) Subversion
2 30 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 24 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
6 18 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (1.14%) Maven
8 12 (0.97%) Eclipse
8 12 (0.97%) Toad
8 12 (0.97%) LoadRunner
8 12 (0.97%) ERwin
9 11 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (0.81%) JUnit
10 10 (0.81%) NUnit
10 10 (0.81%) JIRA
11 9 (0.73%) Moq
12 8 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.57%) Ant
13 7 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 240 (19.48%) Finance
2 92 (7.47%) Banking
3 56 (4.55%) Retail
4 28 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.79%) Front Office
7 15 (1.22%) Marketing
7 15 (1.22%) Billing
8 13 (1.06%) Advertising
9 12 (0.97%) Back Office
10 10 (0.81%) Games
11 7 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.49%) Publishing
13 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.32%) Legal
15 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.081%) French Language
17 1 (0.081%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 460 (37.34%) Developer
2 306 (24.84%) DBA
3 160 (12.99%) SQL DBA
4 146 (11.85%) Administrator
5 86 (6.98%) Architect
6 79 (6.41%) Oracle Developer
7 78 (6.33%) SQL Developer
8 74 (6.01%) SQL Server DBA
9 73 (5.93%) Consultant
10 66 (5.36%) Analyst
11 57 (4.63%) Oracle DBA
12 55 (4.46%) Java Developer
13 51 (4.14%) ETL Developer
14 49 (3.98%) Senior Developer
15 36 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 26 (2.11%) Server Administrator
16 26 (2.11%) .NET Developer
17 24 (1.95%) Systems Administrator
18 23 (1.87%) PL/SQL Developer
18 23 (1.87%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (9.09%) .NET
2 111 (9.01%) XML
3 79 (6.41%) Web Services
4 75 (6.09%) Middleware
5 66 (5.36%) HTML
6 50 (4.06%) J2EE
7 49 (3.98%) CSS
8 43 (3.49%) ASP.NET
9 41 (3.33%) jQuery
10 34 (2.76%) Oracle Fusion
11 33 (2.68%) XSLT
11 33 (2.68%) JMS
12 32 (2.60%) Spring
13 30 (2.44%) Hibernate
14 29 (2.35%) HTML5
15 22 (1.79%) RESTful
15 22 (1.79%) .NET Framework
15 22 (1.79%) SOAP
16 20 (1.62%) MDX
16 20 (1.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (9.09%) Replication
3 105 (8.52%) Clustering
4 49 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.11%) Data Integration
7 25 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.70%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.54%) Statistics
11 18 (1.46%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.38%) Equities
13 15 (1.22%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.06%) Derivative
16 12 (0.97%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.97%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.89%) Mainframe
18 10 (0.81%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 267 (21.67%) Linux
2 262 (21.27%) UNIX
3 247 (20.05%) Windows
4 70 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (5.44%) Solaris
6 65 (5.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (3.81%) AIX
8 34 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (1.87%) CentOS
9 23 (1.87%) HPUX
10 18 (1.46%) Android
11 16 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.81%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.65%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (16.15%) ETL
3 172 (13.96%) Business Intelligence
4 140 (11.36%) Migration
5 111 (9.01%) Performance Monitoring
6 107 (8.69%) Unit Testing
7 99 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 98 (7.95%) Data Modelling
9 86 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
10 75 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (6.01%) ITIL
12 68 (5.52%) TDD
12 68 (5.52%) Database Tuning
13 57 (4.63%) Data Migration
13 57 (4.63%) ETL Development
14 53 (4.30%) Scrum
15 52 (4.22%) MVC
15 52 (4.22%) Requirements Analysis
16 49 (3.98%) SOA
17 48 (3.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 669 (54.30%) SQL
2 196 (15.91%) Java
3 175 (14.20%) T-SQL
4 174 (14.12%) PL/SQL
5 155 (12.58%) Shell Script
6 116 (9.42%) C#
7 85 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 52 (4.22%) Python
9 48 (3.90%) Perl
10 37 (3.00%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.27%) C++
12 26 (2.11%) C
13 23 (1.87%) PHP
14 22 (1.79%) Ruby
15 20 (1.62%) Korn
16 19 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 19 (1.54%) SAS Macro
17 14 (1.14%) Scala
18 12 (0.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 10 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 149 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 101 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 74 (6.01%) Degree
4 63 (5.11%) DV Cleared
5 33 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.81%) MCSE
7 9 (0.73%) MCTS
8 8 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.65%) MCP
9 6 (0.49%) MCITP
10 5 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.32%) MCSA
11 4 (0.32%) CCNP
11 4 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.24%) CCDP
12 3 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.16%) RHCE
13 2 (0.16%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.57%) QA
2 32 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.79%) SLA
4 10 (0.81%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.41%) COREP
5 5 (0.41%) FINREP
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.081%) COBIT
7 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (5.68%) Oracle RAC
2 68 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (5.28%) Active Directory
4 37 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 28 (2.27%) vSphere
6 26 (2.11%) NFS
7 16 (1.30%) ISA Server
7 16 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 16 (1.30%) Oracle Clusterware
8 12 (0.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 11 (0.89%) Firmware
10 10 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (0.81%) SRDF
10 10 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.73%) KVM
11 9 (0.73%) Xen
12 8 (0.65%) Docker
13 7 (0.57%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.49%) iptables
14 6 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 60 (4.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 39 (3.17%) Data Guard
3 28 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 27 (2.19%) Puppet
5 26 (2.11%) SCOM
6 18 (1.46%) Tivoli
7 17 (1.38%) Nagios
8 16 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (1.06%) Control-M
10 12 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.81%) SCCM
11 10 (0.81%) OVSD
12 8 (0.65%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.65%) Cacti
12 8 (0.65%) Graphite
12 8 (0.65%) Oracle Flashback
12 8 (0.65%) Opsview
13 7 (0.57%) Ansible
13 7 (0.57%) Salt
13 7 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 454 (36.85%) Oracle
2 221 (17.94%) Microsoft
3 114 (9.25%) VMware
4 82 (6.66%) IBM
5 75 (6.09%) Red Hat
6 68 (5.52%) HP
7 62 (5.03%) Informatica
8 52 (4.22%) Cisco
9 45 (3.65%) Greenplum
10 40 (3.25%) Sybase
11 39 (3.17%) NetApp
12 36 (2.92%) SAP
13 33 (2.68%) Business Objects
14 29 (2.35%) Citrix
15 25 (2.03%) Sun
16 23 (1.87%) Teradata
17 22 (1.79%) F5
18 21 (1.70%) TIBCO
19 20 (1.62%) Tableau
20 19 (1.54%) Cognos
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago