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 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 185 179 149
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -30
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 602 587 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.22% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.61% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 365 373
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
Performance Tuning
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37468 36365 32009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.34% 75.51% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24275 23338 19645
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1095 995
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.63 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 -7 266 £428 +0.58% 84
South East +52 132 £380 +16.92% 40
East Midlands +33 46 £350 -10.25% 3
East of England +15 41 £406 +6.90% 15
Yorkshire -42 39 £375 +15.38% 16
South West +12 37 £380 +12.59% 10
North West -17 26 £338 +2.27% 21
West Midlands -27 19 £334 -1.83% 17
Midlands 0 2 £288 -
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 610 (52.72%) SQL
2 441 (38.12%) Oracle
3 387 (33.45%) SQL Server
4 249 (21.52%) Oracle Database
5 240 (20.74%) Linux
6 224 (19.36%) Windows
7 222 (19.19%) Microsoft
7 222 (19.19%) Finance
8 218 (18.84%) UNIX
9 210 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
10 186 (16.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 171 (14.78%) Java
11 171 (14.78%) ETL
12 167 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
13 162 (14.00%) PL/SQL
14 158 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
15 149 (12.88%) Shell Script
16 146 (12.62%) T-SQL
17 136 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 133 (11.50%) Security Cleared
19 129 (11.15%) .NET
20 126 (10.89%) C#
21 120 (10.37%) Migration
22 116 (10.03%) Oracle Database 11g
23 111 (9.59%) Performance Monitoring
24 110 (9.51%) XML
25 109 (9.42%) Replication
26 108 (9.33%) VMware
27 101 (8.73%) Clustering
27 101 (8.73%) Analytical Skills

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 57 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 55 (4.75%) WebLogic
3 53 (4.58%) Apache
4 47 (4.06%) WebSphere
5 46 (3.98%) IIS
6 45 (3.89%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (1.99%) SAS
9 19 (1.64%) JBoss
10 17 (1.47%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.95%) Lync
12 11 (0.95%) Oracle 10gAS
13 10 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 79 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.73%) MS Office
3 16 (1.38%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) SPSS
6 1 (0.086%) Weka
6 1 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.086%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
1 24 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
2 23 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.69%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.61%) Maximo
8 6 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.52%) SmartPlant
9 5 (0.43%) RMDS
9 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.26%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.26%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.17%) Endur
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.04%) PaaS
4 8 (0.69%) SaaS
5 6 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.52%) IaaS
5 6 (0.52%) Office 365
6 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.17%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.086%) GitHub
9 1 (0.086%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.086%) Heroku
9 1 (0.086%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 89 (7.69%) SAN
2 53 (4.58%) DNS
3 48 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 37 (3.20%) Firewall
5 34 (2.94%) HTTP
6 33 (2.85%) NAS
7 24 (2.07%) DHCP
7 24 (2.07%) iSCSI
8 23 (1.99%) LDAP
9 20 (1.73%) Internet
10 19 (1.64%) BIG-IP
10 19 (1.64%) SSL
10 19 (1.64%) LAN
11 18 (1.56%) FTP
12 16 (1.38%) VoIP
12 16 (1.38%) SMTP
13 14 (1.21%) WAN
14 10 (0.86%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (0.86%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (33.45%) SQL Server
2 249 (21.52%) Oracle Database
3 186 (16.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 158 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
5 136 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 116 (10.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 89 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 89 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 81 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 65 (5.62%) MySQL
10 61 (5.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 59 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 51 (4.41%) RDBMS
13 48 (4.15%) DB2
14 44 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
15 39 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
16 37 (3.20%) Oracle BI EE
17 35 (3.03%) MongoDB
18 34 (2.94%) Star Schema
19 29 (2.51%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 44 (3.80%) Subversion
2 26 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.07%) Visual Studio
4 23 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 17 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
6 17 (1.47%) Toad
7 15 (1.30%) NUnit
8 14 (1.21%) Maven
9 12 (1.04%) ERwin
9 12 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (0.95%) Moq
10 11 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.95%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.86%) JUnit
11 10 (0.86%) JIRA
12 9 (0.78%) LoadRunner
13 7 (0.61%) Ant
General
1 222 (19.19%) Finance
2 84 (7.26%) Banking
3 51 (4.41%) Retail
4 24 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.82%) Front Office
7 20 (1.73%) Marketing
8 15 (1.30%) Billing
9 12 (1.04%) Advertising
10 10 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.69%) Games
12 6 (0.52%) Back Office
12 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.52%) Publishing
12 6 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.43%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.17%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.086%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.086%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 408 (35.26%) Developer
2 289 (24.98%) DBA
3 151 (13.05%) SQL DBA
4 131 (11.32%) Administrator
5 81 (7.00%) Consultant
6 78 (6.74%) Architect
7 73 (6.31%) SQL Server DBA
8 66 (5.70%) Oracle Developer
9 65 (5.62%) Analyst
10 63 (5.45%) Oracle DBA
11 58 (5.01%) SQL Developer
12 55 (4.75%) Senior Developer
13 45 (3.89%) Java Developer
14 42 (3.63%) ETL Developer
15 37 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 31 (2.68%) .NET Developer
17 27 (2.33%) Programmer
18 25 (2.16%) Server Administrator
18 25 (2.16%) C# Developer
19 24 (2.07%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (11.15%) .NET
2 110 (9.51%) XML
3 80 (6.91%) Web Services
4 70 (6.05%) Middleware
5 69 (5.96%) HTML
6 62 (5.36%) CSS
7 49 (4.24%) ASP.NET
8 48 (4.15%) jQuery
9 34 (2.94%) J2EE
10 31 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
11 28 (2.42%) .NET Framework
12 27 (2.33%) HTML5
12 27 (2.33%) WCF
13 26 (2.25%) Spring
14 24 (2.07%) Hibernate
14 24 (2.07%) Ajax
15 22 (1.90%) XSLT
16 18 (1.56%) JMS
16 18 (1.56%) MDX
16 18 (1.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 109 (9.42%) Replication
2 101 (8.73%) Clustering
2 101 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 38 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.99%) Data Integration
5 23 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (1.90%) Hedge funds
7 21 (1.82%) Visualisation
8 19 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.56%) Equities
9 18 (1.56%) Statistics
10 13 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.04%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.04%) User Experience
12 11 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.86%) NHS
14 9 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 240 (20.74%) Linux
2 224 (19.36%) Windows
3 218 (18.84%) UNIX
4 74 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (5.53%) Solaris
7 61 (5.27%) AIX
8 59 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (2.42%) HPUX
11 19 (1.64%) CentOS
12 17 (1.47%) Android
13 16 (1.38%) Windows 7
14 13 (1.12%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.69%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.35%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (14.78%) ETL
3 167 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (10.37%) Migration
5 111 (9.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 92 (7.95%) Data Modelling
7 87 (7.52%) Unit Testing
8 84 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
8 84 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 72 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
10 70 (6.05%) ITIL
11 66 (5.70%) TDD
12 64 (5.53%) Database Tuning
13 57 (4.93%) Analytics
14 56 (4.84%) OO
15 54 (4.67%) MVC
16 52 (4.49%) Scrum
17 51 (4.41%) CRM
18 47 (4.06%) SDLC
18 47 (4.06%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 610 (52.72%) SQL
2 171 (14.78%) Java
3 162 (14.00%) PL/SQL
4 149 (12.88%) Shell Script
5 146 (12.62%) T-SQL
6 126 (10.89%) C#
7 95 (8.21%) JavaScript
8 51 (4.41%) Python
9 48 (4.15%) Perl
10 36 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 23 (1.99%) C++
11 23 (1.99%) C
12 21 (1.82%) Korn
12 21 (1.82%) PHP
13 20 (1.73%) VB.NET
13 20 (1.73%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.64%) Ruby
15 13 (1.12%) ABAP
16 10 (0.86%) VBScript
16 10 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 133 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 87 (7.52%) SC Cleared
3 74 (6.40%) Degree
4 51 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 29 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.78%) MCTS
7 8 (0.69%) MCSE
8 7 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (0.61%) MCITP
9 6 (0.52%) MCP
9 6 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.26%) CCNP
11 3 (0.26%) CCDP
12 2 (0.17%) MCSA
12 2 (0.17%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.17%) RHCE
12 2 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.51%) SLA
2 28 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 27 (2.33%) QA
4 5 (0.43%) COREP
4 5 (0.43%) FINREP
4 5 (0.43%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.086%) COBIT
6 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (5.62%) Oracle RAC
2 64 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.75%) Active Directory
4 32 (2.77%) vSphere
5 30 (2.59%) Hyper-V
6 26 (2.25%) NFS
7 21 (1.82%) Oracle Clusterware
8 19 (1.64%) VMware ESX
9 17 (1.47%) ISA Server
10 10 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 10 (0.86%) Firmware
10 10 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.69%) SRDF
12 7 (0.61%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.61%) KVM
12 7 (0.61%) Xen
12 7 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.52%) iptables
13 6 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 58 (5.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 41 (3.54%) Data Guard
3 33 (2.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 25 (2.16%) SCOM
5 24 (2.07%) Puppet
6 20 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (1.56%) Nagios
8 14 (1.21%) Tivoli
9 12 (1.04%) Control-M
9 12 (1.04%) SCCM
9 12 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (0.95%) Oracle Flashback
11 8 (0.69%) Opsview
12 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
12 7 (0.61%) Ansible
12 7 (0.61%) Cacti
12 7 (0.61%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.61%) OVSD
13 6 (0.52%) WSUS
13 6 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 441 (38.12%) Oracle
2 222 (19.19%) Microsoft
3 108 (9.33%) VMware
4 81 (7.00%) IBM
5 69 (5.96%) Red Hat
6 61 (5.27%) HP
7 58 (5.01%) Informatica
8 45 (3.89%) Cisco
9 43 (3.72%) SAP
10 35 (3.03%) NetApp
11 34 (2.94%) Sybase
12 33 (2.85%) Greenplum
13 28 (2.42%) Business Objects
14 27 (2.33%) Citrix
15 23 (1.99%) Tableau
15 23 (1.99%) Sun
16 22 (1.90%) F5
17 20 (1.73%) Teradata
17 20 (1.73%) EMC
17 20 (1.73%) Netezza
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Hudson IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £430 - £465 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago