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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 165 156 158
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 660 613 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.31% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.76% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 356 360
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £30.60 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.60 £51.90 £133.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 +7 343 £475 +5.55% 60
South East -26 111 £400 +6.66% 31
East of England +18 48 £350 -50.00% 13
South West +5 46 £340 -6.20% 13
North West 0 31 £283 -37.22% 15
Yorkshire -43 28 £375 -6.25% 19
West Midlands +5 25 £400 +26.98% 1
East Midlands +5 17 £389 +16.04% 4
Midlands +3 3 - - 1
North East -32 2 £550 +69.23% 1
Performance Tuning
UK

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 702 (53.18%) SQL
2 463 (35.08%) Oracle
3 432 (32.73%) SQL Server
4 327 (24.77%) Finance
5 275 (20.83%) Linux
6 253 (19.17%) Windows
7 237 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 236 (17.88%) UNIX
9 218 (16.52%) Oracle Database
10 217 (16.44%) Data Warehouse
11 203 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 201 (15.23%) ETL
13 197 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
13 197 (14.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 191 (14.47%) Banking
15 188 (14.24%) Java
16 158 (11.97%) PL/SQL
17 154 (11.67%) T-SQL
18 143 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
19 141 (10.68%) .NET
19 141 (10.68%) XML
19 141 (10.68%) Performance Monitoring
20 138 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 131 (9.92%) C#
22 128 (9.70%) Replication
23 122 (9.24%) Data Modelling
24 118 (8.94%) Oracle Database 11g
25 115 (8.71%) Relational Database
25 115 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
26 112 (8.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 78 (5.91%) WebLogic
2 52 (3.94%) Apache
3 50 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 44 (3.33%) IIS
5 35 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 30 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (1.52%) CMS
9 19 (1.44%) JBoss
10 16 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (1.14%) MS Exchange
11 15 (1.14%) SAS
12 13 (0.98%) Node.js
13 12 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
14 10 (0.76%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.68%) Jetty
15 9 (0.68%) CICS
16 8 (0.61%) NetWeaver
16 8 (0.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 105 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.97%) MS Office
3 17 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.53%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.076%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (1.06%) Markit EDM
6 9 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.53%) SAP BPC
8 6 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.45%) SmartPlant
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.23%) Agresso
12 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.15%) RMDS
12 2 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
12 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.30%) GitHub
5 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.23%) SaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.076%) Force.com
7 1 (0.076%) PaaS
7 1 (0.076%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.076%) Office 365
7 1 (0.076%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.14%) TCP/IP
2 76 (5.76%) SAN
3 74 (5.61%) DNS
4 40 (3.03%) LAN
4 40 (3.03%) HTTP
5 38 (2.88%) DHCP
5 38 (2.88%) Firewall
6 34 (2.58%) WAN
7 25 (1.89%) LDAP
8 24 (1.82%) Internet
9 22 (1.67%) NAS
9 22 (1.67%) Multicast
10 19 (1.44%) SSL
10 19 (1.44%) FTP
11 14 (1.06%) VPN
11 14 (1.06%) BGP
11 14 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (0.98%) iSCSI
12 13 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 218 (16.52%) Oracle Database
3 217 (16.44%) Data Warehouse
4 197 (14.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 143 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 138 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 118 (8.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 115 (8.71%) Relational Database
9 112 (8.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 88 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 81 (6.14%) MySQL
12 75 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 55 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
14 53 (4.02%) OLAP
15 51 (3.86%) DB2
16 49 (3.71%) RDBMS
16 49 (3.71%) Oracle BI EE
17 41 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
18 34 (2.58%) NoSQL
18 34 (2.58%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 50 (3.79%) Subversion
2 46 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 32 (2.42%) Visual Studio
4 31 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 29 (2.20%) Maven
6 28 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 19 (1.44%) JIRA
9 16 (1.21%) JUnit
10 14 (1.06%) Toad
11 13 (0.98%) ERwin
12 12 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 12 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (0.68%) NUnit
13 9 (0.68%) Ant
13 9 (0.68%) LoadRunner
14 8 (0.61%) CruiseControl
14 8 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.53%) jMock
General
1 327 (24.77%) Finance
2 191 (14.47%) Banking
3 68 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 32 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.35%) Front Office
6 26 (1.97%) Retail
7 24 (1.82%) Games
8 23 (1.74%) Marketing
9 14 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.76%) Legal
11 9 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.38%) Billing
13 4 (0.30%) Publishing
14 3 (0.23%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.15%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) Electronics
15 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 494 (37.42%) Developer
2 311 (23.56%) DBA
3 162 (12.27%) SQL DBA
4 124 (9.39%) Administrator
5 103 (7.80%) Consultant
6 87 (6.59%) SQL Developer
7 83 (6.29%) Oracle DBA
8 68 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
8 68 (5.15%) Architect
9 57 (4.32%) SQL Server DBA
10 56 (4.24%) Senior Developer
11 55 (4.17%) Analyst
12 46 (3.48%) Java Developer
13 32 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 29 (2.20%) Database Developer
15 27 (2.05%) ETL Developer
15 27 (2.05%) Business Developer
16 23 (1.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 23 (1.74%) .NET Developer
16 23 (1.74%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (10.68%) .NET
1 141 (10.68%) XML
2 109 (8.26%) Web Services
3 69 (5.23%) HTML
4 67 (5.08%) Middleware
5 50 (3.79%) ASP.NET
6 43 (3.26%) jQuery
7 42 (3.18%) CSS
7 42 (3.18%) Spring
8 34 (2.58%) Hibernate
8 34 (2.58%) XSLT
9 32 (2.42%) XSD
10 30 (2.27%) .NET Framework
10 30 (2.27%) HTML5
11 29 (2.20%) J2EE
12 28 (2.12%) JSON
12 28 (2.12%) REST
13 25 (1.89%) WCF
14 22 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
14 22 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 128 (9.70%) Replication
2 115 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (8.33%) Clustering
4 41 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 36 (2.73%) Data Integration
6 36 (2.73%) Data Structures
7 29 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.97%) TWAP
8 26 (1.97%) VWAP
8 26 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 25 (1.89%) Statistics
10 22 (1.67%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.59%) Open Source
12 17 (1.29%) Grid Computing
13 15 (1.14%) Derivative
14 14 (1.06%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.06%) Hedge funds
14 14 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 275 (20.83%) Linux
2 253 (19.17%) Windows
3 236 (17.88%) UNIX
4 71 (5.38%) Solaris
5 62 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (3.33%) AIX
8 33 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (1.67%) HPUX
11 13 (0.98%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.83%) CentOS
13 10 (0.76%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.45%) SUSE
16 5 (0.38%) Debian
16 5 (0.38%) zOS
17 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (15.23%) ETL
3 197 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
4 141 (10.68%) Performance Monitoring
5 122 (9.24%) Data Modelling
6 85 (6.44%) Migration
7 80 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 80 (6.06%) Low Latency
8 76 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (5.68%) Dimensional Modelling
10 74 (5.61%) Capacity Planning
11 71 (5.38%) ITIL
12 68 (5.15%) TDD
13 67 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 67 (5.08%) Database Tuning
14 65 (4.92%) Scrum
15 64 (4.85%) Analytics
16 61 (4.62%) Change Management
17 58 (4.39%) OO
18 50 (3.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 702 (53.18%) SQL
2 188 (14.24%) Java
3 158 (11.97%) PL/SQL
4 154 (11.67%) T-SQL
5 131 (9.92%) C#
6 108 (8.18%) Shell Script
7 83 (6.29%) JavaScript
8 63 (4.77%) Perl
9 50 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 44 (3.33%) C++
11 34 (2.58%) Ruby
12 32 (2.42%) Python
13 30 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.82%) VB.NET
14 24 (1.82%) C
15 23 (1.74%) ABAP
16 21 (1.59%) VBA
16 21 (1.59%) VBScript
17 18 (1.36%) VB
17 18 (1.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 71 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 52 (3.94%) Degree
3 36 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.21%) MCITP
6 16 (1.21%) MCSE
7 13 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (0.76%) MCTS
9 7 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.38%) CCSA
11 5 (0.38%) CCSE
11 5 (0.38%) PhD
11 5 (0.38%) CCSP
11 5 (0.38%) CCNP
11 5 (0.38%) CCNA
12 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.23%) MCDBA
14 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.26%) QA
2 32 (2.42%) SLA
3 17 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.45%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.30%) COREP
6 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.15%) WAI
8 1 (0.076%) GxP
8 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (6.36%) Oracle RAC
2 77 (5.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 60 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 54 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (2.73%) vSphere
6 28 (2.12%) Hyper-V
7 25 (1.89%) NFS
8 15 (1.14%) ISA Server
8 15 (1.14%) UAG
9 14 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.98%) Firmware
11 12 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
12 11 (0.83%) SRDF
13 9 (0.68%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.68%) KVM
13 9 (0.68%) XenApp
13 9 (0.68%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.68%) Xen
13 9 (0.68%) HDFS
14 7 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 56 (4.24%) Data Guard
2 43 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 32 (2.42%) Puppet
4 27 (2.05%) SCCM
5 25 (1.89%) SCOM
6 19 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.21%) Ansible
8 12 (0.91%) Nagios
8 12 (0.91%) Tivoli
8 12 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (0.76%) WSUS
10 8 (0.61%) Control-M
11 7 (0.53%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.45%) Ganglia
12 6 (0.45%) Ambari
12 6 (0.45%) Oozie
13 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (0.38%) Cobbler
13 5 (0.38%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 463 (35.08%) Oracle
2 237 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 91 (6.89%) VMware
4 75 (5.68%) Sybase
5 72 (5.45%) IBM
6 70 (5.30%) SAP
7 60 (4.55%) HP
8 59 (4.47%) Business Objects
8 59 (4.47%) Informatica
9 56 (4.24%) Red Hat
10 48 (3.64%) Cisco
11 36 (2.73%) EMC
12 32 (2.42%) NetApp
13 28 (2.12%) Tableau
14 24 (1.82%) Sun
15 22 (1.67%) F5
16 21 (1.59%) Citrix
16 21 (1.59%) Intel
16 21 (1.59%) Teradata
16 21 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £357.81 - £397.57 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £100 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Sperry Partners
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day plus expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago