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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 214 189 173
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 570 614 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.16% 1.25% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.57% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 378 363
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £55.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.28 £55.00 £74.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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
40513 39097 37433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.31% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27151 25186 24001
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1113 1137
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -17 265 £450 +2.85% 77
South East -65 83 £415 +8.14% 23
West Midlands +24 50 £400 +19.85% 11
East of England +14 42 £425 +4.61% 10
Yorkshire +13 42 £395 +5.33% 8
North West -8 36 £450 +34.32% 8
North East - 18 £311 - 5
East Midlands -18 15 £365 +4.28% 7
South West -30 15 £425 +10.38% 13
Performance Tuning
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 594 (52.71%) SQL
2 432 (38.33%) SQL Server
3 402 (35.67%) Oracle
4 274 (24.31%) Linux
5 234 (20.76%) Windows
6 229 (20.32%) Oracle Database
7 223 (19.79%) Microsoft
8 221 (19.61%) Finance
9 214 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
10 189 (16.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 187 (16.59%) Unix
12 174 (15.44%) T-SQL
13 167 (14.82%) Replication
14 160 (14.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 157 (13.93%) PL/SQL
16 151 (13.40%) ETL
17 149 (13.22%) .NET
18 148 (13.13%) Java
19 141 (12.51%) Shell Script
20 140 (12.42%) Data Warehouse
20 140 (12.42%) Migration
20 140 (12.42%) Oracle Database 11g
21 138 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
21 138 (12.24%) High Availability
22 132 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
23 131 (11.62%) C#
24 128 (11.36%) Database Tuning
25 114 (10.12%) Security Cleared
26 111 (9.85%) Banking
27 110 (9.76%) Data Modelling

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 64 (5.68%) WebLogic
2 52 (4.61%) IIS
3 34 (3.02%) Apache
4 30 (2.66%) SharePoint
5 27 (2.40%) Oracle Application Server
5 27 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 24 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.42%) JBoss
8 14 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (1.15%) CMS
10 12 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.62%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 100 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.06%) MS Office
3 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.27%) MS Project
5 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (3.02%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (2.66%) Oracle Applications
3 29 (2.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
5 18 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
7 7 (0.62%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.53%) Beauchamp
8 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.44%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
10 3 (0.27%) Siebel Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 69 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.71%) Force.com
4 7 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (0.62%) Office 365
5 6 (0.53%) Heroku
5 6 (0.53%) IaaS
6 5 (0.44%) GitHub
6 5 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.35%) IBM PureFlex
7 4 (0.35%) PaaS
8 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.089%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.45%) SAN
2 46 (4.08%) Firewall
3 37 (3.28%) NAS
4 36 (3.19%) HTTP
5 32 (2.84%) Internet
6 31 (2.75%) DNS
7 22 (1.95%) iSCSI
8 21 (1.86%) LAN
8 21 (1.86%) WAN
9 19 (1.69%) TCP/IP
10 18 (1.60%) LDAP
11 17 (1.51%) Multicast
12 15 (1.33%) DHCP
13 14 (1.24%) FCoE
13 14 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (0.80%) Network Security
15 6 (0.53%) DMZ
15 6 (0.53%) SSL
16 5 (0.44%) Kerberos
16 5 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 229 (20.32%) Oracle Database
3 189 (16.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 160 (14.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 140 (12.42%) Data Warehouse
5 140 (12.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 138 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 108 (9.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 104 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 81 (7.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 74 (6.57%) NoSQL
10 74 (6.57%) Relational Database
11 68 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
12 67 (5.94%) MySQL
13 65 (5.77%) Oracle Database 12c
14 50 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
15 43 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
16 42 (3.73%) RDBMS
17 41 (3.64%) DB2
18 38 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (4.53%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (3.02%) Jenkins
4 25 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.13%) JIRA
6 23 (2.04%) Subversion
7 22 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 21 (1.86%) JUnit
9 16 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (1.06%) Maven
12 10 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
12 10 (0.89%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.71%) FitNesse
13 8 (0.71%) NUnit
14 7 (0.62%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.62%) Toad
14 7 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.53%) MSTest
15 6 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 221 (19.61%) Finance
2 111 (9.85%) Banking
3 44 (3.90%) Front Office
4 37 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.51%) Back Office
6 17 (1.51%) Retail
7 15 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.24%) Legal
9 12 (1.06%) Games
10 11 (0.98%) Automotive
10 11 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.71%) Marketing
12 6 (0.53%) Electronics
12 6 (0.53%) Law
12 6 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.35%) Billing
14 3 (0.27%) French Language
14 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 424 (37.62%) Developer
2 325 (28.84%) DBA
3 166 (14.73%) SQL DBA
4 131 (11.62%) SQL Developer
5 124 (11.00%) Administrator
6 106 (9.41%) Oracle DBA
7 105 (9.32%) Architect
8 78 (6.92%) Consultant
8 78 (6.92%) Oracle Developer
9 69 (6.12%) SQL Server DBA
10 52 (4.61%) .NET Developer
10 52 (4.61%) Java Developer
11 49 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
12 45 (3.99%) C# Developer
13 38 (3.37%) Analyst
14 36 (3.19%) Senior Developer
14 36 (3.19%) SSIS Developer
15 32 (2.84%) ETL Developer
16 31 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
17 29 (2.57%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (13.22%) .NET
2 80 (7.10%) Web Services
3 68 (6.03%) XML
4 54 (4.79%) HTML
5 36 (3.19%) ASP.NET
5 36 (3.19%) Middleware
6 34 (3.02%) REST
7 29 (2.57%) .NET Framework
7 29 (2.57%) SOAP
8 28 (2.48%) CSS
9 25 (2.22%) JSON
10 24 (2.13%) RESTful
10 24 (2.13%) XSLT
11 23 (2.04%) jQuery
12 20 (1.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 19 (1.69%) HTML5
13 19 (1.69%) J2EE
14 18 (1.60%) Entity Framework
15 17 (1.51%) LAMP
16 15 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 167 (14.82%) Replication
2 92 (8.16%) Clustering
3 80 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (4.70%) Data Centre
5 32 (2.84%) Equities
6 28 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (2.40%) Data Structures
8 24 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
9 22 (1.95%) Mainframe
10 19 (1.69%) Statistics
11 18 (1.60%) Derivative
11 18 (1.60%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.42%) New Media
13 15 (1.33%) Hedge funds
14 13 (1.15%) Fintech
15 12 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.06%) Mobile App
16 10 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 274 (24.31%) Linux
2 234 (20.76%) Windows
3 187 (16.59%) Unix
4 77 (6.83%) Windows Server
5 69 (6.12%) Solaris
6 63 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (2.40%) AIX
10 22 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.42%) CentOS
12 12 (1.06%) zOS
13 11 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.98%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.71%) Android
15 5 (0.44%) Debian
16 4 (0.35%) SUSE
16 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (13.40%) ETL
3 140 (12.42%) Migration
4 138 (12.24%) High Availability
5 132 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
6 128 (11.36%) Database Tuning
7 110 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 86 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 76 (6.74%) ITIL
9 76 (6.74%) Scrum
10 61 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
10 61 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
11 60 (5.32%) OO
12 56 (4.97%) TDD
13 52 (4.61%) DevOps
14 49 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (4.08%) Mentoring
15 46 (4.08%) Unit Testing
16 45 (3.99%) Analytics
17 44 (3.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 594 (52.71%) SQL
2 174 (15.44%) T-SQL
3 157 (13.93%) PL/SQL
4 148 (13.13%) Java
5 141 (12.51%) Shell Script
6 131 (11.62%) C#
7 84 (7.45%) PowerShell
8 66 (5.86%) Perl
9 60 (5.32%) JavaScript
10 48 (4.26%) Python
11 37 (3.28%) PHP
12 35 (3.11%) Bash Shell
13 34 (3.02%) Korn
14 29 (2.57%) Ruby
15 27 (2.40%) C
16 26 (2.31%) Scala
17 20 (1.77%) VB
17 20 (1.77%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.77%) VBA
18 15 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 80 (7.10%) SC Cleared
3 52 (4.61%) Degree
4 35 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 21 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.24%) OCP
9 10 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.80%) CCNP
10 9 (0.80%) MCTS
10 9 (0.80%) RHCE
11 8 (0.71%) MCITP
11 8 (0.71%) MCSE
12 6 (0.53%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.44%) CCIE
14 4 (0.35%) CCNA
15 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.27%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.86%) QA
2 17 (1.51%) SLA
3 14 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.089%) GAAP
7 1 (0.089%) HL7
7 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 79 (7.01%) Oracle RAC
3 60 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.86%) NFS
6 15 (1.33%) Oracle Clusterware
7 14 (1.24%) vSphere
7 14 (1.24%) Xen
8 13 (1.15%) SRDF
9 12 (1.06%) KVM
10 5 (0.44%) Varnish
11 4 (0.35%) HDFS
11 4 (0.35%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.27%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.27%) Docker
12 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.18%) Firmware
13 2 (0.18%) XenServer
14 1 (0.089%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 72 (6.39%) Data Guard
2 68 (6.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 37 (3.28%) Puppet
4 36 (3.19%) SCOM
5 33 (2.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 22 (1.95%) Nagios
7 18 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (1.33%) Ansible
9 11 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
9 11 (0.98%) SCCM
9 11 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (0.89%) OVSD
10 10 (0.89%) Perfmon
11 8 (0.71%) Opsview
12 7 (0.62%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.53%) Control-M
13 6 (0.53%) Graphite
13 6 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (0.44%) Foglight
14 5 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 402 (35.67%) Oracle
2 223 (19.79%) Microsoft
3 88 (7.81%) VMware
4 61 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 61 (5.41%) SAP
5 60 (5.32%) Sybase
6 48 (4.26%) IBM
7 41 (3.64%) Informatica
8 38 (3.37%) HP
9 35 (3.11%) NetApp
10 30 (2.66%) Cisco
11 27 (2.40%) Veritas
12 23 (2.04%) EMC
13 20 (1.77%) Citrix
14 17 (1.51%) Siebel
15 16 (1.42%) Netezza
16 15 (1.33%) TIBCO
17 13 (1.15%) Intel
18 12 (1.06%) Remedy
19 11 (0.98%) F5
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