The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 41 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 16 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.48% 1.05% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.32% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Performance Tuning
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
481 379 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.57% 79.29% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 191 164
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 44
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Essex region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Essex region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Brentwood - 10 £325 - 2
Billericay - 1 £250 -
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Clustering
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (30.00%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) SCOM
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) High Availability
8 4 (20.00%) Change Control
8 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Database Security
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) Automotive
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) .NET
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) Windows
10 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (10.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) XQuery

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) SSDT
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) DBA
2 13 (65.00%) SQL DBA
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (25.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (5.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Database Mirroring
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Database Security
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.00%) Garbage Collection
5 1 (5.00%) Server Patching
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) XQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) AWK
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Red Gate
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
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