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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 40 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 11 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.57% 2.55% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 3.32% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £250 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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
368 392 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 85.98% 76.86% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 208 202
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £24.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.80 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Chelmsford - 7 £200 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Brentwood 0 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 35 (83.33%) Oracle
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) Finance
4 14 (33.33%) Hyperion
4 14 (33.33%) Essbase
4 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
5 13 (30.95%) Data Guard
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
5 13 (30.95%) High Availability
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 12 (28.57%) Clustering
7 11 (26.19%) Time Management
7 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
8 9 (21.43%) Change Control
9 8 (19.05%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.29%) Windows
11 6 (14.29%) Linux
11 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 5 (11.90%) OO
12 5 (11.90%) HTML
12 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
12 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
12 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (9.52%) IIS
1 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.14%) JBoss
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (7.14%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
1 3 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Essbase
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.38%) Ant
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) DBA
2 14 (33.33%) Consultant
3 12 (28.57%) Hyperion Consultant
3 12 (28.57%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
4 11 (26.19%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (16.67%) SQL DBA
6 6 (14.29%) Administrator
7 5 (11.90%) Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Essbase Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Hyperion Essbase Consultant
8 4 (9.52%) ETL Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Consultant
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Test Consultant
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning Consultant
9 3 (7.14%) Senior DBA
9 3 (7.14%) Test Consultant
9 3 (7.14%) Tuning Consultant
9 3 (7.14%) UAT Consultant
10 2 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) SOAP
2 4 (9.52%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) COM+
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
4 1 (2.38%) COM
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) Java EE
4 1 (2.38%) JPA
4 1 (2.38%) JSF
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Struts
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) DataPower
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (30.95%) High Availability
3 11 (26.19%) Time Management
4 9 (21.43%) Change Control
5 5 (11.90%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) RUP
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.38%) Case Management
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.38%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
3 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Groovy
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (4.76%) RHCE
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Data Guard
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.14%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
2 3 (7.14%) Opsview
3 1 (2.38%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) IBM
4 3 (7.14%) Software AG
4 3 (7.14%) Splunk
4 3 (7.14%) webMethods
5 1 (2.38%) CA
5 1 (2.38%) Infor
5 1 (2.38%) Rally
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) VMware