The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 94 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 22 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.08% 2.40% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 3.28% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 16
Average daily rate
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£360 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £311 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £445 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1492 1280 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.21% 73.10% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 725 660
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £280 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 89 104
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Havant +2 3 £450 +12.50%
Fareham -4 2 £360 -
Farnborough -6 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £349 -
Basingstoke +3 1 - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Gosport - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (42.50%) SQL
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database
4 11 (27.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (25.00%) SAN
6 9 (22.50%) EMC
6 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
6 9 (22.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (17.50%) vSphere
7 7 (17.50%) C
7 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
7 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.50%) NetApp
7 7 (17.50%) VMware
7 7 (17.50%) Document Management
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (15.00%) Clustering
8 6 (15.00%) IBM

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) SAN
2 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) DNS
4 5 (12.50%) LDAP
4 5 (12.50%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) IPv4
5 1 (2.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.00%) SQLPlus
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (10.00%) MySQL
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.50%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.50%) Ant
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) DBA
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (15.00%) SQL DBA
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Real Time Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Architect
7 1 (2.50%) EMC Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XSD
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) ODBC
4 1 (2.50%) EDI
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) OLE DB
4 1 (2.50%) EDIFACT
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) HACMP
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.00%) EMC Centera
4 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Celerra
5 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) AIX
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (22.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Document Management
4 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.50%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Database Security
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.50%) C
3 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.50%) VBScript
4 3 (7.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.50%) Tcl
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) XPath
6 1 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (17.50%) vSphere
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (12.50%) OCFS2
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (22.50%) EMC
4 7 (17.50%) NetApp
4 7 (17.50%) VMware
5 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (15.00%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) IBM
6 5 (12.50%) JBoss
6 5 (12.50%) Dell
6 5 (12.50%) Sun
7 3 (7.50%) Intel
8 2 (5.00%) Brocade
8 2 (5.00%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) Apple
9 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
9 1 (2.50%) SAP