The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 102 93 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 23 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.03% 1.12% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.51% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £220 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Performance Tuning
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1784 1522 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.71% 73.92% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 907 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 81
Average hourly rate £26.09 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.42% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 August 2015.

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
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 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
Southampton +1 5 £385 +10.47%
Farnborough -1 4 - -
Gosport - 2 - -
Havant +7 1 £388 -13.88%
Basingstoke -4 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £325 - 2
Winchester - 1 - - 2
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 32 (74.42%) Oracle
2 24 (55.81%) Linux
3 21 (48.84%) Shell Script
4 19 (44.19%) Oracle Database
5 17 (39.53%) Red Hat
5 17 (39.53%) UNIX
5 17 (39.53%) SQL
5 17 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (37.21%) Oracle Clusterware
7 15 (34.88%) Solaris
8 13 (30.23%) AIX
8 13 (30.23%) SAN
8 13 (30.23%) IBM
9 12 (27.91%) Korn
10 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
10 11 (25.58%) Tivoli
10 11 (25.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 11 (25.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (23.26%) Sun
11 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
11 10 (23.26%) Maximo
12 9 (20.93%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (20.93%) Clustering
12 9 (20.93%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
15 6 (13.95%) .NET
15 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
15 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.63%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.65%) Liferay
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Maximo
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (9.30%) SmartPlant
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) IPsec
2 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.30%) MS Access
5 3 (6.98%) MySQL
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) DBA
2 12 (27.91%) Administrator
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (13.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.95%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) AIX Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Programmer
6 4 (9.30%) AIX Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.98%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 1 (2.33%) AIX Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) DevOps Specialist
9 1 (2.33%) ArcSight Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Specialist
9 1 (2.33%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.65%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.30%) Life Science
4 3 (6.98%) Statistics
4 3 (6.98%) Replication
5 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.65%) LPAR
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (39.53%) UNIX
3 15 (34.88%) Solaris
4 13 (30.23%) AIX
5 4 (9.30%) HPUX
6 3 (6.98%) Windows
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) ETL
5 2 (4.65%) Information Security
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Time Management
5 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.33%) High Availability
6 1 (2.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Shell Script
2 17 (39.53%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) Korn
4 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.30%) C#
6 4 (9.30%) Java
6 4 (9.30%) XAML
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) OCP
2 3 (6.98%) OCA
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) MCP
3 2 (4.65%) MCDBA
3 2 (4.65%) MCTS
3 2 (4.65%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (2.33%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle Clusterware
2 11 (25.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.65%) vCloud
4 2 (4.65%) Docker
4 2 (4.65%) GPFS
5 1 (2.33%) NFS
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.33%) OpenSSH
5 1 (2.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Tivoli
1 11 (25.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.65%) Puppet
5 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle
2 17 (39.53%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.23%) IBM
4 10 (23.26%) Sun
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) Intergraph
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Red Gate
8 1 (2.33%) ArcSight