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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 90 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 31 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.41% 1.42% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.95% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £384 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £360 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £437 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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
1630 1229 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 74.19% 72.64% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 690 581
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 46 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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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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 £400 -15.78%
Basingstoke -3 2 £403 +11.03%
Fareham - - - -
Andover - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 5
Southampton - - - - 5
Winchester - - - - 1
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (63.64%) Oracle
2 26 (59.09%) Oracle Database
3 23 (52.27%) SQL
4 18 (40.91%) PL/SQL
4 18 (40.91%) WebLogic
5 14 (31.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (29.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
7 12 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 10 (22.73%) Load Balancing
9 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (22.73%) .NET
10 9 (20.45%) AIX
10 9 (20.45%) Linux
10 9 (20.45%) Document Management
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
11 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (15.91%) Data Structures
12 7 (15.91%) SQLPlus
12 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.91%) XML
12 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.91%) C#
12 7 (15.91%) VB.NET

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle 10gAS
2 5 (11.36%) GlassFish
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.09%) JBoss
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (13.64%) SmartPlant
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) SAN
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 4 (9.09%) LDAP
3 4 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) Oracle Database
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (15.91%) SQLPlus
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) MS Access
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) DBA
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (13.64%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Programmer
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.55%) Server Support
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (11.36%) Middleware
3 5 (11.36%) J2EE
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.55%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Data Structures
3 5 (11.36%) Client/Server
4 4 (9.09%) Statistics
4 4 (9.09%) HACMP
5 3 (6.82%) Data Extraction
5 3 (6.82%) Clustering
5 3 (6.82%) Life Science
6 2 (4.55%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.27%) Handset
7 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) AIX
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) HPUX
3 6 (13.64%) UNIX
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 9 (20.45%) Document Management
4 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) Change Control
6 5 (11.36%) Workflow
7 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) SOA
7 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) Coaching
8 3 (6.82%) ETL
8 3 (6.82%) Time Management
8 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.55%) Release Management
9 2 (4.55%) ERP
10 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) SQL
2 18 (40.91%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
3 7 (15.91%) C#
3 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
3 7 (15.91%) XAML
4 5 (11.36%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.82%) C
6 3 (6.82%) Korn
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) vSphere
3 4 (9.09%) OCFS2
4 2 (4.55%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.27%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) Intergraph
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Sun
5 4 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) Dell
5 4 (9.09%) EMC
5 4 (9.09%) NetApp
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Intel
6 1 (2.27%) Teradata