The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 48 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 21 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.83% 1.81% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.67% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
545 450 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.45% 67.77% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 220 278
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +72.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £17.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Welwyn Garden City -2 8 £310 -18.42%
St Albans +2 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £425 -
Watford - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
East of England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (82.05%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) Oracle
3 20 (51.28%) ETL
4 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) Finance
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (25.64%) Analytics
10 9 (23.08%) Tableau
10 9 (23.08%) Visualisation
10 9 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (23.08%) QlikView
10 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (23.08%) SAP
10 9 (23.08%) ERP
10 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
12 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
12 7 (17.95%) Web Services
12 7 (17.95%) XML
12 7 (17.95%) UNIX
12 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
12 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
13 6 (15.38%) Migration

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (23.08%) QlikView
5 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
6 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
7 6 (15.38%) Snowflake Schema
8 5 (12.82%) Star Schema
8 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
8 5 (12.82%) DTS
8 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (12.82%) MySQL
8 5 (12.82%) Big Data
8 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (10.26%) Data Mart
9 4 (10.26%) PowerCenter
10 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.26%) ERwin
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Developer
3 6 (15.38%) DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Team Leader
4 5 (12.82%) Data Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.13%) MySQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Database Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Database Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
1 7 (17.95%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) DHTML
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 5 (12.82%) ADO.NET
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
3 5 (12.82%) WinForms
3 5 (12.82%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (5.13%) Ajax
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) WSDL
5 1 (2.56%) JMS
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) XSD
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
5 1 (2.56%) WCF
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
2 5 (12.82%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) HACMP
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) UNIX
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ETL
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Analytics
4 9 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (23.08%) ERP
5 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
6 6 (15.38%) MVC
6 6 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
7 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) Data Management
7 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
7 5 (12.82%) Database Tuning
7 5 (12.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) VBScript
3 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Oracle
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) Tableau
3 9 (23.08%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Informatica
5 3 (7.69%) Vertica
5 3 (7.69%) Infobright
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
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