The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 157 151 174
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 299 305 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.42% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.81% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 194 166
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £383 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £67.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.20%
Performance Tuning
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in London

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in London

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
City of London +3 71 £475 -6.63% 26
Brentford - 3 £338 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £380 - 1
Canary Wharf +7 1 £475 -20.83%
Docklands, London +3 1 £575 -4.16%
Paddington - 1 £475 -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 339 (51.83%) SQL
2 224 (34.25%) Oracle
3 220 (33.64%) Finance
4 204 (31.19%) SQL Server
5 157 (24.01%) Linux
6 141 (21.56%) Banking
7 125 (19.11%) Java
8 121 (18.50%) Windows
9 117 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
10 109 (16.67%) UNIX
11 107 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 101 (15.44%) Microsoft
13 97 (14.83%) Oracle Database
14 95 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
15 88 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
16 81 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 77 (11.77%) Data Modelling
18 76 (11.62%) Replication
19 75 (11.47%) ETL
19 75 (11.47%) T-SQL
20 74 (11.31%) Performance Monitoring
21 72 (11.01%) C#
22 69 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
23 67 (10.24%) .NET
24 66 (10.09%) Relational Database
25 65 (9.94%) PL/SQL
26 64 (9.79%) Low Latency
27 63 (9.63%) Multithreading
28 61 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
29 60 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 26 (3.98%) Apache
1 26 (3.98%) WebLogic
2 23 (3.52%) IIS
3 19 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (1.22%) Jetty
6 8 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.07%) MQSeries
7 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.92%) NetWeaver
8 6 (0.92%) SAS
8 6 (0.92%) JBoss
9 5 (0.76%) Node.js
9 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.76%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.61%) nginx
10 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.92%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.31%) MS Office
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.14%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.92%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.76%) IntelliMatch
7 4 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.31%) Documaker
9 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.15%) RMDS
10 1 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
10 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.61%) GitHub
4 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.57%) DNS
2 40 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 36 (5.50%) SAN
4 29 (4.43%) LAN
5 24 (3.67%) WAN
6 19 (2.91%) NAS
7 18 (2.75%) DHCP
8 16 (2.45%) iSCSI
8 16 (2.45%) Internet
9 15 (2.29%) Multicast
10 14 (2.14%) LDAP
11 13 (1.99%) Firewall
11 13 (1.99%) HTTP
11 13 (1.99%) VoIP
12 11 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.53%) FCoE
14 9 (1.38%) Wireless
15 8 (1.22%) BGP
16 7 (1.07%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (31.19%) SQL Server
2 107 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (14.83%) Oracle Database
4 95 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
5 81 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 66 (10.09%) Relational Database
8 60 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 53 (8.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 39 (5.96%) MySQL
11 33 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (4.43%) RDBMS
13 25 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (3.52%) Big Data
15 21 (3.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 21 (3.21%) DB2
15 21 (3.21%) Hadoop
16 20 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
17 19 (2.91%) DataStage
17 19 (2.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (4.89%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.59%) Subversion
3 22 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.36%) Maven
4 18 (2.75%) TeamCity
5 14 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.83%) JUnit
7 11 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.22%) JIRA
9 7 (1.07%) Toad
9 7 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.92%) jMock
10 6 (0.92%) EasyMock
10 6 (0.92%) LoadRunner
10 6 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.76%) Xcode
11 5 (0.76%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.76%) Ant
11 5 (0.76%) Selenium
11 5 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 220 (33.64%) Finance
2 141 (21.56%) Banking
3 58 (8.87%) Investment Banking
4 30 (4.59%) Front Office
5 22 (3.36%) Retail
6 17 (2.60%) Games
7 14 (2.14%) Marketing
8 7 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.92%) Legal
9 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.76%) Billing
11 4 (0.61%) Advertising
11 4 (0.61%) Publishing
12 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.31%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 260 (39.76%) Developer
2 150 (22.94%) DBA
3 77 (11.77%) SQL DBA
4 52 (7.95%) Consultant
5 48 (7.34%) Administrator
6 46 (7.03%) Senior Developer
6 46 (7.03%) SQL Developer
7 45 (6.88%) Java Developer
8 38 (5.81%) Oracle DBA
9 36 (5.50%) Analyst
10 34 (5.20%) SQL Server DBA
10 34 (5.20%) Architect
11 33 (5.05%) Oracle Developer
12 26 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (2.75%) C++ Developer
14 17 (2.60%) Business Developer
15 16 (2.45%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.45%) SQL Server Developer
16 15 (2.29%) Systems Administrator
17 14 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (10.24%) .NET
2 47 (7.19%) HTML
2 47 (7.19%) Web Services
2 47 (7.19%) XML
3 31 (4.74%) Middleware
4 29 (4.43%) Spring
5 28 (4.28%) CSS
6 26 (3.98%) Hibernate
7 23 (3.52%) HTML5
7 23 (3.52%) jQuery
8 21 (3.21%) FIX Protocol
9 19 (2.91%) ASP.NET
10 16 (2.45%) .NET Framework
10 16 (2.45%) XSD
11 15 (2.29%) JSON
11 15 (2.29%) WCF
12 14 (2.14%) RESTful
12 14 (2.14%) Ajax
13 13 (1.99%) J2EE
13 13 (1.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.62%) Replication
2 61 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (7.65%) Clustering
4 37 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 33 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (2.75%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.60%) Fixed Income
7 17 (2.60%) Grid Computing
7 17 (2.60%) Derivative
7 17 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.60%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.29%) TWAP
8 15 (2.29%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.29%) VWAP
9 13 (1.99%) Equities
9 13 (1.99%) Open Source
9 13 (1.99%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.68%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.22%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 157 (24.01%) Linux
2 121 (18.50%) Windows
3 109 (16.67%) UNIX
4 47 (7.19%) Solaris
5 34 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.75%) AIX
8 14 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.53%) CentOS
10 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.46%) Debian
12 3 (0.46%) HPUX
12 3 (0.46%) Android
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.15%) SUSE
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (11.77%) Data Modelling
4 75 (11.47%) ETL
5 74 (11.31%) Performance Monitoring
6 64 (9.79%) Low Latency
7 63 (9.63%) Multithreading
8 57 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (8.10%) Database Tuning
10 51 (7.80%) Scrum
10 51 (7.80%) Analytics
11 47 (7.19%) TDD
12 39 (5.96%) OO
13 38 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
14 33 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (4.89%) Migration
16 28 (4.28%) MVC
16 28 (4.28%) Change Management
16 28 (4.28%) Database Security
16 28 (4.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 339 (51.83%) SQL
2 125 (19.11%) Java
3 75 (11.47%) T-SQL
4 72 (11.01%) C#
5 65 (9.94%) PL/SQL
6 59 (9.02%) Shell Script
7 43 (6.57%) JavaScript
8 32 (4.89%) Perl
9 30 (4.59%) C++
10 25 (3.82%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.52%) Python
12 16 (2.45%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.29%) Ruby
13 15 (2.29%) C
14 14 (2.14%) Assembly Language
15 12 (1.83%) VB
15 12 (1.83%) Korn
16 11 (1.68%) VBA
17 8 (1.22%) VBScript
17 8 (1.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 42 (6.42%) Degree
2 22 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.53%) MCITP
6 6 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.76%) MCTS
7 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.61%) MCSE
9 3 (0.46%) PhD
10 1 (0.15%) OCP
10 1 (0.15%) OCA
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.15%) RHCE
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.14%) QA
2 11 (1.68%) SLA
3 6 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.61%) COREP
5 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (6.88%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (5.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 33 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (3.52%) Active Directory
5 21 (3.21%) NFS
6 20 (3.06%) vSphere
7 10 (1.53%) HDFS
8 9 (1.38%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.38%) Apache Flume
8 9 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.22%) Xen
9 8 (1.22%) Hyper-V
9 8 (1.22%) SRDF
9 8 (1.22%) KVM
10 6 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.76%) Firmware
12 4 (0.61%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.31%) XenApp
13 2 (0.31%) XenServer
13 2 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (5.05%) Data Guard
2 20 (3.06%) Puppet
3 19 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (2.29%) Ansible
5 10 (1.53%) Nagios
6 9 (1.38%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.07%) Control-M
8 6 (0.92%) Oozie
8 6 (0.92%) Ambari
9 5 (0.76%) Cobbler
9 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.46%) Kibana
10 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.31%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.31%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.31%) logstash
11 2 (0.31%) Opsview
Vendors
1 224 (34.25%) Oracle
2 101 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 60 (9.17%) Sybase
4 51 (7.80%) VMware
5 35 (5.35%) IBM
6 31 (4.74%) Business Objects
7 30 (4.59%) Cisco
8 26 (3.98%) HP
8 26 (3.98%) Red Hat
9 22 (3.36%) EMC
9 22 (3.36%) SAP
10 17 (2.60%) TIBCO
11 16 (2.45%) Intel
11 16 (2.45%) NetApp
11 16 (2.45%) Netezza
12 14 (2.14%) Sun
13 13 (1.99%) Informatica
14 12 (1.83%) Infoblox
15 10 (1.53%) Tableau
15 10 (1.53%) Juniper
London
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Energon People
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Hounslow
Networkers Plc
Rate: Up to UKP 320 per day
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