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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 164 155 141
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 320 365 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 1.45% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.89% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 217 223
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £51.15 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +28 104 £500 -9.09% 32
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 352 (57.24%) SQL
2 290 (47.15%) Oracle
3 216 (35.12%) SQL Server
4 181 (29.43%) Oracle Database
5 165 (26.83%) Finance
6 132 (21.46%) Banking
7 127 (20.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 124 (20.16%) Linux
9 123 (20.00%) UNIX
10 112 (18.21%) Java
10 112 (18.21%) Data Warehouse
11 109 (17.72%) ETL
12 108 (17.56%) Microsoft
13 107 (17.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 105 (17.07%) PL/SQL
15 98 (15.93%) Relational Database
16 97 (15.77%) Windows
17 95 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
18 89 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 86 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
20 80 (13.01%) Replication
21 75 (12.20%) Oracle RAC
22 74 (12.03%) Oracle Database 10g
23 71 (11.54%) Data Modelling
24 70 (11.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 69 (11.22%) T-SQL
26 67 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
27 66 (10.73%) Investment Banking
28 61 (9.92%) Migration
28 61 (9.92%) C#

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 35 (5.69%) WebLogic
2 29 (4.72%) IIS
3 24 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.60%) Apache
6 13 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.46%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.46%) Node.js
7 9 (1.46%) Confluence
8 8 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.98%) Jetty
10 5 (0.81%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.81%) nginx
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.49%) SAS
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.49%) CICS
Applications
1 42 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.95%) MS Office
3 5 (0.81%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.81%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.65%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.49%) RMDS
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.33%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.16%) Maximo
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.81%) GitHub
5 4 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.18%) HTTP
2 29 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.25%) SAN
4 16 (2.60%) LAN
5 15 (2.44%) DNS
5 15 (2.44%) Internet
6 14 (2.28%) Multicast
6 14 (2.28%) WAN
7 12 (1.95%) LDAP
8 11 (1.79%) SSL
8 11 (1.79%) NAS
9 10 (1.63%) BGP
9 10 (1.63%) Firewall
10 9 (1.46%) FTP
11 8 (1.30%) Wireless
12 7 (1.14%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.98%) FCoE
13 6 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (0.98%) OSPF
13 6 (0.98%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (35.12%) SQL Server
2 181 (29.43%) Oracle Database
3 127 (20.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 112 (18.21%) Data Warehouse
5 107 (17.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (15.93%) Relational Database
7 95 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 89 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 74 (12.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 70 (11.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 54 (8.78%) MySQL
12 45 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 41 (6.67%) RDBMS
14 34 (5.53%) SQL Server 2005
15 29 (4.72%) Oracle ODI
16 28 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
16 28 (4.55%) NoSQL
17 27 (4.39%) OLTP
18 25 (4.07%) OLAP
18 25 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (3.58%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.44%) Subversion
2 15 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (2.28%) Maven
4 13 (2.11%) JIRA
5 12 (1.95%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (1.46%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.14%) JUnit
9 6 (0.98%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.81%) Toad
10 5 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.65%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.49%) NUnit
12 3 (0.49%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.49%) Xcode
12 3 (0.49%) Ant
General
1 165 (26.83%) Finance
2 132 (21.46%) Banking
3 66 (10.73%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.39%) Financial Institution
5 21 (3.41%) Retail
6 15 (2.44%) Games
6 15 (2.44%) Front Office
7 13 (2.11%) Billing
8 9 (1.46%) Back Office
9 8 (1.30%) Publishing
10 6 (0.98%) Legal
11 4 (0.65%) Marketing
11 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.33%) French Language
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 236 (38.37%) Developer
2 177 (28.78%) DBA
3 77 (12.52%) SQL DBA
4 67 (10.89%) Oracle DBA
5 50 (8.13%) Consultant
6 44 (7.15%) Architect
7 41 (6.67%) Administrator
7 41 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
8 39 (6.34%) SQL Developer
9 38 (6.18%) Oracle Developer
10 33 (5.37%) ETL Developer
11 28 (4.55%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.39%) Analyst
13 26 (4.23%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.25%) MySQL DBA
14 20 (3.25%) SQL Server Developer
14 20 (3.25%) Oracle Consultant
15 15 (2.44%) Business Developer
15 15 (2.44%) Programmer
16 14 (2.28%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.78%) XML
2 52 (8.46%) Web Services
3 49 (7.97%) .NET
4 29 (4.72%) Middleware
5 27 (4.39%) HTML
6 25 (4.07%) Spring
6 25 (4.07%) CSS
7 19 (3.09%) JSON
8 18 (2.93%) jQuery
9 16 (2.60%) REST
9 16 (2.60%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.60%) XSD
10 15 (2.44%) ASP.NET
10 15 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (2.28%) Hibernate
12 12 (1.95%) JDBC
13 11 (1.79%) XSLT
13 11 (1.79%) WebCenter
13 11 (1.79%) HTML5
13 11 (1.79%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.01%) Replication
2 40 (6.50%) Clustering
3 30 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (4.23%) Derivative
6 18 (2.93%) TWAP
6 18 (2.93%) VWAP
7 13 (2.11%) Data Integration
7 13 (2.11%) Open Source
8 11 (1.79%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.63%) Equities
10 9 (1.46%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.30%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.30%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.14%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.14%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.14%) Wiki
12 7 (1.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 124 (20.16%) Linux
2 123 (20.00%) UNIX
3 97 (15.77%) Windows
4 39 (6.34%) Solaris
5 32 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.09%) Debian
7 15 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.11%) AIX
8 13 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.30%) Android
11 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.49%) zOS
12 3 (0.49%) CentOS
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.33%) SUSE
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (17.72%) ETL
2 86 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 67 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (9.92%) Migration
6 46 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 43 (6.99%) Low Latency
8 41 (6.67%) High Availability
9 40 (6.50%) Multithreading
10 36 (5.85%) Database Tuning
11 35 (5.69%) Capacity Planning
11 35 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (5.69%) ITIL
12 33 (5.37%) Analytics
13 31 (5.04%) OO
14 30 (4.88%) SOA
14 30 (4.88%) TDD
14 30 (4.88%) Release Management
15 29 (4.72%) Scrum
15 29 (4.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 352 (57.24%) SQL
2 112 (18.21%) Java
3 105 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 69 (11.22%) T-SQL
5 61 (9.92%) C#
6 46 (7.48%) JavaScript
7 44 (7.15%) Shell Script
8 39 (6.34%) Perl
9 29 (4.72%) Ruby
10 28 (4.55%) Python
11 17 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.95%) C
12 12 (1.95%) PHP
13 9 (1.46%) VBA
14 8 (1.30%) Korn
15 5 (0.81%) C++
16 4 (0.65%) Scala
16 4 (0.65%) VBScript
17 3 (0.49%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 32 (5.20%) Degree
2 28 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.25%) MCITP
4 16 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.79%) MCDBA
6 10 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.46%) MCTS
8 7 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.98%) OCP
9 6 (0.98%) ISEB
9 6 (0.98%) MCSE
9 6 (0.98%) MCSA
9 6 (0.98%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.49%) JNCIP
11 3 (0.49%) PhD
11 3 (0.49%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (0.98%) SLA
3 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) COREP
System Software
1 75 (12.20%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 26 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.79%) NFS
6 8 (1.30%) vSphere
7 7 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (0.98%) SRDF
9 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.49%) Xen
10 3 (0.49%) XenApp
10 3 (0.49%) Varnish
10 3 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.49%) KVM
11 2 (0.33%) HDFS
11 2 (0.33%) XenServer
12 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 41 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 19 (3.09%) Puppet
3 15 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.14%) Control-M
4 7 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.98%) SCOM
6 4 (0.65%) Nagios
7 3 (0.49%) SCCM
7 3 (0.49%) Cacti
7 3 (0.49%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.49%) Ionix
7 3 (0.49%) StatsD
8 2 (0.33%) Oozie
8 2 (0.33%) Ambari
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 290 (47.15%) Oracle
2 108 (17.56%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.15%) Business Objects
4 43 (6.99%) Sybase
5 28 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 27 (4.39%) IBM
7 22 (3.58%) Percona
8 18 (2.93%) Cisco
9 17 (2.76%) Informatica
10 16 (2.60%) VMware
11 14 (2.28%) SAP
12 12 (1.95%) EMC
12 12 (1.95%) Cognos
13 9 (1.46%) NetApp
13 9 (1.46%) Juniper
13 9 (1.46%) HP
13 9 (1.46%) Tableau
14 8 (1.30%) Intel
15 7 (1.14%) JBoss
15 7 (1.14%) Sun
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + 600 MAX
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARM Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Millennium Business Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £292 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £320 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago