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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 151 154 149
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 352 374 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.44% 1.49% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.92% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 236 220
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
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 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +21 114 £500 - 20
Docklands, London - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
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 19 September 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.

1 354 (55.23%) SQL
2 293 (45.71%) Oracle
3 219 (34.17%) SQL Server
4 183 (28.55%) Finance
5 173 (26.99%) Oracle Database
6 146 (22.78%) Banking
7 143 (22.31%) Linux
8 129 (20.12%) Java
9 128 (19.97%) UNIX
10 116 (18.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 108 (16.85%) Microsoft
11 108 (16.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 106 (16.54%) Windows
13 103 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
14 102 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
15 97 (15.13%) Relational Database
16 93 (14.51%) PL/SQL
17 90 (14.04%) ETL
18 87 (13.57%) SQL Server 2008
19 85 (13.26%) Replication
20 84 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 81 (12.64%) Oracle RAC
22 79 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
23 75 (11.70%) Oracle Database 10g
24 71 (11.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 70 (10.92%) Data Modelling
26 69 (10.76%) T-SQL
27 65 (10.14%) MySQL
28 64 (9.98%) Investment Banking
29 63 (9.83%) C#

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 28 (4.37%) IIS
3 26 (4.06%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.43%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.50%) Apache
6 13 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.72%) Node.js
7 11 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
9 8 (1.25%) Jetty
9 8 (1.25%) Confluence
10 7 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.94%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.78%) nginx
12 5 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.78%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.47%) CICS
Applications
1 45 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.87%) MS Office
3 5 (0.78%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.78%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.62%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.47%) RMDS
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.31%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.62%) GitHub
4 4 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.93%) TCP/IP
2 36 (5.62%) HTTP
3 25 (3.90%) DNS
4 23 (3.59%) SAN
5 20 (3.12%) LAN
6 18 (2.81%) WAN
6 18 (2.81%) Multicast
7 17 (2.65%) LDAP
8 13 (2.03%) Internet
9 12 (1.87%) NAS
10 11 (1.72%) SSL
11 10 (1.56%) BGP
12 9 (1.40%) Firewall
12 9 (1.40%) FTP
13 8 (1.25%) Wireless
13 8 (1.25%) FCoE
13 8 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (1.09%) HTTPS
15 6 (0.94%) EIGRP
15 6 (0.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (34.17%) SQL Server
2 173 (26.99%) Oracle Database
3 116 (18.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 108 (16.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 102 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
6 97 (15.13%) Relational Database
7 87 (13.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 84 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 75 (11.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 71 (11.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 65 (10.14%) MySQL
12 46 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 46 (7.18%) RDBMS
13 31 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
13 31 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
14 30 (4.68%) NoSQL
15 28 (4.37%) Oracle ODI
16 27 (4.21%) OLAP
17 26 (4.06%) Oracle Reports
18 25 (3.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (3.12%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (2.65%) Subversion
4 16 (2.50%) Maven
5 14 (2.18%) JIRA
6 13 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.25%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.09%) JUnit
9 7 (1.09%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.62%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (0.62%) ERwin
11 4 (0.62%) jMock
11 4 (0.62%) EasyMock
12 3 (0.47%) NCover
12 3 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 183 (28.55%) Finance
2 146 (22.78%) Banking
3 64 (9.98%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.21%) Financial Institution
5 21 (3.28%) Games
6 18 (2.81%) Retail
6 18 (2.81%) Front Office
7 11 (1.72%) Billing
8 9 (1.40%) Back Office
9 8 (1.25%) Legal
10 6 (0.94%) Marketing
10 6 (0.94%) Publishing
11 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.47%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.31%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 232 (36.19%) Developer
2 196 (30.58%) DBA
3 88 (13.73%) SQL DBA
4 69 (10.76%) Oracle DBA
5 51 (7.96%) Consultant
6 50 (7.80%) Administrator
7 49 (7.64%) Architect
8 41 (6.40%) SQL Server DBA
9 35 (5.46%) Oracle Developer
10 34 (5.30%) Java Developer
10 34 (5.30%) SQL Developer
11 32 (4.99%) Analyst
12 27 (4.21%) Senior Developer
13 26 (4.06%) ETL Developer
14 24 (3.74%) MySQL DBA
15 20 (3.12%) Business Developer
15 20 (3.12%) SQL Server Developer
16 18 (2.81%) Oracle Consultant
17 17 (2.65%) Business Objects Developer
18 15 (2.34%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.52%) XML
2 58 (9.05%) .NET
3 53 (8.27%) Web Services
4 31 (4.84%) HTML
5 29 (4.52%) Middleware
6 26 (4.06%) Spring
7 25 (3.90%) CSS
8 22 (3.43%) JSON
9 19 (2.96%) ASP.NET
9 19 (2.96%) XSD
10 17 (2.65%) REST
11 16 (2.50%) JMS
12 15 (2.34%) Oracle Fusion
12 15 (2.34%) jQuery
12 15 (2.34%) .NET Framework
13 14 (2.18%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.87%) JDBC
14 12 (1.87%) HTML5
15 11 (1.72%) WebCenter
15 11 (1.72%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.26%) Replication
2 59 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.18%) Clustering
4 32 (4.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (4.06%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.90%) Derivative
7 22 (3.43%) VWAP
7 22 (3.43%) TWAP
8 14 (2.18%) Visualisation
9 13 (2.03%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.72%) Open Source
10 11 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.56%) Equities
11 10 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.56%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.40%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.09%) Social Gaming
13 7 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 143 (22.31%) Linux
2 128 (19.97%) UNIX
3 106 (16.54%) Windows
4 49 (7.64%) Solaris
5 40 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.96%) Debian
7 14 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.03%) AIX
9 9 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.09%) CentOS
11 6 (0.94%) Android
12 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.47%) zOS
13 2 (0.31%) MVS
13 2 (0.31%) SUSE
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (14.04%) ETL
3 79 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (10.92%) Data Modelling
5 61 (9.52%) Low Latency
6 59 (9.20%) Migration
7 48 (7.49%) Multithreading
8 46 (7.18%) Performance Monitoring
8 46 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 45 (7.02%) High Availability
10 39 (6.08%) ITIL
11 38 (5.93%) Database Tuning
12 35 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (5.30%) Release Management
14 32 (4.99%) Change Management
14 32 (4.99%) Capacity Planning
15 31 (4.84%) OO
15 31 (4.84%) SOA
16 29 (4.52%) Analytics
16 29 (4.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 354 (55.23%) SQL
2 129 (20.12%) Java
3 93 (14.51%) PL/SQL
4 69 (10.76%) T-SQL
5 63 (9.83%) C#
6 51 (7.96%) Shell Script
7 45 (7.02%) JavaScript
8 34 (5.30%) Perl
9 25 (3.90%) Ruby
10 23 (3.59%) Python
11 22 (3.43%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.81%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.18%) C
13 14 (2.18%) C++
14 10 (1.56%) PHP
14 10 (1.56%) VBA
14 10 (1.56%) Korn
15 6 (0.94%) VBScript
16 4 (0.62%) VB
16 4 (0.62%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (4.21%) Degree
3 21 (3.28%) MCITP
4 15 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.72%) MCDBA
6 10 (1.56%) MCTS
6 10 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.94%) OCP
8 6 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.94%) MCSE
8 6 (0.94%) MCSA
9 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.62%) ISEB
9 4 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.47%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.47%) CCDP
10 3 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.90%) QA
2 6 (0.94%) SLA
3 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.31%) COREP
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 81 (12.64%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (5.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (3.90%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (2.03%) NFS
6 8 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 8 (1.25%) SRDF
7 7 (1.09%) HDFS
8 6 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.78%) vSphere
9 5 (0.78%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.62%) Varnish
10 4 (0.62%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.47%) XenApp
11 3 (0.47%) Xen
11 3 (0.47%) KVM
12 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.31%) XenServer
13 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 46 (7.18%) Data Guard
2 21 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 20 (3.12%) Puppet
4 9 (1.40%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.94%) SCOM
6 5 (0.78%) Oozie
6 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.78%) Ambari
6 5 (0.78%) Control-M
6 5 (0.78%) Nagios
7 3 (0.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.47%) Cacti
7 3 (0.47%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.47%) Ionix
7 3 (0.47%) SCCM
7 3 (0.47%) StatsD
7 3 (0.47%) Foglight
7 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.31%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 293 (45.71%) Oracle
2 108 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 57 (8.89%) Sybase
4 45 (7.02%) Business Objects
5 33 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 29 (4.52%) IBM
7 23 (3.59%) Cisco
8 22 (3.43%) Percona
9 20 (3.12%) Informatica
10 19 (2.96%) VMware
11 16 (2.50%) SAP
12 15 (2.34%) EMC
13 13 (2.03%) Intel
14 12 (1.87%) HP
14 12 (1.87%) Sun
15 10 (1.56%) NetApp
15 10 (1.56%) TIBCO
15 10 (1.56%) Tableau
16 9 (1.40%) Juniper
17 8 (1.25%) Cognos
Coulsdon, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £275 to £425 per day 6 months + Possibly higher rate for experts!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £200 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago