The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 99 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.94% 0.42% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.51% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Median daily rate £363 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1166 778 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.55% 81.04% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 495 473
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 23
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -30 12 £363 +2.11%
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 24 (64.86%) Oracle
2 16 (43.24%) ITIL
3 12 (32.43%) Unix
4 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database
5 10 (27.03%) IaaS
5 10 (27.03%) Open Source
5 10 (27.03%) SaaS
5 10 (27.03%) PaaS
5 10 (27.03%) Linux
5 10 (27.03%) Change Management
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
6 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (21.62%) High Availability
7 8 (21.62%) HP
7 8 (21.62%) Solaris
7 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
7 8 (21.62%) Middleware
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
7 8 (21.62%) Migration
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (18.92%) Service Management
8 7 (18.92%) Data Management
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (18.92%) Problem Management

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) Tuxedo
4 2 (5.41%) WildFly
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) FileNet
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.70%) Sage 200
3 1 (2.70%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) IaaS
1 10 (27.03%) PaaS
1 10 (27.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Kerberos
1 4 (10.81%) LAN
1 4 (10.81%) LDAP
1 4 (10.81%) VPN
1 4 (10.81%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Adabas
6 4 (10.81%) PowerCenter
7 3 (8.11%) DB2
7 3 (8.11%) OLAP
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) CA Gen
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.41%) Advertising
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) DBA
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (13.51%) Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Server Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) OBIEE Designer
6 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Replication
2 4 (10.81%) CLARiiON
2 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Celerra
4 2 (5.41%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.41%) FlexPod
4 2 (5.41%) HP Storage
4 2 (5.41%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Unix
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 8 (21.62%) Solaris
5 5 (13.51%) HPUX
6 4 (10.81%) CentOS
7 3 (8.11%) MVS
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.41%) AIX
8 2 (5.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Change Management
2 10 (27.03%) Open Source
3 8 (21.62%) High Availability
3 8 (21.62%) Migration
4 7 (18.92%) Data Management
4 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
4 7 (18.92%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) Build Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
7 4 (10.81%) Change Control
7 4 (10.81%) Release Management
7 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) PHP
3 4 (10.81%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) Ruby
3 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) HP ASE
4 2 (5.41%) HPE ATP
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.41%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) HP
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) EMC
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco
5 4 (10.81%) Informatica
5 4 (10.81%) Sun
6 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.41%) Brocade
7 2 (5.41%) CA
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) Isilon
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Meridio
8 1 (2.70%) RedGate