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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / North East
Rank 57 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 33 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.64% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 0.53% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £355 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -35.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £405 £385
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

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
793 748 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.43% 84.71% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 486 246
Median daily rate £388 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +12 29 £350 -1.40%
Northumberland - 4 £550 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 32 (69.57%) Oracle
2 31 (67.39%) Data Management
3 29 (63.04%) ITIL
3 29 (63.04%) Linux
3 29 (63.04%) Open Source
3 29 (63.04%) SaaS
3 29 (63.04%) PaaS
3 29 (63.04%) IaaS
4 27 (58.70%) Change Management
5 24 (52.17%) Windows
5 24 (52.17%) Oracle Database
6 19 (41.30%) PRINCE2
6 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (39.13%) DevOps
7 18 (39.13%) Problem Management
7 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 18 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (36.96%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
8 17 (36.96%) SQL
8 17 (36.96%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (34.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 16 (34.78%) Unix
10 15 (32.61%) DB2
10 15 (32.61%) High Availability
11 13 (28.26%) LDAP
12 12 (26.09%) AIX
12 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
12 12 (26.09%) MongoDB

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 11 (23.91%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.52%) Tuxedo
3 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
1 17 (36.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (2.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 29 (63.04%) IaaS
1 29 (63.04%) PaaS
1 29 (63.04%) SaaS
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (32.61%) DB2
4 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
5 11 (23.91%) Ingres
5 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
5 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.87%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
8 4 (8.70%) HBase
8 4 (8.70%) Mahout
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (6.52%) Big Data
9 3 (6.52%) OLAP
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) DBA
2 23 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (30.43%) Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.87%) Ingres DBA
5 5 (10.87%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
9 1 (2.17%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Big Data Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Data Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Hadoop Administrator
9 1 (2.17%) Operations Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) OpenCV
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (6.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Exalytics
4 2 (4.35%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Linux
2 24 (52.17%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) Unix
4 12 (26.09%) AIX
5 6 (13.04%) zOS
6 5 (10.87%) HPUX
6 5 (10.87%) MVS
6 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.52%) VME
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Data Management
2 29 (63.04%) ITIL
2 29 (63.04%) Open Source
3 27 (58.70%) Change Management
4 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (41.30%) PRINCE2
5 18 (39.13%) DevOps
5 18 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (39.13%) Problem Management
6 16 (34.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 15 (32.61%) High Availability
8 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (23.91%) Resource Management
9 8 (17.39%) Service Management
10 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
10 6 (13.04%) ETL
11 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
11 5 (10.87%) Database Tuning
11 5 (10.87%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.70%) R
4 3 (6.52%) COBOL
4 3 (6.52%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) IBM Certification
2 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (8.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Oracle
2 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.52%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.35%) CA
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) NetApp
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Sage