The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 98 84 98
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 30 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 1.48% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.86% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 9
Average daily rate £405 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £326 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2043 2149 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.42% 74.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1223 856
Average daily rate £380 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 33
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Renfrewshire +4 14 £410 -3.52%
Edinburgh -6 9 £330 -
Glasgow -7 7 £375 -16.66% 7
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) SAN
3 17 (36.96%) Unix
4 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) Change Control
5 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) HP
6 11 (23.91%) Finance
7 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
10 7 (15.22%) Clustering
11 6 (13.04%) Change Management
11 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
11 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
12 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
12 5 (10.87%) Web Services
12 5 (10.87%) Replication
12 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (8.70%) Brocade
13 4 (8.70%) CLARiiON
13 4 (8.70%) Banking
13 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.70%) TDD
13 4 (8.70%) Scrum
13 4 (8.70%) EMC

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) ArcIMS
2 1 (2.17%) ArcSDE
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) DB2
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) GIS
6 1 (2.17%) Ingres
6 1 (2.17%) QlikView
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
1 2 (4.35%) JUnit
1 2 (4.35%) Maven
1 2 (4.35%) Moq
1 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.35%) WatiN
2 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.17%) ERwin
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Consultant
3 11 (23.91%) Storage Consultant
4 10 (21.74%) DBA
5 9 (19.57%) SQL Developer
6 7 (15.22%) SQL DBA
7 6 (13.04%) Backup Consultant
7 6 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
9 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Storage Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle DBA
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Flex
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) DOM
3 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) J2EE
3 2 (4.35%) JDBC
3 2 (4.35%) JMS
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) Ninject
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.87%) Replication
4 4 (8.70%) Celerra
4 4 (8.70%) CLARiiON
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.35%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) AIX
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Change Control
2 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
2 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.04%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) ETL
4 4 (8.70%) Scrum
4 4 (8.70%) TDD
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.52%) SDLC
6 2 (4.35%) Coaching
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.35%) Data Validation
6 2 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (4.35%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.35%) SCDPM
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Control-M
2 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) HP
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) 3PAR
4 4 (8.70%) Brocade
4 4 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) CommVault
5 2 (4.35%) Dell
5 2 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (4.35%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) Pega
5 2 (4.35%) Veeam
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Cognos
6 1 (2.17%) Informatica
6 1 (2.17%) Perforce
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