The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 184 173 157
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 62 91 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.95% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.23% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 36
Average daily rate £450 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £282 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.60
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.35%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 12 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
Berkshire +32 33 £450 -12.83% 6
Hampshire -10 10 £413 +3.12% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £400 +13.15% 5
Surrey -25 5 £350 -17.64% 5
Kent -11 2 £480 +30.16%
East Sussex +10 1 £500 +42.85% 2
West Sussex +4 1 - -
Oxfordshire -1 1 £325 -24.41% 2
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 81 (51.59%) Oracle
2 72 (45.86%) SQL
3 64 (40.76%) SQL Server
4 48 (30.57%) Linux
5 39 (24.84%) Oracle Database
6 36 (22.93%) Microsoft
7 34 (21.66%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (19.75%) Unix
9 29 (18.47%) Windows
9 29 (18.47%) PL/SQL
9 29 (18.47%) Finance
10 28 (17.83%) Shell Script
11 27 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (17.20%) Performance Monitoring
12 26 (16.56%) ETL
13 22 (14.01%) Database Tuning
14 21 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (13.38%) Migration
14 21 (13.38%) Informatica
15 20 (12.74%) DB2
15 20 (12.74%) SAP
15 20 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (11.46%) Analytics
17 16 (10.19%) Big Data
17 16 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (10.19%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (10.19%) Red Hat
18 15 (9.55%) PowerCenter
18 15 (9.55%) Java
18 15 (9.55%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (5.73%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.10%) Apache
2 8 (5.10%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.46%) SAS
4 5 (3.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.55%) Commerce Server
5 4 (2.55%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (2.55%) IIS
5 4 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.27%) JBoss
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.64%) CMS
8 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.55%) Fredhopper
2 4 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.91%) HFM
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.27%) Primavera
4 2 (1.27%) SAP R/3
4 2 (1.27%) SmartPlant
5 1 (0.64%) Endur
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.18%) SoftLayer
1 5 (3.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) SAN
2 5 (3.18%) Firewall
2 5 (3.18%) SNMP
2 5 (3.18%) SSL
2 5 (3.18%) VPN
2 5 (3.18%) Wireless
3 4 (2.55%) DNS
4 3 (1.91%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.27%) DHCP
5 2 (1.27%) FTP
5 2 (1.27%) IPsec
5 2 (1.27%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.64%) HTTP
6 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) Skype
6 1 (0.64%) SSH
6 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (40.76%) SQL Server
2 39 (24.84%) Oracle Database
3 27 (17.20%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (12.74%) DB2
5 16 (10.19%) Big Data
5 16 (10.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (9.55%) PowerCenter
7 14 (8.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
9 12 (7.64%) Hadoop
10 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (5.73%) Data Mining
12 9 (5.73%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (5.10%) Oracle Exadata
13 8 (5.10%) Oracle9i Database
14 7 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (4.46%) BusinessObjects XI
14 7 (4.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Jenkins
1 10 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (3.18%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.18%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.55%) Selenium
6 4 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.55%) Subversion
7 3 (1.91%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.91%) Checkstyle
7 3 (1.91%) Cobertura
7 3 (1.91%) FindBugs
7 3 (1.91%) Hudson
7 3 (1.91%) Liquibase
7 3 (1.91%) Maven
7 3 (1.91%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.64%) JUnit
8 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (18.47%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.46%) Automotive
4 6 (3.82%) Banking
4 6 (3.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.55%) Electronics
5 4 (2.55%) Marketing
6 3 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (24.20%) DBA
2 31 (19.75%) Developer
3 26 (16.56%) Administrator
4 21 (13.38%) Architect
5 19 (12.10%) Oracle DBA
6 16 (10.19%) Data Architect
7 12 (7.64%) Consultant
8 11 (7.01%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (7.01%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.37%) SQL DBA
10 8 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Informatica Administrator
11 6 (3.82%) SAS Administrator
11 6 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.18%) Field Engineer
12 5 (3.18%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
12 5 (3.18%) PL/SQL Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Unix DBA
13 4 (2.55%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.64%) XML
2 10 (6.37%) .NET
3 9 (5.73%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (5.73%) SAP XI
4 8 (5.10%) HTML
4 8 (5.10%) REST
4 8 (5.10%) Spring
5 7 (4.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 7 (4.46%) Web Services
6 6 (3.82%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.82%) Ajax
6 6 (3.82%) AppFabric
7 5 (3.18%) CSS
7 5 (3.18%) Grails
7 5 (3.18%) MDX
8 4 (2.55%) EDI
8 4 (2.55%) MSMQ
8 4 (2.55%) SOAP
8 4 (2.55%) WCF
8 4 (2.55%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.64%) Replication
3 9 (5.73%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.73%) Statistics
4 7 (4.46%) Clustering
5 6 (3.82%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.18%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.18%) PKI
7 4 (2.55%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.91%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.91%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.27%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.27%) HACMP
9 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.27%) Life Science
9 2 (1.27%) LPAR
9 2 (1.27%) User Experience
10 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.64%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.57%) Linux
2 31 (19.75%) Unix
3 29 (18.47%) Windows
4 16 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (9.55%) AIX
5 15 (9.55%) Solaris
6 14 (8.92%) Windows Server
6 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.27%) CentOS
9 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.66%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (17.20%) Performance Monitoring
3 26 (16.56%) ETL
4 22 (14.01%) Database Tuning
5 21 (13.38%) Migration
6 20 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (11.46%) Analytics
8 15 (9.55%) DevOps
9 14 (8.92%) Change Management
9 14 (8.92%) Data Migration
9 14 (8.92%) SDLC
10 13 (8.28%) Data Architecture
10 13 (8.28%) High Availability
11 12 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (7.64%) Translating Business Requirements
12 11 (7.01%) ITIL
12 11 (7.01%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.01%) Use Case
13 10 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.37%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.86%) SQL
2 29 (18.47%) PL/SQL
3 28 (17.83%) Shell Script
4 15 (9.55%) Java
5 11 (7.01%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.37%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.73%) Ruby
8 8 (5.10%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.10%) C#
9 7 (4.46%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.46%) Korn
9 7 (4.46%) Python
10 4 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.91%) Perl
12 2 (1.27%) ABAP
12 2 (1.27%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.27%) PHP
12 2 (1.27%) VBScript
12 2 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) Degree
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.91%) OCA
4 3 (1.91%) OCP
5 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (1.27%) MCITP
5 2 (1.27%) MCSA
5 2 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.91%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.92%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (7.01%) Oracle Clusterware
3 10 (6.37%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.55%) NFS
5 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.91%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.27%) GPFS
7 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.27%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (8.92%) Puppet
2 12 (7.64%) Nagios
3 11 (7.01%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (6.37%) Data Guard
5 7 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (4.46%) Tivoli
6 5 (3.18%) Ansible
7 4 (2.55%) Control-M
7 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.27%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.27%) logstash
8 2 (1.27%) OVSD
8 2 (1.27%) SCCM
8 2 (1.27%) WSUS
9 1 (0.64%) Cacti
9 1 (0.64%) collectd
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.64%) SCOM
9 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (51.59%) Oracle
2 36 (22.93%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.38%) Informatica
4 20 (12.74%) SAP
5 16 (10.19%) Red Hat
6 13 (8.28%) IBM
7 10 (6.37%) VMware
8 5 (3.18%) Remedy
8 5 (3.18%) Splunk
9 4 (2.55%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.55%) HP
10 3 (1.91%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.91%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.27%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.27%) Apple
11 2 (1.27%) Cognos
11 2 (1.27%) Intergraph
11 2 (1.27%) Trillium
11 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £451 - £601 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £399 - £451 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago