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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 21 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / South East
Rank 163 196 160
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -36
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 78 61 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.73% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.92% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 49
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
5739 6656 7227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.23% 79.98% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 3988 3999
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 286 241
Median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Berkshire +12 22 £394 -12.50% 3
Oxfordshire - 18 £510 - 4
Hampshire +17 16 £390 -5.45% 2
Surrey +18 9 £651 +97.12% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £400 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £403 -
Kent -1 3 £500 +4.16% 3
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 90 (54.55%) Linux
2 72 (43.64%) SQL
3 62 (37.58%) Oracle
4 50 (30.30%) SQL Server
5 48 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (23.64%) MySQL
7 38 (23.03%) Java
7 38 (23.03%) Apache
8 37 (22.42%) Unix
9 35 (21.21%) ETL
10 33 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 33 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (19.39%) Configuration Management
12 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
12 31 (18.79%) Git (software)
13 30 (18.18%) Windows
14 28 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (16.97%) Jenkins
15 27 (16.36%) High Availability
16 26 (15.76%) Security Cleared
16 26 (15.76%) ITIL
17 25 (15.15%) SC Cleared
17 25 (15.15%) NoSQL
18 24 (14.55%) Oracle Database
18 24 (14.55%) XML
19 23 (13.94%) C++
19 23 (13.94%) LAN
19 23 (13.94%) IBM
19 23 (13.94%) Shell Script

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 38 (23.03%) Apache
2 19 (11.52%) WebSphere
3 17 (10.30%) nginx
4 11 (6.67%) Apache Spark
5 9 (5.45%) Apache Pig
5 9 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (4.85%) Apache Solr
6 8 (4.85%) Commerce Server
6 8 (4.85%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.64%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.64%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.21%) Drupal
9 2 (1.21%) GemFire
10 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.61%) Confluence
10 1 (0.61%) JBoss
10 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Office
3 5 (3.03%) Simulink
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.64%) IaaS
4 2 (1.21%) GitHub
4 2 (1.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.94%) LAN
2 17 (10.30%) SAN
3 12 (7.27%) WAN
4 8 (4.85%) Kerberos
5 6 (3.64%) Internet
6 4 (2.42%) Firewall
6 4 (2.42%) Intranet
7 2 (1.21%) HTTP
8 1 (0.61%) 2G
8 1 (0.61%) 3G
8 1 (0.61%) DHCP
8 1 (0.61%) DNS
8 1 (0.61%) FTP
8 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.61%) IGMP
8 1 (0.61%) LDAP
8 1 (0.61%) SNMP
8 1 (0.61%) SSL
8 1 (0.61%) Telnet
8 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 39 (23.64%) MySQL
3 25 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 24 (14.55%) Oracle Database
5 23 (13.94%) Relational Database
6 18 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (9.70%) MongoDB
8 14 (8.48%) CouchDB
8 14 (8.48%) Redis
9 13 (7.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (7.27%) Big Data
10 12 (7.27%) HBase
10 12 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (6.67%) Apache Hive
11 11 (6.67%) Hadoop
12 10 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (5.45%) DB2
13 9 (5.45%) OLTP
13 9 (5.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (18.79%) Git (software)
2 28 (16.97%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.52%) JIRA
4 17 (10.30%) Talend Open Studio
5 15 (9.09%) Subversion
6 14 (8.48%) Mercurial
7 7 (4.24%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.82%) ProC
10 2 (1.21%) Gradle
10 2 (1.21%) JUnit
11 1 (0.61%) JMeter
11 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 15 (9.09%) Finance
2 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.85%) Publishing
4 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.82%) Retail
6 2 (1.21%) Advertising
6 2 (1.21%) Banking
6 2 (1.21%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (36.36%) Developer
2 18 (10.91%) DBA
2 18 (10.91%) ETL Developer
3 15 (9.09%) Administrator
3 15 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 14 (8.48%) PHP Developer
5 12 (7.27%) Analyst
5 12 (7.27%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 12 (7.27%) Symfony Developer
6 11 (6.67%) Architect
6 11 (6.67%) Consultant
6 11 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.06%) AIX Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.85%) AS400 Support
9 8 (4.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (4.85%) Technical Leader
10 7 (4.24%) Data Administrator
10 7 (4.24%) Report Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.55%) XML
2 17 (10.30%) JSON
3 15 (9.09%) LAMP
4 14 (8.48%) AngularJS
4 14 (8.48%) LAPP Stack
4 14 (8.48%) Laravel
4 14 (8.48%) LEMP Stack
4 14 (8.48%) Memcached
4 14 (8.48%) Node.js
4 14 (8.48%) Symfony
4 14 (8.48%) Yii
5 12 (7.27%) HTML
6 11 (6.67%) Middleware
7 10 (6.06%) Kafka
8 9 (5.45%) .NET
9 8 (4.85%) Ajax
9 8 (4.85%) Apache Tez
9 8 (4.85%) CSS
9 8 (4.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 8 (4.85%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Replication
2 11 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) AS400
3 9 (5.45%) Grid Computing
3 9 (5.45%) iSeries
4 8 (4.85%) Clustering
4 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.24%) Informatics
6 6 (3.64%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.42%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.42%) PMI
8 3 (1.82%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.21%) User Experience
9 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.61%) CMDB
10 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 90 (54.55%) Linux
2 37 (22.42%) Unix
3 33 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (18.18%) Windows
5 21 (12.73%) AIX
6 18 (10.91%) Solaris
7 10 (6.06%) CentOS
8 6 (3.64%) OS/400
8 6 (3.64%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.21%) ETL
3 32 (19.39%) Configuration Management
4 28 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (16.36%) High Availability
6 26 (15.76%) ITIL
7 23 (13.94%) Migration
8 20 (12.12%) MVC
9 19 (11.52%) Data Modelling
10 17 (10.30%) Analytics
10 17 (10.30%) TDD
10 17 (10.30%) Unit Testing
11 16 (9.70%) DevOps
11 16 (9.70%) E-Commerce
12 15 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (9.09%) OO
12 15 (9.09%) Release Management
12 15 (9.09%) Scrum
13 14 (8.48%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (43.64%) SQL
2 38 (23.03%) Java
3 23 (13.94%) C++
3 23 (13.94%) Shell Script
4 19 (11.52%) C
4 19 (11.52%) PHP
5 18 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 11 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.06%) Korn
9 9 (5.45%) C#
10 7 (4.24%) ABAP
10 7 (4.24%) Python
11 6 (3.64%) Perl
12 5 (3.03%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.61%) Ruby
14 1 (0.61%) VB
14 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.70%) Degree
4 10 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.64%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.42%) MCITP
7 4 (2.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) MCTS
8 1 (0.61%) OCP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.09%) QA
2 8 (4.85%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (6.67%) HDFS
1 11 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
1 11 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (6.06%) Docker
2 10 (6.06%) vCloud
2 10 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (5.45%) Oracle Clusterware
4 8 (4.85%) Apache Flume
5 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (13.33%) Puppet
2 15 (9.09%) Ansible
2 15 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (4.85%) Ambari
4 8 (4.85%) Oozie
5 7 (4.24%) SCCM
5 7 (4.24%) vRealize
6 6 (3.64%) SCOM
6 6 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.42%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (1.82%) vMotion
9 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.61%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.61%) Grafana
10 1 (0.61%) Graphite
10 1 (0.61%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.61%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 62 (37.58%) Oracle
2 33 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
4 23 (13.94%) IBM
5 17 (10.30%) Talend
6 14 (8.48%) Zend
7 11 (6.67%) VMware
8 9 (5.45%) AppDynamics
8 9 (5.45%) Cisco
8 9 (5.45%) Teradata
9 8 (4.85%) Hortonworks
9 8 (4.85%) Splunk
9 8 (4.85%) Tableau
10 6 (3.64%) TIBCO
11 5 (3.03%) Telerik
12 4 (2.42%) Informatica
13 3 (1.82%) Cognos
13 3 (1.82%) CommVault
13 3 (1.82%) SAP
13 3 (1.82%) Veritas
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