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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 179 149 144
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 82 124 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 1.26% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.58% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 64 49
Median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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
6689 7861 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.40% 79.64% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4129 4807 3976
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 270 281
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Berkshire +10 23 £400 +14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 15 £425 +8.28% 2
Hampshire +8 13 £380 +1.33% 5
Surrey 0 12 £370 +5.71% 7
Oxfordshire -2 9 £400 - 5
West Sussex -4 6 £388 +13.13%
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
East Sussex +1 1 - - 1
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 72 (51.06%) SQL
2 61 (43.26%) Linux
3 51 (36.17%) SQL Server
4 40 (28.37%) Oracle
5 37 (26.24%) Windows
6 30 (21.28%) Migration
7 29 (20.57%) Apache
8 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
8 28 (19.86%) High Availability
9 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (17.73%) Unix
10 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
11 24 (17.02%) MySQL
11 24 (17.02%) Configuration Management
12 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (16.31%) Replication
13 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
14 21 (14.89%) NoSQL
15 20 (14.18%) T-SQL
16 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
16 19 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (13.48%) Performance Monitoring
17 18 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (12.06%) VMware
18 17 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (12.06%) Java
18 17 (12.06%) AIX
19 16 (11.35%) ITIL
19 16 (11.35%) MS Excel
19 16 (11.35%) Red Hat

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 29 (20.57%) Apache
2 13 (9.22%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.80%) nginx
4 10 (7.09%) Apache Spark
5 8 (5.67%) Apache Pig
6 7 (4.96%) Apache Solr
7 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.55%) Commerce Server
8 5 (3.55%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.13%) Confluence
9 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.42%) GemFire
10 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.71%) JBoss
11 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.71%) SAS
11 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.13%) IaaS
4 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.42%) GitHub
4 2 (1.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) SAN
2 10 (7.09%) LAN
3 8 (5.67%) WAN
4 7 (4.96%) Kerberos
5 6 (4.26%) Firewall
6 5 (3.55%) LDAP
7 4 (2.84%) NAS
8 3 (2.13%) DNS
9 2 (1.42%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.71%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.71%) Skype
10 1 (0.71%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.02%) MySQL
3 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (14.89%) NoSQL
5 18 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (11.35%) Relational Database
8 13 (9.22%) Oracle Database
9 11 (7.80%) Big Data
9 11 (7.80%) CouchDB
9 11 (7.80%) MongoDB
9 11 (7.80%) Redis
9 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (7.09%) Apache Hive
10 10 (7.09%) DB2
10 10 (7.09%) Hadoop
10 10 (7.09%) HBase
11 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.93%) Git (software)
1 14 (9.93%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.80%) Mercurial
2 11 (7.80%) Subversion
3 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.96%) JIRA
5 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.42%) Gradle
8 2 (1.42%) JUnit
8 2 (1.42%) Toad
9 1 (0.71%) JMeter
9 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.84%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Billing
5 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (30.50%) Developer
2 29 (20.57%) DBA
3 26 (18.44%) SQL DBA
4 20 (14.18%) Administrator
5 14 (9.93%) Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) PHP Developer
7 10 (7.09%) E-Commerce Developer
7 10 (7.09%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
8 8 (5.67%) AS400 Support
8 8 (5.67%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (5.67%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (5.67%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Consultant
10 6 (4.26%) AIX Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Data Administrator
11 5 (3.55%) AS400 Administrator
11 5 (3.55%) ETL Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.55%) MySQL Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.64%) .NET
2 14 (9.93%) LAMP
2 14 (9.93%) LAPP Stack
3 11 (7.80%) AngularJS
3 11 (7.80%) Laravel
3 11 (7.80%) LEMP Stack
3 11 (7.80%) Memcached
3 11 (7.80%) Symfony
3 11 (7.80%) Yii
4 10 (7.09%) XML
5 9 (6.38%) Kafka
6 7 (4.96%) Apache Tez
6 7 (4.96%) JSON
6 7 (4.96%) Node.js
6 7 (4.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 6 (4.26%) HTML
7 6 (4.26%) REST
8 5 (3.55%) OAuth
8 5 (3.55%) OpenID
8 5 (3.55%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Replication
2 15 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.22%) AS400
3 13 (9.22%) iSeries
4 10 (7.09%) Clustering
5 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.96%) Grid Computing
6 6 (4.26%) Statistics
7 5 (3.55%) Data Extraction
8 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.13%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.13%) PMI
8 3 (2.13%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.26%) Linux
2 37 (26.24%) Windows
3 25 (17.73%) Unix
4 17 (12.06%) AIX
5 16 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.09%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.67%) CentOS
7 8 (5.67%) Solaris
8 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.26%) OS/400
9 5 (3.55%) VMS
10 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) Migration
2 28 (19.86%) High Availability
3 26 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.02%) Configuration Management
5 19 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (13.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (11.35%) ITIL
7 15 (10.64%) E-Commerce
8 14 (9.93%) ETL
8 14 (9.93%) MVC
9 13 (9.22%) Analytics
9 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.22%) Capacity Management
9 13 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.80%) Data Analysis
10 11 (7.80%) Data Migration
10 11 (7.80%) Refactoring
10 11 (7.80%) Release Management
10 11 (7.80%) Web Application Development
10 11 (7.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.06%) SQL
2 20 (14.18%) T-SQL
3 19 (13.48%) Shell Script
4 17 (12.06%) Java
5 12 (8.51%) PHP
6 10 (7.09%) C++
6 10 (7.09%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.38%) Korn
8 7 (4.96%) C
8 7 (4.96%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.26%) C#
9 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.26%) Python
10 5 (3.55%) ABAP
11 4 (2.84%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.13%) Perl
12 3 (2.13%) Ruby
13 1 (0.71%) VB
13 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.26%) Degree
4 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.71%) CCNP
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.71%) MCITP
8 1 (0.71%) MCTS
8 1 (0.71%) OCP
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) Data Quality
1 10 (7.09%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (7.09%) HDFS
5 9 (6.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (5.67%) Oracle Clusterware
6 8 (5.67%) vCloud
6 8 (5.67%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (4.96%) Apache Flume
8 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
8 6 (4.26%) vSphere
9 5 (3.55%) NFS
10 4 (2.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
10 4 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.13%) Docker
12 1 (0.71%) Firmware
12 1 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.35%) Puppet
2 11 (7.80%) Ansible
2 11 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (5.67%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (4.96%) Ambari
5 7 (4.96%) Oozie
5 7 (4.96%) SCOM
6 5 (3.55%) OpenAM
6 5 (3.55%) OpenIDM
6 5 (3.55%) SCCM
6 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
6 5 (3.55%) vRealize
7 4 (2.84%) vMotion
8 2 (1.42%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.42%) OVSD
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.71%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (28.37%) Oracle
2 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.06%) VMware
4 16 (11.35%) Red Hat
5 13 (9.22%) IBM
6 11 (7.80%) Zend
7 9 (6.38%) Cisco
8 7 (4.96%) Hortonworks
8 7 (4.96%) Teradata
9 6 (4.26%) AppDynamics
10 5 (3.55%) CommVault
10 5 (3.55%) ForgeRock
10 5 (3.55%) Splunk
11 4 (2.84%) SAP
11 4 (2.84%) Tableau
11 4 (2.84%) Veeam
12 3 (2.13%) Cognos
12 3 (2.13%) Isilon
12 3 (2.13%) Sun
12 3 (2.13%) Talend
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