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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 144 146 137
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 104 99 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.12% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.55% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 59
Average daily rate
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£350 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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
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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
Hampshire -24 24 £350 -13.04% 12
Berkshire +19 20 £350 +27.27% 2
Surrey -1 19 £530 +76.66% 7
Oxfordshire +8 13 £350 -21.34% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £293 -16.42% 2
West Sussex +7 6 £290 - 1
East Sussex -1 5 £375 -9.09%
Kent -6 2 £475 +5.55% 6
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 103 (60.95%) SQL
2 66 (39.05%) SQL Server
3 59 (34.91%) Oracle
4 50 (29.59%) Windows
5 41 (24.26%) Linux
6 37 (21.89%) Microsoft
7 33 (19.53%) Oracle Database
8 29 (17.16%) T-SQL
9 28 (16.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (14.20%) UNIX
12 23 (13.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (12.43%) PL/SQL
13 21 (12.43%) C#
13 21 (12.43%) MySQL
13 21 (12.43%) Active Directory
13 21 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (12.43%) ETL
13 21 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (11.83%) SAN
14 20 (11.83%) Oracle RMAN
14 20 (11.83%) Performance Monitoring
15 19 (11.24%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (11.24%) Oracle RAC
15 19 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (10.65%) Clustering
17 17 (10.06%) Replication
17 17 (10.06%) MS Excel
17 17 (10.06%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 10 (5.92%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.55%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.96%) Apache
4 3 (1.78%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.78%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) Confluence
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.59%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) Node.js
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.59%) SAS
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.92%) MS Office
3 7 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) SAN
2 12 (7.10%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.92%) DNS
3 10 (5.92%) Firewall
4 8 (4.73%) LDAP
5 5 (2.96%) SSL
5 5 (2.96%) Kerberos
6 4 (2.37%) LAN
6 4 (2.37%) DHCP
6 4 (2.37%) VPN
6 4 (2.37%) 3G
6 4 (2.37%) 2G
6 4 (2.37%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.78%) LTE
7 3 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.78%) DMZ
7 3 (1.78%) Telnet
7 3 (1.78%) SNMP
8 2 (1.18%) SMS
8 2 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (39.05%) SQL Server
2 33 (19.53%) Oracle Database
3 28 (16.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (13.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (12.43%) MySQL
6 21 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (11.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (10.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (5.92%) Oracle9i Database
11 10 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (4.14%) DB2
13 6 (3.55%) SQLPlus
13 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
14 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
14 4 (2.37%) BusinessObjects XI
15 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Subversion
2 5 (2.96%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (2.96%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.37%) Ant
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.78%) Maven
4 3 (1.78%) JIRA
4 3 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.78%) Toad
5 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.59%) YourKit
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.59%) Gradle
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.59%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 16 (9.47%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.78%) Banking
3 3 (1.78%) Marketing
3 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.59%) Games
4 1 (0.59%) Electronics
4 1 (0.59%) Back Office
4 1 (0.59%) Military
4 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (33.14%) DBA
2 49 (28.99%) Developer
3 24 (14.20%) Administrator
4 22 (13.02%) Oracle DBA
5 21 (12.43%) SQL DBA
6 15 (8.88%) Consultant
7 13 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (5.92%) Architect
8 10 (5.92%) Microstrategy Developer
9 9 (5.33%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) MySQL DBA
10 6 (3.55%) Database Developer
11 5 (2.96%) Configuration Manager
12 4 (2.37%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.37%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.37%) Server Engineer
12 4 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (2.37%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.28%) .NET
2 12 (7.10%) HTML
2 12 (7.10%) XML
3 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.33%) jQuery
5 6 (3.55%) Web Services
5 6 (3.55%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (3.55%) LINQ
6 5 (2.96%) MDX
6 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.96%) WSH
6 5 (2.96%) CSS
7 4 (2.37%) ISPF
7 4 (2.37%) Ajax
8 3 (1.78%) WCF
8 3 (1.78%) JSON
8 3 (1.78%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Clustering
2 17 (10.06%) Replication
3 10 (5.92%) Visualisation
4 7 (4.14%) Statistics
4 7 (4.14%) HACMP
5 5 (2.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (2.96%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.37%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.78%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.18%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.18%) Wiki
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.59%) Celerra
9 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.59%) iPad
9 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.59%) Windows
2 41 (24.26%) Linux
3 24 (14.20%) UNIX
4 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.92%) AIX
6 10 (5.92%) Solaris
7 7 (4.14%) Windows 8
7 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.96%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.37%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.78%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.59%) CentOS
13 1 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.43%) ETL
1 21 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (11.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (8.28%) Dimensional Modelling
4 12 (7.10%) ITIL
4 12 (7.10%) Migration
4 12 (7.10%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (5.33%) Database Security
7 9 (5.33%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.33%) Document Management
7 9 (5.33%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.73%) MVC
8 8 (4.73%) TDD
9 7 (4.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (4.14%) Regression Testing
9 7 (4.14%) Scrum
9 7 (4.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 103 (60.95%) SQL
2 29 (17.16%) T-SQL
3 21 (12.43%) PL/SQL
3 21 (12.43%) C#
4 14 (8.28%) Java
5 13 (7.69%) C
6 11 (6.51%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.51%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.51%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.92%) VBScript
8 9 (5.33%) Perl
9 8 (4.73%) Python
10 7 (4.14%) C++
11 5 (2.96%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.37%) JCL
12 4 (2.37%) REXX
13 2 (1.18%) PHP
13 2 (1.18%) VBA
13 2 (1.18%) VB
13 2 (1.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.55%) MCSE
4 6 (3.55%) Degree
5 2 (1.18%) CCSP
5 2 (1.18%) CCNP
5 2 (1.18%) CCNA
5 2 (1.18%) OCP
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.18%) CCSA
5 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) CCSE
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.59%) MCTS
6 1 (0.59%) MCITP
6 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (12.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (11.24%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.14%) vSphere
6 5 (2.96%) OCFS2
6 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.96%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (2.96%) UAG
6 5 (2.96%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.18%) SRDF
9 1 (0.59%) Xen
9 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.59%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (8.28%) Data Guard
2 12 (7.10%) SCCM
3 5 (2.96%) SCOM
3 5 (2.96%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.37%) MAINVIEW
5 3 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.78%) Foglight
5 3 (1.78%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.78%) Legato
6 2 (1.18%) OpenView
6 2 (1.18%) Control-M
6 2 (1.18%) Netcool
7 1 (0.59%) WMI
7 1 (0.59%) WSUS
7 1 (0.59%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.59%) Puppet
7 1 (0.59%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 59 (34.91%) Oracle
2 37 (21.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.88%) IBM
4 14 (8.28%) Red Hat
5 13 (7.69%) VMware
5 13 (7.69%) HP
6 12 (7.10%) EMC
7 10 (5.92%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (5.33%) NetApp
8 9 (5.33%) Business Objects
9 8 (4.73%) Sun
10 7 (4.14%) F5
10 7 (4.14%) Dell
10 7 (4.14%) JBoss
11 6 (3.55%) BMC
12 5 (2.96%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.96%) Talend
12 5 (2.96%) Red Gate
12 5 (2.96%) Nortel
12 5 (2.96%) Cisco
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