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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 150 140 142
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 99 108 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.23% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.72% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 55
Average daily rate
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£350 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
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
6709 6275 7158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.58% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3792 3477 3405
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 252 321
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 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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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
Surrey +11 32 £473 +11.17% 12
Berkshire +15 22 £350 +3.70% 2
Hampshire -32 13 £350 -13.04% 13
West Sussex +7 6 £290 -
East Sussex -6 5 £375 -9.09%
Oxfordshire -6 5 £350 -21.34% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £293 -16.42% 1
Kent -11 1 £475 - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 109 (60.56%) SQL
2 70 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 61 (33.89%) Oracle
4 56 (31.11%) Windows
5 42 (23.33%) Linux
6 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 31 (17.22%) UNIX
8 29 (16.11%) Oracle Database
9 27 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 26 (14.44%) SAN
11 24 (13.33%) ETL
11 24 (13.33%) T-SQL
12 23 (12.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (12.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (12.22%) MySQL
13 22 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (11.11%) C#
15 20 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (10.56%) Oracle RAC
16 19 (10.56%) VMware
16 19 (10.56%) Oracle RMAN
16 19 (10.56%) PL/SQL
16 19 (10.56%) Performance Monitoring
17 18 (10.00%) SCCM
18 17 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (9.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (9.44%) Oracle Database 10g
18 17 (9.44%) Clustering
18 17 (9.44%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (6.11%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.78%) Apache
5 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.67%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.11%) IIS
7 2 (1.11%) Confluence
7 2 (1.11%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.11%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.56%) Node.js
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.00%) MS Office
3 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.44%) SAN
2 13 (7.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.11%) Firewall
4 10 (5.56%) DNS
5 8 (4.44%) LDAP
6 5 (2.78%) Kerberos
6 5 (2.78%) SSL
6 5 (2.78%) DHCP
7 4 (2.22%) 3G
7 4 (2.22%) 2G
7 4 (2.22%) FTP
7 4 (2.22%) LAN
7 4 (2.22%) VPN
7 4 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (1.67%) Nortel Alteon
8 3 (1.67%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (1.67%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.67%) tcpdump
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.11%) Oracle Database
3 23 (12.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (12.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (12.22%) MySQL
5 21 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (9.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (9.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (3.89%) Relational Database
14 6 (3.33%) SQLPlus
14 6 (3.33%) DB2
15 3 (1.67%) Big Data
15 3 (1.67%) Apache Hive
15 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Subversion
2 5 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.22%) Ant
3 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.67%) JIRA
4 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.11%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.11%) Toad
5 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.11%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Gradle
6 1 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.56%) Hudson
6 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (8.89%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.22%) Banking
4 3 (1.67%) Marketing
4 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (28.89%) Developer
1 52 (28.89%) DBA
2 24 (13.33%) Administrator
3 20 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 20 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 19 (10.56%) Consultant
5 14 (7.78%) Architect
6 13 (7.22%) Microstrategy Developer
6 13 (7.22%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.44%) SQL Developer
8 7 (3.89%) Database Developer
8 7 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) MySQL DBA
10 5 (2.78%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 5 (2.78%) Configuration Manager
10 5 (2.78%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.22%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.22%) Server Engineer
11 4 (2.22%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.22%) .NET
2 11 (6.11%) XML
3 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.00%) jQuery
5 8 (4.44%) HTML
6 7 (3.89%) LINQ
6 7 (3.89%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (3.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (2.78%) Web Services
8 5 (2.78%) WSH
9 4 (2.22%) CSS
9 4 (2.22%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.22%) Ajax
10 3 (1.67%) JSON
10 3 (1.67%) MDX
10 3 (1.67%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (1.67%) DHTML
10 3 (1.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.44%) Clustering
1 17 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.78%) Replication
3 13 (7.22%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.89%) Statistics
4 7 (3.89%) HACMP
5 4 (2.22%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.67%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.11%) EMC Centera
7 2 (1.11%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.11%) Wiki
7 2 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Celerra
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.11%) Windows
2 42 (23.33%) Linux
3 31 (17.22%) UNIX
4 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.22%) AIX
6 12 (6.67%) Solaris
6 12 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.89%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.22%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.67%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.11%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.56%) CentOS
13 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.33%) ETL
2 22 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (10.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.89%) Dimensional Modelling
6 14 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (7.78%) Load Balancing
6 14 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (7.22%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (6.11%) Migration
8 11 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.56%) ITIL
10 9 (5.00%) Database Security
10 9 (5.00%) Document Management
10 9 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.44%) Change Management
11 8 (4.44%) MVC
11 8 (4.44%) TDD
11 8 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (3.89%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 109 (60.56%) SQL
2 24 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 20 (11.11%) C#
4 19 (10.56%) PL/SQL
5 15 (8.33%) Java
6 13 (7.22%) Shell Script
7 12 (6.67%) C
8 11 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.56%) Perl
9 10 (5.56%) VBScript
10 9 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (4.44%) Python
12 7 (3.89%) C++
13 5 (2.78%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.67%) Bourne shell
15 2 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (1.11%) JCL
15 2 (1.11%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.11%) REXX
15 2 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.89%) Degree
5 6 (3.33%) MCSE
6 3 (1.67%) CCSE
6 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.67%) CCSP
6 3 (1.67%) CCNP
6 3 (1.67%) CCNA
6 3 (1.67%) CCSA
7 2 (1.11%) OCP
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.11%) MCTS
8 1 (0.56%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.56%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (10.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (6.11%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.11%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (6.11%) UAG
3 11 (6.11%) ISA Server
4 7 (3.89%) vSphere
5 5 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.78%) OCFS2
6 3 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.11%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.11%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.11%) SRDF
8 1 (0.56%) Xen
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (10.00%) SCCM
2 13 (7.22%) Data Guard
3 12 (6.67%) SCOM
4 6 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.22%) Legato
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.67%) OpenView
6 3 (1.67%) Foglight
6 3 (1.67%) Netcool
6 3 (1.67%) Control-M
7 2 (1.11%) nmon
7 2 (1.11%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.56%) WMI
8 1 (0.56%) WSUS
8 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.56%) YUM
8 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (33.89%) Oracle
2 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.56%) VMware
4 16 (8.89%) IBM
5 15 (8.33%) HP
6 14 (7.78%) F5
7 13 (7.22%) Red Hat
7 13 (7.22%) EMC
7 13 (7.22%) MicroStrategy
8 11 (6.11%) SolarWinds
9 9 (5.00%) NetApp
9 9 (5.00%) Sun
10 7 (3.89%) Business Objects
10 7 (3.89%) JBoss
10 7 (3.89%) Dell
11 6 (3.33%) Nortel
11 6 (3.33%) Cisco
11 6 (3.33%) BMC
12 5 (2.78%) Talend
12 5 (2.78%) Red Gate
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago