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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 194 156 167
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 68 108 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.13% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.41% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 41
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £321 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
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
7206 7649 6953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.54% 79.89% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4361 4568 3825
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 £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 245 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Hampshire -2 18 £380 -24.00% 4
Berkshire +3 16 £475 +35.71% 2
Surrey -5 11 £379 +8.21% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £375 +15.38% 1
Kent +11 6 £461 +41.92%
Oxfordshire +6 4 - - 3
Sussex - 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
West Sussex -24 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 94 (50.81%) SQL
2 67 (36.22%) SQL Server
3 66 (35.68%) Linux
4 59 (31.89%) Oracle
5 43 (23.24%) Microsoft
6 40 (21.62%) Replication
7 39 (21.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (20.54%) Migration
8 38 (20.54%) Windows
9 37 (20.00%) High Availability
10 35 (18.92%) Security Cleared
11 32 (17.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (16.76%) SC Cleared
13 30 (16.22%) Unix
13 30 (16.22%) T-SQL
14 29 (15.68%) Shell Script
14 29 (15.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (15.68%) Oracle Database
15 28 (15.14%) Finance
16 27 (14.59%) SAN
17 26 (14.05%) Active Directory
18 25 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (13.51%) .NET
19 23 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
20 22 (11.89%) Relational Database
21 20 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 20 (10.81%) Clustering
21 20 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (10.81%) AIX
21 20 (10.81%) Solaris

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 11 (5.95%) Apache
2 8 (4.32%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.24%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.24%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.16%) nginx
4 4 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.62%) IIS
5 3 (1.62%) SAS
5 3 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.08%) Commerce Server
6 2 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.41%) MS Office
3 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.62%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.08%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.54%) GitHub
4 1 (0.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.59%) SAN
2 7 (3.78%) iSCSI
2 7 (3.78%) LDAP
3 6 (3.24%) Firewall
4 5 (2.70%) DNS
4 5 (2.70%) NAS
5 3 (1.62%) LAN
6 2 (1.08%) DHCP
6 2 (1.08%) WAN
7 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.54%) Skype
7 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (36.22%) SQL Server
2 39 (21.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (17.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (15.68%) Oracle Database
5 23 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (11.89%) Relational Database
7 20 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (7.03%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (6.49%) DB2
10 12 (6.49%) NoSQL
10 12 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (5.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (5.95%) RDBMS
12 10 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (4.86%) Big Data
13 9 (4.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.32%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.32%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.24%) Subversion
4 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.16%) JIRA
5 4 (2.16%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.62%) Gradle
6 3 (1.62%) Maven
6 3 (1.62%) Toad
7 2 (1.08%) Ant
7 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.54%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.54%) Selenium
8 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (15.14%) Finance
2 10 (5.41%) Banking
3 8 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.16%) Billing
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (27.03%) DBA
2 47 (25.41%) Developer
3 29 (15.68%) SQL DBA
4 22 (11.89%) Administrator
5 19 (10.27%) Consultant
6 15 (8.11%) SQL Developer
7 14 (7.57%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (5.95%) Field Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (4.32%) Architect
12 7 (3.78%) AIX Engineer
12 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Sybase DBA
13 6 (3.24%) SQL Analyst
14 5 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
14 5 (2.70%) Java Developer
14 5 (2.70%) MySQL Developer
14 5 (2.70%) Network Engineer
14 5 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.51%) .NET
2 9 (4.86%) REST
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 7 (3.78%) LAMP
4 7 (3.78%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (3.78%) OAuth
4 7 (3.78%) OpenID
4 7 (3.78%) SAML
5 6 (3.24%) J2EE
5 6 (3.24%) XML
6 5 (2.70%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.16%) HTML
7 4 (2.16%) Laravel
7 4 (2.16%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (2.16%) Memcached
7 4 (2.16%) Middleware
7 4 (2.16%) Symfony
7 4 (2.16%) Yii
8 3 (1.62%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.62%) Replication
2 20 (10.81%) Clustering
3 11 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.41%) Statistics
5 6 (3.24%) AS400
5 6 (3.24%) iSeries
6 5 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.16%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.62%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.62%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.62%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.62%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.62%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (35.68%) Linux
2 38 (20.54%) Windows
3 30 (16.22%) Unix
4 20 (10.81%) AIX
4 20 (10.81%) Solaris
5 14 (7.57%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.32%) CentOS
7 8 (4.32%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.70%) VMS
8 5 (2.70%) zOS
9 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.54%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.54%) Migration
2 37 (20.00%) High Availability
3 29 (15.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (10.27%) ITIL
7 18 (9.73%) Capacity Management
7 18 (9.73%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (8.65%) Data Modelling
9 15 (8.11%) Data Migration
9 15 (8.11%) ETL
10 14 (7.57%) Service Management
11 13 (7.03%) Information Security
11 13 (7.03%) Virtual Environments
12 12 (6.49%) Configuration Management
13 10 (5.41%) DevOps
13 10 (5.41%) ITSM
14 9 (4.86%) Analytics
14 9 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (4.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 94 (50.81%) SQL
2 30 (16.22%) T-SQL
3 29 (15.68%) Shell Script
4 19 (10.27%) Korn
5 18 (9.73%) Java
6 14 (7.57%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.95%) Perl
8 10 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.86%) C#
10 8 (4.32%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.78%) Python
12 4 (2.16%) ABAP
12 4 (2.16%) C
12 4 (2.16%) PHP
12 4 (2.16%) Ruby
12 4 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.62%) C++
14 2 (1.08%) VBScript
15 1 (0.54%) VB
15 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.32%) Degree
3 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.70%) MCITP
4 5 (2.70%) MCTS
5 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.08%) OCP
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.54%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.62%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.95%) Oracle Clusterware
4 9 (4.86%) NFS
5 8 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (3.78%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.62%) vSphere
9 2 (1.08%) vCloud
10 1 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.54%) Firmware
10 1 (0.54%) HDFS
10 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.54%) UAG
10 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (6.49%) Puppet
2 11 (5.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (5.41%) Data Guard
4 9 (4.86%) OVSD
5 8 (4.32%) SCOM
6 7 (3.78%) Ansible
6 7 (3.78%) OpenAM
6 7 (3.78%) OpenIDM
7 6 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.70%) Foglight
8 5 (2.70%) Legato
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (2.16%) Nagios
9 4 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Flashback
11 2 (1.08%) SCCM
11 2 (1.08%) SELinux
11 2 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (31.89%) Oracle
2 43 (23.24%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.73%) VMware
4 12 (6.49%) Informatica
5 10 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.41%) Sybase
6 9 (4.86%) HP
7 8 (4.32%) IBM
8 7 (3.78%) ForgeRock
8 7 (3.78%) Veritas
9 6 (3.24%) SAP
10 5 (2.70%) Pega
11 4 (2.16%) Sun
11 4 (2.16%) Zend
12 3 (1.62%) CommVault
12 3 (1.62%) EMC
12 3 (1.62%) Isilon
12 3 (1.62%) NetApp
13 2 (1.08%) AppDynamics
13 2 (1.08%) Splunk
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