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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 156 151 145
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 119 103 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.20% 1.13% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.51% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 46
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +17 33 £390 +16.85% 7
Hampshire -9 22 £400 +14.28% 5
Surrey -5 21 £350 -33.96% 10
Berkshire -4 18 £325 -7.14% 11
West Sussex -10 10 £343 +18.10%
Kent +13 9 £325 -31.57% 7
Oxfordshire -32 3 £380 +8.57% 1
Middlesex - 2 £338 -
Home Counties +2 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 121 (47.45%) SQL
2 102 (40.00%) Oracle
3 97 (38.04%) Linux
4 96 (37.65%) SQL Server
5 79 (30.98%) UNIX
6 64 (25.10%) Performance Monitoring
7 55 (21.57%) Oracle Database
8 48 (18.82%) Microsoft
9 45 (17.65%) Windows
9 45 (17.65%) Shell Script
10 43 (16.86%) Migration
11 42 (16.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 42 (16.47%) T-SQL
12 36 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 33 (12.94%) Red Hat
13 33 (12.94%) Clustering
14 32 (12.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 31 (12.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 31 (12.16%) AIX
15 31 (12.16%) Solaris
16 28 (10.98%) DB2
16 28 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
17 27 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 27 (10.59%) Java
17 27 (10.59%) Apache
18 26 (10.20%) Informatica
18 26 (10.20%) PowerCenter
18 26 (10.20%) IBM
18 26 (10.20%) Finance
19 24 (9.41%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (10.59%) Apache
2 22 (8.63%) Tomcat
2 22 (8.63%) WebSphere
3 18 (7.06%) IIS
4 15 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (4.31%) WebLogic
7 10 (3.92%) JBoss
7 10 (3.92%) SAS
8 8 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.96%) Commerce Server
10 5 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.18%) Oracle 10gAS
12 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.18%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.18%) nginx
13 2 (0.78%) Liferay
13 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) SPSS
3 2 (0.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.92%) Maximo
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.57%) Endur
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.57%) Fredhopper
4 3 (1.18%) SmartPlant
5 2 (0.78%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.39%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.14%) SoftLayer
2 8 (3.14%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.78%) Office 365
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.45%) SAN
2 14 (5.49%) Wireless
3 13 (5.10%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.92%) VPN
4 10 (3.92%) Firewall
5 9 (3.53%) DNS
6 8 (3.14%) SNMP
6 8 (3.14%) SSL
7 7 (2.75%) DHCP
8 6 (2.35%) LAN
9 5 (1.96%) Broadband
10 4 (1.57%) VoIP
10 4 (1.57%) HTTP
10 4 (1.57%) Network Security
11 3 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.18%) 802.11
11 3 (1.18%) BGP
11 3 (1.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 55 (21.57%) Oracle Database
3 36 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (12.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (12.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (10.98%) DB2
7 26 (10.20%) PowerCenter
8 24 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (5.10%) Relational Database
12 12 (4.71%) DB2 UDB
12 12 (4.71%) MySQL
13 11 (4.31%) RDBMS
13 11 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (3.14%) BusinessObjects XI
14 8 (3.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.96%) Maven
3 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.57%) Ant
4 3 (1.18%) JUnit
4 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.78%) Introscope
5 2 (0.78%) Subversion
5 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) Toad
6 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.39%) JIRA
6 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.39%) YourKit
General
1 26 (10.20%) Finance
2 14 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.53%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.96%) Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Billing
6 3 (1.18%) Retail
6 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (34.90%) DBA
2 64 (25.10%) Administrator
3 48 (18.82%) SQL DBA
4 31 (12.16%) Developer
5 26 (10.20%) SQL Server DBA
6 25 (9.80%) Consultant
7 22 (8.63%) Oracle DBA
8 14 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (4.31%) DB2 DBA
10 10 (3.92%) Server Administrator
11 9 (3.53%) Analyst
12 8 (3.14%) BizTalk Administrator
12 8 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.75%) SQL Developer
14 6 (2.35%) UNIX Administrator
14 6 (2.35%) Network Engineer
14 6 (2.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 5 (1.96%) Architect
15 5 (1.96%) SAP Consultant
15 5 (1.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.41%) .NET
2 20 (7.84%) XML
3 16 (6.27%) J2EE
4 14 (5.49%) HTML
5 13 (5.10%) Spring
6 12 (4.71%) CSS
7 11 (4.31%) Ajax
7 11 (4.31%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.92%) Web Services
9 8 (3.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (3.14%) MDX
9 8 (3.14%) SAP XI
9 8 (3.14%) Grails
10 7 (2.75%) JSON
10 7 (2.75%) Worklight
10 7 (2.75%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.35%) SAP Basis
11 6 (2.35%) Middleware
11 6 (2.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.94%) Clustering
2 24 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 22 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.63%) Replication
4 17 (6.67%) Statistics
5 12 (4.71%) FlexPod
6 8 (3.14%) Cryptography
6 8 (3.14%) PKI
7 7 (2.75%) Life Science
8 6 (2.35%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.57%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.78%) LPAR
12 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 97 (38.04%) Linux
2 79 (30.98%) UNIX
3 45 (17.65%) Windows
4 31 (12.16%) AIX
4 31 (12.16%) Solaris
5 27 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.57%) HPUX
9 4 (1.57%) CentOS
9 4 (1.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) SUSE
11 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.10%) Performance Monitoring
2 43 (16.86%) Migration
3 42 (16.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (9.41%) ETL
4 24 (9.41%) Capacity Planning
5 22 (8.63%) Data Migration
6 21 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (7.84%) ITIL
8 19 (7.45%) E-Commerce
9 17 (6.67%) CRM
9 17 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (6.67%) Analytics
10 13 (5.10%) DevOps
10 13 (5.10%) Change Management
10 13 (5.10%) Web Development
11 12 (4.71%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.71%) Database Tuning
11 12 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.31%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 121 (47.45%) SQL
2 45 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 42 (16.47%) T-SQL
4 27 (10.59%) Java
5 18 (7.06%) PL/SQL
6 16 (6.27%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.27%) PowerShell
7 13 (5.10%) Korn
7 13 (5.10%) C#
8 11 (4.31%) Ruby
9 10 (3.92%) Python
10 9 (3.53%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.35%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.57%) C++
12 4 (1.57%) R
12 4 (1.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (1.18%) XAML
13 3 (1.18%) C
13 3 (1.18%) Perl
14 2 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.49%) MCTS
4 14 (5.49%) Degree
5 7 (2.75%) MCITP
6 6 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.18%) OCP
7 3 (1.18%) OCA
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.18%) MCSA
7 3 (1.18%) CCNP
7 3 (1.18%) CCDP
8 2 (0.78%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.78%) MCP
9 1 (0.39%) MCSE
9 1 (0.39%) CISSP
9 1 (0.39%) CCNA
9 1 (0.39%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.53%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.96%) QA
3 3 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.18%) GxP
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (8.24%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (6.67%) Oracle Clusterware
3 11 (4.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 10 (3.92%) ISA Server
5 7 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.35%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.35%) vSphere
7 4 (1.57%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.78%) NFS
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.78%) vCloud
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.78%) Docker
8 2 (0.78%) GPFS
9 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.39%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
9 1 (0.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (7.06%) Tivoli
3 16 (6.27%) Puppet
4 12 (4.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 12 (4.71%) SCOM
4 12 (4.71%) Data Guard
5 11 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.92%) Nagios
7 8 (3.14%) BMC PATROL
7 8 (3.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (3.14%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.18%) cPanel
8 3 (1.18%) Webmin
8 3 (1.18%) Plesk
9 2 (0.78%) Cacti
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.39%) collectd
10 1 (0.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 102 (40.00%) Oracle
2 48 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 33 (12.94%) Red Hat
4 26 (10.20%) IBM
4 26 (10.20%) Informatica
5 21 (8.24%) VMware
6 18 (7.06%) SAP
7 13 (5.10%) Sun
8 11 (4.31%) HP
8 11 (4.31%) Remedy
9 9 (3.53%) BMC
10 8 (3.14%) Cisco
10 8 (3.14%) Splunk
11 5 (1.96%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.96%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.96%) Citrix
12 4 (1.57%) F5
13 3 (1.18%) Infoblox
13 3 (1.18%) Sourcefire
13 3 (1.18%) IronPort
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