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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 196 137 179
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +42
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 75 141 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 1.48% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.88% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 78 41
Median daily rate £415 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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
7308 7508 6855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.21% 78.60% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4483 4280 3812
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 264 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 21 £375 -6.25% 3
Surrey -5 18 £425 -11.68% 5
Berkshire -26 17 £448 +11.87% 7
Buckinghamshire -16 14 £365 +12.30% 2
Kent -15 4 - - 3
West Sussex -31 1 - -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 81 (47.37%) SQL
2 66 (38.60%) Oracle
3 59 (34.50%) SQL Server
4 51 (29.82%) Linux
5 40 (23.39%) Microsoft
6 34 (19.88%) Migration
6 34 (19.88%) Replication
6 34 (19.88%) Security Cleared
6 34 (19.88%) High Availability
7 33 (19.30%) Oracle Database
8 32 (18.71%) Finance
9 30 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (16.37%) SC Cleared
12 27 (15.79%) Windows
13 26 (15.20%) Active Directory
13 26 (15.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (13.45%) SAN
14 23 (13.45%) Shell Script
14 23 (13.45%) T-SQL
14 23 (13.45%) Java
15 22 (12.87%) Unix
16 21 (12.28%) PL/SQL
17 19 (11.11%) Solaris
17 19 (11.11%) ETL
17 19 (11.11%) Data Migration
18 18 (10.53%) Korn
18 18 (10.53%) .NET

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 7 (4.09%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.51%) IIS
3 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.17%) Apache
5 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.17%) SAS
5 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.92%) SAP R/3
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.17%) Primavera
3 2 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.45%) SAN
2 7 (4.09%) iSCSI
3 6 (3.51%) Firewall
4 3 (1.75%) DNS
4 3 (1.75%) LDAP
4 3 (1.75%) NAS
5 2 (1.17%) DHCP
5 2 (1.17%) LAN
5 2 (1.17%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.58%) HTTP
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.58%) Skype
6 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.58%) VPN
6 1 (0.58%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (34.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (19.30%) Oracle Database
3 29 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (9.36%) Relational Database
5 16 (9.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (6.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (6.43%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (6.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (5.26%) Big Data
8 9 (5.26%) Data Mining
8 9 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
8 9 (5.26%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.92%) Maven
4 5 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.92%) Subversion
5 4 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.34%) Toad
6 3 (1.75%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.75%) Checkstyle
6 3 (1.75%) Cobertura
6 3 (1.75%) FindBugs
6 3 (1.75%) Hudson
6 3 (1.75%) Liquibase
6 3 (1.75%) Selenium
6 3 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.17%) Ant
7 2 (1.17%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.17%) Gradle
General
1 32 (18.71%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Banking
3 7 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.34%) Automotive
4 4 (2.34%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.17%) Billing
6 2 (1.17%) Electronics
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (26.90%) Developer
2 43 (25.15%) DBA
3 21 (12.28%) Consultant
4 18 (10.53%) SQL DBA
5 17 (9.94%) SQL Developer
6 15 (8.77%) Administrator
6 15 (8.77%) Architect
7 11 (6.43%) Field Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Oracle DBA
7 11 (6.43%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (5.85%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Sybase DBA
10 6 (3.51%) AIX Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (2.92%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.53%) .NET
2 8 (4.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (4.68%) REST
3 5 (2.92%) J2EE
3 5 (2.92%) SAP XI
3 5 (2.92%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (2.34%) PostGIS
4 4 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.75%) OAuth
5 3 (1.75%) OpenID
5 3 (1.75%) SAML
5 3 (1.75%) Spring
6 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.17%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.17%) HTML
6 2 (1.17%) JDBC
6 2 (1.17%) Struts
6 2 (1.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (1.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.88%) Replication
2 15 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.60%) Clustering
4 12 (7.02%) Statistics
5 9 (5.26%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.92%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.75%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.17%) User Experience
9 1 (0.58%) BYOD
9 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) New Media
9 1 (0.58%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.82%) Linux
2 27 (15.79%) Windows
3 22 (12.87%) Unix
4 19 (11.11%) Solaris
5 15 (8.77%) AIX
6 13 (7.60%) Windows Server
7 10 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.68%) CentOS
9 8 (4.68%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.92%) zOS
11 3 (1.75%) VMS
12 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.88%) High Availability
1 34 (19.88%) Migration
2 30 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (15.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 19 (11.11%) ETL
5 17 (9.94%) Data Modelling
6 16 (9.36%) ITIL
7 14 (8.19%) Capacity Management
7 14 (8.19%) DevOps
7 14 (8.19%) Service Management
8 13 (7.60%) Data Architecture
9 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (7.02%) SDLC
10 11 (6.43%) Database Tuning
11 10 (5.85%) ITSM
11 10 (5.85%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.26%) Change Management
12 9 (5.26%) Information Security
12 9 (5.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (47.37%) SQL
2 23 (13.45%) Java
2 23 (13.45%) Shell Script
2 23 (13.45%) T-SQL
3 21 (12.28%) PL/SQL
4 18 (10.53%) Korn
5 11 (6.43%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.26%) C#
7 8 (4.68%) Perl
7 8 (4.68%) Ruby
8 6 (3.51%) ABAP
9 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.92%) Python
10 4 (2.34%) C
11 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.17%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.17%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.17%) VBScript
13 1 (0.58%) VB
13 1 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (19.88%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.26%) Degree
4 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.92%) MCITP
5 5 (2.92%) MCTS
6 4 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.17%) OCP
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.58%) CCNP
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.58%) MCSE
9 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (15.20%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.85%) Oracle Clusterware
4 7 (4.09%) NFS
5 6 (3.51%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.58%) Firmware
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.58%) UAG
8 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) vSphere
8 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (6.43%) Puppet
2 10 (5.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (5.26%) Data Guard
3 9 (5.26%) OVSD
4 8 (4.68%) SCOM
5 6 (3.51%) Nagios
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (2.92%) Foglight
6 5 (2.92%) Legato
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.34%) Ansible
8 3 (1.75%) OpenAM
8 3 (1.75%) OpenIDM
8 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.17%) SCCM
9 2 (1.17%) SELinux
10 1 (0.58%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.58%) vMotion
10 1 (0.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (38.60%) Oracle
2 40 (23.39%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.94%) Informatica
4 14 (8.19%) SAP
5 12 (7.02%) VMware
6 11 (6.43%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.26%) HP
8 8 (4.68%) Sybase
9 7 (4.09%) Veritas
10 5 (2.92%) Pega
11 4 (2.34%) IBM
12 3 (1.75%) ForgeRock
12 3 (1.75%) NetApp
13 2 (1.17%) Apple
13 2 (1.17%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.17%) Cisco
13 2 (1.17%) Citrix
13 2 (1.17%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.17%) Trillium
13 2 (1.17%) Xamarin
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