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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 149 149 142
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 102 88 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 1.04% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.45% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 46
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £383 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.52% +15.20%
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
6866 6076 5403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.87% 72.14% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3791 3186 2665
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 256 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.50 £44.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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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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 -9 33 £400 -0.62% 12
Surrey +9 24 £425 -22.72% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £354 +17.83%
Berkshire -10 10 £425 +30.76% 2
Kent -11 8 £369 -26.25% 2
Oxfordshire -16 5 £430 +32.30% 4
West Sussex - 4 £325 - 2
East Sussex -10 2 £350 -
Sussex - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 115 (57.21%) SQL
2 67 (33.33%) Oracle
3 60 (29.85%) SQL Server
4 44 (21.89%) Windows
5 42 (20.90%) .NET
5 42 (20.90%) Microsoft
5 42 (20.90%) Oracle Database
6 40 (19.90%) Linux
7 38 (18.91%) UNIX
8 29 (14.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 28 (13.93%) PL/SQL
9 28 (13.93%) XML
10 27 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (12.94%) C#
11 26 (12.94%) Finance
11 26 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (12.44%) WebLogic
12 25 (12.44%) ETL
13 24 (11.94%) SAN
13 24 (11.94%) Load Balancing
14 23 (11.44%) Relational Database
15 22 (10.95%) Security Cleared
16 21 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (10.45%) T-SQL
17 20 (9.95%) SC Cleared
17 20 (9.95%) jQuery
18 19 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (9.45%) JavaScript
19 18 (8.96%) Oracle RMAN
19 18 (8.96%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (12.44%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.47%) IIS
4 10 (4.98%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.98%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.48%) CMS
6 7 (3.48%) Apache
7 6 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.99%) Oracle 10gAS
8 5 (2.49%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.49%) WordPress
10 3 (1.49%) JBoss
11 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.00%) Lync
11 2 (1.00%) SAP Portal
11 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.47%) MS Office
3 8 (3.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (5.97%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.99%) SmartPlant
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.50%) Endur
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) SaaS
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.00%) PaaS
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.94%) SAN
2 10 (4.98%) Firewall
3 8 (3.98%) DNS
3 8 (3.98%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (2.49%) BIG-IP
4 5 (2.49%) SSL
4 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.49%) DHCP
5 4 (1.99%) FTP
5 4 (1.99%) SMS
5 4 (1.99%) 3G
5 4 (1.99%) TACACS
5 4 (1.99%) 2G
5 4 (1.99%) tcpdump
5 4 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.99%) Nortel Alteon
5 4 (1.99%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (1.99%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.49%) Broadband
6 3 (1.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 42 (20.90%) Oracle Database
3 27 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (11.44%) Relational Database
6 19 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (6.47%) MySQL
9 11 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (4.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (4.48%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (3.98%) MS Access
12 8 (3.98%) OLTP
12 8 (3.98%) SQLPlus
13 6 (2.99%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.98%) Subversion
4 6 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.49%) NUnit
5 5 (2.49%) CruiseControl
5 5 (2.49%) MSBuild
5 5 (2.49%) Hudson
5 5 (2.49%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (2.49%) Moq
6 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.49%) Xdebug
8 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.50%) JIRA
9 1 (0.50%) Maven
9 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.50%) MSI
General
1 26 (12.94%) Finance
2 12 (5.97%) Banking
3 11 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.99%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
6 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (29.85%) Developer
2 41 (20.40%) DBA
3 26 (12.94%) Administrator
4 24 (11.94%) SQL DBA
5 19 (9.45%) Consultant
6 16 (7.96%) Oracle DBA
7 11 (5.47%) Database Developer
8 10 (4.98%) Architect
9 9 (4.48%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (4.48%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.48%) Programmer
10 8 (3.98%) Microstrategy Developer
11 7 (3.48%) BizTalk Administrator
12 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.99%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.99%) Security Engineer
12 6 (2.99%) Configuration Manager
13 5 (2.49%) SharePoint Developer
13 5 (2.49%) Designer
13 5 (2.49%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.90%) .NET
2 28 (13.93%) XML
3 20 (9.95%) jQuery
4 18 (8.96%) Web Services
5 17 (8.46%) ASP.NET
6 14 (6.97%) CSS
7 13 (6.47%) .NET Framework
8 12 (5.97%) Middleware
9 7 (3.48%) Ajax
9 7 (3.48%) J2EE
9 7 (3.48%) HTML
10 6 (2.99%) XSLT
10 6 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (2.49%) ODBC
11 5 (2.49%) XSD
12 4 (1.99%) WAP
12 4 (1.99%) WinForms
12 4 (1.99%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.96%) Clustering
1 18 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.47%) Statistics
3 10 (4.98%) Visualisation
4 9 (4.48%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.98%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.99%) Replication
8 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.49%) Life Science
9 3 (1.49%) HACMP
10 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.00%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.50%) PKI
11 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.50%) Open Source
11 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.89%) Windows
2 40 (19.90%) Linux
3 38 (18.91%) UNIX
4 15 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (7.46%) AIX
5 11 (5.47%) HPUX
6 9 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.48%) Solaris
7 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.49%) SUSE
11 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.50%) CentOS
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 25 (12.44%) ETL
3 24 (11.94%) Load Balancing
4 21 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (7.96%) Migration
6 15 (7.46%) Change Control
6 15 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (6.97%) MVC
7 14 (6.97%) Dimensional Modelling
8 13 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (6.47%) ITIL
9 12 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (5.47%) Workflow
10 11 (5.47%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.47%) CRM
10 11 (5.47%) OO
11 10 (4.98%) Validation
11 10 (4.98%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (4.48%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (57.21%) SQL
2 28 (13.93%) PL/SQL
3 26 (12.94%) C#
4 21 (10.45%) T-SQL
5 19 (9.45%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.46%) Shell Script
7 16 (7.96%) Perl
8 15 (7.46%) Java
9 13 (6.47%) PowerShell
9 13 (6.47%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.98%) ABAP
10 8 (3.98%) XAML
11 7 (3.48%) Korn
12 4 (1.99%) C
12 4 (1.99%) C++
12 4 (1.99%) VBScript
12 4 (1.99%) SAPscript
13 3 (1.49%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (10.95%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.48%) Degree
5 5 (2.49%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.99%) MCSE
6 4 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.99%) CCSP
6 4 (1.99%) CCNP
6 4 (1.99%) CCNA
6 4 (1.99%) CCSA
6 4 (1.99%) CCSE
6 4 (1.99%) MCTS
7 2 (1.00%) MCITP
8 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.98%) SLA
2 2 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (8.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (7.46%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (7.46%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.97%) ISA Server
4 11 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.47%) UAG
5 10 (4.98%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (2.49%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.49%) vSphere
8 3 (1.49%) OCFS2
8 3 (1.49%) NFS
9 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.00%) Samba
9 2 (1.00%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.50%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.50%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (7.46%) SCOM
2 13 (6.47%) SCCM
3 10 (4.98%) Data Guard
4 9 (4.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.99%) OpenView
6 4 (1.99%) Netcool
7 3 (1.49%) YaST
7 3 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.49%) Control-M
8 2 (1.00%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.00%) nmon
8 2 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.50%) WSUS
9 1 (0.50%) OVSD
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.50%) Legato
Vendors
1 67 (33.33%) Oracle
2 42 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.96%) VMware
4 16 (7.96%) F5
5 14 (6.97%) IBM
6 12 (5.97%) SAP
7 11 (5.47%) Business Objects
8 10 (4.98%) HP
9 9 (4.48%) SolarWinds
9 9 (4.48%) Cisco
9 9 (4.48%) Sun
9 9 (4.48%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.48%) BMC
10 8 (3.98%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (3.48%) Nortel
12 6 (2.99%) Adobe
12 6 (2.99%) Informatica
12 6 (2.99%) Intergraph
13 5 (2.49%) EMC
13 5 (2.49%) NetApp
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