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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 146 163 147
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 125 85 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.87% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.21% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 47 50
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £516 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
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
7564 6998 6086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.17% 71.87% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3878 3156
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 276 269
Average hourly rate £32.75 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.52 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +30 36 £325 -8.77% 7
Berkshire +6 26 £400 +35.59% 8
Surrey +4 20 £381 -23.75% 6
Hampshire -6 20 £375 +15.38% 8
Kent -1 10 £400 -21.95% 2
West Sussex -9 9 £463 +10.11% 2
East Sussex -1 4 £350 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -13 3 £375 -21.05% 3
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 134 (58.26%) SQL
2 91 (39.57%) Oracle
3 69 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 58 (25.22%) Linux
5 57 (24.78%) Microsoft
5 57 (24.78%) Oracle Database
6 53 (23.04%) UNIX
7 51 (22.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 45 (19.57%) Windows
9 42 (18.26%) .NET
10 40 (17.39%) PL/SQL
11 37 (16.09%) Shell Script
12 34 (14.78%) XML
13 33 (14.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 31 (13.48%) Security Cleared
15 30 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (13.04%) WebLogic
16 28 (12.17%) T-SQL
17 27 (11.74%) ETL
17 27 (11.74%) SC Cleared
17 27 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
18 26 (11.30%) JavaScript
18 26 (11.30%) C#
18 26 (11.30%) AIX
18 26 (11.30%) HPUX
19 25 (10.87%) Migration
19 25 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 24 (10.43%) Oracle RMAN
20 24 (10.43%) Oracle RAC

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 19 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (5.65%) Apache
4 13 (5.65%) Oracle 10gAS
5 10 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.48%) IIS
8 7 (3.04%) SAS
9 6 (2.61%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.17%) JBoss
10 5 (2.17%) CMS
10 5 (2.17%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.30%) Lync
11 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.30%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.78%) MS Office
3 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) SPSS
5 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (8.26%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (7.83%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (2.61%) SmartPlant
6 3 (1.30%) Fredhopper
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.87%) Endur
7 2 (0.87%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.61%) PaaS
3 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.74%) SaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.87%) Office 365
5 2 (0.87%) IaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.43%) SAN
2 12 (5.22%) Firewall
3 11 (4.78%) DNS
4 8 (3.48%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.61%) BIG-IP
6 5 (2.17%) LDAP
6 5 (2.17%) DHCP
6 5 (2.17%) NAS
6 5 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.74%) Network Security
7 4 (1.74%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.74%) Broadband
7 4 (1.74%) HTTP
7 4 (1.74%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.30%) Internet
8 3 (1.30%) LAN
8 3 (1.30%) SSH
8 3 (1.30%) Wireless
8 3 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.87%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (24.78%) Oracle Database
3 30 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (9.13%) Relational Database
8 20 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (5.65%) PowerCenter
10 13 (5.65%) Oracle Discoverer
11 11 (4.78%) RDBMS
11 11 (4.78%) MySQL
11 11 (4.78%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (3.48%) MS Access
14 7 (3.04%) DB2
14 7 (3.04%) SQLPlus
14 7 (3.04%) BusinessObjects XI
14 7 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.48%) Subversion
4 5 (2.17%) Maven
4 5 (2.17%) NUnit
4 5 (2.17%) CruiseControl
4 5 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (2.17%) Moq
4 5 (2.17%) Hudson
4 5 (2.17%) MSBuild
4 5 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.30%) Ant
6 2 (0.87%) JUnit
6 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.43%) Toad
7 1 (0.43%) MSI
7 1 (0.43%) Introscope
7 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (9.57%) Finance
2 13 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.78%) Banking
4 7 (3.04%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.17%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (29.13%) DBA
2 49 (21.30%) Developer
3 43 (18.70%) Administrator
4 41 (17.83%) SQL DBA
5 21 (9.13%) SQL Server DBA
5 21 (9.13%) Consultant
6 19 (8.26%) Oracle DBA
7 11 (4.78%) BizTalk Administrator
8 9 (3.91%) Server Administrator
9 8 (3.48%) Programmer
10 7 (3.04%) Analyst
10 7 (3.04%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.61%) Database Developer
11 6 (2.61%) Architect
12 5 (2.17%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.17%) Network Engineer
12 5 (2.17%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.17%) SAP Consultant
13 4 (1.74%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (1.74%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.26%) .NET
2 34 (14.78%) XML
3 21 (9.13%) Web Services
4 20 (8.70%) CSS
5 19 (8.26%) Middleware
6 17 (7.39%) jQuery
7 16 (6.96%) ASP.NET
8 14 (6.09%) .NET Framework
8 14 (6.09%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (5.22%) HTML
10 11 (4.78%) J2EE
10 11 (4.78%) Ajax
11 7 (3.04%) SAP XI
12 6 (2.61%) SAP Smart Forms
12 6 (2.61%) XSLT
12 6 (2.61%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (2.17%) Spring
13 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.17%) ODBC
13 5 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.43%) Clustering
2 22 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.26%) Replication
4 12 (5.22%) Statistics
5 8 (3.48%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.48%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.17%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.74%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (1.74%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.74%) Open Source
8 4 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.74%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.74%) Symmetrix
8 4 (1.74%) EMC Centera
9 3 (1.30%) HACMP
9 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.30%) Life Science
10 2 (0.87%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.22%) Linux
2 53 (23.04%) UNIX
3 45 (19.57%) Windows
4 27 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (11.30%) AIX
5 26 (11.30%) HPUX
6 19 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.09%) Solaris
8 13 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.61%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.61%) CentOS
11 5 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.74%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.74%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.30%) SUSE
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.17%) Performance Monitoring
2 33 (14.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (11.74%) ETL
4 25 (10.87%) Migration
5 23 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 22 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
7 21 (9.13%) CRM
8 19 (8.26%) ITIL
8 19 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (7.83%) Data Migration
10 17 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (6.96%) MVC
12 14 (6.09%) Incident Management
12 14 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (5.65%) Capacity Management
13 13 (5.65%) Change Management
13 13 (5.65%) Configuration Management
14 12 (5.22%) OO
14 12 (5.22%) Change Control
14 12 (5.22%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 134 (58.26%) SQL
2 40 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 37 (16.09%) Shell Script
4 28 (12.17%) T-SQL
5 26 (11.30%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.30%) C#
6 23 (10.00%) Java
7 13 (5.65%) Perl
8 12 (5.22%) VB.NET
9 11 (4.78%) ABAP
9 11 (4.78%) Korn
10 8 (3.48%) XAML
11 6 (2.61%) SAPscript
11 6 (2.61%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.74%) C
12 4 (1.74%) C++
13 3 (1.30%) Python
13 3 (1.30%) R
14 2 (0.87%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.65%) Degree
4 9 (3.91%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.48%) MCTS
6 6 (2.61%) MCITP
7 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.30%) CCNP
7 3 (1.30%) CCNA
8 2 (0.87%) CCSE
8 2 (0.87%) MCP
8 2 (0.87%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.87%) CCSP
8 2 (0.87%) CCSA
9 1 (0.43%) GCIA
9 1 (0.43%) CCDA
9 1 (0.43%) CCDP
9 1 (0.43%) CCA
9 1 (0.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.22%) SLA
2 7 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (10.43%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.78%) ISA Server
4 10 (4.35%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.04%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.04%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (2.61%) NFS
7 5 (2.17%) vSphere
8 3 (1.30%) PowerHA
8 3 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (1.30%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.87%) Docker
9 2 (0.87%) GPFS
9 2 (0.87%) Samba
9 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.43%) UAG
10 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (10.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (6.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (3.91%) SCOM
4 7 (3.04%) Data Guard
4 7 (3.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (2.61%) SCCM
5 6 (2.61%) OpenView
6 4 (1.74%) OVSD
7 3 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.30%) YaST
7 3 (1.30%) SCSM
8 2 (0.87%) cPanel
8 2 (0.87%) Webmin
8 2 (0.87%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.87%) Plesk
8 2 (0.87%) WSUS
8 2 (0.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.87%) Netcool
8 2 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 91 (39.57%) Oracle
2 57 (24.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.13%) HP
4 20 (8.70%) VMware
5 19 (8.26%) SAP
6 18 (7.83%) IBM
7 17 (7.39%) Business Objects
8 14 (6.09%) Informatica
8 14 (6.09%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.65%) Remedy
10 10 (4.35%) NetApp
10 10 (4.35%) Cisco
10 10 (4.35%) Sun
11 8 (3.48%) EMC
12 7 (3.04%) 3PAR
12 7 (3.04%) F5
13 6 (2.61%) Adobe
13 6 (2.61%) Intergraph
14 5 (2.17%) Siebel
15 4 (1.74%) Greenplum
Dartford, Kent
Venturi
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Posted: 17 days ago
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iKonnect
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