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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 149 116 166
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +50
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 109 127 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 1.49% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.12% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £253 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £111.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -68.53%
Performance Tuning
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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
7186 5989 6139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.23% 70.41% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 3263 2982
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 236 335
Average hourly rate £21.99 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Surrey +14 44 £410 -3.52% 4
Hampshire -33 17 £400 +1.58% 7
Berkshire -7 14 £375 +7.14% 8
Buckinghamshire -15 11 £325 -16.93% 1
Kent -15 6 £338 -28.94% 1
Oxfordshire -27 5 £430 +32.30% 4
West Sussex 0 4 £325 - 1
East Sussex -12 2 £310 -8.14% 1
Sussex - - - - 1
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 137 (64.32%) SQL
2 76 (35.68%) SQL Server
3 66 (30.99%) Oracle
4 54 (25.35%) Linux
5 53 (24.88%) Windows
6 41 (19.25%) UNIX
7 39 (18.31%) Microsoft
8 32 (15.02%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (15.02%) ETL
9 28 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (13.15%) Performance Monitoring
10 27 (12.68%) Oracle Database
10 27 (12.68%) MySQL
10 27 (12.68%) .NET
11 25 (11.74%) SAN
12 24 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (10.80%) Dimensional Modelling
13 23 (10.80%) T-SQL
14 22 (10.33%) MS Excel
14 22 (10.33%) Load Balancing
15 21 (9.86%) Active Directory
15 21 (9.86%) Finance
16 20 (9.39%) C#
16 20 (9.39%) PL/SQL
16 20 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (8.92%) WebLogic
17 19 (8.92%) VMware
17 19 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (8.92%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 19 (8.92%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.23%) IIS
2 9 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.76%) Apache
4 7 (3.29%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.82%) JBoss
6 5 (2.35%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.88%) CMS
7 4 (1.88%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (1.41%) WordPress
8 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.94%) SAS
9 2 (0.94%) Drupal
9 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.10%) MS Office
3 11 (5.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.74%) SAN
2 12 (5.63%) Firewall
3 11 (5.16%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.69%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (4.23%) DNS
6 7 (3.29%) SSL
6 7 (3.29%) 3G
6 7 (3.29%) 2G
7 6 (2.82%) LDAP
7 6 (2.82%) DHCP
8 5 (2.35%) SMS
8 5 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.35%) BIG-IP
8 5 (2.35%) Nortel Alteon
8 5 (2.35%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.35%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (2.35%) TACACS
8 5 (2.35%) tcpdump
9 4 (1.88%) 4G
9 4 (1.88%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (35.68%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.02%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (12.68%) Oracle Database
4 27 (12.68%) MySQL
5 24 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (8.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (7.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (7.51%) Relational Database
8 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.76%) OLTP
12 7 (3.29%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.35%) OLAP
13 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (2.35%) SQLPlus
14 4 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 4 (1.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.29%) Subversion
3 5 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.41%) Xdebug
6 2 (0.94%) Ant
6 2 (0.94%) Maven
6 2 (0.94%) JIRA
6 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.47%) NUnit
7 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.47%) Moq
7 1 (0.47%) Hudson
7 1 (0.47%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 21 (9.86%) Finance
2 15 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.35%) Marketing
4 4 (1.88%) Banking
5 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (32.86%) Developer
2 48 (22.54%) DBA
3 27 (12.68%) Administrator
4 21 (9.86%) Consultant
4 21 (9.86%) SQL DBA
5 16 (7.51%) Microstrategy Developer
6 14 (6.57%) Database Developer
7 13 (6.10%) Architect
7 13 (6.10%) Oracle DBA
8 10 (4.69%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.23%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (4.23%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.29%) Security Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) Configuration Manager
11 6 (2.82%) Web Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Analyst
11 6 (2.82%) Network Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.68%) .NET
2 17 (7.98%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.04%) jQuery
4 13 (6.10%) Web Services
4 13 (6.10%) XML
5 10 (4.69%) HTML
6 7 (3.29%) J2EE
6 7 (3.29%) CSS
6 7 (3.29%) Middleware
6 7 (3.29%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.29%) LINQ
6 7 (3.29%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (2.35%) ODBC
8 5 (2.35%) WAP
8 5 (2.35%) WSH
8 5 (2.35%) HTML5
9 4 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.45%) Clustering
2 18 (8.45%) Visualisation
3 13 (6.10%) Statistics
4 9 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.29%) Replication
5 7 (3.29%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.35%) HACMP
7 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.88%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.41%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.94%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.94%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.47%) EMC Centera
10 1 (0.47%) iPad
10 1 (0.47%) Handset
10 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.35%) Linux
2 53 (24.88%) Windows
3 41 (19.25%) UNIX
4 13 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.16%) AIX
6 10 (4.69%) Solaris
6 10 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.29%) HPUX
8 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.41%) SUSE
12 1 (0.47%) Debian
12 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.02%) ETL
2 28 (13.15%) Performance Monitoring
3 24 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (10.80%) Dimensional Modelling
5 22 (10.33%) Load Balancing
6 19 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 16 (7.51%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (7.04%) Migration
9 14 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (6.10%) Workflow
11 12 (5.63%) Validation
11 12 (5.63%) ITIL
11 12 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (5.16%) Change Control
12 11 (5.16%) Configuration Management
13 10 (4.69%) MVC
13 10 (4.69%) Data Migration
14 9 (4.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 137 (64.32%) SQL
2 23 (10.80%) T-SQL
3 20 (9.39%) C#
3 20 (9.39%) PL/SQL
4 17 (7.98%) Perl
5 16 (7.51%) Java
6 15 (7.04%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.63%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.63%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.69%) VBScript
9 9 (4.23%) C
10 7 (3.29%) Python
11 6 (2.82%) C++
12 5 (2.35%) PHP
12 5 (2.35%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.88%) Korn
13 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.41%) ABAP
14 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.94%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.29%) MCSE
4 7 (3.29%) Degree
5 5 (2.35%) CCSP
5 5 (2.35%) CCNP
5 5 (2.35%) CCNA
5 5 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.35%) CCSA
5 5 (2.35%) CCSE
6 4 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) MCTS
8 1 (0.47%) MCITP
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.47%) OCP
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (6.10%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (5.63%) ISA Server
4 12 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.63%) Forefront TMG
4 12 (5.63%) UAG
5 8 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.35%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.35%) vSphere
7 4 (1.88%) OCFS2
8 2 (0.94%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.94%) NFS
8 2 (0.94%) Samba
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.47%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.47%) SRDF
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (7.04%) SCOM
2 13 (6.10%) SCCM
3 10 (4.69%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.35%) OpenView
4 5 (2.35%) Netcool
5 4 (1.88%) Control-M
5 4 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.41%) YaST
6 3 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.94%) nmon
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.47%) Legato
8 1 (0.47%) WSUS
8 1 (0.47%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 66 (30.99%) Oracle
2 39 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.92%) VMware
4 17 (7.98%) F5
5 16 (7.51%) MicroStrategy
6 14 (6.57%) IBM
6 14 (6.57%) Business Objects
7 12 (5.63%) HP
8 11 (5.16%) SolarWinds
9 10 (4.69%) EMC
9 10 (4.69%) Nortel
9 10 (4.69%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.23%) BMC
10 9 (4.23%) Sun
11 8 (3.76%) Cisco
11 8 (3.76%) NetApp
12 7 (3.29%) Ericsson
12 7 (3.29%) SAP
13 6 (2.82%) Informatica
14 5 (2.35%) Veritas
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