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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 126 178 153
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -25
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 132 70 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 0.78% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.07% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 42 46
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -17.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +29 42 £325 +9.24% 4
Berkshire +16 34 £400 +28.00% 15
Hampshire +3 20 £394 +39.62% 8
Surrey +21 17 £481 +6.94% 5
West Sussex - 8 £344 - 3
Kent +7 6 £288 -39.47%
Oxfordshire -17 4 £450 -7.69% 4
East Sussex -12 2 £475 +22.58% 2
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £500 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 124 (52.54%) SQL
2 99 (41.95%) Oracle
3 71 (30.08%) SQL Server
4 69 (29.24%) Linux
5 66 (27.97%) UNIX
6 61 (25.85%) Oracle Database
7 52 (22.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 50 (21.19%) Microsoft
9 46 (19.49%) Shell Script
10 44 (18.64%) Windows
11 38 (16.10%) .NET
12 35 (14.83%) Migration
13 34 (14.41%) PL/SQL
13 34 (14.41%) AIX
13 34 (14.41%) Security Cleared
14 33 (13.98%) XML
15 32 (13.56%) T-SQL
16 31 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
17 30 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (11.86%) SC Cleared
19 27 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 27 (11.44%) IBM
19 27 (11.44%) SAN
20 26 (11.02%) Clustering
20 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
21 25 (10.59%) JavaScript
21 25 (10.59%) C#
22 24 (10.17%) Red Hat
22 24 (10.17%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (9.75%) WebLogic
2 21 (8.90%) WebSphere
3 20 (8.47%) Apache
4 19 (8.05%) SharePoint
5 15 (6.36%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (5.93%) IIS
7 11 (4.66%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.81%) Oracle 10gAS
8 9 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (3.39%) JBoss
10 6 (2.54%) SAS
10 6 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.69%) Commerce Server
11 4 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.27%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.27%) Lync
12 3 (1.27%) CMS
12 3 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) SPSS
3 2 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (7.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (5.93%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (4.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.97%) Maximo
5 6 (2.54%) SmartPlant
6 3 (1.27%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.85%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.85%) Endur
7 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.54%) PaaS
3 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.27%) SaaS
5 2 (0.85%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.85%) IaaS
5 2 (0.85%) Office 365
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.44%) SAN
2 12 (5.08%) DNS
2 12 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.24%) Firewall
4 7 (2.97%) DHCP
5 6 (2.54%) Broadband
6 5 (2.12%) NAS
6 5 (2.12%) LAN
6 5 (2.12%) HTTP
6 5 (2.12%) Wireless
7 4 (1.69%) LDAP
7 4 (1.69%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.69%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.27%) Network Security
8 3 (1.27%) VoIP
8 3 (1.27%) WLAN
8 3 (1.27%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.27%) DSL
8 3 (1.27%) BGP
8 3 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (30.08%) SQL Server
2 61 (25.85%) Oracle Database
3 30 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (8.05%) PowerCenter
6 19 (8.05%) Relational Database
7 18 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (7.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (5.93%) RDBMS
10 13 (5.51%) DB2
11 10 (4.24%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (3.81%) Oracle Discoverer
13 8 (3.39%) MS Access
14 7 (2.97%) MySQL
14 7 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (2.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (5.93%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.54%) Subversion
4 5 (2.12%) Maven
5 4 (1.69%) Ant
5 4 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (1.69%) Moq
5 4 (1.69%) Hudson
5 4 (1.69%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.69%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.69%) NUnit
6 3 (1.27%) JUnit
7 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.85%) Introscope
7 2 (0.85%) Toad
8 1 (0.42%) JIRA
8 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (8.47%) Finance
2 12 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.08%) Banking
3 7 (2.97%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.54%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.69%) Billing
6 3 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (27.97%) DBA
2 53 (22.46%) Administrator
3 42 (17.80%) Developer
4 37 (15.68%) SQL DBA
5 22 (9.32%) Consultant
6 21 (8.90%) SQL Server DBA
7 18 (7.63%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (4.66%) Server Administrator
8 11 (4.66%) BizTalk Administrator
9 10 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.39%) Programmer
11 7 (2.97%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.54%) Analyst
12 6 (2.54%) Architect
12 6 (2.54%) SQL Developer
13 5 (2.12%) UNIX Administrator
13 5 (2.12%) Network Engineer
14 4 (1.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 4 (1.69%) AIX Engineer
14 4 (1.69%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.10%) .NET
2 33 (13.98%) XML
3 19 (8.05%) CSS
4 14 (5.93%) Middleware
4 14 (5.93%) Web Services
4 14 (5.93%) jQuery
4 14 (5.93%) .NET Framework
5 13 (5.51%) J2EE
5 13 (5.51%) ASP.NET
6 12 (5.08%) HTML
6 12 (5.08%) Ajax
7 10 (4.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (2.97%) Hibernate
8 7 (2.97%) SAP XI
9 6 (2.54%) Worklight
9 6 (2.54%) JSON
10 5 (2.12%) MDX
10 5 (2.12%) Spring
10 5 (2.12%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Clustering
2 23 (9.75%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.90%) Replication
4 17 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.81%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.39%) FlexPod
6 8 (3.39%) Statistics
7 6 (2.54%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.69%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.69%) Symmetrix
8 4 (1.69%) EMC Centera
8 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.69%) Symmetrix DMX
9 3 (1.27%) Life Science
9 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.85%) HACMP
10 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.42%) PKI
11 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (29.24%) Linux
2 66 (27.97%) UNIX
3 44 (18.64%) Windows
4 34 (14.41%) AIX
5 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (9.32%) Solaris
7 20 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (8.05%) HPUX
8 19 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.54%) CentOS
10 6 (2.54%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.69%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.03%) Performance Monitoring
2 35 (14.83%) Migration
3 31 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (10.17%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (8.90%) CRM
5 21 (8.90%) ETL
6 19 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.63%) Data Migration
7 18 (7.63%) Load Balancing
7 18 (7.63%) ITIL
8 17 (7.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (6.36%) Capacity Management
9 15 (6.36%) Incident Management
9 15 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (5.93%) MVC
11 12 (5.08%) Change Management
12 11 (4.66%) Database Tuning
13 10 (4.24%) OO
13 10 (4.24%) Change Control
14 9 (3.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 124 (52.54%) SQL
2 46 (19.49%) Shell Script
3 34 (14.41%) PL/SQL
4 32 (13.56%) T-SQL
5 25 (10.59%) JavaScript
5 25 (10.59%) C#
6 23 (9.75%) Java
7 15 (6.36%) Korn
8 12 (5.08%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.39%) XAML
9 8 (3.39%) ABAP
10 6 (2.54%) SAPscript
10 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.12%) C
12 4 (1.69%) C++
12 4 (1.69%) Perl
12 4 (1.69%) R
13 2 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.66%) Degree
3 11 (4.66%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.81%) MCTS
6 6 (2.54%) MCITP
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.85%) CCDP
7 2 (0.85%) CCNP
7 2 (0.85%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.85%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) GCIA
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) CCDA
8 1 (0.42%) CCA
8 1 (0.42%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) OCP
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) SLA
1 10 (4.24%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.12%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (5.93%) Oracle Clusterware
3 13 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.66%) ISA Server
5 10 (4.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 9 (3.81%) Active Directory
7 7 (2.97%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.97%) vSphere
8 4 (1.69%) NFS
9 2 (0.85%) Docker
9 2 (0.85%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.42%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.42%) UAG
10 1 (0.42%) Firmware
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (8.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (6.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (5.08%) Tivoli
3 12 (5.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (4.24%) SCOM
5 7 (2.97%) Data Guard
6 6 (2.54%) SCCM
7 4 (1.69%) OpenView
7 4 (1.69%) OVSD
8 3 (1.27%) SCSM
9 2 (0.85%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.85%) cPanel
9 2 (0.85%) Webmin
9 2 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.85%) Puppet
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.85%) Plesk
9 2 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.85%) WSUS
10 1 (0.42%) Cacti
Vendors
1 99 (41.95%) Oracle
2 50 (21.19%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.44%) IBM
4 24 (10.17%) Red Hat
5 22 (9.32%) VMware
6 21 (8.90%) HP
7 19 (8.05%) Informatica
8 14 (5.93%) Sun
9 13 (5.51%) Remedy
10 12 (5.08%) SAP
10 12 (5.08%) Business Objects
11 11 (4.66%) Cisco
12 9 (3.81%) NetApp
13 8 (3.39%) EMC
14 7 (2.97%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.97%) Adobe
15 6 (2.54%) Intergraph
15 6 (2.54%) F5
16 4 (1.69%) AppDynamics
17 3 (1.27%) Infoblox
Surrey
SEC Recruitment Limited
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Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago