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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 148 165 146
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 123 79 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 0.86% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.17% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 38 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £361 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £281 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +3.89%
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
7253 6731 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.00% 73.60% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3719 3084
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 257 270
Average hourly rate £22.83 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 June 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 June 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 +20 35 £350 +29.62% 2
Hampshire +4 25 £470 +10.58% 11
Berkshire +12 24 £400 +16.36% 11
Surrey +4 14 £544 +27.94% 8
West Sussex - 9 £344 - 3
Oxfordshire -29 7 £380 +8.57% 2
Middlesex +3 2 £275 -11.29%
Kent -2 2 £306 -35.52% 4
Home Counties 0 1 - -
East Sussex -18 1 £475 +22.58% 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 June 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.

1 125 (55.56%) SQL
2 94 (41.78%) Oracle
3 76 (33.78%) SQL Server
4 75 (33.33%) Linux
5 74 (32.89%) UNIX
6 52 (23.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 49 (21.78%) Oracle Database
8 47 (20.89%) Shell Script
9 43 (19.11%) Microsoft
10 39 (17.33%) Migration
11 37 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 37 (16.44%) Windows
11 37 (16.44%) T-SQL
12 33 (14.67%) Security Cleared
13 31 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 31 (13.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (13.78%) Clustering
14 30 (13.33%) AIX
15 29 (12.89%) IBM
16 27 (12.00%) PL/SQL
16 27 (12.00%) SC Cleared
17 26 (11.56%) Solaris
17 26 (11.56%) SAN
17 26 (11.56%) Red Hat
18 25 (11.11%) ETL
18 25 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
19 24 (10.67%) .NET
19 24 (10.67%) Java
19 24 (10.67%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 22 (9.78%) Apache
1 22 (9.78%) WebSphere
2 19 (8.44%) WebLogic
3 16 (7.11%) IIS
4 15 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.78%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (4.00%) Oracle 10gAS
8 8 (3.56%) JBoss
9 6 (2.67%) SAS
9 6 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.78%) Commerce Server
11 3 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.33%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.89%) nginx
12 2 (0.89%) Liferay
12 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.89%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) SPSS
3 2 (0.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (5.33%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (4.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (4.44%) Maximo
5 3 (1.33%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.89%) Endur
6 2 (0.89%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.67%) PaaS
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.89%) Office 365
3 2 (0.89%) IaaS
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.89%) SaaS
3 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.56%) SAN
2 10 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.56%) DNS
3 8 (3.56%) Firewall
4 5 (2.22%) DHCP
4 5 (2.22%) HTTP
4 5 (2.22%) Broadband
4 5 (2.22%) LAN
4 5 (2.22%) Wireless
5 4 (1.78%) BIG-IP
5 4 (1.78%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.78%) NAS
6 3 (1.33%) Network Security
6 3 (1.33%) VoIP
6 3 (1.33%) WLAN
6 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.33%) BGP
6 3 (1.33%) DSL
7 2 (0.89%) LDAP
7 2 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 49 (21.78%) Oracle Database
3 31 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (13.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (8.44%) PowerCenter
8 18 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (7.56%) DB2
10 15 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 14 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (5.78%) RDBMS
13 11 (4.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
15 8 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (3.11%) MySQL
16 7 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (2.67%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Maven
1 5 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.78%) Subversion
2 4 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.78%) Ant
3 3 (1.33%) JUnit
4 2 (0.89%) Introscope
4 2 (0.89%) NUnit
4 2 (0.89%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.89%) Moq
4 2 (0.89%) Hudson
4 2 (0.89%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.44%) YourKit
5 1 (0.44%) JIRA
5 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (9.33%) Finance
2 14 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.44%) Banking
4 6 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.22%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.78%) Billing
7 3 (1.33%) Retail
8 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (33.33%) DBA
2 56 (24.89%) Administrator
3 43 (19.11%) SQL DBA
4 35 (15.56%) Developer
5 22 (9.78%) Consultant
5 22 (9.78%) SQL Server DBA
6 15 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
7 13 (5.78%) Server Administrator
8 11 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.56%) BizTalk Administrator
10 7 (3.11%) Analyst
10 7 (3.11%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.11%) UNIX Administrator
11 6 (2.67%) DB2 DBA
11 6 (2.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.22%) Architect
12 5 (2.22%) Network Engineer
12 5 (2.22%) AIX Administrator
13 4 (1.78%) .NET Developer
13 4 (1.78%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.67%) .NET
2 19 (8.44%) XML
3 15 (6.67%) CSS
3 15 (6.67%) Middleware
4 13 (5.78%) J2EE
5 11 (4.89%) HTML
5 11 (4.89%) Web Services
5 11 (4.89%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.44%) jQuery
6 10 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 10 (4.44%) Ajax
7 7 (3.11%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.67%) JSON
8 6 (2.67%) MDX
8 6 (2.67%) Worklight
9 5 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.22%) Spring
10 4 (1.78%) BAPI
10 4 (1.78%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Clustering
2 24 (10.67%) Replication
2 24 (10.67%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.44%) FlexPod
4 10 (4.44%) Statistics
5 6 (2.67%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.78%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (1.78%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.78%) Symmetrix
6 4 (1.78%) EMC Centera
6 4 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 75 (33.33%) Linux
2 74 (32.89%) UNIX
3 37 (16.44%) Windows
4 30 (13.33%) AIX
5 26 (11.56%) Solaris
6 21 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (8.44%) HPUX
9 10 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.67%) CentOS
10 6 (2.67%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.78%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.78%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.44%) VMS
13 1 (0.44%) SUSE
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 39 (17.33%) Migration
3 37 (16.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (11.11%) ETL
5 24 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (9.33%) Data Migration
7 19 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (7.56%) CRM
8 17 (7.56%) Load Balancing
9 16 (7.11%) Incident Management
9 16 (7.11%) ITIL
10 15 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (6.67%) Capacity Management
11 13 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (4.89%) Data Modelling
12 11 (4.89%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.89%) Web Development
13 10 (4.44%) Database Tuning
13 10 (4.44%) OO
13 10 (4.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 125 (55.56%) SQL
2 47 (20.89%) Shell Script
3 37 (16.44%) T-SQL
4 27 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 24 (10.67%) Java
6 20 (8.89%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.11%) Korn
8 14 (6.22%) C#
9 5 (2.22%) ABAP
9 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.78%) R
10 4 (1.78%) SAPscript
10 4 (1.78%) C++
10 4 (1.78%) C
11 3 (1.33%) Perl
11 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.44%) sed
13 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) JCL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.44%) Degree
5 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.56%) MCTS
7 5 (2.22%) MCITP
8 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.89%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.89%) CCNP
8 2 (0.89%) MCP
8 2 (0.89%) CCDP
9 1 (0.44%) CCA
9 1 (0.44%) CISSP
9 1 (0.44%) MCSE
9 1 (0.44%) CCNA
9 1 (0.44%) CCDA
9 1 (0.44%) OCP
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.67%) QA
3 5 (2.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (8.44%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (5.78%) Oracle Clusterware
3 12 (5.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 10 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (4.00%) ISA Server
6 7 (3.11%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.22%) vSphere
7 5 (2.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.78%) Docker
8 4 (1.78%) NFS
9 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.89%) vCloud
9 2 (0.89%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.44%) GPFS
10 1 (0.44%) iptables
10 1 (0.44%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) Samba
10 1 (0.44%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 19 (8.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (7.56%) Tivoli
3 14 (6.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (4.00%) SCOM
5 5 (2.22%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.78%) OVSD
6 4 (1.78%) OpenView
6 4 (1.78%) Puppet
7 3 (1.33%) SCSM
7 3 (1.33%) SCCM
7 3 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.89%) WSUS
8 2 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.89%) Plesk
8 2 (0.89%) cPanel
8 2 (0.89%) Webmin
8 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 94 (41.78%) Oracle
2 43 (19.11%) Microsoft
3 29 (12.89%) IBM
4 26 (11.56%) Red Hat
5 21 (9.33%) VMware
6 20 (8.89%) HP
7 19 (8.44%) Informatica
8 15 (6.67%) Sun
9 14 (6.22%) Business Objects
10 11 (4.89%) Remedy
11 10 (4.44%) SAP
11 10 (4.44%) Cisco
12 7 (3.11%) NetApp
12 7 (3.11%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.67%) EMC
13 6 (2.67%) F5
14 4 (1.78%) AppDynamics
14 4 (1.78%) Citrix
14 4 (1.78%) BMC
15 3 (1.33%) Juniper
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