The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 51 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.34% 0.25% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.33% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £383 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.20%
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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
383 304 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.23% 74.51% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 180 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +356.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South Wales region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South Wales region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Cardiff -6 4 £400 +45.45% 1
Newport - 2 £325 -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Performance Tuning
Wales

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
1 4 (36.36%) Korn
1 4 (36.36%) Software Packaging
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (36.36%) CentOS
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Database Tuning
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
1 4 (36.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Development DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Software Packaging
1 4 (36.36%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) CentOS
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) OS/400
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (36.36%) Database Tuning
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
1 4 (36.36%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (36.36%) StatsD
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago