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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 45 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.00% 2.63% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 3.25% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Median daily rate £331 £400 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +58.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £363 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £428 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
Performance Tuning
Wales

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
395 492 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.69% 80.92% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 378 361
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.85 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.80% -38.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £26.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 4 £375 -6.25%
Performance Tuning
Wales

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) OLAP
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) HPUX
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) InterSystems
4 2 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) PowerPivot
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) NetBackup

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (20.00%) OLAP
3 2 (20.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) OLTP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) HPUX Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials DBA
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) AIX
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) ETL Development
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) InterSystems
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas