The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 98 126 127
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 40 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 0.82% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.06% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 8
Median daily rate £375 £340 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -29.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2189 2540 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.57% 76.71% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1695 1733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Gloucestershire +14 19 £368 - 1
Wiltshire +21 10 £400 +13.87%
Bristol -8 4 £431 +12.74% 5
Somerset +25 3 £308 +11.81% 2
Devon - 1 £350 - 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 26 (44.07%) Oracle
3 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
4 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database
5 18 (30.51%) Solaris
6 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
6 16 (27.12%) DV Cleared
7 14 (23.73%) Linux
8 12 (20.34%) Unix
8 12 (20.34%) PL/SQL
8 12 (20.34%) Finance
8 12 (20.34%) VMware
9 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
9 11 (18.64%) DHCP
9 11 (18.64%) DNS
9 11 (18.64%) vSphere
10 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (16.95%) Kernel Tuning
10 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
10 10 (16.95%) Red Hat
10 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
10 10 (16.95%) Migration
11 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
11 9 (15.25%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (13.56%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (13.56%) IBM
12 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (11.86%) Oracle Applications
13 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (11.86%) yum

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.78%) Maximo
3 2 (3.39%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) DHCP
1 11 (18.64%) DNS
2 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) MQTT
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) Oracle Database
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.39%) Essbase
7 2 (3.39%) Hyperion Smart View
7 2 (3.39%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (3.39%) MySQL
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) OLTP
8 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.69%) tSQLt
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) DBA
2 14 (23.73%) Developer
3 11 (18.64%) SQL DBA
4 9 (15.25%) Administrator
4 9 (15.25%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (8.47%) OBIEE Developer
8 4 (6.78%) OBIEE Administrator
8 4 (6.78%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 3 (5.08%) Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Maximo Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 3 (5.08%) SOA Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Solaris Administrator
10 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Hyperion Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Developer
10 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (5.08%) Middleware
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.08%) SOAP
2 3 (5.08%) UDDI
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) WSDL
2 3 (5.08%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) XSD
3 2 (3.39%) MDX
4 1 (1.69%) Core Data
4 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Solaris
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
3 12 (20.34%) Unix
4 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Windows
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Kernel Tuning
1 10 (16.95%) Migration
2 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.08%) BPEL
4 3 (5.08%) Change Control
4 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.08%) SDLC
4 3 (5.08%) SOA
5 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.39%) High Availability
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL
5 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 16 (27.12%) Shell Script
3 12 (20.34%) PL/SQL
4 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) DV Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) vSphere
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.39%) SRDF
5 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) yum
2 5 (8.47%) SCOM
3 3 (5.08%) Control-M
3 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.39%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.39%) SCCM
4 2 (3.39%) WSUS
5 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.69%) Nagios
5 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Oracle
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.56%) IBM
5 6 (10.17%) Sun
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.47%) TOWER Software
7 4 (6.78%) Informatica
8 3 (5.08%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.39%) Citrix
9 2 (3.39%) EMC
9 2 (3.39%) Hyperion
9 2 (3.39%) SAP
10 1 (1.69%) Apple
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco
10 1 (1.69%) CommVault
10 1 (1.69%) Endeca
10 1 (1.69%) hybris
10 1 (1.69%) Meru Networks
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