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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 107 132 99
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -33
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 36 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 0.63% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.77% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 38
Median daily rate £361 £390 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% +17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £339 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
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
2218 2582 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.50% 81.19% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1811 1678
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 104 127
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 13 £360 -26.15% 1
Bristol +10 7 £363 -7.05% 3
Wiltshire +3 7 £400 +11.11%
Somerset +25 4 £325 +18.18%
Devon +2 2 £361 -25.32%
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 36 (56.25%) SQL
2 27 (42.19%) Oracle
3 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
3 22 (34.38%) Oracle Database
4 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
4 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 16 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 15 (23.44%) Solaris
7 13 (20.31%) Finance
7 13 (20.31%) Unix
7 13 (20.31%) PL/SQL
8 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (17.19%) IBM
10 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (15.63%) Migration
11 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
11 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
11 9 (14.06%) Linux
11 9 (14.06%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (12.50%) DHCP
12 8 (12.50%) DNS
12 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (12.50%) VMware
12 8 (12.50%) vSphere
13 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (10.94%) Kernel Tuning

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 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (6.25%) Maximo
4 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) DHCP
1 8 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) Oracle Database
2 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.13%) Endeca
11 2 (3.13%) OLAP
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (1.56%) OLTP
12 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) tSQLt
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) DBA
2 16 (25.00%) Developer
3 14 (21.88%) SQL DBA
4 9 (14.06%) Administrator
4 9 (14.06%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (10.94%) SQL Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) OBIEE Administrator
9 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (4.69%) Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Informatica Administrator
10 3 (4.69%) Maximo Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) OBIEE Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 3 (4.69%) SOA Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Solaris Administrator
10 3 (4.69%) SQL BI Developer
11 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
2 3 (4.69%) UDDI
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) WSDL
2 3 (4.69%) XML
2 3 (4.69%) XSD
3 2 (3.13%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) Cocoa
3 2 (3.13%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (3.13%) Core Animation
3 2 (3.13%) Core Data
3 2 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (1.56%) MDX
4 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Animation
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Solaris
2 13 (20.31%) Unix
3 9 (14.06%) Linux
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) Windows
6 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.63%) Migration
3 7 (10.94%) Kernel Tuning
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.25%) High Availability
6 4 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (4.69%) BPEL
7 3 (4.69%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.69%) ETL
7 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.69%) SOA
7 3 (4.69%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.13%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) SQL
2 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
3 16 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (20.31%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.38%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.13%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (12.50%) vSphere
2 3 (4.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) SRDF
4 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (7.81%) yum
2 4 (6.25%) SCOM
3 3 (4.69%) Control-M
3 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.69%) SCCM
4 2 (3.13%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Oracle
2 11 (17.19%) IBM
3 8 (12.50%) VMware
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.38%) Sun
6 5 (7.81%) Informatica
6 5 (7.81%) TOWER Software
7 3 (4.69%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.69%) SAP
8 2 (3.13%) Apple
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) IFS
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix
9 1 (1.56%) CommVault
9 1 (1.56%) Meru Networks
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