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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / South West
Rank 112 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 26 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.95% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.18% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 28
Median daily rate £344 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £326 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £542 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-14.77% -12.00%

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
2224 2379 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.31% 81.00% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1619 1637
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 120 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Somerset - 7 £350 -
Wiltshire +7 6 £400 - 2
Gloucestershire -5 1 £460 +24.15%
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 27 (46.55%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) Oracle
3 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
4 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
4 18 (31.03%) Shell Script
5 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
6 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
7 13 (22.41%) Unix
7 13 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
8 12 (20.69%) High Availability
8 12 (20.69%) Web Services
8 12 (20.69%) XML
8 12 (20.69%) WebLogic
9 11 (18.97%) SOAP
10 10 (17.24%) Java
10 10 (17.24%) Endeca
10 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
11 9 (15.52%) iPad
11 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (15.52%) QA
11 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (15.52%) Solaris
11 9 (15.52%) Linux
12 8 (13.79%) JBoss
12 8 (13.79%) Apache
12 8 (13.79%) Struts
12 8 (13.79%) XSLT
12 8 (13.79%) J2EE

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 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 12 (20.69%) WebLogic
3 8 (13.79%) Apache
3 8 (13.79%) CMS
3 8 (13.79%) JBoss
3 8 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Internet
2 7 (12.07%) DHCP
2 7 (12.07%) DNS
3 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
4 10 (17.24%) Endeca
5 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (8.62%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (5.17%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.72%) MySQL
11 1 (1.72%) OLAP
11 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.90%) Electronics
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) DBA
2 15 (25.86%) Developer
3 12 (20.69%) SQL DBA
4 9 (15.52%) Architect
5 8 (13.79%) Administrator
6 7 (12.07%) SQL Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) OBIEE Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Informatica Administrator
10 3 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 3 (5.17%) SOA Developer
10 3 (5.17%) SQL BI Developer
10 3 (5.17%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (3.45%) iOS Developer
11 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
11 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
1 12 (20.69%) XML
2 11 (18.97%) SOAP
3 8 (13.79%) Hibernate
3 8 (13.79%) J2EE
3 8 (13.79%) JDBC
3 8 (13.79%) JMS
3 8 (13.79%) JMX
3 8 (13.79%) JSP
3 8 (13.79%) Servlets
3 8 (13.79%) Spring
3 8 (13.79%) Struts
3 8 (13.79%) XSLT
4 5 (8.62%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (5.17%) Middleware
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (5.17%) UDDI
5 3 (5.17%) WSDL
5 3 (5.17%) XSD
6 2 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) iPad
2 8 (13.79%) Virtual Team
3 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Clustering
4 3 (5.17%) Replication
5 2 (3.45%) Animation
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Unix
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Solaris
3 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (20.69%) High Availability
3 8 (13.79%) B2B
3 8 (13.79%) B2C
3 8 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (13.79%) Content Management
3 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.79%) Load Testing
3 8 (13.79%) Software Architecture
4 7 (12.07%) Kernel Tuning
5 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) BPEL
7 3 (5.17%) Database Tuning
7 3 (5.17%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) Shell Script
3 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
4 10 (17.24%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.45%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.72%) COBOL
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (8.62%) yum
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) ATG
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.07%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) IBM
4 5 (8.62%) Informatica
4 5 (8.62%) TOWER Software
5 4 (6.90%) SAP
6 3 (5.17%) IFS
7 2 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (1.72%) EMC
8 1 (1.72%) OpenText
8 1 (1.72%) Sun
South West
Staffworx Ltd
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