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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / South West
Rank 110 116 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 27 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.12% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.36% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 43
Median daily rate £363 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £341 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £536 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
2053 2418 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.04% 82.22% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1708 1540
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 £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 113 111
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +13 7 £350 - 2
Bristol +7 6 £363 -9.37% 3
Wiltshire +2 6 £400 +6.66% 3
Gloucestershire -1 1 £460 +11.51% 1
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 36 (54.55%) SQL
2 25 (37.88%) Oracle
3 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 19 (28.79%) Oracle Database
5 19 (28.79%) T-SQL
5 19 (28.79%) Shell Script
6 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (21.21%) Solaris
7 14 (21.21%) Unix
8 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
8 13 (19.70%) Finance
9 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (15.15%) IBM
10 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
11 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
11 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (13.64%) Linux
11 9 (13.64%) Java
11 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
12 8 (12.12%) WebLogic
12 8 (12.12%) High Availability
13 7 (10.61%) Kernel Tuning
13 7 (10.61%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 13 (19.70%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.12%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) CMS
3 3 (4.55%) JBoss
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.03%) Maximo
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) DHCP
1 7 (10.61%) DNS
2 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (28.79%) Oracle Database
3 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.58%) Endeca
7 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (7.58%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (3.03%) OLAP
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.52%) OLTP
11 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.52%) tSQLt
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) DBA
2 17 (25.76%) SQL DBA
3 16 (24.24%) Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Administrator
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) OBIEE Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Architect
8 4 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Informatica Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 3 (4.55%) SOA Developer
9 3 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
10 2 (3.03%) iOS Developer
10 2 (3.03%) OBIEE Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning DBA
10 2 (3.03%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (9.09%) SOAP
2 6 (9.09%) Web Services
2 6 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.55%) J2EE
3 3 (4.55%) JDBC
3 3 (4.55%) JMS
3 3 (4.55%) JMX
3 3 (4.55%) JSP
3 3 (4.55%) Middleware
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.55%) Servlets
3 3 (4.55%) Spring
3 3 (4.55%) Struts
3 3 (4.55%) UDDI
3 3 (4.55%) WSDL
3 3 (4.55%) XSD
3 3 (4.55%) XSLT
4 2 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) iPad
3 3 (4.55%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Replication
3 3 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.03%) Animation
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Solaris
1 14 (21.21%) Unix
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.12%) High Availability
3 7 (10.61%) Kernel Tuning
3 7 (10.61%) Migration
4 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.06%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.06%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (4.55%) B2B
6 3 (4.55%) B2C
6 3 (4.55%) BPEL
6 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.55%) Content Management
6 3 (4.55%) Database Tuning
6 3 (4.55%) Load Testing
6 3 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) SQL
2 19 (28.79%) Shell Script
2 19 (28.79%) T-SQL
3 9 (13.64%) Java
4 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.03%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) MCP
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (10.61%) vSphere
2 2 (3.03%) SRDF
2 2 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 5 (7.58%) yum
3 2 (3.03%) Control-M
3 2 (3.03%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Oracle
2 10 (15.15%) IBM
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.61%) VMware
5 5 (7.58%) Informatica
5 5 (7.58%) Sun
5 5 (7.58%) TOWER Software
6 4 (6.06%) SAP
7 3 (4.55%) ATG
7 3 (4.55%) IFS
8 2 (3.03%) Apple
8 2 (3.03%) EMC
8 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.52%) OpenText
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