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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 102 94 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 42 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.06% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.44% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 8
Average daily rate
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£381 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £433 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +55.55%
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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
2367 2085 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.41% 73.99% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1272 1122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 90 78
Average hourly rate £36.45 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -4 18 £430 +27.40% 2
Wiltshire -2 8 £400 +18.51% 2
Bristol -4 7 £388 +21.09% 10
Cornwall - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning.

1 33 (39.29%) SQL
2 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 23 (27.38%) Security Cleared
4 21 (25.00%) Oracle
5 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (20.24%) Informatica
6 17 (20.24%) Oracle BI EE
6 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database
7 16 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 16 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (17.86%) ETL
8 15 (17.86%) Windows
8 15 (17.86%) DV Cleared
9 13 (15.48%) Oracle9i Database
9 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
9 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
12 9 (10.71%) Linux
12 9 (10.71%) Open Source
12 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
13 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
13 8 (9.52%) SharePoint

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) SAN
2 5 (5.95%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) SSL
3 3 (3.57%) IPv4
3 3 (3.57%) IPv6
3 3 (3.57%) VPN
3 3 (3.57%) HTTP
4 2 (2.38%) DHCP
4 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.19%) LAN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) SMTP
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.24%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database
3 16 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (15.48%) Oracle9i Database
4 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
6 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
7 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
7 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.38%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.38%) MySQL
10 2 (2.38%) OLAP
10 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.57%) GCC
2 3 (3.57%) GDB
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.19%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.19%) ERwin
3 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Developer
1 25 (29.76%) Administrator
2 24 (28.57%) DBA
3 14 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Senior Developer
4 11 (13.10%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 10 (11.90%) SQL DBA
6 7 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (5.95%) Senior DBA
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.76%) OBIEE Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Server Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) STL
1 5 (5.95%) Web Services
1 5 (5.95%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.38%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (1.19%) COM
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.19%) MDX
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Open Source
2 6 (7.14%) Clustering
3 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Replication
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.38%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.38%) Derivative
6 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.38%) NHS
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.95%) UNIX
5 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.19%) AIX
7 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (17.86%) ETL
3 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.33%) Database Tuning
4 7 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (5.95%) Database Security
5 5 (5.95%) Business Development
5 5 (5.95%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (5.95%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (4.76%) TDD
6 4 (4.76%) Use Case
6 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.76%) Scrum
6 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) SQL
2 16 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.95%) Java
5 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) C++
6 4 (4.76%) Python
6 4 (4.76%) Ruby
6 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.57%) C#
8 2 (2.38%) C
9 1 (1.19%) COBOL
9 1 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.19%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) VCP4
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.76%) Firmware
2 3 (3.57%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) Varnish
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (1.19%) XenServer
4 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (1.19%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 17 (20.24%) Informatica
3 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.14%) Citrix
5 4 (4.76%) VMware
5 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco
7 2 (2.38%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) NetApp
7 2 (2.38%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.19%) Talend
8 1 (1.19%) AppSense
8 1 (1.19%) Teradata
8 1 (1.19%) Apple
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec
8 1 (1.19%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.19%) Sun
8 1 (1.19%) Sybase
Cheltenham
Required IT
Rate: £280-300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham
Required IT
Rate: £280-300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago