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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 118 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 21 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.89% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.26% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 26
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£483 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £358 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
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
2371 1588 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.71% 70.96% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1069 1307
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 - 8 £425 - 1
Dorset +1 6 £499 - 2
Wiltshire -17 1 - - 1
Bristol -20 1 £225 -42.85% 3
Devon - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 37 (63.79%) Oracle
2 35 (60.34%) SQL
3 30 (51.72%) Oracle Database
4 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (41.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (39.66%) T-SQL
7 23 (39.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (36.21%) Data Guard
9 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
10 20 (34.48%) Oracle RMAN
11 19 (32.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
12 17 (29.31%) SLA
13 14 (24.14%) Clustering
13 14 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (18.97%) Windows
14 11 (18.97%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (18.97%) Finance
14 11 (18.97%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (17.24%) ETL
16 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
16 9 (15.52%) VPN
16 9 (15.52%) Citrix
16 9 (15.52%) Apple
16 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
16 9 (15.52%) Web Services
16 9 (15.52%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (6.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
1 9 (15.52%) VPN
1 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) LAN
2 4 (6.90%) WAN
2 4 (6.90%) IPv4
2 4 (6.90%) IPv6
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (51.72%) Oracle Database
2 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (41.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (39.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (32.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (18.97%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (18.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (13.79%) OLAP
10 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (12.07%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (10.34%) Essbase
12 5 (8.62%) PowerCenter
13 4 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (6.90%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) DBA
2 22 (37.93%) SQL DBA
3 15 (25.86%) Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Administrator
5 9 (15.52%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (13.79%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Consultant
7 6 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Essbase Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Hyperion Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Server Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Essbase Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) OC4J
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) JPA
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.72%) MDX
4 1 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.72%) XSD
4 1 (1.72%) XSLT
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Clustering
2 9 (15.52%) iPad
3 6 (10.34%) Statistics
4 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
5 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.72%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.07%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (17.24%) ETL
3 9 (15.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.45%) Information Management
7 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.72%) Analytics
8 1 (1.72%) High Availability
8 1 (1.72%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.72%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.72%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) T-SQL
3 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.17%) VBA
4 3 (5.17%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 1 (1.72%) sed
6 1 (1.72%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) XPath
6 1 (1.72%) AWK
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) Solvency II
3 2 (3.45%) QA
4 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (8.62%) vSphere
2 5 (8.62%) XenApp
2 5 (8.62%) XenDesktop
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (36.21%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.90%) WSUS
2 4 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) Citrix
2 9 (15.52%) Apple
3 7 (12.07%) Informatica
4 5 (8.62%) AppSense
4 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) Hyperion
4 5 (8.62%) Cognos
5 4 (6.90%) McAfee
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) Talend
8 1 (1.72%) Kalido
8 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 days ago