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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 129 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 14 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 1.20% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.55% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 26
Median daily rate £423 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
Performance Tuning
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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
2315 2383 2413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.47% 77.04% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1597 1611
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £527 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 101 121
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.70 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% +5.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -9 7 £550 +37.50% 2
Bristol -4 3 £356 -5.00% 8
Wiltshire -8 2 £425 +13.33%
Dorset -8 1 £375 -
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
3 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) Scrum
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
5 12 (27.91%) Replication
6 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (23.26%) JIRA
8 9 (20.93%) ITIL
9 8 (18.60%) Windows
9 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
9 8 (18.60%) Change Control
10 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
10 7 (16.28%) OpenText
11 5 (11.63%) VMware
11 5 (11.63%) Linux
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle
11 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
12 4 (9.30%) Unix
12 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
12 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
12 4 (9.30%) Java
12 4 (9.30%) Finance
12 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (9.30%) TDD
12 4 (9.30%) BDD
12 4 (9.30%) vSphere
13 3 (6.98%) PHPUnit

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 1 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) DHCP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) MQTT
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.33%) DataStage
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) PHPUnit
3 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) DBA
3 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Administrator
5 7 (16.28%) Database Developer
5 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) OBIEE Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Behat
1 3 (6.98%) Doctrine
1 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 2 (4.65%) Spring
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
3 1 (2.33%) Spring Batch
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) XSD
3 1 (2.33%) XSL
3 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Scrum
3 9 (20.93%) ITIL
4 8 (18.60%) Change Control
4 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
5 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.30%) BDD
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) Business Development
7 3 (6.98%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) UML
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) ETL
8 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.98%) C++
3 3 (6.98%) PHP
3 3 (6.98%) PHP 5
3 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) yum
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) OpenText
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.98%) Zend
4 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Netezza
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
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