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 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 121 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 18 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 1.43% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.84% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 25
Median daily rate £398 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £424 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £65.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +62.50%
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
2320 2390 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.83% 77.62% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1624 1603
Median daily rate £388 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 105 123
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £33.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 27 June 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 -13 7 £420 +3.06%
Bristol +2 5 £356 -5.00% 3
Wiltshire -10 3 £600 +65.51%
Devon -3 1 - -
Dorset -9 1 £375 +7.14%
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 9 (25.00%) Change Control
6 8 (22.22%) Windows
6 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 7 (19.44%) OpenText
7 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 5 (13.89%) VMware
8 5 (13.89%) Linux
8 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
9 4 (11.11%) Java
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.11%) Unix
9 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.11%) vSphere
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
10 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (8.33%) SCCM
10 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
10 3 (8.33%) Finance
10 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis

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 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.78%) Maximo
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) DHCP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) MQTT
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.56%) Essbase
4 2 (5.56%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) DBA
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 3 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 3 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Essbase Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Hyperion Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Hyperion Planning Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) MDX
1 2 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.78%) Behat
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) Doctrine
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.78%) RESTful
2 1 (2.78%) Spring Batch
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) XSD
2 1 (2.78%) XSL
2 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Change Control
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Business Development
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) BDD
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) yum
3 1 (2.78%) Control-M
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) OpenText
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) hybris
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Informatica
6 1 (2.78%) Netezza
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Zend
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