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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 121 96 110
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 27 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.50% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.94% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 15
Median daily rate £423 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £240 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
2373 2478 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.88% 77.32% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1662 1550
Median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 111 103
Median hourly rate £36.25 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.63 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -8 11 £380 -6.74% 1
Bristol -3 7 £500 +33.33% 2
Wiltshire -7 4 £450 +28.57% 1
Somerset +16 2 £308 -20.64% 3
Devon +5 1 - - 1
Dorset -3 1 £375 +7.14%
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) Oracle
3 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
5 12 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
7 7 (17.95%) Migration
7 7 (17.95%) Windows
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (12.82%) VMware
9 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.82%) IBM
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) Solaris
9 5 (12.82%) Linux
9 5 (12.82%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (12.82%) Change Control
9 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.26%) vSphere
10 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) SCOM
10 4 (10.26%) Unix
10 4 (10.26%) ITIL
10 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
10 4 (10.26%) DNS
10 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence

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 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (10.26%) Maximo
3 2 (5.13%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) MQTT
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.13%) Essbase
7 2 (5.13%) Hyperion Smart View
7 2 (5.13%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (5.13%) MySQL
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.56%) DB2
8 1 (2.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.56%) tSQLt
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) DBA
3 5 (12.82%) OBIEE Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Maximo Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Essbase Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Hyperion Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Hyperion Planning Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) MDX
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.56%) RESTful
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) Spring Batch
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) XSD
2 1 (2.56%) XSL
2 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Solaris
3 4 (10.26%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Change Control
3 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Business Development
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.69%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) ETL
5 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.69%) C++
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) vSphere
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 3 (7.69%) Control-M
3 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
3 2 (5.13%) yum
4 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.13%) Intel Security
4 2 (5.13%) OpenText
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) CommVault
5 1 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) Meru Networks
5 1 (2.56%) Netezza
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
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