The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 70 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 22 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.54% 1.85% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.46% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £530 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +62.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £368 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £542 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Performance Tuning
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1097 977 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.71% 75.33% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 596 567
Average daily rate £400 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +89.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.00 £17.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.05 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Surrey region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Surrey region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Redhill - 4 £350 -
Guildford -4 2 - - 5
Camberley - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £325 -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
3 22 (55.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (45.00%) Linux
5 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.00%) Migration
7 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (30.00%) Data Migration
9 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (25.00%) ETL
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (22.50%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) MCTS
12 8 (20.00%) Degree
12 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (20.00%) ITIL
12 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 7 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (17.50%) SCOM
13 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (17.50%) Data Quality
13 7 (17.50%) Oracle
13 7 (17.50%) AIX
13 7 (17.50%) BMC

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (7.50%) JBoss
1 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) FTP
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (17.50%) PowerCenter
6 7 (17.50%) OLTP
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.50%) Data Mart
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.00%) MySQL
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (5.00%) DTS
9 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.50%) SSDT
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.00%) Maven
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) YourKit
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) DBA
2 16 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 10 (25.00%) Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Informatica Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Progress DBA
7 1 (2.50%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) MDX
3 3 (7.50%) jQuery
3 3 (7.50%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.00%) WinForms
4 2 (5.00%) DHTML
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) Ajax
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.50%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) AIX
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX
5 4 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Migration
2 12 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (25.00%) ETL
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Business Continuity
6 7 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Logistics
8 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
8 4 (10.00%) MVC
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.50%) UML
9 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Change Control
10 2 (5.00%) Complex ETL
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 22 (55.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
4 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) Java
6 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby
7 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.00%) Korn
8 2 (5.00%) R
8 2 (5.00%) VBScript
8 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (20.00%) MCTS
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) MCITP
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
1 1 (2.50%) Samba
1 1 (2.50%) iptables
1 1 (2.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) BMC PATROL
1 7 (17.50%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.50%) Cacti
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) Foglight
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) BMC
2 7 (17.50%) Informatica
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.50%) Progress
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Dell