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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Performance Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Tuning over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Tuning
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 82 63 70
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 +36
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 6 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.63% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.79% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
10th Percentile £388 £313 £375
25th Percentile £402 £360 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £400 £413
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +17.86%
75th Percentile £442 - £466
90th Percentile £473 £423 £475
England median daily rate £599 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +14.00% +5.00% +5.26%

Performance Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,094 756 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.85% 79.92% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 503 492
10th Percentile £213 £190 £238
25th Percentile £350 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £522 £488 £488
90th Percentile £614 £600 £577
England median daily rate £545 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 43
10th Percentile £9.74 £9.20 £10.00
25th Percentile £13.95 £10.59 £11.56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.86 £14.17
Median % change year-on-year +26.10% +11.93% -0.77%
75th Percentile £28.75 £26.46 £20.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.50 £43.20
England median hourly rate £26.98 £24.47 £21.57
% change year-on-year +10.26% +13.44% -4.13%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Performance Tuning in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Performance Tuning in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Northamptonshire -9 4 £450 -
Nottinghamshire +2 2 £413 +3.13% 1
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (42.86%) Serverless
2 3 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
1 3 (42.86%) AWS
1 3 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (42.86%) Serverless
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) InfiniBand
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
1 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Data Pipeline
3 1 (14.29%) Data Science
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Feature Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) GPFS
1 1 (14.29%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Grafana
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Databricks
2 1 (14.29%) SaltStack