Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 22 September 2018 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 105 123
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 -8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 30 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.93% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.10% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.50% +22.03% -11.94%
10th Percentile £328 £335 £274
90th Percentile £438 £530 £463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,592 2,268 2,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.19% 84.66% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,392 1,325 1,176
Edinburgh median daily rate £420 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.24% +4.33%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £265
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £17.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -2.28% +8.53%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.23 £10.98
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.78 £26.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.62% -25.00% +66.67%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) Migration
6 8 (26.67%) Firewall
7 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
7 7 (23.33%) Unix
7 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (20.00%) ETL
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco
8 6 (20.00%) BGP
8 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (20.00%) OSPF
8 6 (20.00%) DevOps
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
8 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) ETL Development
8 6 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 6 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (16.67%) QA
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) BGP
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (13.33%) Pentaho
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) DB2
7 1 (3.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) DBA
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) SQL DBA
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (13.33%) ETL Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Database Developer
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (13.33%) Spring
2 3 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.33%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps
4 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.00%) ETL
4 6 (20.00%) ETL Development
4 6 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Kanban
6 4 (13.33%) Statistics
6 4 (13.33%) Storage Management
7 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.33%) HQL
5 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Java 8
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) CCNP
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Data Guard
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) Charles River
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.33%) VMware