Period
to 22 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 121 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 +14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 34 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.63% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £498 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.57% +24.38% -13.51%
10th Percentile £400 £425 £291
90th Percentile £600 £547 £463
Scotland median daily rate £425 £450 £327
% change year-on-year -5.56% +37.72% -10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 2,560 2,523 1,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.55% 85.38% 85.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,306 1,469 1,037
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +6.33% +19.70%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.23 £11.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.68 £46.01
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +17.07% -2.38%

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

Performance Tuning
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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Edinburgh

Performance Tuning
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 November 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 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 12 (35.29%) DevOps
4 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
5 10 (29.41%) Unix
6 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 8 (23.53%) OSPF
6 8 (23.53%) BGP
6 8 (23.53%) Firewall
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 8 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (20.59%) Kanban
7 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.59%) CCNP
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (17.65%) IBM
8 6 (17.65%) Linux
8 6 (17.65%) Migration
8 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
9 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing

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 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) BGP
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (23.53%) Firewall
1 8 (23.53%) OSPF
2 3 (8.82%) BIG-IP
2 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
2 3 (8.82%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.82%) Power BI
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.94%) DB2
7 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Ab Initio Developer
4 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Charles River Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) React Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) LDAP
1 3 (8.82%) React
1 3 (8.82%) React Native
1 3 (8.82%) REST
1 3 (8.82%) XML
1 3 (8.82%) XML Messaging
2 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Unix
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) CentOS
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) DevOps
3 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 8 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (20.59%) Kanban
5 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.76%) ETL
7 4 (11.76%) ETL Development
7 4 (11.76%) Investment Management
7 4 (11.76%) Metadata Management
7 4 (11.76%) Statistics
7 4 (11.76%) Storage Management
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) CCNP
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (11.76%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) CheckPoint
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) IBM
5 4 (11.76%) Ab Initio
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.76%) Teradata
6 3 (8.82%) Charles River
6 3 (8.82%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) Delphix
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.94%) Open-E
7 1 (2.94%) Synology
7 1 (2.94%) VMware