The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 95 105
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 31 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.66% 1.22% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.53% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 10
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £410 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.31% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33%  

Performance Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1487 1764 1783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.73% 79.96% 81.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1189 1017
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 68 88
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Hampshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Hampshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Hampshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Hampshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Portsmouth -2 7 £480 +65.51% 1
Havant -6 4 £380 - 2
Winchester +6 2 £463 +42.30%
Andover - 2 £475 -
Fleet +20 1 £525 +31.25% 2
Hook +9 1 £310 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 38 (76.00%) Linux
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (38.00%) SQL
4 17 (34.00%) Oracle
4 17 (34.00%) Red Hat
5 14 (28.00%) Shell Script
6 13 (26.00%) C++
7 12 (24.00%) Unix
7 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 10 (20.00%) Windows
10 9 (18.00%) Solaris
10 9 (18.00%) C
10 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.00%) LAN
11 8 (16.00%) SAN
11 8 (16.00%) Java
11 8 (16.00%) AIX
11 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 8 (16.00%) Data Modelling
11 8 (16.00%) Replication
11 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle Clusterware
12 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
12 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (14.00%) Scrum

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.00%) JBoss
5 2 (4.00%) GeoServer
6 1 (2.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.00%) GemFire
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) LAN
1 8 (16.00%) SAN
2 6 (12.00%) Kerberos
3 3 (6.00%) FTP
4 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 2 (4.00%) X.25
5 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.00%) MySQL
4 5 (10.00%) Impala
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
1 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (10.00%) Toad
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Administrator
3 8 (16.00%) AIX Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) DBA
3 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) C++ Developer
4 6 (12.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (12.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
1 6 (12.00%) MFC
1 6 (12.00%) WCF
1 6 (12.00%) XML
1 6 (12.00%) XML Messaging
2 5 (10.00%) Middleware
3 4 (8.00%) RESTful
4 3 (6.00%) OAuth2
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.00%) JSON
6 1 (2.00%) Kafka
6 1 (2.00%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (2.00%) Spring
6 1 (2.00%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.00%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.00%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Replication
2 6 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) LPAR
4 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.00%) VHDL
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Linux
2 19 (38.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (24.00%) Unix
4 10 (20.00%) Windows
5 9 (18.00%) Solaris
6 8 (16.00%) AIX
7 5 (10.00%) Debian
7 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.00%) Scrum
4 7 (14.00%) Validation
5 6 (12.00%) Code Coverage
5 6 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (12.00%) Data Transformation
5 6 (12.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 6 (12.00%) MVC
5 6 (12.00%) SDLC
5 6 (12.00%) Security Hardening
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL
6 5 (10.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.00%) Build Automation
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (6.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) Shell Script
3 13 (26.00%) C++
4 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (18.00%) C
6 8 (16.00%) Java
7 6 (12.00%) C#
7 6 (12.00%) Python
8 5 (10.00%) MATLAB
9 4 (8.00%) Korn
10 2 (4.00%) Perl
10 2 (4.00%) Tcl
11 1 (2.00%) Ruby
11 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 6 (12.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (12.00%) HDFS
3 5 (10.00%) Apache Flume
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Oozie
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (6.00%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (4.00%) vRealize
4 1 (2.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Oracle
1 17 (34.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Telerik
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.00%) CA
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Informatica
5 2 (4.00%) Remedy
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Arqiva
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) IBM Sterling
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