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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 90 99
Rank change year-on-year +29 +9  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 47 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.61% 1.21% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.51% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 14
Median daily rate £401 £380 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% -19.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £305 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £445 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +4.23% +2.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  

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 1473 1589 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.74% 79.85% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2787 3374 4074
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 286 238
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £58.75 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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
Hook - 11 £240 -
Southampton +1 5 £425 -
Havant -2 5 £400 +5.26%
Portsmouth - 3 £488 - 2
Andover - 2 £425 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £375 - 1
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 51 (65.38%) Linux
2 38 (48.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (39.74%) Unix
4 27 (34.62%) Python
4 27 (34.62%) Hadoop
4 27 (34.62%) Security Hardening
4 27 (34.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 24 (30.77%) SQL
6 23 (29.49%) Debian
6 23 (29.49%) Ubuntu
7 21 (26.92%) Cloudera
7 21 (26.92%) Oracle
8 19 (24.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 19 (24.36%) HDFS
8 19 (24.36%) Apache Hive
9 18 (23.08%) Apache Solr
9 18 (23.08%) Impala
9 18 (23.08%) Apache Flume
9 18 (23.08%) Oozie
9 18 (23.08%) Red Hat
10 15 (19.23%) Shell Script
11 14 (17.95%) ITIL
12 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (15.38%) PL/SQL
13 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
14 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (14.10%) Solaris
14 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database

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 18 (23.08%) Apache Solr
2 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.13%) PowerExchange
5 3 (3.85%) GeoServer
5 3 (3.85%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.28%) GemFire
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.28%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
1 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Kerberos
2 6 (7.69%) LAN
3 5 (6.41%) SAN
4 2 (2.56%) FTP
4 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
4 2 (2.56%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) Hadoop
2 19 (24.36%) Apache Hive
3 18 (23.08%) Impala
4 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database
5 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (7.69%) MySQL
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (5.13%) DB2
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (5.13%) PowerCenter
9 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
9 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (7.69%) Toad
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.13%) JIRA
3 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) Gradle
4 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Local Government
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Administrator
2 27 (34.62%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (21.79%) DBA
4 15 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (17.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (14.10%) Hadoop Administrator
6 11 (14.10%) Oracle DBA
7 10 (12.82%) Data Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Operations Support Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
8 8 (10.26%) AIX Engineer
8 8 (10.26%) Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.41%) SQL DBA
11 4 (5.13%) C++ Developer
11 4 (5.13%) C++/Java Developer
11 4 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
12 3 (3.85%) Informatica Engineer
12 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Middleware
2 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) RESTful
3 4 (5.13%) MFC
3 4 (5.13%) OAuth2
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) XML
3 4 (5.13%) XML Messaging
4 3 (3.85%) REST
4 3 (3.85%) WCF
5 2 (2.56%) J2EE
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.28%) JSON
6 1 (1.28%) Kafka
6 1 (1.28%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.28%) Spring
6 1 (1.28%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.28%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.28%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Clustering
1 6 (7.69%) Replication
2 4 (5.13%) AS400
2 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) LPAR
4 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Linux
2 38 (48.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (39.74%) Unix
4 23 (29.49%) Debian
4 23 (29.49%) Ubuntu
5 11 (14.10%) Solaris
6 8 (10.26%) AIX
6 8 (10.26%) Windows
7 4 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 27 (34.62%) Security Hardening
2 14 (17.95%) ITIL
3 13 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.82%) Code Optimisation
5 10 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.54%) Migration
7 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.26%) ETL
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.41%) Data Integration
9 5 (6.41%) Scrum
9 5 (6.41%) Validation
10 4 (5.13%) DevOps
10 4 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (5.13%) MVC
10 4 (5.13%) Performance Improvement
10 4 (5.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) Python
2 24 (30.77%) SQL
3 15 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 12 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.97%) Java
5 7 (8.97%) Korn
6 4 (5.13%) C++
6 4 (5.13%) Perl
6 4 (5.13%) RPG
6 4 (5.13%) RPG IV
7 3 (3.85%) C
7 3 (3.85%) C#
8 2 (2.56%) Tcl
9 1 (1.28%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 19 (24.36%) HDFS
2 18 (23.08%) Apache Flume
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle Clusterware
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 18 (23.08%) Oozie
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (3.85%) Data Guard
6 3 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (3.85%) vRealize
7 2 (2.56%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Cloudera
1 21 (26.92%) Oracle
2 18 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.82%) VMware
4 6 (7.69%) IBM
5 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.13%) Informatica
7 3 (3.85%) Telerik
8 2 (2.56%) CA
8 2 (2.56%) SAP
9 1 (1.28%) Arqiva
9 1 (1.28%) Remedy