Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 133 162
Rank change year-on-year +33 +29 -21
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 59 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.67% 1.00% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.25% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 17
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13% +0.66%
10th Percentile £240 £368 £344
90th Percentile £498 £541 £522
South East median daily rate £388 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -13.89% +20.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Hampshire median hourly rate - £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.18% +6.25%
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% +7.59%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2826 3113 3681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 79.79% 80.17% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 2000 2275
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £237 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 159 194
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +39.64% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.98 £56.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.80% -5.56% +54.29%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Hampshire over the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 16 £240 -
Fleet +17 10 £320 -39.05%
Havant +1 9 £400 +5.26%
Portsmouth -1 5 £500 -
Andover - 2 £425 -
Farnborough +2 1 - -
Basingstoke -25 1 £425 -
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (47.46%) Red Hat
4 24 (40.68%) ITIL
4 24 (40.68%) SQL
5 23 (38.98%) Shell Script
6 22 (37.29%) ETL
7 21 (35.59%) Validation
8 20 (33.90%) Middleware
9 19 (32.20%) Apache
9 19 (32.20%) QA
9 19 (32.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (28.81%) Java
11 16 (27.12%) Oracle
11 16 (27.12%) Tomcat
11 16 (27.12%) Unix
11 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (27.12%) Jenkins
11 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
12 15 (25.42%) Replication
12 15 (25.42%) J2EE
13 14 (23.73%) Scrum
13 14 (23.73%) RESTful
13 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (23.73%) Code Optimisation
14 13 (22.03%) Virtual Team
14 13 (22.03%) Linux Command Line
14 13 (22.03%) Acceptance Criteria
14 13 (22.03%) User Stories
14 13 (22.03%) Apache Camel

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 19 (32.20%) Apache
2 16 (27.12%) Tomcat
3 13 (22.03%) Apache Spark
3 13 (22.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (22.03%) GemFire
4 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
5 8 (13.56%) PowerExchange
6 4 (6.78%) JBoss
6 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.69%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) GitHub
1 13 (22.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) SAN
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) iSCSI
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) BGP
3 2 (3.39%) Network Security
3 2 (3.39%) OSPF
4 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) Apache Hive
1 13 (22.03%) Hadoop
1 13 (22.03%) HBase
1 13 (22.03%) OLTP
2 11 (18.64%) Big Data
3 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (13.56%) PowerCenter
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.78%) DB2
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
7 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.08%) Kalido
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (3.39%) MySQL
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
1 16 (27.12%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.03%) Gradle
2 13 (22.03%) IntelliJ
2 13 (22.03%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Toad
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Data Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Operations Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Operations Support Engineer
4 12 (20.34%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.25%) DBA
6 7 (11.86%) Big Data Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Informatica Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (10.17%) AIX Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) AS400 Support
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Network Team Leader
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Middleware
2 15 (25.42%) J2EE
3 14 (23.73%) RESTful
4 13 (22.03%) Apache Camel
4 13 (22.03%) JSON
4 13 (22.03%) Kafka
4 13 (22.03%) Spark Streaming
4 13 (22.03%) Spring
4 13 (22.03%) Spring Boot
4 13 (22.03%) Spring Integration
5 3 (5.08%) .NET
6 1 (1.69%) MFC
6 1 (1.69%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.69%) REST
6 1 (1.69%) Web Services
6 1 (1.69%) XML
6 1 (1.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Replication
2 13 (22.03%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (22.03%) Virtual Team
3 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) AS400
4 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (27.12%) Unix
4 12 (20.34%) Solaris
5 9 (15.25%) AIX
6 2 (3.39%) Windows
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) ITIL
2 22 (37.29%) ETL
3 21 (35.59%) Validation
4 19 (32.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (23.73%) Code Optimisation
6 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (23.73%) Scrum
7 13 (22.03%) Acceptance Criteria
7 13 (22.03%) Benchmarking
7 13 (22.03%) MapReduce
7 13 (22.03%) System Testing
7 13 (22.03%) TDD
7 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
7 13 (22.03%) User Stories
8 12 (20.34%) Migration
8 12 (20.34%) Runbook
9 8 (13.56%) Data Integration
9 8 (13.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) SQL
2 23 (38.98%) Shell Script
3 17 (28.81%) Java
4 9 (15.25%) Korn
5 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.78%) RPG
5 4 (6.78%) RPG IV
6 3 (5.08%) Perl
7 2 (3.39%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) CCNP
3 3 (5.08%) CCSA
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) VCP6
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 13 (22.03%) HDFS
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle Clusterware
3 8 (13.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.08%) NFS
5 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.39%) vCloud
6 2 (3.39%) vSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Tivoli
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.78%) Puppet
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (5.08%) SELinux
4 3 (5.08%) vRealize
5 2 (3.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.69%) Ansible
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Red Hat
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle
3 12 (20.34%) IBM
4 8 (13.56%) Informatica
5 6 (10.17%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco
7 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.08%) F5
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.69%) SAP