Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 100 133
Rank change year-on-year -3 +33 +24
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 78 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.08% 1.67% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.03% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 21
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £308 £240 £370
90th Percentile £404 £493 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £43.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.79% +1.18%

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 3,168 2,960 3,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 84.43% 82.47% 82.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,975 1,764 2,049
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 119 174
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +13.48% +41.42%
10th Percentile £12.28 £12.24 £11.94
90th Percentile £59.50 £48.75 £56.75
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £24.11
% change year-on-year +26.67% -6.66% +0.44%

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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
Fleet +6 50 £350 +7.69% 2
Southampton -11 7 £400 -5.88%
Portsmouth -20 4 - - 2
Basingstoke +12 3 £395 -7.06%
Havant -12 3 £325 -18.75%
Fareham - 1 £425 -
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 15 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 40 (51.28%) Red Hat
2 40 (51.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 40 (51.28%) Puppet
3 38 (48.72%) Capacity Management
3 38 (48.72%) Apache
4 36 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (38.46%) JBoss
5 30 (38.46%) Business Continuity
6 28 (35.90%) iSCSI
6 28 (35.90%) ITIL
6 28 (35.90%) NFS
7 25 (32.05%) Ansible
8 24 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (29.49%) Configuration Management
10 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
11 21 (26.92%) Unix
11 21 (26.92%) Oracle
12 20 (25.64%) Finance
13 19 (24.36%) Oracle Database 12c
13 19 (24.36%) Oracle Database
14 18 (23.08%) VMware
15 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
15 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
15 17 (21.79%) DevOps
15 17 (21.79%) Change Control
16 16 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
16 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
17 15 (19.23%) Red Hat Satellite
17 15 (19.23%) SELinux

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 38 (48.72%) Apache
2 30 (38.46%) JBoss
3 15 (19.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.90%) iSCSI
2 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 15 (19.23%) DNS
3 15 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (6.41%) Network Security
5 3 (3.85%) LAN
5 3 (3.85%) WAN
6 2 (2.56%) BGP
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.56%) OSPF
7 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) Oracle Database
1 19 (24.36%) Oracle Database 12c
2 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.28%) HBase
9 1 (1.28%) Mahout
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.41%) Toad
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.28%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.28%) HttpUnit
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) JMeter
5 1 (1.28%) JUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Maven
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.28%) XMLUnit
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Automotive
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Middleware Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) DBA
4 9 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (8.97%) Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Database Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Architect
9 3 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Network Engineer
11 1 (1.28%) Administrator
11 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) Middleware
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (5.13%) Web Services
4 3 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) .NET
5 1 (1.28%) Akka
5 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) Dojo
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) Java EE
5 1 (1.28%) jQuery
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.28%) Sass
5 1 (1.28%) Servlets
5 1 (1.28%) Spring
5 1 (1.28%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Clustering
1 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 40 (51.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (26.92%) Unix
4 15 (19.23%) Windows
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Capacity Management
2 36 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (38.46%) Business Continuity
4 28 (35.90%) ITIL
5 23 (29.49%) Configuration Management
6 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
7 17 (21.79%) Change Control
7 17 (21.79%) DevOps
8 16 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (19.23%) Problem Management
9 15 (19.23%) Stress Testing
10 11 (14.10%) Migration
11 10 (12.82%) Project Management
12 9 (11.54%) Database Tuning
13 7 (8.97%) BCP
13 7 (8.97%) Change Management
13 7 (8.97%) Security Hardening
13 7 (8.97%) Server Hardening
14 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (5.13%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) Java
2 14 (17.95%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) Perl
4 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) C
7 1 (1.28%) C#
7 1 (1.28%) Delphi
7 1 (1.28%) Java 8
7 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (7.69%) MCSE
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.69%) OCP
3 6 (7.69%) VCP6
4 2 (2.56%) CCNP
4 2 (2.56%) CCSA
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.13%) GDPR
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (35.90%) NFS
2 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.54%) vSphere
4 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
5 6 (7.69%) vCloud
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (51.28%) Puppet
2 25 (32.05%) Ansible
3 24 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (19.23%) Red Hat Satellite
4 15 (19.23%) SELinux
5 8 (10.26%) Data Guard
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (8.97%) Foglight
7 6 (7.69%) vRealize
8 1 (1.28%) Ambari
8 1 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.28%) Oozie
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (51.28%) Red Hat
2 21 (26.92%) Oracle
3 18 (23.08%) VMware
4 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.54%) Cisco
6 7 (8.97%) Imperva
7 3 (3.85%) Citrix
8 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.56%) F5
8 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.28%) Google
9 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks