Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 18 January 2019 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 69 109
Rank change year-on-year -2 +40 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 19 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.12% 2.24% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.56% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 38
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +23.64% -3.17%
10th Percentile £325 £301 £296
90th Percentile £500 £463 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £425 £344
% change year-on-year -5.88% +23.64% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 785 780 1,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.51% 87.44% 89.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 570 1,259
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £530
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 51
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -10.71% +22.54%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.10 £17.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -25.93% -26.36% +35.80%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Newcastle upon Tyne

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Newcastle upon Tyne

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 18 (94.74%) Shell Script
2 16 (84.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) SC Cleared
2 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 16 (84.21%) Performance Monitoring
2 16 (84.21%) Security Hardening
3 15 (78.95%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle
3 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (73.68%) SCCM
4 14 (73.68%) SCOM
4 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
4 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 14 (73.68%) BMC
4 14 (73.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (73.68%) 3PAR
4 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (73.68%) XenApp
4 14 (73.68%) XenDesktop
4 14 (73.68%) vCenter Server
5 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (68.42%) EMC
6 12 (63.16%) Puppet
7 11 (57.89%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (57.89%) vMotion
7 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
7 11 (57.89%) HP
8 10 (52.63%) GitLab

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Artifactory
1 10 (52.63%) GitLab
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (36.84%) Server Administrator
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Server Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Server Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Server Support
7 2 (10.53%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Management Information System
2 6 (31.58%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (84.21%) Performance Monitoring
1 16 (84.21%) Security Hardening
2 15 (78.95%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) Service Management
5 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
5 6 (31.58%) Statistics
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (10.53%) Availability Management
8 2 (10.53%) Data Management
8 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
8 2 (10.53%) Information Security
8 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) SC Cleared
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) OCP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (73.68%) XenApp
2 14 (73.68%) XenDesktop
3 11 (57.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) SCCM
1 14 (73.68%) SCOM
1 14 (73.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 14 (73.68%) vCenter Server
2 12 (63.16%) Puppet
3 11 (57.89%) vMotion
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (15.79%) Ansible
6 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) 3PAR
2 14 (73.68%) BMC
3 13 (68.42%) EMC
4 11 (57.89%) HP
4 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (10.53%) Pega
6 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow