Period
to 18 September 2018

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 September 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 58 128
Rank change year-on-year -27 +70 -38
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 10 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.16% 3.58% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 4.09% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 29
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £333 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.82% +7.26% +3.06%
10th Percentile £374 £283 £254
90th Percentile £540 £512 £375
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £333 £310
% change year-on-year +27.82% +7.26% +3.06%
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 763 734 2,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.62% 87.49% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 524 1,476
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -19.75%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 103
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.25 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.47% +14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.31 £14.12 £15.00
90th Percentile £41.13 £47.83 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +7.14% +86.67%

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 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Data Guard
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) Ansible
5 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (30.00%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Celerra
3 2 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (20.00%) HP Storage
3 2 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (20.00%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) QMS
5 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) OCP
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (20.00%) HP ASE
3 2 (20.00%) HPE ATP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 3 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (30.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (30.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) BMC
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Brocade
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Isilon