Period
to 15 November 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 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 53 126
Rank change year-on-year -20 +73 -38
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 13 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.53% 4.26% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 4.87% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 28
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £256
90th Percentile £538 £548 £379
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
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 755 759 2,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.03% 87.44% 88.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 546 1,499
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -15.15%
10th Percentile £287 £259 £225
90th Percentile £588 £553 £519
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 89
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.75 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.28% +14.29% +46.02%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £48.05 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +7.14% +55.56%

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 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Newcastle upon Tyne

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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
1 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle RAC
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (61.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (61.54%) Security Hardening
4 7 (53.85%) 3PAR
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) XenApp
4 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (53.85%) vCenter Server
4 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) BMC
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) SCCM
4 7 (53.85%) SCOM

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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
2 3 (23.08%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) DBA
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle DBA
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Monitoring
1 8 (61.54%) Security Hardening
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Statistics
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) OCP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) XenApp
2 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
3 5 (38.46%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Clustering
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
1 7 (53.85%) SCOM
1 7 (53.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (53.85%) vCenter Server
2 5 (38.46%) Data Guard
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Ansible
4 3 (23.08%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) 3PAR
2 7 (53.85%) BMC
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat