The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 23 June 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
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 98 68
Rank change year-on-year +58 -30  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 17 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.97% 1.69% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 1.96% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 1
Median daily rate £340 £310 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +21.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  

Performance Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 491 1375 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.69% 85.99% 79.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 887 404
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 69 42
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +74.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £26.00 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in the North East

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in the North East

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in the North East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in the North East

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in the North East

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +68 15 £330 +6.45% 2
Performance Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (35.71%) HP
2 10 (35.71%) Data Management
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) Database Tuning
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (32.14%) ETL
3 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
3 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Logical Data Model
3 9 (32.14%) ETL Development
4 8 (28.57%) AIX
4 8 (28.57%) Solaris
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 8 (28.57%) EMC
4 8 (28.57%) SAN
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Symantec
4 8 (28.57%) Replication
4 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 8 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (28.57%) Brocade
4 8 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle Exalytics
5 7 (25.00%) IBM
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 4 (14.29%) HBase
4 4 (14.29%) Mahout
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.71%) Big Data
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.57%) ActiveReports
7 1 (3.57%) DB2
7 1 (3.57%) Ingres
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) LSMW
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Backup Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) OBIEE Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Report Writer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior ABAP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) OpenCV
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) BAPI
3 1 (3.57%) EDI
3 1 (3.57%) IDoc
3 1 (3.57%) ISPF
3 1 (3.57%) SAP ALE
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BSP
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (3.57%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Replication
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Exalytics
3 4 (14.29%) HP Storage
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) AIX
3 8 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) MVS
4 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Data Management
2 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
2 9 (32.14%) Database Tuning
2 9 (32.14%) ETL
2 9 (32.14%) ETL Development
2 9 (32.14%) Logical Data Model
3 6 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
5 4 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) QMS
5 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) R
1 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) ABAP
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) REXX
2 1 (3.57%) SAPscript
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
1 1 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 6 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Perfmon
4 1 (3.57%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) HP
2 8 (28.57%) Brocade
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) EMC
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Symantec
3 7 (25.00%) IBM
4 6 (21.43%) Veeam
4 6 (21.43%) Veritas
5 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) Adobe
6 1 (3.57%) BMC
6 1 (3.57%) CA
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago