The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 27 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.85% - 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £488 - £325
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 135 117 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 83.33% 78.52% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 53
Median daily rate £415 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +29.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £52.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Portsmouth

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) MFC
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) XML Messaging
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Replication
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (40.00%) Data Transformation
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (40.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) E-Business Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) MFC
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) LPAR
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) Data Transformation
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Code Coverage
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Telerik
2 2 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) IBM