Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 February 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 100 97
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 11 41 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.11% 2.10% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.38% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 6
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -1.41% -35.45%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £303
90th Percentile £513 £505 £556
North East median daily rate £425 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +21.43% -1.41% -35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 856 1,724 1,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.20% 88.46% 86.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 1,262 846
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £261 £273 £261
90th Percentile £575 £533 £561
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 34
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.27% +41.57% -10.89%
10th Percentile £8.76 £10.65 £11.88
90th Percentile £37.25 £41.50 £28.53
North East median hourly rate £17.30 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -23.11% +32.35% -22.05%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Tyne and Wear

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Tyne and Wear

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Tyne and Wear

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Tyne and Wear

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 11 £425 +21.43%
Performance Tuning
North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Replication
4 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
4 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (27.27%) QMS
4 3 (27.27%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Brocade
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (18.18%) Confluence

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) ActiveReports
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Report Writer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Associate Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CAML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSD
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (18.18%) HP Storage
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) VME
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) QMS
2 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Data Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
3 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (27.27%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Brocade
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) ThinPrint
3 2 (18.18%) Veeam
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle