Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 66 115
Rank change year-on-year -23 +49 -29
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.81% 2.82% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 3.16% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 30
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £323 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.53% +4.03% +11.55%
10th Percentile £376 £300 £255
90th Percentile £543 £546 £375
North East median daily rate £450 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +38.46% +4.84% +11.55%
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 863 822 1,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.35% 89.25% 89.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 557 1,336
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +16.28% -15.13%
10th Percentile £255 £262 £221
90th Percentile £600 £550 £499
North East median daily rate £388 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +4.73% +13.85% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 105
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.00 £29.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.85% +4.46% +107.41%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.24 £14.76
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.70 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% -10.71% +86.67%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -25 8 £450 +39.53%
Performance Tuning
North East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (50.00%) OCP
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Ansible
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DBA
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared DBA
3 2 (25.00%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Celerra
2 2 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (25.00%) HP Storage
2 2 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) QMS
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) OCP
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (25.00%) HP ASE
3 2 (25.00%) HPE ATP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (25.00%) Brocade
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Isilon