The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 56 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 1.80% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.70% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £388 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 407 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.82% 66.50% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 247 244
Average daily rate £355 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning.

1 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) WMI
3 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) ADSL
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) DCOM
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) DTS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) DCOM
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WMI
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
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