The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 66 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.61% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.87% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £250 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £276 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.65 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+22.78% +9.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
501 458 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.32% 69.92% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 314 251
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.14% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 (44.44%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) WMI
3 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) ADSL
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) DCOM
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) DTS
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Informatica

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) DTS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) DCOM
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WMI
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle