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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 53 48 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 14 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.87% 1.52% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.99% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £381 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £443 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £500 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.34% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

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
575 554 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.87% 76.63% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 355 314
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £10.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) SCOM
4 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
5 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
6 9 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
8 6 (28.57%) Migration
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (14.29%) Oracle
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) .NET
11 3 (14.29%) Java
11 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 3 (14.29%) Windows
11 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
12 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
12 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
12 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
12 2 (9.52%) MVC
12 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (9.52%) jQuery

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.76%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.76%) Hazelcast
6 1 (4.76%) MOLAP
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) ROLAP
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) DBA
2 9 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior DBA
4 5 (23.81%) Senior SQL DBA
4 5 (23.81%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 4 (19.05%) Consultant
6 3 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Administrator
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (9.52%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) MDX
3 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) HPUX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) E-Discovery
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Kanban
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
5 1 (4.76%) SOLID
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
3 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow