The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 64 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.83% 1.15% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.55% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £248 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.37% -36.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £206 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £290 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.14%
Performance Tuning
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
787 579 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.89% 73.95% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 309 243
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 24
Average hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £325 - 1
Crewe -4 1 £213 -
Knutsford -7 1 £625 +220.51%
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) Replication
4 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) ETL
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Database Tuning
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (27.27%) Middleware
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) OLAP
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
8 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 1 (9.09%) Ruby
8 1 (9.09%) Ajax
8 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) IPv4
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 1 (9.09%) tcpdump
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (18.18%) OLAP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (9.09%) Lombardi
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Database Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) EAI
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) Samba
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) MOM
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
Warrington, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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