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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
North West / Cheshire
Rank 29 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 18 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.71% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 0.85% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Median daily rate £413 £350 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £251
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
382 708 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.76% 79.46% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 459 343
Median daily rate £400 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 5 £550 -
Warrington +24 4 - -
Chester +6 4 £401 +0.31% 1
Knutsford +11 1 - -
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 30 (57.69%) SQL
2 27 (51.92%) ETL
3 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
4 19 (36.54%) Finance
4 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.77%) Oracle
6 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (25.00%) Replication
8 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 11 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (21.15%) MDX
9 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (21.15%) High Availability
10 10 (19.23%) Scrum
10 10 (19.23%) Banking
10 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (17.31%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
12 8 (15.38%) Windows
12 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
12 8 (15.38%) Linux
12 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (15.38%) Hyperion
12 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (15.38%) Essbase
12 8 (15.38%) Analytics
13 7 (13.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
13 7 (13.46%) Talend

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (13.46%) IIS
1 7 (13.46%) JBoss
1 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) nginx
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Kerberos
1 3 (5.77%) LDAP
1 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) Softphone
3 1 (1.92%) Symposium
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) VLAN
3 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (17.31%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (15.38%) Essbase
7 7 (13.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (13.46%) Data Mart
8 6 (11.54%) Star Schema
9 5 (9.62%) Data Mining
9 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (7.69%) OLAP
10 4 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (3.85%) Big Data
12 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.62%) ERwin
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.77%) Hudson
6 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Local Government
3 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) DBA
3 13 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 11 (21.15%) SQL Developer
5 7 (13.46%) OBIEE Developer
5 7 (13.46%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (9.62%) Administrator
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Tableau Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.77%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Hyperion Developer
9 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared DBA
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Middleware Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) MDX
2 5 (9.62%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) Middleware
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.92%) Kafka
5 1 (1.92%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Replication
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Unix
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) HPUX
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) ETL
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (21.15%) High Availability
5 10 (19.23%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) Analytics
6 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.54%) Database Mirroring
8 6 (11.54%) Database Tuning
9 5 (9.62%) ITIL
9 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
10 4 (7.69%) Change Management
10 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (5.77%) Dashboard Development
11 3 (5.77%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
3 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.62%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (3.85%) OpenView
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) Control-M
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.38%) Hyperion
4 7 (13.46%) Talend
5 6 (11.54%) Tableau
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.77%) Teradata
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Sybase
8 1 (1.92%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.92%) Embarcadero
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) RainStor