The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Cheshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 56 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.14% 1.86% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.51% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 25
Average daily rate
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£248 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.12% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £222 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £398 £427
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 £41.25 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
569 558 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 71.93% 74.10% 63.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 242 306
Average daily rate £390 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Tuning
North West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Knutsford +4 3 £195 +8.33%
Warrington - - - - 3
Wilmslow - - - - 3
Chester - - - - 2
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
2 8 (47.06%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (35.29%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) IIS
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (23.53%) Symantec
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) Replication
7 3 (17.65%) T-SQL

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) ADSL
1 1 (5.88%) Broadband
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.88%) DTS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) DBA
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) HACMP
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Database Security
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) PowerHA
4 2 (11.76%) GPFS
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
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