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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.97% 0.99% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £325 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £322 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £340 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £405 £385
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

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
408 764 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.47% 83.68% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 479 379
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.77% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Knutsford +13 2 - -
Chester - 2 £400 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £600 -
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 25 (58.14%) ETL
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
4 17 (39.53%) Finance
4 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 13 (30.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (25.58%) MDX
9 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (20.93%) Scrum
10 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (18.60%) Unix
11 8 (18.60%) Windows
11 8 (18.60%) Replication
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (16.28%) Essbase
12 7 (16.28%) Linux
12 7 (16.28%) JBoss
12 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
12 7 (16.28%) IIS
12 7 (16.28%) Hyperion
12 7 (16.28%) High Availability
12 7 (16.28%) Analytics
13 6 (13.95%) Tableau
13 6 (13.95%) 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 (16.28%) IIS
1 7 (16.28%) JBoss
1 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) nginx
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
1 3 (6.98%) LDAP
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) Softphone
3 1 (2.33%) Symposium
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) VLAN
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (18.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (16.28%) Essbase
8 6 (13.95%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (11.63%) Data Mart
9 5 (11.63%) Data Mining
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (11.63%) Star Schema
10 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (6.98%) OLAP
11 3 (6.98%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
12 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (9.30%) ERwin
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) Hudson
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Local Government
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) DBA
3 11 (25.58%) SQL DBA
4 6 (13.95%) OBIEE Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Tableau Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Ab Initio Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Middleware Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Data Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Redshift Developer
9 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared DBA
9 1 (2.33%) Senior OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) MDX
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) Middleware
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.33%) Kafka
5 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Replication
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Clustering
4 3 (6.98%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Unix
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) HPUX
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) ETL
2 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.28%) Analytics
6 7 (16.28%) High Availability
7 6 (13.95%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.63%) ITIL
8 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
9 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Change Management
9 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (6.98%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.63%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) Perl
6 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CCNA
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.33%) EMCSA
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Control-M
2 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) Hyperion
4 6 (13.95%) Tableau
4 6 (13.95%) Talend
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.65%) Ab Initio
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Teradata
7 1 (2.33%) Embarcadero
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Sybase