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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 81 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 10 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.91% 0.20% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.24% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Median daily rate £325 £500 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +61.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £500 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
921 835 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.19% 83.17% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 525 306
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 43
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.77 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -7 7 £338 -32.50% 1
Chester - 1 £300 -
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (81.25%) High Availability
3 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (75.00%) ETL
4 11 (68.75%) Replication
4 11 (68.75%) Database Tuning
5 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) Banking
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Clustering
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
10 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server

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 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Developer
2 10 (62.50%) SSIS Developer
3 9 (56.25%) ETL Developer
4 8 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (18.75%) DBA
6 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (6.25%) Consultant
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning DBA
8 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Senior ETL Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) High Availability
2 12 (75.00%) ETL
3 11 (68.75%) Database Tuning
4 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat