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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 75 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 1.31% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.67% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 10
Average daily rate
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£454 £313 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.20% -10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £226 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £375 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
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
810 659 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.65% 78.73% 74.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 305 249
Average daily rate £400 £400 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 51 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
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 20 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 1 £500 +42.85% 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) LPAR
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) HACMP
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) GPFS
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) iptables
6 1 (14.29%) Opsview
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
6 1 (14.29%) Puppet
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (14.29%) PowerHA

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
1 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) LPAR
1 2 (28.57%) HACMP
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) GPFS
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Samba
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Opsview
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) MOM
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
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