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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 29 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 30 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.68% 0.49% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 0.62% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £375 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £251
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
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
538 813 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.93% 80.42% 81.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 565 318
Median daily rate £425 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 39
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -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 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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 +10 10 £450 -
Chester +9 8 £400 -
Macclesfield - 7 £525 -
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 30 (53.57%) ETL
2 27 (48.21%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.07%) Finance
6 19 (33.93%) Oracle
7 18 (32.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (26.79%) MDX
9 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (25.00%) Scrum
9 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 13 (23.21%) Replication
10 13 (23.21%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (21.43%) Essbase
11 12 (21.43%) Hyperion
11 12 (21.43%) Data Modelling
11 12 (21.43%) Analytics
12 11 (19.64%) Talend
12 11 (19.64%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (19.64%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (19.64%) Data Mart
12 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (17.86%) Banking
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (17.86%) Linux
13 10 (17.86%) Star Schema
13 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
13 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (17.86%) High Availability

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 (12.50%) IIS
1 7 (12.50%) JBoss
1 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) nginx
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
1 3 (5.36%) LDAP
1 3 (5.36%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) Softphone
3 1 (1.79%) Symposium
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) VLAN
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (23.21%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (21.43%) Essbase
5 11 (19.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 11 (19.64%) Data Mart
5 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (17.86%) Star Schema
7 8 (14.29%) OLAP
7 8 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (8.93%) Data Mining
10 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (3.57%) Big Data
13 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (16.07%) ERwin
3 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.36%) Hudson
6 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Local Government
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) DBA
3 14 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 10 (17.86%) OBIEE Developer
6 9 (16.07%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (8.93%) Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Hyperion Developer
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Tableau Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.36%) T-SQL Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Essbase Developer
10 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) MDX
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) Middleware
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.79%) Kafka
5 1 (1.79%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Replication
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Unix
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) HPUX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) ETL
2 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (25.00%) Scrum
5 12 (21.43%) Analytics
5 12 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 10 (17.86%) High Availability
6 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 9 (16.07%) Performance Management
8 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.71%) Database Tuning
9 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (8.93%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (8.93%) ITIL
11 4 (7.14%) Change Management
11 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
12 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
12 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 4 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) CCNA
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.79%) EMCSA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (3.57%) OpenView
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Oracle
2 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) Hyperion
4 11 (19.64%) Talend
5 6 (10.71%) Tableau
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) Sybase
7 2 (3.57%) Teradata
8 1 (1.79%) Embarcadero
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) RainStor