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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 45 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 26 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.25% 1.05% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 1.23% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 1
Median daily rate £350 £310 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
682 972 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.36% 85.34% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 668 324
Median daily rate £413 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 42
Median hourly rate £21.02 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +15 8 £350 -28.93% 4
Chester - 8 £300 - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £500 -
Crewe +11 2 - -
Knutsford +9 1 £425 +112.50%
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 17 (53.13%) SQL
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) ETL
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 9 (28.13%) Linux
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Replication
6 7 (21.88%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
6 7 (21.88%) High Availability
7 6 (18.75%) Talend
7 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 6 (18.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 6 (18.75%) Data Mart
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (18.75%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (18.75%) Database Tuning
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (15.63%) MDX
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (15.63%) Banking
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (15.63%) Analytics
8 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (15.63%) Star Schema
8 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
8 5 (15.63%) OLAP

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 2 (6.25%) JBoss
1 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) Softphone
1 1 (3.13%) Symposium
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (18.75%) Data Mart
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.63%) Essbase
3 5 (15.63%) OLAP
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (15.63%) Star Schema
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.25%) Big Data
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (15.63%) ERwin
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.25%) Hudson
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Toad
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) DBA
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Developer
3 10 (31.25%) SQL DBA
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Hyperion Developer
5 4 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Essbase Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
6 2 (6.25%) OBIEE Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Sybase DBA
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) MDX
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) HPUX
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) ETL
3 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
3 7 (21.88%) High Availability
4 6 (18.75%) Database Tuning
4 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.63%) Analytics
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Service Management
9 1 (3.13%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
9 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) EMCSA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (6.25%) OpenView
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Talend
3 5 (15.63%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Sybase
4 2 (6.25%) Teradata
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) RainStor
5 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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