The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 22 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.80% 1.23% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 1.75% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£258 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
Performance Tuning
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 57 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 73.83% 70.37% 55.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 48
Average daily rate £264 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £192 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the County Antrim region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -6 3 £258 -
Performance Tuning
Northern Ireland

Performance Tuning
Top 28 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft