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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 24 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.38% 3.96% 11.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 6.06% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£240 £425 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +183.33%
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 £45.00 £36.65 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+22.78% +9.40%
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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
87 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 69.05% 65.35% 58.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 29 36
Average daily rate £320 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (83.33%) Oracle
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (50.00%) Statistics
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Cognos
5 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (25.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DBA
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Cognos
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) VMware