The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 29 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.48% 1.77% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 2.35% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £30.38
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +105.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 170 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 79.88% 75.22% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 44 78
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 50 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Coventry region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (62.50%) AIX
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
1 5 (62.50%) SAS
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) OLAP
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (25.00%) SAP BI
4 2 (25.00%) VMS
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) ABAP
4 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Banking

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (62.50%) SAS
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BI
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Designer
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) VMS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) ABAP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau