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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 36 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.70% 1.22% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.53% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£356 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 196 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 81.08% 79.67% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 59 125
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 13
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £26.50 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) SAP BW
2 8 (44.44%) ABAP
2 8 (44.44%) SAP
3 6 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (33.33%) VMS
3 6 (33.33%) Product Management
4 5 (27.78%) Change Control
4 5 (27.78%) SAS
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) AIX
4 5 (27.78%) JBoss
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) OLAP
5 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) SAP BI
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.11%) Office 365
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (27.78%) SAS
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) DMZ
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SAP BW
2 6 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (22.22%) OLAP
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) SAP BI
4 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) DB2
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Architect
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) SAP BW Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Database Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Tester
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Designer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Objects Developer
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) VMS
2 5 (27.78%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) CRM
2 6 (33.33%) Product Management
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) ABAP
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects