The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 71 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 24 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.43% 1.02% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.51% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 12
Average daily rate
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£389 £300 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.58% -24.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £404 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.72% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £111.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -68.53%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1116 1059 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 66.63% 67.45% 64.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 602 452
Average daily rate £375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 78
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 9 £325 +8.33% 5
Northamptonshire - 5 £400 -
Leicestershire +12 4 £378 +12.68%
Derbyshire - 2 £450 - 1
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) DB2
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) .NET
4 9 (24.32%) HTTP
5 7 (18.92%) IBM
5 7 (18.92%) CICS
5 7 (18.92%) COBOL
5 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
5 7 (18.92%) Apache Solr
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.22%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) Migration
7 5 (13.51%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (13.51%) Clustering
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (13.51%) VSAM
7 5 (13.51%) SSL
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) DataStage
7 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.51%) Pentaho
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
8 4 (10.81%) JCL
8 4 (10.81%) UNIX
8 4 (10.81%) Tomcat

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (18.92%) CICS
1 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
1 7 (18.92%) Apache Solr
2 5 (13.51%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Kentico
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.41%) CMS
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) HTTP
2 5 (13.51%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) SNA
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
1 12 (32.43%) DB2
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.51%) DataStage
2 5 (13.51%) Pentaho
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.41%) QlikView
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) DTS
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (5.41%) MS Access
5 2 (5.41%) Sybase ASA
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (2.70%) OLAP
6 1 (2.70%) VLDB
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) JMeter
2 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.41%) Introscope
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) DBA
1 9 (24.32%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) SQL DBA
3 7 (18.92%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Sybase DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (5.41%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) Ajax
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (5.41%) RESTful
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (5.41%) Middleware
4 2 (5.41%) WSDL
4 2 (5.41%) XSLT
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) SOAP
4 2 (5.41%) MSMQ
4 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
1 5 (13.51%) VSAM
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) DataPower
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.41%) BDD
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.41%) SOA
4 2 (5.41%) ETL
4 2 (5.41%) OOP
4 2 (5.41%) TDD
4 2 (5.41%) Data Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Security
4 2 (5.41%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) COBOL
3 4 (10.81%) JCL
3 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.81%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) VB
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) MCSA
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) WAI
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (5.41%) CA Wily
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) IBM
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Sybase
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.41%) CA
5 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
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