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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / East Midlands
Rank 85 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.50% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.64% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 15
Median daily rate £368 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £297 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £401 £385
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%

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
1160 1258 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.40% 78.87% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 763 647
Median daily rate £375 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 44
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £359 -2.71% 2
Leicestershire +6 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £400 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 9 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (12.50%) ETL
9 3 (12.50%) Middleware
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (8.33%) Firewall
10 2 (8.33%) VMware
10 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
10 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (8.33%) Veritas
10 2 (8.33%) JBoss
10 2 (8.33%) CRM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) Power BI
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.17%) BODI
7 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.17%) DataStage
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (4.17%) QlikView
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (25.00%) DBA
4 5 (20.83%) SQL DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Environment Manager
6 2 (8.33%) ETL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) DataStage Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (4.17%) QlikView Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QlikView Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Unix Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Unix Scripter
7 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
1 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) HPUX
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
1 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Informatics
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Korn
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Veritas
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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