The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 88 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 13 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.98% 3.52% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 4.39% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +29.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1120 933 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.08% 80.02% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 634 326
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +60.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (52.63%) Oracle
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
5 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Percona
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (26.32%) Replication
5 5 (26.32%) Clustering
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) NetApp
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
7 3 (15.79%) LDAP
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (15.79%) Data Management
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (10.53%) WebCenter
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) ArcSDE
3 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) ATM
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.26%) DB2
6 1 (5.26%) Informix
6 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.26%) Big Data
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) DB2 Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (5.26%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) WebCenter
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) IBM XIV
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) HPUX
5 1 (5.26%) OS/390
5 1 (5.26%) zOS
5 1 (5.26%) MVS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (5.26%) Cacti
2 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Salt
2 1 (5.26%) Opsview
2 1 (5.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Percona
3 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Siebel
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds