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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 82 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +18
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 6 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.55% 3.79% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 4.69% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £383 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.20%
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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
903 768 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.30% 80.76% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 467 317
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Clustering
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) ATM
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (16.67%) LDAP
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) HPUX
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) ATM
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) WebCenter
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) UAG
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) HP
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