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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 80 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +18
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 3.03% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 3.83% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £413 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +61.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
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West Yorkshire

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
985 784 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.67% 79.27% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 488 388
Average daily rate £375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 December 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) LDAP
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (20.00%) Clustering
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Replication
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) ATM
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) WebCenter
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) UAG
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP