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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 74 38 61
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 41 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 4.25% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 5.24% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £374 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% +46.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +55.55%
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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
915 782 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.33% 81.12% 74.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 483 288
Average daily rate £375 £333 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Clustering
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (23.08%) Replication
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (23.08%) LDAP
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) HPUX
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) ATM
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) ATM
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DBA
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
3 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) HPUX
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) UAG
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) SaltStack
4 1 (7.69%) Percona
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos