The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 30 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 9 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.88% 2.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 3.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £49.66
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.52%
Performance Tuning
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
203 234 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 64.86% 76.72% 70.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 103 49
Average daily rate £310 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £435 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +9 9 £350 - 1
Performance Tuning
East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) High Availability
5 5 (38.46%) Statistics
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (30.77%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) DTS
8 2 (15.38%) FTP
8 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) CMS
8 2 (15.38%) C#
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (15.38%) OOP
8 2 (15.38%) MS Access
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (15.38%) VB
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) IIS
8 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Kentico
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 2 (15.38%) DTS
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DBA
2 8 (61.54%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) Ajax
1 2 (15.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Statistics
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Dell