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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 35 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.43% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£625 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
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
205 243 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.48% 77.64% 67.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 104 65
Average daily rate £343 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 41
Average hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 2 £625 -
Market Harborough - - - -
Performance Tuning
East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (12.50%) QlikView
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (12.50%) Northgate
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (12.50%) OLAP
7 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) UNIX
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) VLDB
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DBA
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (50.00%) Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Northgate
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle