The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 26 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.58% 3.10% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 4.55% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £49.66
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.52%
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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 Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 88 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 70.75% 68.22% 70.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 53 61
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £51.67 £175.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.47% +1358.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) DMZ
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce