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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 22 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.58% 4.00% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 6.25% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
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Merseyside

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
237 112 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 77.45% 64.00% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 63 70
Average daily rate £475 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) Patch Management
3 10 (40.00%) SDLC
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Middleware
5 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) SOA
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Change Management
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (28.00%) Database Security
6 7 (28.00%) Database Tuning
6 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
6 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Security Management
6 7 (28.00%) Migration
6 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (32.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SMTP
1 6 (24.00%) FTP
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
1 6 (24.00%) SSL
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (8.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Adabas
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) DBA
2 8 (32.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Adabas DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (32.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) ISPF
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.00%) OS/390
4 1 (4.00%) zOS
4 1 (4.00%) MVS
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Patch Management
2 10 (40.00%) SDLC
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) SOA
4 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (28.00%) Database Security
5 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
5 7 (28.00%) Database Tuning
5 7 (28.00%) Change Management
5 7 (28.00%) Security Management
5 7 (28.00%) Migration
5 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) BPEL
8 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Product Management
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
1 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) NATURAL
3 1 (4.00%) JCL
3 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) MCP
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware