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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 18 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 11 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.76% 5.88% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 8.25% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -44.00%
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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
154 97 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 66.67% 71.32% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 58 71
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+269.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Middleware
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (18.75%) SMTP
5 3 (18.75%) FTP
5 3 (18.75%) HTTP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SMTP
1 3 (18.75%) FTP
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Database Security
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.25%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Perforce
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) SAP