The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 25 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.35% - 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£279 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.52% +15.20%
Performance Tuning
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 117 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 68.84% 58.79% 64.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 69 69
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Liverpool - 7 £283 - 1
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 2000
3 6 (42.86%) High Availability
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) DFS Replication
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) SCCM
4 5 (35.71%) SCVMM
4 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
4 5 (35.71%) Firmware
4 5 (35.71%) DMZ
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Clustering
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) DB2
6 3 (21.43%) SAP Basis
6 3 (21.43%) SAP

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) DMZ
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) MGCP
3 1 (7.14%) H.323
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) DB2 Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Basis
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSD
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
3 1 (7.14%) WSDL
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 2000
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) XQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (35.71%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
1 5 (35.71%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) Perforce