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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 28 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.81% 3.17% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 4.55% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate £450 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £320 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
262 264 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.17% 69.84% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 125 70
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £675 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +137.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 11 £450 +12.50% 1
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Siebel
4 6 (33.33%) ETL
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Informatica
5 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
5 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) PowerCenter
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (16.67%) Big Data
8 2 (11.11%) Analytics

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (16.67%) PowerCenter
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Siebel EIM
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) OLTP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) DBA
2 3 (16.67%) Informatica Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft BI Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (5.56%) SAP APO Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) SOA Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JAAS
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Siebel
3 5 (27.78%) Informatica
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Teradata
5 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Tableau