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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 27 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.97% 2.82% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 4.09% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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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
152 171 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 59.84% 68.95% 64.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 98 76
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 12
Average hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.84% -33.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £13.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014. 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 -2 5 £350 -15.15% 1
Wirral - - - - 1
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Siebel
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Sybase
4 2 (18.18%) DB2
4 2 (18.18%) OLAP

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (9.09%) MGCP
1 1 (9.09%) H.323
1 1 (9.09%) DMZ
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) OLAP
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ERwin
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Database Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DB2 Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) e-Health
1 1 (9.09%) IVR
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) DNA
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) VMFS
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Siebel
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Sybase
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Perforce
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) CA