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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 36 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.64% 2.37% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 3.08% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £500 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
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
247 292 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.91% 77.04% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 162 108
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.12% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 1 £500 +33.33% 1
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Algorithms
2 5 (38.46%) Master Data Management
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Clustering
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) Informatica
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Siebel
5 2 (15.38%) JAAS
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DMZ
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
3 1 (7.69%) Siebel EIM
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Management Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) JAAS
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (7.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Algorithms
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Management
1 5 (38.46%) Master Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (15.38%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds