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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 31 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 11 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.87% 3.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 6.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -
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 £37.50 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
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
258 115 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 67.36% 62.84% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 68 90
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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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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 10 £400 +32.23% 3
Performance Tuning
North West

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) DNS
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) Clustering
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) High Availability
5 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (26.09%) DFS Replication
5 6 (26.09%) SCCM
5 6 (26.09%) SCVMM
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (26.09%) DMZ
5 6 (26.09%) Firmware
5 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 6 (26.09%) HP
5 6 (26.09%) Dell
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 2000
5 6 (26.09%) DHCP
5 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) DB2
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) DMZ
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) FTP
3 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (4.35%) OLAP
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DBA
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) DB2 Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (13.04%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) High Availability
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
3 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Security
6 2 (8.70%) Security Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Database Security
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCP
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Firmware
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 6 (26.09%) DFS Replication
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
1 6 (26.09%) SCVMM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.35%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) Dell
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (4.35%) Perforce
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