The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 41 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 22 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.36% 1.61% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 2.28% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 6
Average daily rate £325 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.20% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £224 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £256 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £30.38
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +105.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 219 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.46% 70.65% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 85 137
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £462 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.27% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.20 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £18.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the North East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 18 £282 +17.35% 5
Northumberland - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
4 12 (37.50%) UNIX
5 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (31.25%) Data Guard
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
8 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
8 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
8 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Clustering
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (21.88%) Replication
9 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (18.75%) HPUX
9 6 (18.75%) Change Control
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
5 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (6.25%) MySQL
10 1 (3.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) DBA
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (21.88%) SQL DBA
4 5 (15.63%) Server Support
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) UNIX
2 6 (18.75%) HPUX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) SUSE
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (18.75%) Change Control
2 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.13%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) MCDBA
3 4 (12.50%) MCT
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Veritas
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
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