The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 126 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 22 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.93% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.28% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 15
Average daily rate
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£335 £340 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £130 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £465 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2778 2180 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.69% 72.09% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1153 840
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 110 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £13.67 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
Merseyside -8 11 £350 -22.22% 4
Manchester -18 6 £350 +12.90% 16
Lancashire +10 2 £329 - 3
Cheshire -18 1 - - 5
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 21 (42.86%) Oracle
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
4 15 (30.61%) Windows
4 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
4 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
5 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (18.37%) ITIL
8 8 (16.33%) UNIX
8 8 (16.33%) VMware
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.29%) Clustering
9 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (14.29%) Middleware
9 7 (14.29%) DB2
9 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (10.20%) Database Tuning
11 5 (10.20%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.20%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (10.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.04%) TPMS
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
1 5 (10.20%) SSL
1 5 (10.20%) SAN
1 5 (10.20%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) SMTP
3 3 (6.12%) FTP
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.04%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.04%) SSH
5 1 (2.04%) DMZ
5 1 (2.04%) IPv4
5 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.04%) SNMP
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (14.29%) DB2
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.04%) QlikView
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.04%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Toad
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.04%) ProC
2 1 (2.04%) ERwin
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) DBA
2 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) SQL DBA
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.12%) DB2 Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.08%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Teradata DBA
8 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Middleware
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (8.16%) SAP Basis
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) ODBC
5 1 (2.04%) MDX
5 1 (2.04%) WCF
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Solaris
6 2 (4.08%) AIX
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 5 (10.20%) Database Tuning
2 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.20%) Data Security
2 5 (10.20%) SOA
3 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
3 4 (8.16%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) Change Management
3 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.12%) ETL
4 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.08%) ERP
5 2 (4.08%) Security Management
5 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) High Availability
5 2 (4.08%) Database Security
5 2 (4.08%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.12%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) REXX
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.04%) iptables
6 1 (2.04%) XenApp
6 1 (2.04%) XenServer
6 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Samba
6 1 (2.04%) Firmware
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (8.16%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.04%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Opsview
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) MOM
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Oracle
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.33%) VMware
4 5 (10.20%) SAP
5 4 (8.16%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) Teradata
7 1 (2.04%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.04%) Tableau
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam
7 1 (2.04%) Brocade
7 1 (2.04%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.04%) Perforce
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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