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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Tuning
England / North West
Rank 80 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 52 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.96% 1.01% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.26% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 18
Median daily rate £500 £425 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +44.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
- +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
2172 3100 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.02% 80.56% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1888 1439
Median daily rate £413 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 107 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +38 21 £500 +42.85% 8
Manchester +5 19 £440 +3.52% 6
Lancashire +11 9 £525 +50.00%
Merseyside -2 2 £488 -2.50% 2
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 68 (46.58%) Oracle
2 60 (41.10%) SQL
3 55 (37.67%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (34.93%) High Availability
5 49 (33.56%) Oracle Database
6 44 (30.14%) ITIL
7 40 (27.40%) SQL Server
8 36 (24.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 32 (21.92%) Linux
10 31 (21.23%) Change Management
11 30 (20.55%) ETL
12 27 (18.49%) Oracle Application Server
12 27 (18.49%) Oracle EBS R12
12 27 (18.49%) Oracle EBS
13 26 (17.81%) Finance
14 25 (17.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (16.44%) TDD
15 24 (16.44%) Open Source
16 23 (15.75%) SaaS
16 23 (15.75%) PaaS
16 23 (15.75%) Java
16 23 (15.75%) IaaS
17 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
17 22 (15.07%) Data Management
18 21 (14.38%) BDD
18 21 (14.38%) Scrum
19 20 (13.70%) Web Services
19 20 (13.70%) Capacity Planning
19 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 27 (18.49%) Oracle Application Server
2 14 (9.59%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.53%) JBoss
4 7 (4.79%) IIS
5 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.42%) Apache
6 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.05%) nginx
8 3 (2.05%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (18.49%) Oracle EBS
1 27 (18.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.75%) IaaS
1 23 (15.75%) PaaS
1 23 (15.75%) SaaS
2 17 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.74%) Office 365
4 2 (1.37%) GitHub
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.59%) HTTP
2 4 (2.74%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) LDAP
2 4 (2.74%) SSL
3 3 (2.05%) Kerberos
3 3 (2.05%) LAN
3 3 (2.05%) Softphone
3 3 (2.05%) Symposium
3 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.05%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) DHCP
4 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.56%) Oracle Database
2 40 (27.40%) SQL Server
3 36 (24.66%) Oracle Database 12c
4 25 (17.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (11.64%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (8.90%) NoSQL
7 13 (8.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (6.16%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (5.48%) Essbase
11 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (5.48%) Relational Database
11 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (4.79%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (4.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.22%) JUnit
2 10 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (4.11%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.11%) Hudson
4 6 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.42%) ERwin
6 2 (1.37%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.37%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) Toad
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) YouTrack
General
1 26 (17.81%) Finance
2 16 (10.96%) Banking
3 2 (1.37%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.37%) Local Government
3 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (33.56%) DBA
1 49 (33.56%) Developer
2 28 (19.18%) Oracle DBA
3 20 (13.70%) SQL DBA
4 17 (11.64%) Administrator
5 14 (9.59%) SQL Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Software Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (6.16%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Scala Developer
9 7 (4.79%) OBIEE Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) Scala Software Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.11%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Tableau Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.70%) Web Services
2 13 (8.90%) REST
2 13 (8.90%) RESTful
3 11 (7.53%) MDX
3 11 (7.53%) XML
4 10 (6.85%) Middleware
5 8 (5.48%) JSON
6 7 (4.79%) XSLT
7 6 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (3.42%) Node.js
8 5 (3.42%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.74%) .NET
9 4 (2.74%) JMS
10 2 (1.37%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.37%) J2EE
11 1 (0.68%) CSS
11 1 (0.68%) Java EE
11 1 (0.68%) SAML
11 1 (0.68%) Spring
11 1 (0.68%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Replication
2 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.48%) User Experience
4 7 (4.79%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.11%) Clustering
6 5 (3.42%) Oracle Licensing
7 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.92%) Linux
2 18 (12.33%) Windows
3 17 (11.64%) Unix
4 8 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.74%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.05%) HPUX
8 2 (1.37%) AIX
8 2 (1.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.68%) CentOS
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE
9 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.93%) High Availability
3 44 (30.14%) ITIL
4 31 (21.23%) Change Management
5 30 (20.55%) ETL
6 24 (16.44%) Open Source
6 24 (16.44%) TDD
7 22 (15.07%) Data Management
8 21 (14.38%) BDD
8 21 (14.38%) Scrum
9 20 (13.70%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (11.64%) Service Management
11 16 (10.96%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (8.90%) Database Tuning
14 13 (8.90%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.53%) DevOps
15 11 (7.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.10%) SQL
2 23 (15.75%) Java
3 17 (11.64%) Scala
4 14 (9.59%) T-SQL
5 13 (8.90%) Ruby
6 9 (6.16%) Python
7 7 (4.79%) Perl
7 7 (4.79%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.74%) C#
9 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.05%) C
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) R
11 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.74%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.05%) CCNA
5 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.37%) Degree
6 2 (1.37%) EMCSA
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (4.79%) Data Guard
3 5 (3.42%) Puppet
3 5 (3.42%) SCOM
4 4 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.74%) SCCM
5 2 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.37%) OpenView
5 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.68%) Control-M
6 1 (0.68%) Foglight
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 68 (46.58%) Oracle
2 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.85%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.85%) Tableau
4 9 (6.16%) VMware
5 8 (5.48%) Hyperion
6 7 (4.79%) Talend
7 5 (3.42%) Cisco
8 3 (2.05%) Teradata
8 3 (2.05%) Twitter
9 2 (1.37%) EMC
9 2 (1.37%) HP
9 2 (1.37%) IBM
9 2 (1.37%) Sybase
10 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.68%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.68%) Imperva
10 1 (0.68%) RainStor
10 1 (0.68%) Sun
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago