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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 97 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 54 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 1.15% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.43% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 18
Median daily rate £400 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Performance Tuning
England

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
2798 3429 2390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.31% 80.51% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1765 2090 1329
Median daily rate £400 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 137 109
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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
Cheshire +17 23 £350 +5.26% 1
Manchester +1 17 £525 +31.25% 9
Merseyside +2 8 £400 +14.28% 2
Lancashire +19 3 - -
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 41 (45.05%) SQL
2 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
3 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.77%) Oracle
5 20 (21.98%) ETL
5 20 (21.98%) Database Tuning
6 19 (20.88%) TDD
6 19 (20.88%) Java
6 19 (20.88%) Linux
7 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
7 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
8 16 (17.58%) Unix
8 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database
9 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.48%) High Availability
9 15 (16.48%) Ruby
9 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (15.38%) Multithreading
10 14 (15.38%) BDD
10 14 (15.38%) Scala
10 14 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 14 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 14 (15.38%) Concurrent Programming
10 14 (15.38%) Low Latency
11 13 (14.29%) Replication
11 13 (14.29%) Pair Programming
12 11 (12.09%) Finance
13 10 (10.99%) Clustering
13 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
13 10 (10.99%) Windows

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 9 (9.89%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.10%) CICS
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) DHCP
1 2 (2.20%) DMZ
1 2 (2.20%) DNS
1 2 (2.20%) Firewall
1 2 (2.20%) Intranet
1 2 (2.20%) Network Security
1 2 (2.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.10%) IPsec
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database
3 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (6.59%) Data Mart
8 6 (6.59%) OLAP
8 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.49%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (5.49%) Essbase
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (5.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) ERwin
1 5 (5.49%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.20%) Hudson
4 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.20%) Toad
4 2 (2.20%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (46.15%) Developer
2 30 (32.97%) DBA
3 19 (20.88%) SQL DBA
4 18 (19.78%) SQL Developer
5 14 (15.38%) Java Developer
6 13 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (10.99%) Administrator
8 9 (9.89%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (8.79%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (7.69%) Agile Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Consultant
11 6 (6.59%) ETL Developer
11 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared DBA
11 6 (6.59%) T-SQL Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
13 4 (4.40%) Analyst
13 4 (4.40%) Architect
13 4 (4.40%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 4 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) MDX
1 5 (5.49%) Middleware
2 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) J2EE
2 4 (4.40%) Web Services
3 3 (3.30%) JAAS
4 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.20%) CSS
4 2 (2.20%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) jQuery
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.10%) JMS
5 1 (1.10%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Replication
2 10 (10.99%) Clustering
3 4 (4.40%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) iPad
5 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 16 (17.58%) Unix
3 10 (10.99%) Windows
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) AIX
6 2 (2.20%) HPUX
6 2 (2.20%) Solaris
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) CentOS
7 1 (1.10%) MVS
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.10%) SUSE
7 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.98%) Database Tuning
2 20 (21.98%) ETL
3 19 (20.88%) TDD
4 15 (16.48%) High Availability
5 14 (15.38%) BDD
5 14 (15.38%) Concurrent Programming
5 14 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 14 (15.38%) Low Latency
5 14 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 13 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.69%) Analytics
8 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.49%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.49%) Performance Management
10 5 (5.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.05%) SQL
2 19 (20.88%) Java
3 15 (16.48%) Ruby
4 14 (15.38%) Scala
4 14 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.99%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) C#
8 1 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) SC Cleared
1 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) CCNA
2 2 (2.20%) CCNP
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.10%) CCENT
3 1 (1.10%) CISA
3 1 (1.10%) CISM
3 1 (1.10%) CISMP
3 1 (1.10%) CISSP
3 1 (1.10%) MCITP
3 1 (1.10%) MCP
3 1 (1.10%) MCSA
3 1 (1.10%) MCSE
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Firmware
3 2 (2.20%) HDFS
3 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.20%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.20%) SmoothWall
2 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.10%) Foglight
3 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.10%) OpenView
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Oracle
2 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.69%) IBM
4 6 (6.59%) Siebel
5 5 (5.49%) Hyperion
5 5 (5.49%) Informatica
5 5 (5.49%) Talend
5 5 (5.49%) VMware
6 4 (4.40%) Tableau
6 4 (4.40%) Teradata
7 3 (3.30%) HP
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco
8 2 (2.20%) Clearswift
8 2 (2.20%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.10%) Avaya
9 1 (1.10%) CA
9 1 (1.10%) Dell
9 1 (1.10%) RainStor
9 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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