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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 109 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 28 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.80% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.10% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 19
Average daily rate
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£315 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £288 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.52% +15.20%
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
2317 2001 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.65% 73.22% 66.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1031 941
Average daily rate £375 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 98 86
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Manchester +4 14 £344 -23.61% 12
Merseyside - 12 £279 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £433 - 2
Cheshire - - - - 9
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 39 (60.00%) SQL
2 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
3 25 (38.46%) Oracle
4 21 (32.31%) Finance
5 20 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
7 17 (26.15%) UNIX
7 17 (26.15%) Windows
8 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
11 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
11 9 (13.85%) Clustering
11 9 (13.85%) ITIL
11 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (12.31%) ETL
12 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (12.31%) SAP
12 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.31%) Banking
13 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
13 7 (10.77%) Linux
14 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000
14 6 (9.23%) Replication
14 6 (9.23%) Change Management
14 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.54%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.54%) JBoss
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.54%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) DMZ
1 5 (7.69%) DNS
1 5 (7.69%) DHCP
1 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.62%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
3 1 (1.54%) MGCP
3 1 (1.54%) H.323
3 1 (1.54%) LAN
3 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
5 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.69%) DB2
7 5 (7.69%) OLAP
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (4.62%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (4.62%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (4.62%) Data Mart
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (4.62%) Toad
2 1 (1.54%) ERwin
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.54%) Ant
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) French Language
6 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) DBA
2 23 (35.38%) SQL DBA
3 19 (29.23%) Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Administrator
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.15%) Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Wintel Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) AIX Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Senior DBA
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 2 (3.08%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) SAP Basis
1 3 (4.62%) Middleware
1 3 (4.62%) XML
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) ODBC
3 1 (1.54%) MDX
3 1 (1.54%) WCF
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.54%) XSD
3 1 (1.54%) XSLT
3 1 (1.54%) EJB
3 1 (1.54%) JSP
3 1 (1.54%) Servlets
3 1 (1.54%) J2EE
3 1 (1.54%) JMS
3 1 (1.54%) EDI
3 1 (1.54%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Clustering
2 6 (9.23%) Replication
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) HACMP
4 2 (3.08%) NHS
4 2 (3.08%) LPAR
5 1 (1.54%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) UNIX
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.69%) AIX
5 4 (6.15%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
1 9 (13.85%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) ETL
2 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.23%) Change Management
3 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
3 6 (9.23%) High Availability
4 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.15%) Time Management
5 4 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Release Management
6 3 (4.62%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.08%) SOA
7 2 (3.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) SQL
2 20 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.15%) ABAP
6 2 (3.08%) VB
6 2 (3.08%) C#
6 2 (3.08%) Java
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) MCSE
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.54%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) DFS Replication
1 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 5 (7.69%) Firmware
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) GPFS
4 1 (1.54%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
1 5 (7.69%) SCVMM
2 4 (6.15%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Oracle
2 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) SAP
4 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.69%) HP
4 5 (7.69%) Dell
5 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco
7 2 (3.08%) Sybase
8 1 (1.54%) Tableau
8 1 (1.54%) TARGIT
8 1 (1.54%) Brocade
8 1 (1.54%) Perforce
8 1 (1.54%) Teradata
8 1 (1.54%) Informatica
8 1 (1.54%) Sun
8 1 (1.54%) EMC
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