The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Yorkshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 30 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.52% 2.07% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 2.94% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £38.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
132 102 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 68.75% 70.34% 56.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 56
Average daily rate £320 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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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
Harrogate - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Skipton - - - -
York - - - - 1
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) Altiris
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) WSUS
4 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) HPUX
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Statspack
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (9.09%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (9.09%) Foglight
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Altiris
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) VMware