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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 24 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.96% 3.87% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 6.09% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £30.38
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +105.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
177 115 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 73.14% 63.54% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 51 70
Average daily rate £325 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.21 £175.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.02% +960.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Performance Tuning
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
York - 7 £400 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £360 -
Knaresborough - - - -
Scarborough - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (61.11%) Clustering
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) SAN
6 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (22.22%) JMS
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Altiris
6 4 (22.22%) BPEL
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (22.22%) WSUS
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (22.22%) vSphere
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) JConsole
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) DBA
2 6 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) JMS
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (11.11%) JRockit
3 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) SOA
2 4 (22.22%) BPEL
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) Jython
3 3 (16.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (5.56%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) WSUS
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Statspack
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Foglight
3 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) Mercator