The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 23 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 Nottinghamshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 38 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.85% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.82% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £288 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -33.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £473
% change year-on-year
- -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +142.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 245 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 73.28% 66.40% 67.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 120 97
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Performance Tuning
East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +5 6 £375 +30.43%
Performance Tuning
East Midlands

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 5 (38.46%) Symantec
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Lync
4 2 (15.38%) NFS
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Firmware
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (15.38%) Lync
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) webMethods Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSD
1 1 (7.69%) XSL
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
2 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Symantec
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) webMethods
5 1 (7.69%) IBM