The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 43 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.96% 1.86% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.90% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +11.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 207 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 74.58% 64.09% 65.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 122 125
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 19
Average hourly rate £14.63 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £12.75 £33.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South Yorkshire region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Doncaster - 3 £363 -
Sheffield -10 1 - -
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (25.00%) FlexPod
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Apache
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Replication
7 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) High Availability
7 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 2 (12.50%) NHS

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) DTS
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DBA
1 7 (43.75%) SQL DBA
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Database Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) BCP
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft