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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 40 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.66% 0.96% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 1.27% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

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
369 316 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.46% 75.78% 68.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 212 130
Median daily rate £418 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 17
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.93% -41.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £7.19 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 10 £525 -
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (65.63%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) Oracle
4 17 (53.13%) Linux
5 16 (50.00%) Finance
6 15 (46.88%) Database Tuning
7 13 (40.63%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (37.50%) Windows
9 11 (34.38%) VMware
9 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
10 10 (31.25%) NAS
10 10 (31.25%) SRDF
10 10 (31.25%) FCoE
10 10 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (31.25%) Multicast
10 10 (31.25%) KVM
10 10 (31.25%) iSCSI
10 10 (31.25%) jQuery
10 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (31.25%) Xen
10 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (31.25%) Benchmarking
10 10 (31.25%) EMC
10 10 (31.25%) Intel
10 10 (31.25%) SAN
10 10 (31.25%) NetApp

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) Apache
1 7 (21.88%) IIS
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Coherence
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
1 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) FCoE
1 10 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
1 10 (31.25%) iSCSI
1 10 (31.25%) LAN
1 10 (31.25%) Multicast
1 10 (31.25%) NAS
1 10 (31.25%) SAN
1 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 7 (21.88%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DMZ
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
5 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
5 7 (21.88%) HBase
6 5 (15.63%) MariaDB
6 5 (15.63%) MySQL
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) DBA
2 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (15.63%) MySQL DBA
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
6 4 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Developer
7 3 (9.38%) VBA Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Database Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Excel Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) jQuery
1 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (25.00%) Middleware
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) Rendezvous
3 7 (21.88%) XML
3 7 (21.88%) XSLT
4 3 (9.38%) Ajax
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Solaris
4 5 (15.63%) Debian
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) SUSE
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Database Tuning
2 10 (31.25%) Benchmarking
2 10 (31.25%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
5 2 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Server Building
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) VBA
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 10 (31.25%) KVM
3 10 (31.25%) NFS
3 10 (31.25%) SRDF
3 10 (31.25%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 10 (31.25%) EMC
3 10 (31.25%) Intel
3 10 (31.25%) NetApp
4 7 (21.88%) DataSynapse
4 7 (21.88%) IBM
4 7 (21.88%) Sybase
4 7 (21.88%) TIBCO
5 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) HP