The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 25 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.76% 0.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +13.84%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 81 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 58.02% 66.39% 73.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 53 89
Average daily rate £344 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +1.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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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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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £325 -
Lichfield - - - -
Performance Tuning
West Midlands

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL