The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Taunton 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank - 13 15
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 5.45% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.11% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 82.56% 67.27% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 15 18
Average daily rate £375 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) T-SQL
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (93.33%) Data Guard
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle Database
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (80.00%) SLA
4 10 (66.67%) Clustering
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (26.67%) Statistics
5 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) Publishing
8 1 (6.67%) Migration

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle Database
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) DBA
2 13 (86.67%) SQL DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Statistics
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft