The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 90 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 22 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.48% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.04% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 18
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.17% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1827 1861 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.45% 72.67% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 974 762
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 131 62
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -4.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
Coventry -1 5 £354 -11.43% 1
Solihull -2 4 £340 - 2
Staffordshire - 4 £400 - 1
Birmingham +6 3 £438 +20.68% 4
Warwickshire -7 1 £313 +4.16% 4
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (23.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (18.60%) Change Control
6 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
6 8 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (16.28%) Migration
7 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
7 7 (16.28%) .NET
7 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
8 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
8 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) VMware
9 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 5 (11.63%) HP
9 5 (11.63%) Citrix
9 5 (11.63%) ITIL
9 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (9.30%) PowerPivot

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) Lync
5 2 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
1 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) VLAN
2 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.65%) QlikView
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Liquibase
3 1 (2.33%) Flyway
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Front Office
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) DBA
3 6 (13.95%) SQL DBA
3 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) MDX
3 2 (4.65%) WinForms
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) XMPP
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) HPUX
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (18.60%) Change Control
4 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (16.28%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) CRM
6 4 (9.30%) ETL
6 4 (9.30%) Validation
6 4 (9.30%) Data Mapping
6 4 (9.30%) System Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Data Transformation
7 3 (6.98%) E-Discovery
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.65%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.98%) VB
3 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.98%) VB6
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) COBOL
5 1 (2.33%) ABAP
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) HP
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Yahoo!
5 2 (4.65%) Netezza
5 2 (4.65%) Sage
5 2 (4.65%) Reuters
6 1 (2.33%) CA
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) Sun
6 1 (2.33%) Cognos
6 1 (2.33%) Sybase
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago