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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 92 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 26 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.56% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.06% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 15
Average daily rate
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£346 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £420 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +8.10%
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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
1734 1795 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.32% 75.48% 67.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 939 592
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 141 60
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.55 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.52% -11.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 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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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 +6 7 £354 -11.43% 4
Birmingham -4 7 £325 -7.14% 3
Staffordshire - 4 £326 - 2
Warwickshire -5 1 - - 1
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
7 10 (25.00%) Oracle
7 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (20.00%) Change Control
8 8 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (20.00%) .NET
8 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.00%) ITIL
10 6 (15.00%) Migration
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (12.50%) VMware
11 5 (12.50%) Finance
11 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (12.50%) IBM
11 5 (12.50%) Citrix
11 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (12.50%) CRM
11 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) Lync
4 2 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Eikon
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
1 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) VLAN
2 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.50%) QlikView
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.50%) Data Mart
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.50%) ERwin
4 1 (2.50%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.50%) Flyway
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) DBA
2 6 (15.00%) SQL DBA
2 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Architect
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) XMPP
4 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
2 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) HPUX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (20.00%) Change Control
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) CRM
5 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.00%) System Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 4 (10.00%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 3 (7.50%) OO
7 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) COBOL
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCSM
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.00%) Reuters
6 2 (5.00%) Talend
6 2 (5.00%) Sage
6 2 (5.00%) Informatica
6 2 (5.00%) Yahoo!
6 2 (5.00%) Netezza
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) Cognos
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) Sun
7 1 (2.50%) Pega
7 1 (2.50%) Tableau
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas
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