The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 West Midlands 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 74 79 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 41 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.68% 1.27% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.91% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £309 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.44% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £394 £359
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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1780 1309 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.01% 66.48% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 662 734
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 56 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Tuning
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
Coventry -7 10 £356 +4.77%
Warwickshire - 9 £318 - 1
Solihull +8 6 £351 -
Birmingham -10 6 £363 +20.83% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
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England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (28.17%) SAP
3 19 (26.76%) SQL
4 18 (25.35%) Oracle
4 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
4 18 (25.35%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
7 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (15.49%) JBoss
9 11 (15.49%) Windows
10 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
10 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (14.08%) SAP Data Services
11 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (12.68%) Change Control
11 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (12.68%) QA
11 9 (12.68%) SAP BW
11 9 (12.68%) ABAP
11 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.27%) LAN
12 8 (11.27%) UNIX
12 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
12 8 (11.27%) WebLogic
12 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
12 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
13 7 (9.86%) Product Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.45%) Apache
4 6 (8.45%) CMS
5 5 (7.04%) SAS
6 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.41%) IIS
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) LAN
2 7 (9.86%) Internet
3 3 (4.23%) SAN
3 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.23%) NAS
4 2 (2.82%) ADSL
4 2 (2.82%) VPN
4 2 (2.82%) WAN
4 2 (2.82%) DMZ
4 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 1 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (14.08%) SAP Data Services
6 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (12.68%) SAP BW
6 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
8 6 (8.45%) OLAP
8 6 (8.45%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (7.04%) SAP BI
10 4 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (4.23%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.41%) Toad
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Publishing
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Architect
2 10 (14.08%) DBA
2 10 (14.08%) Administrator
3 9 (12.68%) Consultant
4 8 (11.27%) Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.04%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.63%) SAP Architect
8 3 (4.23%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) SAP BW Architect
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Business Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.82%) Business Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Support Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Spring
2 6 (8.45%) JMX
2 6 (8.45%) Hibernate
2 6 (8.45%) J2EE
2 6 (8.45%) JDBC
2 6 (8.45%) JSP
2 6 (8.45%) Servlets
2 6 (8.45%) SOAP
2 6 (8.45%) Struts
2 6 (8.45%) Web Services
2 6 (8.45%) XML
2 6 (8.45%) XSLT
2 6 (8.45%) JMS
2 6 (8.45%) MDX
3 4 (5.63%) DCOM
3 4 (5.63%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
5 2 (2.82%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) iPad
2 4 (5.63%) Data Extraction
2 4 (5.63%) Firmware
3 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) UNIX
3 7 (9.86%) Linux
3 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.45%) VMS
5 5 (7.04%) AIX
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.82%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (25.35%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (12.68%) Change Control
4 7 (9.86%) ETL
4 7 (9.86%) Migration
4 7 (9.86%) Product Management
5 6 (8.45%) Software Architecture
5 6 (8.45%) Load Testing
5 6 (8.45%) Content Management
5 6 (8.45%) B2C
5 6 (8.45%) CRM
5 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.04%) ITIL
6 5 (7.04%) Change Management
7 4 (5.63%) ERP
7 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.63%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (5.63%) Software Distribution
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
3 9 (12.68%) ABAP
4 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.45%) Java
5 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.82%) VB
6 2 (2.82%) VBA
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) WMI
3 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.82%) SCOM
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.41%) MOM
4 1 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.41%) Control-M
4 1 (1.41%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) SAP
2 18 (25.35%) Oracle
3 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.49%) JBoss
5 6 (8.45%) ATG
5 6 (8.45%) Endeca
5 6 (8.45%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.63%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.41%) Informatica
8 1 (1.41%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) Peregrine
8 1 (1.41%) Remedy
8 1 (1.41%) Tableau
8 1 (1.41%) VMware
8 1 (1.41%) Sybase
8 1 (1.41%) Dell
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix
8 1 (1.41%) BMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago