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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 112 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 34 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.90% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.17% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 17
Median daily rate £363 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +4.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £448 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Performance Tuning
England

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
2656 1880 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.73% 76.48% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1121 1010
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 87 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 11 £375 -14.28% 1
Staffordshire +7 6 £300 -25.00% 5
Coventry -17 4 £350 -1.19% 2
Solihull -6 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -4 2 £425 +36.00% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 42 (48.84%) SQL
1 42 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 38 (44.19%) Oracle
3 32 (37.21%) Windows
3 32 (37.21%) Oracle Database
4 28 (32.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 28 (32.56%) Unix
5 27 (31.40%) Linux
6 26 (30.23%) WebLogic
6 26 (30.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 26 (30.23%) Shell Script
7 25 (29.07%) Oracle Application Server
7 25 (29.07%) Data Guard
7 25 (29.07%) Database Tuning
8 24 (27.91%) Oracle EBS R12
8 24 (27.91%) Oracle EBS
8 24 (27.91%) Oracle Discoverer
9 23 (26.74%) Oracle 11i
9 23 (26.74%) Oracle Applications
9 23 (26.74%) Oracle RAC
9 23 (26.74%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (23.26%) SC Cleared
10 20 (23.26%) Security Cleared
11 18 (20.93%) T-SQL
12 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
13 13 (15.12%) .NET
13 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
14 12 (13.95%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (12.79%) SCOM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (30.23%) WebLogic
2 25 (29.07%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (27.91%) Oracle EBS
1 24 (27.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (26.74%) Oracle 11i
2 23 (26.74%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) GitHub
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) LDAP
2 3 (3.49%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) DHCP
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) NAS
3 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 32 (37.21%) Oracle Database
3 28 (32.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (30.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 24 (27.91%) Oracle Discoverer
6 12 (13.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
10 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
11 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (3.49%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Advertising
2 2 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) DBA
2 28 (32.56%) Developer
3 26 (30.23%) Oracle DBA
4 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared DBA
4 18 (20.93%) SQL DBA
5 17 (19.77%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 16 (18.60%) Administrator
7 10 (11.63%) Consultant
8 9 (10.47%) .NET Developer
8 9 (10.47%) SQL Developer
9 8 (9.30%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (9.30%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Consultant
11 4 (4.65%) Azure Consultant
11 4 (4.65%) Senior DBA
11 4 (4.65%) Senior SQL DBA
12 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL Developer
12 3 (3.49%) Senior SQL Server DBA
12 3 (3.49%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) Web Services
3 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.81%) Entity Framework
3 5 (5.81%) HTML
4 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (4.65%) jQuery
4 4 (4.65%) LINQ
4 4 (4.65%) Task Parallel Library
5 3 (3.49%) WinForms
5 3 (3.49%) XML
6 2 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (1.16%) Ajax
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.16%) MDX
7 1 (1.16%) SOAP
7 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Replication
2 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Clustering
3 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) e-Learning
3 3 (3.49%) Statistics
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.21%) Windows
2 28 (32.56%) Unix
3 27 (31.40%) Linux
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.49%) AIX
6 2 (2.33%) HPUX
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) Database Tuning
2 11 (12.79%) Migration
3 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (11.63%) High Availability
3 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
4 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (10.47%) MVC
5 8 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.98%) Presales
6 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL
7 5 (5.81%) Web Development
8 4 (4.65%) Change Control
8 4 (4.65%) Kanban
8 4 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.65%) Scrum
8 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.84%) SQL
2 26 (30.23%) Shell Script
3 18 (20.93%) T-SQL
4 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.30%) C#
6 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.49%) Java
8 3 (3.49%) VB
8 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.49%) VB6
9 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.16%) Korn
10 1 (1.16%) Python
10 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) SC Cleared
1 20 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) OCP
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.49%) MCITP
3 3 (3.49%) MCTS
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.16%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle RAC
1 23 (26.74%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Docker
4 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (29.07%) Data Guard
2 11 (12.79%) SCOM
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) OpenView
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.16%) Puppet
4 1 (1.16%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Oracle
2 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.49%) Canon
5 3 (3.49%) Remedy
6 2 (2.33%) Capita
6 2 (2.33%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) Netezza
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) Cognos
7 1 (1.16%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.16%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) NetApp
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) RedGate
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
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