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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 106 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 19 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.58% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.18% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £295 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £415 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Birmingham -8 6 £325 +8.33% 4
Staffordshire -6 4 £326 +1.95% 2
Coventry -1 3 £330 -5.71% 4
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Shropshire -4 1 - -
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
6 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
7 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (19.35%) Migration
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) Change Control
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
10 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
10 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
10 5 (16.13%) CRM
10 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (12.90%) Degree
11 4 (12.90%) System Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Data Mapping
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (12.90%) TDD
11 4 (12.90%) Finance
11 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (12.90%) IBM
11 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.68%) Lync
3 2 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Mule ESB
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Mule
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.45%) Eikon
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) LDAP
1 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (6.45%) QlikView
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.23%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Liquibase
4 1 (3.23%) Flyway
4 1 (3.23%) ERwin
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) SQL DBA
2 6 (19.35%) DBA
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ETL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
1 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) HPUX
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (19.35%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Change Control
3 5 (16.13%) CRM
3 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) System Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Data Mapping
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.90%) ETL
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.68%) E-Discovery
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.90%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) VB6
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCSM
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) IBM
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Yahoo!
5 2 (6.45%) Reuters
5 2 (6.45%) Informatica
5 2 (6.45%) Sage
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Talend
6 1 (3.23%) SnapLogic
6 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.23%) Tableau
6 1 (3.23%) Cognos
6 1 (3.23%) Sun
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas
6 1 (3.23%) CA
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago