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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 82 83 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 39 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.25% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.87% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £360
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 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.94%
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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
1817 1387 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.32% 66.65% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 723 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.88 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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
Warwickshire - 14 £300 - 1
Coventry -5 8 £400 +31.14% 2
Birmingham -8 4 £363 +25.00%
Solihull +6 3 - -
Worcestershire - 3 £350 -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 2
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (28.95%) Oracle
1 22 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (27.63%) SQL
3 20 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
5 17 (22.37%) SAP
6 14 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (17.11%) Windows
7 13 (17.11%) JBoss
7 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (14.47%) Shell Script
10 10 (13.16%) WebLogic
10 10 (13.16%) SAP Data Services
11 9 (11.84%) Change Control
11 9 (11.84%) QA
11 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (11.84%) Spring
11 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
11 9 (11.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.84%) UNIX
11 9 (11.84%) Finance
11 9 (11.84%) Internet
12 8 (10.53%) ATG
12 8 (10.53%) CMS
12 8 (10.53%) JMX
12 8 (10.53%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (13.16%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.53%) CMS
3 8 (10.53%) Apache
3 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.58%) SAS
5 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.32%) assyst
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) Internet
2 8 (10.53%) LAN
3 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.95%) SAN
4 3 (3.95%) NAS
5 2 (2.63%) ADSL
5 2 (2.63%) DMZ
5 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.63%) Network Security
5 2 (2.63%) VPN
5 2 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (13.16%) SAP Data Services
7 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (9.21%) SAP BW
9 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
10 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
10 6 (7.89%) OLAP
11 4 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (5.26%) OLTP
11 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (3.95%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (3.95%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.63%) Toad
1 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.32%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.32%) ERwin
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Publishing
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Architect
2 11 (14.47%) Administrator
3 10 (13.16%) DBA
4 9 (11.84%) Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 5 (6.58%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.26%) SAP Architect
9 3 (3.95%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) SAP BW Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Business Architect
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Tester
10 2 (2.63%) Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Spring
2 8 (10.53%) JMX
2 8 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 8 (10.53%) J2EE
2 8 (10.53%) JDBC
2 8 (10.53%) JSP
2 8 (10.53%) Servlets
2 8 (10.53%) SOAP
2 8 (10.53%) Struts
2 8 (10.53%) Web Services
2 8 (10.53%) XML
2 8 (10.53%) XSLT
2 8 (10.53%) JMS
3 6 (7.89%) MDX
4 4 (5.26%) .NET
4 4 (5.26%) DCOM
4 4 (5.26%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) iPad
2 6 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.26%) Firmware
3 4 (5.26%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) UNIX
3 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.58%) AIX
6 4 (5.26%) VMS
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) Solaris
9 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (11.84%) Change Control
4 8 (10.53%) Software Architecture
4 8 (10.53%) Load Testing
4 8 (10.53%) Content Management
4 8 (10.53%) B2C
4 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.53%) ETL
5 7 (9.21%) Migration
5 7 (9.21%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (7.89%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (7.89%) ITIL
7 5 (6.58%) CRM
7 5 (6.58%) Change Management
7 5 (6.58%) Product Management
7 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.26%) Software Distribution
8 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 11 (14.47%) Shell Script
3 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.53%) Java
3 8 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.21%) ABAP
5 2 (2.63%) VBA
5 2 (2.63%) VB
5 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) Jython
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
1 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) WMI
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.63%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.32%) MOM
4 1 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.32%) Control-M
4 1 (1.32%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.32%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Oracle
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.37%) SAP
4 13 (17.11%) JBoss
5 8 (10.53%) ATG
5 8 (10.53%) Endeca
6 6 (7.89%) Business Objects
7 4 (5.26%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.63%) Informatica
9 1 (1.32%) NetApp
9 1 (1.32%) Peregrine
9 1 (1.32%) Remedy
9 1 (1.32%) Tableau
9 1 (1.32%) VMware
9 1 (1.32%) Dell
9 1 (1.32%) Citrix
9 1 (1.32%) BMC
9 1 (1.32%) IBM
9 1 (1.32%) Sybase
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago