The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 102 48 71
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +23
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 44 86 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.51% 3.44% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 4.67% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 11
Average daily rate
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£320 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2330 1840 1460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.10% 73.51% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1199 766
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 55
Average hourly rate £17.69 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.25% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £86.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Yorkshire region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Yorkshire region.

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire -35 27 £325 -10.34% 13
South Yorkshire -7 13 £275 +2.80% 2
North Yorkshire -12 3 £413 +3.12% 4
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 24 (34.29%) Oracle
3 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
4 21 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 19 (27.14%) UNIX
5 19 (27.14%) Windows
5 19 (27.14%) Linux
5 19 (27.14%) Clustering
6 16 (22.86%) Replication
6 16 (22.86%) VMware
7 15 (21.43%) SAN
8 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 13 (18.57%) MySQL
10 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (14.29%) ITIL
11 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
11 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 9 (12.86%) Migration
12 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.86%) Percona
13 8 (11.43%) vSphere
13 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.43%) Finance
13 8 (11.43%) Apache
13 8 (11.43%) WebLogic
14 7 (10.00%) Java

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.43%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Node.js
5 3 (4.29%) ArcGIS
5 3 (4.29%) ArcSDE
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.29%) SAS
5 3 (4.29%) IIS
6 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) SAN
2 7 (10.00%) Firewall
3 6 (8.57%) NAS
4 4 (5.71%) LDAP
5 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) ATM
6 2 (2.86%) LAN
6 2 (2.86%) WAN
6 2 (2.86%) HTTP
6 2 (2.86%) FCoE
6 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.86%) Multicast
6 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.43%) SSL
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 13 (18.57%) MySQL
4 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (5.71%) Informix
9 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (4.29%) Base SAS
10 3 (4.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (2.86%) DB2
11 2 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) JIRA
1 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.43%) JMeter
4 1 (1.43%) NUnit
4 1 (1.43%) JConsole
4 1 (1.43%) VisualVM
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) DBA
2 20 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 12 (17.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (12.86%) MySQL DBA
5 7 (10.00%) Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Server Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Senior UNIX Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) SAS Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) SAS Developer
11 1 (1.43%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Middleware
2 4 (5.71%) X-Windows
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) XML
3 3 (4.29%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.86%) XSLT
4 2 (2.86%) WSDL
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) Rendezvous
4 2 (2.86%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (1.43%) WCF
5 1 (1.43%) WPF
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Clustering
2 16 (22.86%) Replication
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) IBM XIV
3 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.29%) GIS
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) UNIX
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
1 19 (27.14%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (4.29%) HPUX
5 2 (2.86%) Solaris
5 2 (2.86%) zOS
6 1 (1.43%) MVS
6 1 (1.43%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (12.86%) Migration
2 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.57%) Service Management
4 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.71%) Data Management
5 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.71%) Build Automation
5 4 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.29%) High Availability
6 3 (4.29%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.86%) SOA
7 2 (2.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.00%) Java
4 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) PHP
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) MCSA
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (11.43%) vSphere
2 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.86%) KVM
3 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.86%) SRDF
3 2 (2.86%) NFS
3 2 (2.86%) Xen
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Nagios
1 4 (5.71%) WSUS
1 4 (5.71%) Cacti
1 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (5.71%) Salt
1 4 (5.71%) Opsview
1 4 (5.71%) Graphite
1 4 (5.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.43%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 16 (22.86%) VMware
3 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.86%) Percona
5 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco
6 6 (8.57%) IBM
6 6 (8.57%) NetApp
7 5 (7.14%) HP
8 4 (5.71%) Veritas
8 4 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.71%) Altiris
9 2 (2.86%) DataSynapse
9 2 (2.86%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.86%) EMC
9 2 (2.86%) Intel
10 1 (1.43%) BMC
10 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.43%) Sybase
10 1 (1.43%) SAP
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