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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 104 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +13
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 39 65 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.41% 2.61% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 3.51% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2252 1852 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.18% 74.38% 72.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1557 1227 750
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 46
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 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
West Yorkshire -22 31 £363 +11.53% 10
South Yorkshire -17 4 £363 +72.61% 3
North Yorkshire -2 3 £413 +14.58% 3
Performance Tuning
England

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (50.00%) SQL
2 27 (35.53%) Oracle
3 26 (34.21%) T-SQL
4 25 (32.89%) Linux
5 23 (30.26%) UNIX
5 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
6 18 (23.68%) Windows
7 17 (22.37%) Clustering
7 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database
8 16 (21.05%) Replication
8 16 (21.05%) MySQL
9 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (18.42%) VMware
10 14 (18.42%) Migration
11 13 (17.11%) SAN
12 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
12 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
14 10 (13.16%) Apache
14 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
14 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
14 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (13.16%) Percona
15 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
15 9 (11.84%) Firewall
16 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (10.53%) ITIL
16 8 (10.53%) vSphere

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.16%) Apache
3 6 (7.89%) Node.js
4 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.95%) ArcSDE
5 3 (3.95%) IIS
5 3 (3.95%) SAS
5 3 (3.95%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.32%) Drupal
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) SAN
2 9 (11.84%) Firewall
3 6 (7.89%) NAS
4 4 (5.26%) LDAP
5 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.95%) DNS
6 2 (2.63%) ATM
7 1 (1.32%) SSL
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database
3 16 (21.05%) MySQL
4 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
9 7 (9.21%) RDBMS
10 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (7.89%) Informix
10 6 (7.89%) Data Mart
11 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (3.95%) Base SAS
13 3 (3.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 2 (2.63%) Big Data
14 2 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 6 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (2.63%) JMeter
2 2 (2.63%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.32%) JConsole
3 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) DBA
2 24 (31.58%) SQL DBA
3 11 (14.47%) SQL Server DBA
4 10 (13.16%) MySQL DBA
5 9 (11.84%) Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.63%) Database Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Server Specialist
10 2 (2.63%) SAS Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.63%) SAS Developer
10 2 (2.63%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Middleware
2 3 (3.95%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.63%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.32%) Drush
4 1 (1.32%) WCF
4 1 (1.32%) WPF
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.32%) .NET
4 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) JMS
4 1 (1.32%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Clustering
2 16 (21.05%) Replication
3 6 (7.89%) IBM XIV
3 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) FlexPod
5 3 (3.95%) GIS
6 2 (2.63%) NHS
7 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Linux
2 23 (30.26%) UNIX
3 18 (23.68%) Windows
4 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) HPUX
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.63%) zOS
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.32%) MVS
8 1 (1.32%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Migration
2 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.53%) ITIL
2 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
3 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.89%) Service Management
4 6 (7.89%) Build Automation
4 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.26%) Data Management
5 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.95%) High Availability
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (3.95%) Web Development
6 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.95%) Data Modelling
6 3 (3.95%) ETL
6 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (34.21%) T-SQL
3 7 (9.21%) PHP
4 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.95%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) VBA
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) MCSA
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) vSphere
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.32%) Varnish
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Nagios
1 6 (7.89%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.89%) Salt
1 6 (7.89%) Opsview
1 6 (7.89%) Graphite
1 6 (7.89%) Cacti
1 6 (7.89%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.32%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 10 (13.16%) Percona
4 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco
5 6 (7.89%) IBM
5 6 (7.89%) Veritas
5 6 (7.89%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.95%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Altiris
8 1 (1.32%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.32%) Siebel
8 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.32%) NetApp
8 1 (1.32%) BMC
8 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec
8 1 (1.32%) McAfee
8 1 (1.32%) Sophos
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 2 days ago
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Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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Selby
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago