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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 99 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 39 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.36% 1.97% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.64% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £251 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £479 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+62.50% +8.10%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2336 1740 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.42% 74.65% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1645 1137 825
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 50 58
Average hourly rate £15.45 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -13 29 £350 +2.94% 18
South Yorkshire -10 5 £363 -14.70% 2
North Yorkshire -4 3 - - 2
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Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 42 (50.00%) SQL
2 30 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 29 (34.52%) SQL Server
4 27 (32.14%) Linux
5 24 (28.57%) Oracle
5 24 (28.57%) UNIX
6 20 (23.81%) Windows
7 18 (21.43%) MySQL
7 18 (21.43%) Replication
8 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database
9 15 (17.86%) Migration
9 15 (17.86%) Clustering
10 14 (16.67%) VMware
11 13 (15.48%) SAN
11 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
13 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
13 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (13.10%) Percona
14 10 (11.90%) Apache
14 10 (11.90%) Tomcat
15 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
15 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (9.52%) Data Mart
16 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (11.90%) Apache
1 10 (11.90%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.33%) Node.js
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.57%) SAS
4 3 (3.57%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.57%) IIS
4 3 (3.57%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.19%) Drupal
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) SAN
2 8 (9.52%) Firewall
3 7 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) LDAP
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.43%) MySQL
3 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database
4 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
8 8 (9.52%) Data Mart
8 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
9 7 (8.33%) Informix
9 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (4.76%) Xcelsius
13 3 (3.57%) Base SAS
13 3 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) JIRA
1 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.57%) LoadRunner
2 3 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) JConsole
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Publishing
3 3 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) DBA
2 24 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 13 (15.48%) Developer
4 11 (13.10%) SQL Server DBA
4 11 (13.10%) MySQL DBA
5 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) Architect
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Business Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Business Objects Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) SAS Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Business Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) JMS
1 1 (1.19%) JRockit
1 1 (1.19%) Middleware
1 1 (1.19%) MDX
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.19%) Drush
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Replication
2 15 (17.86%) Clustering
3 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.33%) IBM XIV
4 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (4.76%) FlexPod
6 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.57%) GIS
7 2 (2.38%) NHS
7 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Linux
2 24 (28.57%) UNIX
3 20 (23.81%) Windows
4 8 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.57%) zOS
7 1 (1.19%) MVS
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.19%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Migration
2 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.14%) ETL
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL
7 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.76%) Data Management
7 4 (4.76%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (3.57%) High Availability
8 3 (3.57%) DevOps
8 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.57%) Scrum
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (3.57%) Web Development
8 3 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) SQL
2 30 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.52%) PHP
4 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.38%) Perl
5 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.19%) VBA
6 1 (1.19%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) MCSE
2 1 (1.19%) MCSA
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) vSphere
2 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.19%) Varnish
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Nagios
1 7 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 7 (8.33%) Cacti
1 7 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (8.33%) Salt
1 7 (8.33%) Opsview
1 7 (8.33%) Graphite
2 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.19%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Oracle
2 14 (16.67%) VMware
3 11 (13.10%) Percona
4 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco
5 7 (8.33%) IBM
5 7 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 7 (8.33%) Veritas
6 5 (5.95%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) BMC
8 1 (1.19%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.19%) NetApp
8 1 (1.19%) Siebel
8 1 (1.19%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec
8 1 (1.19%) McAfee
8 1 (1.19%) Sophos
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