Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Performance Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Tuning over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Tuning
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 110 123
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 27 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.93% 1.47% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.75% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 22
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.63% +26.69%
10th Percentile £269 £293 £313
90th Percentile £586 £538 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Performance Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2372 2863 3188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.60% 84.33% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1820 1887
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £235
90th Percentile £575 £540 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 53 81
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.30 £12.13
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year - -15.85% +65.06%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) ETL
2 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (22.22%) High Availability
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Teradata
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.81%) Star Schema
5 4 (14.81%) Clustering
5 4 (14.81%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) XSD
5 4 (14.81%) XSLT
5 4 (14.81%) DB2
5 4 (14.81%) OLAP
5 4 (14.81%) MySQL
5 4 (14.81%) Windows

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Magento
1 3 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) DB2
5 4 (14.81%) MySQL
5 4 (14.81%) OLAP
5 4 (14.81%) OLTP
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (14.81%) Star Schema
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (7.41%) DataStage
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DBA
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Magento Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Teradata Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Database Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
2 4 (14.81%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) XSD
2 4 (14.81%) XSLT
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) ETL
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) High Availability
3 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.81%) SFIA
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) XPath
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VBA
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
1 5 (18.52%) Teradata
2 4 (14.81%) EnterpriseDB
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) VMware