Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 109 115
Rank change year-on-year -34 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 14 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% 0.93% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.13% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 31
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.05% +26.67%
10th Percentile £328 £273 £319
90th Percentile £467 £479 £538
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +10.34%
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 2,583 2,396 3,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.76% 82.45% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,648 1,471 1,878
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £246 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 79 61
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -10.63%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.67 £11.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.60 £41.50
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.66%

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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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) High Availability
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) IaaS
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Confluence
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) OWASP
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing

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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (7.14%) OLTP
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Riak
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) JDE Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Coaching
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Kernel Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) OWASP
3 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PMO
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle