Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 107 115
Rank change year-on-year -31 +8 +9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 19 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 0.93% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.14% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 21
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -21.05% +13.43%
10th Percentile £347 £305 £375
90th Percentile £456 £488 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £365 £425
% change year-on-year +9.59% -14.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 2,678 2,200 2,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.33% 81.69% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,737 1,332 1,801
Manchester median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 55 49
Manchester median hourly rate £19.09 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +11.43% +18.64%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.14
90th Percentile £40.80 £43.75 £42.20
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.14% +7.69% +30.00%

Performance Tuning
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

Performance Tuning
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

Performance Tuning
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

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £375 - 1
Performance Tuning
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (36.84%) Banking
6 6 (31.58%) ETL
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (21.05%) Teradata
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Informatica
7 4 (21.05%) IBM
7 4 (21.05%) DataStage
7 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
7 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 2 (10.53%) Replication
9 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.53%) Workflow

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (21.05%) DataStage
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (5.26%) OLTP
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.26%) Power BI
6 1 (5.26%) Riak
6 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) DBA
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 4 (21.05%) Teradata Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) JDE Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ETL
1 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Process Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) E-business
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Informatica
2 4 (21.05%) Teradata
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Tableau