The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 27 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.48% 5.19% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 6.22% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 1
Median daily rate £550 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  

Performance Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 269 370 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.54% 83.52% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 277 221
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.21 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.93% +45.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.40 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in South Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in South Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in South Yorkshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 8 £550 +37.50%
Performance Tuning
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) Tomcat
4 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
4 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (58.33%) SAP HANA
5 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (58.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (58.33%) Data Migration
5 7 (58.33%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (58.33%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (58.33%) ETL
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (58.33%) SAP
5 7 (58.33%) SAP BW
5 7 (58.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) High Availability

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FCoE
1 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) Multicast
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (58.33%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (58.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (58.33%) SAP BW
2 7 (58.33%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (58.33%) SAP HANA
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) HBase
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) DBA
4 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 7 (58.33%) Data Migration
3 7 (58.33%) ETL
3 7 (58.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (58.33%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) SRDF
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) VMware