The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 73 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 8 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 0.77% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.07% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£270 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +10.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
955 751 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.09% 72.56% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 407 297
Average daily rate £368 £370 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes -1 6 £270 -36.47% 1
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) DB2
4 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) JCL
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) REXX
4 4 (22.22%) BMC
4 4 (22.22%) MAINVIEW
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (22.22%) ISPF
4 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) DB2
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Informix
6 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DBA
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) MI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tuning Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) ISPF
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) JDBC
3 2 (11.11%) DOM
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) MDX
3 2 (11.11%) Dojo
3 2 (11.11%) LINQ
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) Database Security
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.56%) System Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JCL
2 4 (22.22%) REXX
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (5.56%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
1 4 (22.22%) BMC
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) ION Trading
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) SAP