The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 71 75 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 15 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.23% 0.48% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.63% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£395 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £360 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +55.55%
Performance Tuning
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
944 792 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.38% 76.01% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 432 291
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 42
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.99 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.73% -11.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £14.23 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015. 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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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 -2 11 £400 +33.33% 3
Amersham - - - -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) Change Control
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 5 (19.23%) Statistics
7 5 (19.23%) PaaS
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) NFS
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) OLAP
8 4 (15.38%) IIS
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) OLTP
8 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 4 (15.38%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
8 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
8 4 (15.38%) Remedy
8 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (11.54%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) PaaS
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
1 3 (11.54%) BIG-IP
1 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) SSH
2 2 (7.69%) Broadband
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) OLAP
2 4 (15.38%) OLTP
2 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) DBA
4 4 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Release Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (3.85%) WinForms
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) LINQ
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Statistics
2 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 3 (11.54%) HPUX
5 3 (11.54%) Solaris
5 3 (11.54%) CentOS
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.54%) SUSE
5 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
5 3 (11.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (23.08%) Change Control
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITSM
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
4 3 (11.54%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) Korn
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Bourne shell
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) NFS
2 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) Docker
5 1 (3.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) OVSD
1 3 (11.54%) YaST
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
4 3 (11.54%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) Adobe
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
4 3 (11.54%) Veritas
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Sun
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Northgate
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