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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 47 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 42 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.65% 1.11% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 1.48% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £298 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -40.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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
915 949 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.50% 75.02% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 568 350
Average daily rate £364 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 +21 32 £325 +9.24%
High Wycombe - 3 £263 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (47.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.12%) Windows
4 15 (25.42%) .NET
4 15 (25.42%) UNIX
4 15 (25.42%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
6 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
7 11 (18.64%) SQL
7 11 (18.64%) CRM
7 11 (18.64%) ISA Server
7 11 (18.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
8 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
8 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
8 10 (16.95%) Remedy
8 10 (16.95%) Informatica
8 10 (16.95%) PowerCenter
8 10 (16.95%) Linux
9 9 (15.25%) Oracle
9 9 (15.25%) VMware
10 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
11 7 (11.86%) Business Objects
11 7 (11.86%) Java
11 7 (11.86%) Finance
11 7 (11.86%) Shell Script
11 7 (11.86%) HP
11 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (25.42%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.78%) SAS
5 3 (5.08%) CMS
5 3 (5.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.39%) MS Project Server
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
7 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) PaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) IaaS
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.47%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) iSCSI
3 4 (6.78%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.08%) Broadband
4 3 (5.08%) DHCP
4 3 (5.08%) HTTP
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.39%) Network Security
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
5 2 (3.39%) Wireless
5 2 (3.39%) 802.11
5 2 (3.39%) LAN
5 2 (3.39%) VoIP
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) PowerCenter
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.78%) DB2
4 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.08%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Ant
1 3 (5.08%) JUnit
1 3 (5.08%) Maven
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) Introscope
3 1 (1.69%) Toad
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Spanish Language
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Administrator
2 11 (18.64%) BizTalk Administrator
3 9 (15.25%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) DBA
4 6 (10.17%) Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.08%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Release Manager
6 2 (3.39%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) .NET
2 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.17%) XML
4 5 (8.47%) CSS
4 5 (8.47%) HTML
5 4 (6.78%) Ajax
5 4 (6.78%) SAP XI
6 3 (5.08%) JMS
6 3 (5.08%) JDBC
6 3 (5.08%) JSP
6 3 (5.08%) Servlets
6 3 (5.08%) Struts
6 3 (5.08%) DHTML
6 3 (5.08%) J2EE
6 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.08%) JSON
6 3 (5.08%) Dojo
6 3 (5.08%) Spring
6 3 (5.08%) JPA
7 2 (3.39%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) UNIX
2 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.95%) Linux
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.78%) CentOS
5 4 (6.78%) AIX
5 4 (6.78%) Solaris
6 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (18.64%) CRM
3 7 (11.86%) Change Control
4 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
4 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.47%) Open Source
5 4 (6.78%) Visual Analytics
5 4 (6.78%) Analytics
5 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.78%) Time Management
5 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.78%) Migration
5 4 (6.78%) Service Management
5 4 (6.78%) ITSM
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.08%) ETL
6 3 (5.08%) UML
6 3 (5.08%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Java
2 7 (11.86%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) CCDP
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) ISA Server
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.78%) NFS
3 3 (5.08%) vSphere
4 2 (3.39%) Docker
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) OVSD
2 2 (3.39%) WSUS
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Remedy
2 10 (16.95%) Informatica
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 9 (15.25%) VMware
4 7 (11.86%) Business Objects
4 7 (11.86%) HP
5 6 (10.17%) F5
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco
6 4 (6.78%) NetApp
6 4 (6.78%) SAP
7 3 (5.08%) IBM
7 3 (5.08%) Adobe
7 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.08%) McAfee
7 3 (5.08%) TOWER Software
7 3 (5.08%) Infoblox
8 2 (3.39%) IronPort
8 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.39%) Citrix