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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 71 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 15 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.32% 1.18% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.56% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£354 £300 £204
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% +47.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £360 £217
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £383 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.20%
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
880 767 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.19% 75.27% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 422 270
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 £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 -9 12 £312 +4.00%
High Wycombe - - - -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Statistics
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Remedy
6 4 (16.67%) ISA Server
6 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (16.67%) OLTP
6 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) OLAP
6 4 (16.67%) IIS
6 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (12.50%) YaST

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (12.50%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) SSH
2 2 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) OLTP
2 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (16.67%) OLAP
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) DBA
4 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (8.33%) LINQ
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) WinForms
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Statistics
2 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 3 (12.50%) HPUX
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) SUSE
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
2 4 (16.67%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Korn
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Bourne shell
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 3 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) Samba
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) YaST
2 2 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (4.17%) OVSD
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Remedy
3 3 (12.50%) Adobe
3 3 (12.50%) Veritas
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Sun
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Northgate