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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 77 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 11 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.89% 1.53% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.18% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £391 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.93% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £358 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £111.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -68.53%
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
931 734 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.32% 70.24% 71.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 384 255
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 36 47
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.55 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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 -16 10 £375 -13.29% 2
High Wycombe - - - -
Performance Tuning
South East

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
4 5 (29.41%) Statistics
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) LINQ
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Veritas
5 4 (23.53%) Solaris
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) OLAP
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) OLTP
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) SUSE
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Clustering
6 3 (17.65%) HPUX
6 3 (17.65%) IIS

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) OLAP
3 4 (23.53%) OLTP
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) Informix
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) DBA
3 5 (29.41%) SQL DBA
4 4 (23.53%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) MI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Informix DBA
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) LINQ
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (11.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) WinForms
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Statistics
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Solaris
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) SUSE
2 3 (17.65%) HPUX
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Bourne shell
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
2 1 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) YaST
2 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Veritas
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy