The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 32 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.53% 0.61% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.70% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
Performance Tuning
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 142 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.95% 87.12% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 115 60
Average daily rate £438 £463 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 6
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Performance Tuning
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (50.00%) C-shell
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (50.00%) C-shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sun