The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 57 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.80% 0.90% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.25% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
657 481 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.52% 72.01% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 255 207
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (73.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) DB2
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) REXX
3 4 (26.67%) BMC
3 4 (26.67%) MAINVIEW
3 4 (26.67%) JCL
3 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) ISPF
3 4 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (6.67%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Informix
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DBA
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) MI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Tuning Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Informix DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) ISPF
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) JDBC
2 2 (13.33%) DOM
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) MDX
2 2 (13.33%) Dojo
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
1 4 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Database Security
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) System Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) REXX
2 4 (26.67%) JCL
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (6.67%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
1 4 (26.67%) BMC
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata
4 1 (6.67%) ION Trading
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) SAP