The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 71 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.66% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £351 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +6.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
737 602 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.40% 69.12% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 311 366
Average daily rate £418 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 21
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Performance Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Replication
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Statistics
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) MCDBA
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) MCP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) MCTS
6 2 (18.18%) MCITP
6 2 (18.18%) High Availability
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) collectd
7 1 (9.09%) logstash

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
5 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
1 1 (9.09%) Memcached
1 1 (9.09%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ETL
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) High Availability
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
2 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCTS
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCDBA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
1 1 (9.09%) Ganglia
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) collectd
1 1 (9.09%) logstash
1 1 (9.09%) Salt
1 1 (9.09%) Graphite
1 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle