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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank 59 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 7 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 1.52% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.08% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.88%
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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
601 720 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.00% 73.02% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 347 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) MCTS
4 3 (30.00%) MCITP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Replication
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) MCDBA
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) VMS
2 1 (10.00%) HPUX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (20.00%) High Availability
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) MCTS
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
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