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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 64 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.43% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.57% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Median daily rate £325 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
Performance Tuning
Berkshire

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
617 697 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.60% 74.71% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 415 304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.12% +95.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (32.14%) High Availability
6 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Unix
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
9 5 (17.86%) Big Data
9 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
9 5 (17.86%) Power BI
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (14.29%) Database Tuning
10 4 (14.29%) Use Case
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 4 (14.29%) Service Management
10 4 (14.29%) Shell Script

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (17.86%) Big Data
5 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
5 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
5 5 (17.86%) Power BI
5 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (7.14%) Cognos Powerplay
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.57%) Gradle
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Field Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) DBA
3 4 (14.29%) Development Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Database Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) PostGIS
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (3.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) BYOD
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Unix
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) AIX
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (32.14%) High Availability
3 5 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Use Case
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Database Security
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) BDD
7 1 (3.57%) Coaching
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) ABAP
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) Korn
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) MCITP
2 3 (10.71%) MCTS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) OCP
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Cognos
4 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 2 (7.14%) Informatica
4 2 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
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