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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 66 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.49% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.68% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £286 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £374 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
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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
584 733 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.20% 72.07% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 374 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) SCCM
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) DMZ
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (17.65%) Migration

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DMZ
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Tester
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) DBA
1 3 (17.65%) Administrator
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Tester
1 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Designer
2 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JNDI
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (5.88%) Direct3D
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ETL
1 4 (23.53%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
2 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Game Development
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.88%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCTS
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) KANA
3 2 (11.76%) Talend