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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 61 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £325 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
574 757 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.25% 75.40% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 483 317
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 10
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (42.86%) High Availability
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (35.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Power BI
6 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
6 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) AIX
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Cognos
7 2 (14.29%) Cognos Powerplay
7 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) Replication

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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Foundation
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (28.57%) Power BI
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
6 2 (14.29%) Cognos Powerplay
6 2 (14.29%) Kalido
7 1 (7.14%) Big Data
7 1 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Field Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Development Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Development Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Database Security
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) ABAP
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) OCP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
2 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO