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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 54 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 26 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.54% 0.62% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 0.86% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 11
Median daily rate £425 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
791 696 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.25% 71.98% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 370 402
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.47 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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
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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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 30 (65.22%) SQL
2 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 22 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (28.26%) Linux
5 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.26%) Hadoop
5 13 (28.26%) Big Data
6 12 (26.09%) Analytics
6 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
6 12 (26.09%) Public Cloud
6 12 (26.09%) Oracle
6 12 (26.09%) Use Case
7 10 (21.74%) Unix
8 9 (19.57%) High Availability
8 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (17.39%) Puppet
9 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.39%) .NET
9 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
9 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
10 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (15.22%) DevOps
11 6 (13.04%) Ansible
11 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database

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 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DHCP
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (28.26%) Big Data
3 13 (28.26%) Hadoop
4 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
8 5 (10.87%) Power BI
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
10 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.70%) Maven
4 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
4 3 (6.52%) Checkstyle
4 3 (6.52%) Cobertura
4 3 (6.52%) FindBugs
4 3 (6.52%) Hudson
4 3 (6.52%) Liquibase
4 3 (6.52%) Selenium
4 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.52%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.17%) Ant
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.17%) Gradle
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Field Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) DBA
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Support Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Development Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) PostGIS
2 3 (6.52%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (2.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Unix
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.52%) AIX
5 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Windows
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (26.09%) Analytics
2 12 (26.09%) Use Case
3 9 (19.57%) High Availability
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps
5 6 (13.04%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) Database Tuning
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.52%) Database Security
8 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.52%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.70%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) C#
6 2 (4.35%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) ABAP
7 1 (2.17%) Korn
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
4 3 (6.52%) MCITP
4 3 (6.52%) MCTS
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) OCP
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) Ansible
3 5 (10.87%) Nagios
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.35%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.17%) SELinux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Apple
5 2 (4.35%) Informatica
5 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.35%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.17%) SAP