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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 66 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 1 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.98% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.43% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -10.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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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
589 769 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.01% 68.85% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 395 263
Average daily rate £400 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle