The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Tuning
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.05% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £111.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -68.53%
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Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 63 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 73.29% 70.00% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 22 26
Average daily rate £375 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.95% +384.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Watford region.

Performance Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) EqualLogic

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
1 2 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase