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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Tuning
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +55.55%
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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
67 121 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 62.04% 82.88% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 39
Average daily rate £375 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £289 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £653 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +68.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) iSeries
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) OS/400
1 1 (25.00%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) IBM