Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Performance Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Tuning over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Tuning
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 122 142
Rank change year-on-year +29 +20 -2
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 11 55 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% 1.30% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.48% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 10
Median daily rate £400 £413 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -10.81% +15.63%
10th Percentile £350 £393 £371
90th Percentile £682 £685 £539
South East median daily rate £575 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +30.68% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £58.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +33.33% -

Performance Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,469 3,719 3,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.43% 87.57% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 1,809 1,750
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £270
90th Percentile £638 £619 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £434
% change year-on-year - +3.78% +4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 117 81
Median hourly rate £26.71 £21.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% +2.38% +40.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £54.39 £75.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £29.80 £31.35 £24.03
% change year-on-year -4.93% +30.44% +20.15%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Berkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Performance Tuning in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Berkshire

Performance Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Performance Tuning in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Berkshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Performance Tuning in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Berkshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 5 £350 -
Reading +20 3 £815 +103.75% 1
Bracknell +23 1 - -
Newbury -15 1 £450 -28.00% 1
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (9.09%) Anypoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
3 1 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JDBC
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Microservices
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (9.09%) PingFederate
1 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata
3 1 (9.09%) Workday