Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 May 2019 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 82 111
Rank change year-on-year -1 +29 -28
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 23 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.56% 2.21% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.66% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £370 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +12.50% -20.00%
South East median daily rate £450 £412 £425
% change year-on-year +9.16% -3.00% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,291 1,729 1,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.64% 83.09% 84.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 896 791
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £225 £255 £263
90th Percentile £623 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 76 48
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.86% -9.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.38 £10.26
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £21.76 £21.00
% change year-on-year +26.36% +3.63% -9.68%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Performance Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +5 17 £315 -3.08% 2
Aylesbury - 1 £390 -
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 17 (73.91%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (73.91%) Migration
2 16 (69.57%) Data Migration
2 16 (69.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (60.87%) High Availability
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) IBM
6 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Ansible
9 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
10 3 (13.04%) LDAP
10 3 (13.04%) Java
10 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (13.04%) SAS
10 3 (13.04%) EMC
10 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (13.04%) SAN
10 3 (13.04%) Hitachi
10 3 (13.04%) PowerCenter
10 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (13.04%) NetApp
10 3 (13.04%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (13.04%) EMC VNX
10 3 (13.04%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (8.70%) Git (software)

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (13.04%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) Liferay
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) PowerCenter
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Administrator
2 8 (34.78%) DBA
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Database Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.35%) SAS Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) EMC VNX
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (73.91%) Migration
2 16 (69.57%) Data Migration
2 16 (69.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (60.87%) High Availability
4 7 (30.43%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) NCDA
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) GlusterFS
1 1 (4.35%) GPFS
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) SnapMirror
2 2 (8.70%) SnapVault
3 1 (4.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) EMC
3 3 (13.04%) Hitachi
3 3 (13.04%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) Brocade
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (4.35%) FatWire
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas
5 1 (4.35%) VMware