Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 94 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 26 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.44% 1.88% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.29% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 18
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £406 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.84% -10.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £305 £315 £185
90th Percentile £501 £410 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £401 £404
% change year-on-year +3.00% -0.87% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.79% +1.18%

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 1,561 1,832 1,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 86.34% 82.08% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 863 829
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 84 56
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.37% +3.99% -14.59%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.51 £9.15
90th Percentile £45.25 £58.38 £44.25
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%

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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Buckinghamshire

Performance Tuning
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 19 October 2018. 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 +2 25 £406 +4.77% 3
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 9 (34.62%) Unix
4 9 (34.62%) Capacity Management
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Service Management
6 7 (26.92%) ITSM
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
6 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
6 7 (26.92%) Ansible
6 7 (26.92%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (23.08%) CentOS
7 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) OVSD
7 6 (23.08%) DB2
7 6 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 6 (23.08%) Critical Thinking
8 5 (19.23%) Nagios
8 5 (19.23%) BMC
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Apache

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 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) DB2
4 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
4 5 (19.23%) HBase
5 3 (11.54%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) MySQL
6 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Administrator
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Server Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Database Developer
5 3 (11.54%) DBA
5 3 (11.54%) LDAP Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (19.23%) Kafka
1 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (19.23%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) ODBC
2 3 (11.54%) YAML
3 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) CentOS
5 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 9 (34.62%) Capacity Management
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
4 7 (26.92%) ITSM
4 7 (26.92%) Service Management
5 6 (23.08%) Critical Thinking
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (19.23%) High Availability
7 4 (15.38%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) Security Management
9 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.85%) Change Management
10 1 (3.85%) DevOps
10 1 (3.85%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (19.23%) HDFS
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
2 6 (23.08%) OVSD
3 5 (19.23%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) SCSM
5 1 (3.85%) Kibana
5 1 (3.85%) logstash
5 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) BMC
3 5 (19.23%) Remedy
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) arcserve
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Informatica
6 1 (3.85%) Percona
6 1 (3.85%) Talend