Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 87 91
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +17
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 50 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.13% 1.38% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.64% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 19 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £335 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.18% +8.97% +30.00%
10th Percentile £300 £185 £313
90th Percentile £394 £500 £438
South East median daily rate £388 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -13.89% +20.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% +7.59%

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 1918 1467 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.69% 84.17% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 805 1127
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £506
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 59 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.78% +25.12%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.31 £9.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

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 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 November 2017. 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 -6 42 £335 -21.18% 5
High Wycombe - 7 £335 - 1
Performance Tuning
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 36 (72.00%) Oracle
2 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
3 31 (62.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 30 (60.00%) Linux
5 29 (58.00%) Shell Script
6 28 (56.00%) DB2
7 26 (52.00%) Finance
8 23 (46.00%) Unix
9 22 (44.00%) Ansible
10 19 (38.00%) Task Automation
10 19 (38.00%) Windows
11 17 (34.00%) Python
11 17 (34.00%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (34.00%) DB2 UDB
11 17 (34.00%) YAML
11 17 (34.00%) MongoDB
12 16 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (32.00%) MySQL
13 15 (30.00%) SQL
13 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (24.00%) LDAP
15 11 (22.00%) BMC
15 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (22.00%) Security Management
15 11 (22.00%) Capacity Management
16 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (18.00%) Remedy
17 9 (18.00%) Remedy ITSM
18 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell

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 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (56.00%) DB2
3 17 (34.00%) DB2 UDB
3 17 (34.00%) MongoDB
3 17 (34.00%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (32.00%) MySQL
5 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
9 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
13 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
2 4 (8.00%) International Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Administrator
2 15 (30.00%) DBA
3 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 14 (28.00%) SQL Developer
4 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (18.00%) SSIS Developer
6 8 (16.00%) DB2 DBA
7 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
7 7 (14.00%) SSRS Developer
8 6 (12.00%) Database Developer
8 6 (12.00%) Server Administrator
8 6 (12.00%) SQL Database Developer
9 5 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (8.00%) SQL BI Developer
10 4 (8.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 4 (8.00%) SSAS Developer
11 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (6.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) YAML
2 8 (16.00%) ODBC
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.00%) WCF
3 3 (6.00%) WPF
4 2 (4.00%) ISPF
5 1 (2.00%) JAAS
5 1 (2.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 23 (46.00%) Unix
3 19 (38.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 19 (38.00%) Task Automation
3 11 (22.00%) Capacity Management
3 11 (22.00%) Security Management
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) CRM
5 8 (16.00%) ETL
6 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Database Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL
7 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.00%) MVC
7 3 (6.00%) SDLC
7 3 (6.00%) SOLID
7 3 (6.00%) TDD
7 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.00%) DevOps
9 1 (2.00%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (2.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (34.00%) Python
3 15 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (16.00%) Korn
5 7 (14.00%) C#
6 5 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (4.00%) JCL
7 2 (4.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 22 (44.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) BMC
3 9 (18.00%) Remedy
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Informatica
6 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.00%) SAP