Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 13 December 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 75 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +11
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 23 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.81% 2.54% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 3.00% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 57 19
Milton Keynes median daily rate £429 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.85% -23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £185
90th Percentile £513 £394 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £427 £335 £425
% change year-on-year +27.39% -21.18% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,121 1,500 1,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.34% 84.51% 86.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 777 637
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -4.65% +8.96%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £225
90th Percentile £611 £527 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.90 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -7.06%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Milton Keynes

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) MongoDB
3 10 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Unix
4 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
5 6 (26.09%) Ansible
6 5 (21.74%) HDFS
6 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
6 5 (21.74%) Spark Streaming
6 5 (21.74%) Kafka
6 5 (21.74%) Critical Thinking
6 5 (21.74%) HBase
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) CentOS
6 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
6 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
6 5 (21.74%) High Availability
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) DB2

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (21.74%) Apache
1 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) DB2
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 5 (21.74%) HBase
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Administrator
2 9 (39.13%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Server Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) DBA
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) LDAP Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Pega Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior TIBCO Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Workflow Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (21.74%) Kafka
1 5 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (21.74%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) YAML
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 2 (8.70%) ODBC
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.35%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Unix
3 5 (21.74%) CentOS
3 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
3 5 (21.74%) Critical Thinking
3 5 (21.74%) High Availability
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
3 5 (21.74%) ITSM
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Security Management
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) Korn
4 2 (8.70%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) HDFS
1 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Ansible
2 5 (21.74%) Nagios
3 4 (17.39%) OVSD
4 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) BMC
3 4 (17.39%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Remedy
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Pega
5 1 (4.35%) VMware