Period
to 20 October 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 20 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 83 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 25 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.81% 2.14% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.55% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 18
Milton Keynes median daily rate £406 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% -8.82% +8.97%
10th Percentile £305 £315 £185
90th Percentile £501 £410 £506
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £406 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +6.84% -10.59% +13.33%
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 1,200 1,411 1,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.77% 83.69% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 725 643
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £239 £255 £251
90th Percentile £575 £530 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +15.42% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.59 £8.64 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.43
% change year-on-year -3.37% +3.99% -17.57%

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

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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

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 9 (36.00%) Capacity Management
6 8 (32.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (28.00%) Service Management
7 7 (28.00%) ITSM
7 7 (28.00%) ITIL V3
7 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (28.00%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (24.00%) Ansible
8 6 (24.00%) CentOS
8 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) OVSD
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) HP
8 6 (24.00%) Critical Thinking
9 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (20.00%) Nagios
9 5 (20.00%) Apache
9 5 (20.00%) DB2
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu

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 (20.00%) Apache
1 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.00%) DB2
3 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (20.00%) HBase
4 3 (12.00%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) MySQL
5 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Administrator
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Server Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (12.00%) DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) LDAP Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (20.00%) Kafka
1 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (12.00%) YAML
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 2 (8.00%) ODBC
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) CentOS
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (28.00%) ITSM
4 7 (28.00%) Service Management
5 6 (24.00%) Critical Thinking
6 5 (20.00%) High Availability
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (16.00%) ETL
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.00%) Security Management
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
10 1 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (20.00%) HDFS
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
1 6 (24.00%) OVSD
2 5 (20.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) SCSM
4 1 (4.00%) Kibana
4 1 (4.00%) logstash
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) BMC
4 4 (16.00%) Remedy
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) arcserve
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) Informatica
7 1 (4.00%) Percona
7 1 (4.00%) Talend