Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 71 85
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 43 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.44% 1.80% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.12% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £335 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.18% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £300 £185 £383
90th Percentile £395 £500 £465
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £335 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -21.18% +8.97% +24.80%
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 1465 1084 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.24% 84.89% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 636 849
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +8.44% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £250
90th Percentile £530 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 33 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.12% +24.94%
10th Percentile £8.87 £9.00 £9.43
90th Percentile £24.60 £38.75 £24.73
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +12.20% -7.38% +29.56%

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 23 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 32 (74.42%) Oracle
2 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
3 26 (60.47%) Performance Monitoring
4 24 (55.81%) DB2
4 24 (55.81%) Linux
4 24 (55.81%) Shell Script
5 22 (51.16%) Finance
6 18 (41.86%) Unix
6 18 (41.86%) Ansible
6 18 (41.86%) Task Automation
7 17 (39.53%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (39.53%) DB2 UDB
8 16 (37.21%) Python
8 16 (37.21%) MongoDB
8 16 (37.21%) YAML
9 15 (34.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (34.88%) MySQL
10 14 (32.56%) Windows
10 14 (32.56%) SQL
11 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (23.26%) Security Management
12 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (23.26%) Capacity Management
13 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (18.60%) BMC
14 8 (18.60%) LDAP
15 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
15 7 (16.28%) CRM
15 7 (16.28%) ETL

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 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) DB2
3 17 (39.53%) DB2 UDB
3 17 (39.53%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (37.21%) MongoDB
5 15 (34.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (34.88%) MySQL
6 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
10 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
11 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
13 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Administrator
2 15 (34.88%) DBA
3 12 (27.91%) Developer
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Developer
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Developer
5 8 (18.60%) DB2 DBA
5 8 (18.60%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Database Developer
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Database Developer
6 6 (13.95%) SSRS Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (9.30%) Server Administrator
8 4 (9.30%) SQL BI Developer
8 4 (9.30%) SQL DBA
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 4 (9.30%) SSAS Developer
9 3 (6.98%) DB2 Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) YAML
2 4 (9.30%) ODBC
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.65%) ISPF
3 2 (4.65%) WCF
3 2 (4.65%) WPF
4 1 (2.33%) JAAS
4 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.98%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Unix
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Performance Monitoring
2 18 (41.86%) Task Automation
3 10 (23.26%) Capacity Management
3 10 (23.26%) Security Management
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) CRM
5 7 (16.28%) ETL
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) Database Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) SDLC
8 2 (4.65%) SOLID
8 2 (4.65%) TDD
9 1 (2.33%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (2.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Shell Script
2 16 (37.21%) Python
3 14 (32.56%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.28%) Korn
5 6 (13.95%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) JCL
7 2 (4.65%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) BMC
3 6 (13.95%) Remedy
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) IBM