Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 17 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 94 91
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +9
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 12 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.94% 0.48% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.59% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 16
Reading median daily rate £425 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +9.15% -0.70%
10th Percentile £363 £324 £325
90th Percentile £520 £406 £459
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £394 £413
% change year-on-year +7.94% -4.55% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £29.08 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.08 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -41.85% - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1051 1178 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.24% 80.03% 78.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 602 974
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.31% +0.31%
10th Percentile £270 £235 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £540
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 75
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £23.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.43% -23.95% +76.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £36.43 £55.00 £46.99
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.44% -32.08% +39.47%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Reading over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Reading

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Tuning in Reading over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Performance Tuning in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (41.67%) Office 365
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) IIS
3 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 5 (41.67%) MCSA
3 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Proactive Management
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) PowerExchange
2 1 (8.33%) SAP EP
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Portal
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (8.33%) OLTP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (8.33%) PowerCenter
3 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) MDX
1 2 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Proactive Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
6 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (8.33%) ABAP
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) MCSA
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Tableau
4 1 (8.33%) Xamarin