Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +5
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 2 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.29% 1.77% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 2.17% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 1
Swindon median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Wiltshire median daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Swindon median hourly rate - - £45.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 586 553 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 83.83% 81.44% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 409 526
Swindon median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.15%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 12
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +23.55% -25.09%
10th Percentile £11.80 £18.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £44.60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -12.99% +13.24% +21.43%

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Swindon

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Swindon

Performance Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Tuning in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree