The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 57 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £240 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - -
Database Tuning
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
519 418 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.81% 70.37% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 254 227
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Tuning across the Birmingham region.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Database Tuning
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Database Tuning.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) OCP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Database Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) OCP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft