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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £383 £428
% change year-on-year
-5.22% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £40.00
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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
526 512 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.56% 68.45% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 299 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft