The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 193 184 213
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 8 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.17% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.22% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.67%
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the City of London region.

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
7 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (35.71%) ETL
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
8 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) UNIX
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 3 (21.43%) Replication
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (21.43%) QA
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (21.43%) OLAP
9 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (21.43%) Relational Database

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) thinkFolio
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) DTS
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Database Security
5 2 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Data Guard
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 2 (14.29%) Red Gate
3 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) WorldPay
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Charles River
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago