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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 183 194 193
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 17 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £415 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £623 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £223
% change year-on-year
+25.98% +42.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) Oracle
3 16 (59.26%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) UNIX
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
7 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
8 9 (33.33%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) Solaris
9 8 (29.63%) Banking
9 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
10 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (25.93%) Degree
10 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
10 7 (25.93%) .NET
11 6 (22.22%) C#
11 6 (22.22%) Toad
11 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (18.52%) Markit EDM
12 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
12 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (18.52%) ETL
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
13 4 (14.81%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) FTP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
4 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (14.81%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (3.70%) Big Data
10 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
10 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.70%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Toad
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Front Office
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) DBA
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
5 4 (14.81%) Sybase DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Server Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) Dojo
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) MDX
4 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) AIX
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) VMS
6 3 (11.11%) OpenVMS
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
2 5 (18.52%) ETL
3 4 (14.81%) Database Security
4 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) BCP
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
3 6 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) C
6 3 (11.11%) Perl
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) Korn
8 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Sybase
3 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) Charles River
4 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.41%) thinkFolio
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Perforce
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
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