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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 161 151 184
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +33
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 5 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.088% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.10% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
Median daily rate £350 £213 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -57.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Database Tuning
London

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
2757 2881 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.11% 84.39% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 2311 3625
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 49
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Database 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 City of London region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) WorldPay
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) Database Security
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Data Guard

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development DBA
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Development DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Django
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exalogic
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Database Security
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Control-M
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy