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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 180 202 188
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 16 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.13% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Average daily rate
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£485 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £481 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £653 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) Oracle
3 17 (65.38%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) Finance
6 11 (42.31%) UNIX
7 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
8 9 (34.62%) Windows
8 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
8 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
9 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (26.92%) .NET
9 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 7 (26.92%) ETL
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (23.08%) Banking
10 6 (23.08%) Solaris
10 6 (23.08%) Toad
10 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
10 6 (23.08%) C#
10 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
10 6 (23.08%) Markit EDM
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (15.38%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
2 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (11.54%) OLAP
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.54%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.85%) VLDB
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Toad
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Front Office
5 2 (7.69%) Advertising
6 1 (3.85%) Games
6 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (19.23%) DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Sybase DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) Ajax
3 2 (7.69%) Dojo
3 2 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (7.69%) MDX
4 1 (3.85%) Flash
4 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) UNIX
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Solaris
5 4 (15.38%) AIX
6 3 (11.54%) VMS
6 3 (11.54%) OpenVMS
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (26.92%) ETL
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Investment Management
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Database Security
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 6 (23.08%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) C
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
4 3 (11.54%) Charles River
4 3 (11.54%) thinkFolio
5 2 (7.69%) Tableau
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Sybase
6 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Perforce
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk
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