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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 172 190 199
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 13 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.085% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.11% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£460 £600 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +31.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £660 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.85%
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
4047 4545 4410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.45% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3161 3233 3373
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.58 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.89 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 March 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 March 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 27 (96.43%) SQL
2 20 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (67.86%) Oracle
4 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
4 15 (53.57%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 12 (42.86%) UNIX
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
8 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (28.57%) ETL
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.00%) .NET
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (25.00%) Banking
9 7 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (21.43%) Markit EDM
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (21.43%) Toad
10 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (21.43%) C#
10 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
11 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
11 5 (17.86%) Solaris
11 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (10.71%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Markit EDM
2 3 (10.71%) thinkFolio
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) FTP
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
3 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
6 4 (14.29%) OLAP
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (3.57%) Big Data
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Toad
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Front Office
5 2 (7.14%) Advertising
5 2 (7.14%) Games
6 1 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) DBA
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Business Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) Ajax
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) MDX
3 2 (7.14%) Dojo
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) UNIX
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Solaris
5 4 (14.29%) AIX
6 3 (10.71%) VMS
6 3 (10.71%) OpenVMS
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (28.57%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Database Security
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Logistics
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 6 (21.43%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) C
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) C++
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) Korn
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) Charles River
4 3 (10.71%) Bloomberg
5 2 (7.14%) Tableau
6 1 (3.57%) Perforce
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Google
6 1 (3.57%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Sybase
6 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
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