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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Performance Tuning
London / City of London
Rank 151 141 170
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +29
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 5 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 13
Median daily rate - £325 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -
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% -

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
2502 2533 4189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.98% 84.57% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1998 3290
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 £360 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 34
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.96% +63.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £18.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017, 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
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) WorldPay
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) Database Security
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (33.33%) VLDB
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata

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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) VLDB
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Development DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Development DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
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 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Database Security
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Security Auditing
5 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%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) 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%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) WorldPay