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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 154 207 193
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -14
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £425 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +10.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-65.38% -
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
2831 4679 4741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.12% 80.12% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 3695 3560
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
3 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Banking
5 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
6 6 (46.15%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (38.46%) Migration
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 4 (30.77%) SCOM
8 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
8 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
8 4 (30.77%) Control-M
8 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
8 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (30.77%) Derivative
8 4 (30.77%) BladeLogic
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) JIRA
8 4 (30.77%) Velocity

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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (30.77%) QlikView
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
3 4 (30.77%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) SQL DBA
3 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
1 4 (30.77%) Django
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Derivative
1 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Line Management
4 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
3 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (30.77%) BladeLogic
2 4 (30.77%) Control-M
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Percona