The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 1.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +1.78%
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
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 85.39% 70.00% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 33
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim