The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 569 548 548
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 56 81 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 27
Median daily rate £413 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42125 41943 39488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 80.38% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28061 27753 24914
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1136 1102
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Tuning across the England region.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in England

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the England region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the England region.

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in England

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the England region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 27 £425 -2.85% 2
North West +6 9 £350 +5.26% 2
East of England +24 8 £340 +8.80%
West Midlands -26 8 £400 +3.89% 1
Yorkshire -5 3 £450 +31.38%
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 England region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 110 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 108 (70.13%) Oracle
3 102 (66.23%) SQL
4 84 (54.55%) Oracle Database
5 76 (49.35%) Unix
6 65 (42.21%) Linux
7 56 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 50 (32.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 47 (30.52%) Oracle RAC
10 46 (29.87%) Shell Script
11 44 (28.57%) WebLogic
12 38 (24.68%) Windows
13 36 (23.38%) Oracle Database 10g
13 36 (23.38%) Security Cleared
14 33 (21.43%) Perl
15 32 (20.78%) Finance
15 32 (20.78%) Data Guard
16 31 (20.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (20.13%) Oracle EBS
17 30 (19.48%) PL/SQL
18 29 (18.83%) OO
18 29 (18.83%) Oracle 11i
18 29 (18.83%) Oracle Applications
18 29 (18.83%) Oracle EBS R12
19 28 (18.18%) SC Cleared
19 28 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
19 28 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
19 28 (18.18%) C++
19 28 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
20 27 (17.53%) ETL

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 44 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 28 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 31 (20.13%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (18.83%) Oracle 11i
2 29 (18.83%) Oracle Applications
2 29 (18.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) SAN
2 2 (1.30%) DHCP
2 2 (1.30%) DNS
2 2 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.65%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 56 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 50 (32.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (23.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 31 (20.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
7 26 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (16.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (15.58%) MySQL
9 24 (15.58%) OLTP
10 23 (14.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (11.69%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (11.04%) Relational Database
13 16 (10.39%) RDBMS
14 14 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
15 11 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (5.19%) DB2
16 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (3.90%) JIRA
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.25%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.95%) JUnit
5 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.65%) Subversion
5 1 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 32 (20.78%) Finance
2 12 (7.79%) Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.30%) Front Office
4 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (46.75%) Developer
2 64 (41.56%) DBA
3 35 (22.73%) Oracle DBA
4 30 (19.48%) Oracle Developer
5 29 (18.83%) SQL Developer
6 24 (15.58%) SC Cleared DBA
7 23 (14.94%) C++ Developer
8 21 (13.64%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 16 (10.39%) Administrator
9 16 (10.39%) SQL DBA
9 16 (10.39%) Unix Developer
10 15 (9.74%) Linux Developer
10 15 (9.74%) MySQL Developer
11 12 (7.79%) SSIS Developer
12 11 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
13 10 (6.49%) ETL Developer
14 9 (5.84%) Senior Developer
15 8 (5.19%) Consultant
15 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Developer
16 7 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.94%) STL
2 12 (7.79%) Web Services
3 11 (7.14%) XML
4 10 (6.49%) jQuery
4 10 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (5.19%) Spring
6 6 (3.90%) .NET
7 4 (2.60%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.60%) Django
7 4 (2.60%) Velocity
8 3 (1.95%) Ajax
8 3 (1.95%) J2SE
8 3 (1.95%) JMS
8 3 (1.95%) JSON
8 3 (1.95%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.65%) Java EE
9 1 (0.65%) JPA
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Replication
2 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.55%) Clustering
4 6 (3.90%) Derivative
5 5 (3.25%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.95%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.95%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.30%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (49.35%) Unix
2 65 (42.21%) Linux
3 38 (24.68%) Windows
4 6 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.25%) Debian
5 5 (3.25%) Solaris
6 4 (2.60%) zOS
7 3 (1.95%) AIX
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (18.83%) OO
3 27 (17.53%) ETL
4 26 (16.88%) SDLC
5 23 (14.94%) Release Management
6 20 (12.99%) Data Modelling
7 19 (12.34%) Software Engineering
8 15 (9.74%) High Availability
9 14 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
10 12 (7.79%) Database Optimisation
10 12 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (7.79%) Logical Data Model
10 12 (7.79%) Migration
10 12 (7.79%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (7.14%) Database Security
12 10 (6.49%) MVC
13 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.19%) Analytics
14 8 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (4.55%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 102 (66.23%) SQL
2 46 (29.87%) Shell Script
3 33 (21.43%) Perl
4 30 (19.48%) PL/SQL
5 28 (18.18%) C++
6 27 (17.53%) Python
7 22 (14.29%) Java
7 22 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 15 (9.74%) VBA
9 10 (6.49%) C#
10 6 (3.90%) VB
11 5 (3.25%) C
12 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.60%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.60%) VBScript
13 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.44%) OCP
3 13 (8.44%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (6.49%) Degree
5 4 (2.60%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) HND
7 1 (0.65%) MCP
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (30.52%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.30%) HDFS
4 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (20.78%) Data Guard
2 12 (7.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.25%) BladeLogic
3 5 (3.25%) Control-M
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.30%) SCOM
6 1 (0.65%) Foglight
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (70.13%) Oracle
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.19%) Remedy
4 5 (3.25%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.25%) Informatica
5 4 (2.60%) Lumension
5 4 (2.60%) Sybase
5 4 (2.60%) Teradata
6 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.30%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.30%) Percona
7 2 (1.30%) Siebel
7 2 (1.30%) Tableau
7 2 (1.30%) Veritas
7 2 (1.30%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) Altiris
8 1 (0.65%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco
8 1 (0.65%) RainStor
8 1 (0.65%) TIBCO