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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 527 495 516
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +21
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 59 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £125.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +212.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £40.00
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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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 32 £413 +10.00% 6
North West -14 10 £325 -13.33% 3
South East -10 4 £334 - 5
Yorkshire -19 4 £335 +3.07% 9
South West -8 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
East of England -1 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 82 (73.87%) SQL
2 74 (66.67%) Oracle
3 68 (61.26%) Performance Tuning
4 62 (55.86%) Oracle Database
5 48 (43.24%) Linux
6 44 (39.64%) UNIX
7 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
8 27 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (23.42%) OO
10 25 (22.52%) ETL
10 25 (22.52%) SDLC
11 24 (21.62%) C++
11 24 (21.62%) MySQL
12 23 (20.72%) STL
12 23 (20.72%) OLTP
12 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (20.72%) Multithreading
13 22 (19.82%) Finance
13 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
14 21 (18.92%) PL/SQL
15 20 (18.02%) T-SQL
16 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (14.41%) Relational Database
17 16 (14.41%) Oracle RAC
17 16 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (13.51%) Shell Script
19 14 (12.61%) Oracle RMAN
20 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database 10g
20 13 (11.71%) Windows

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.80%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.80%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.90%) Endur
4 1 (0.90%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.90%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) SAN
2 3 (2.70%) Internet
3 2 (1.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (55.86%) Oracle Database
2 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
3 27 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (21.62%) MySQL
5 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (20.72%) OLTP
6 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (14.41%) Relational Database
8 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
11 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
12 8 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (6.31%) OLAP
13 7 (6.31%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (4.50%) FileMaker
14 5 (4.50%) Oracle OWB
14 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Subversion
2 3 (2.70%) Toad
2 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (1.80%) Moq
3 2 (1.80%) Hudson
3 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.80%) VisualVM
3 2 (1.80%) JMeter
3 2 (1.80%) NUnit
3 2 (1.80%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.90%) JDeveloper
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Front Office
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Games
5 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (46.85%) Developer
2 42 (37.84%) DBA
3 23 (20.72%) C++ Developer
4 19 (17.12%) Administrator
5 16 (14.41%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 9 (8.11%) SQL DBA
7 8 (7.21%) Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Business Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (2.70%) Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Report Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
12 2 (1.80%) TIBCO Analyst
12 2 (1.80%) MI Analyst
12 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.72%) STL
2 6 (5.41%) XML
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (2.70%) .NET
4 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.70%) CSS
4 3 (2.70%) XSLT
5 2 (1.80%) Ajax
5 2 (1.80%) Middleware
5 2 (1.80%) FpML
5 2 (1.80%) JMX
5 2 (1.80%) HTML
5 2 (1.80%) XSD
5 2 (1.80%) XSL
5 2 (1.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.80%) jQuery
5 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.80%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.80%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.91%) Replication
3 3 (2.70%) Clustering
3 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.24%) Linux
2 44 (39.64%) UNIX
3 13 (11.71%) Windows
4 6 (5.41%) Solaris
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.70%) AIX
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (61.26%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (23.42%) OO
3 25 (22.52%) ETL
3 25 (22.52%) SDLC
4 23 (20.72%) Multithreading
5 16 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.71%) Database Security
7 10 (9.01%) Migration
7 10 (9.01%) ITIL
8 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.11%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.21%) Open Source
10 7 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (6.31%) TDD
10 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.31%) Change Management
11 6 (5.41%) Project Management
11 6 (5.41%) ETL Development
11 6 (5.41%) Patch Management
12 5 (4.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 82 (73.87%) SQL
2 24 (21.62%) C++
3 21 (18.92%) PL/SQL
4 20 (18.02%) T-SQL
5 15 (13.51%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.11%) Java
7 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.50%) C#
7 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (9.01%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.80%) Control-M
3 2 (1.80%) Foglight
Vendors
1 74 (66.67%) Oracle
2 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.31%) Sybase
4 6 (5.41%) Tableau
5 3 (2.70%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.70%) NetApp
5 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.80%) Charles River
6 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.80%) Actimize
6 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.90%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.90%) Mercator
7 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.90%) Remedy
7 1 (0.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.90%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) HP
7 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
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