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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 482 490 481
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 73 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.099% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 13
Average daily rate
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£428 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £264 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
34869 33282 29935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.42% 74.78% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22744 20629 18112
Average daily rate £425 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
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 £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1056 1254
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 +14 44 £472 -11.15% 12
South West -10 11 £375 +42.85%
South East -19 7 £525 +61.53% 1
West Midlands -5 3 £375 +21.95%
North West -10 2 £425 +21.42% 3
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 110 (82.09%) SQL
2 87 (64.93%) Oracle
3 77 (57.46%) Performance Tuning
4 64 (47.76%) Oracle Database
5 48 (35.82%) SQL Server
6 46 (34.33%) UNIX
7 43 (32.09%) Relational Database
8 42 (31.34%) Linux
9 37 (27.61%) Windows
10 36 (26.87%) PL/SQL
11 32 (23.88%) Finance
12 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
12 31 (23.13%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (22.39%) OO
14 25 (18.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (17.91%) ETL
15 24 (17.91%) Database Security
16 23 (17.16%) XML
16 23 (17.16%) C#
16 23 (17.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (16.42%) T-SQL
17 22 (16.42%) .NET
18 21 (15.67%) C++
19 20 (14.93%) Multithreading
19 20 (14.93%) OLTP
20 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
20 19 (14.18%) Banking
21 18 (13.43%) STL
22 16 (11.94%) Solaris
22 16 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (2.99%) IIS
1 4 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.24%) Apache
3 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Office
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (5.97%) Markit EDM
2 5 (3.73%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) FTP
2 6 (4.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
4 1 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (47.76%) Oracle Database
2 48 (35.82%) SQL Server
3 43 (32.09%) Relational Database
4 25 (18.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (17.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (14.93%) OLTP
7 16 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (10.45%) RDBMS
8 14 (10.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (8.96%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (5.97%) DTS
11 8 (5.97%) OLAP
11 8 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (5.97%) Sybase ASE
12 7 (5.22%) OLAP Cube
12 7 (5.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.21%) Subversion
3 9 (6.72%) Toad
4 7 (5.22%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (4.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (3.73%) MSBuild
6 5 (3.73%) Hudson
6 5 (3.73%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (3.73%) Moq
6 5 (3.73%) NUnit
6 5 (3.73%) CruiseControl
7 4 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.49%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (23.88%) Finance
2 19 (14.18%) Banking
3 10 (7.46%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.48%) Front Office
5 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.73%) Games
6 2 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (47.01%) Developer
2 52 (38.81%) DBA
3 21 (15.67%) SQL DBA
4 18 (13.43%) Oracle DBA
4 18 (13.43%) C++ Developer
5 14 (10.45%) Administrator
6 13 (9.70%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (8.96%) Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Sybase DBA
9 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.48%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.73%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Business Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Consultant
11 4 (2.99%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.16%) XML
2 22 (16.42%) .NET
3 18 (13.43%) STL
4 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.21%) HTML
6 10 (7.46%) Web Services
6 10 (7.46%) jQuery
6 10 (7.46%) Ajax
7 8 (5.97%) CSS
8 7 (5.22%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.48%) ADO.NET
9 6 (4.48%) DHTML
9 6 (4.48%) Middleware
9 6 (4.48%) WinForms
9 6 (4.48%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (3.73%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (3.73%) XSD
10 5 (3.73%) XSLT
11 3 (2.24%) REST
11 3 (2.24%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.70%) Replication
3 9 (6.72%) Clustering
4 8 (5.97%) Open Source
5 4 (2.99%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.24%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.49%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.33%) UNIX
2 42 (31.34%) Linux
3 37 (27.61%) Windows
4 16 (11.94%) Solaris
5 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.72%) AIX
7 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.24%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.24%) VMS
8 3 (2.24%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.46%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (22.39%) OO
3 24 (17.91%) ETL
3 24 (17.91%) Database Security
4 20 (14.93%) Multithreading
5 19 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (9.70%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.46%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.46%) Change Management
10 9 (6.72%) High Availability
10 9 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.72%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.97%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.97%) Logical Data Model
11 8 (5.97%) Physical Data Model
12 7 (5.22%) MVC
13 6 (4.48%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (82.09%) SQL
2 36 (26.87%) PL/SQL
3 23 (17.16%) C#
4 22 (16.42%) T-SQL
5 21 (15.67%) C++
6 15 (11.19%) Java
7 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.96%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.97%) Perl
10 6 (4.48%) VBScript
10 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.73%) C
11 5 (3.73%) PHP
11 5 (3.73%) Python
12 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.24%) Korn
13 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.24%) Control-M
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 87 (64.93%) Oracle
2 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.21%) Sybase
4 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.48%) Tableau
6 5 (3.73%) Charles River
7 4 (2.99%) SAP
7 4 (2.99%) Sun
7 4 (2.99%) Intel
7 4 (2.99%) Google
8 3 (2.24%) Splunk
8 3 (2.24%) thinkFolio
8 3 (2.24%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.24%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.24%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.49%) HP
9 2 (1.49%) Embarcadero
9 2 (1.49%) Remedy
9 2 (1.49%) Perforce
9 2 (1.49%) Teradata
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