The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 540 470 529
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +59
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 50 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.077% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 23
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £324 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Database Tuning
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -14 30 £425 +13.33% 13
North West - 10 £350 - 3
South East -11 6 £345 -8.00% 6
South West -21 3 £335 +1.51%
East of England - 1 £325 - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Database Tuning
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 81 (81.00%) SQL
2 61 (61.00%) Oracle
3 52 (52.00%) Oracle Database
4 49 (49.00%) Performance Tuning
5 47 (47.00%) SQL Server
6 38 (38.00%) UNIX
7 34 (34.00%) Linux
8 31 (31.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 27 (27.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (22.00%) Finance
10 22 (22.00%) Perl
11 21 (21.00%) PL/SQL
12 19 (19.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
13 18 (18.00%) Migration
13 18 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (17.00%) Multithreading
14 17 (17.00%) C++
14 17 (17.00%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (16.00%) Replication
15 16 (16.00%) Database Security
16 15 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (15.00%) Python
16 15 (15.00%) OO
16 15 (15.00%) ETL
16 15 (15.00%) Shell Script
17 14 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (14.00%) OLTP
17 14 (14.00%) Windows

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (3.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.00%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) LDAP
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) SAN
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (52.00%) Oracle Database
2 47 (47.00%) SQL Server
3 31 (31.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 27 (27.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 19 (19.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (17.00%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (14.00%) OLTP
8 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (11.00%) Relational Database
11 10 (10.00%) RDBMS
12 9 (9.00%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (7.00%) Oracle Exadata
15 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (5.00%) VLDB
16 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Subversion
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (5.00%) Toad
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (4.00%) PVCS
5 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (3.00%) JDeveloper
5 3 (3.00%) NUnit
6 1 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.00%) ProC
6 1 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (22.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
3 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Front Office
4 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.00%) International Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) German Language
5 1 (1.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (47.00%) DBA
2 41 (41.00%) Developer
3 26 (26.00%) SQL DBA
4 18 (18.00%) Oracle DBA
5 14 (14.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 14 (14.00%) C++ Developer
6 12 (12.00%) SQL Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Administrator
9 7 (7.00%) Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Architect
12 4 (4.00%) Server Administrator
13 3 (3.00%) Consultant
13 3 (3.00%) Support Analyst
13 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 3 (3.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 3 (3.00%) Database Developer
13 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL Developer
13 3 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) STL
2 11 (11.00%) .NET
3 8 (8.00%) XML
4 7 (7.00%) Ajax
5 6 (6.00%) Middleware
6 5 (5.00%) CSS
6 5 (5.00%) Dojo
6 5 (5.00%) JSON
6 5 (5.00%) WCF
6 5 (5.00%) jQuery
7 4 (4.00%) Web Services
8 3 (3.00%) HTML
8 3 (3.00%) POSIX
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Streams
8 3 (3.00%) WPF
8 3 (3.00%) WinForms
8 3 (3.00%) HTML5
9 2 (2.00%) ISPF
9 2 (2.00%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Replication
2 9 (9.00%) Clustering
3 5 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.00%) Statistics
4 3 (3.00%) Equities
5 2 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.00%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.00%) Derivative
5 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) DTV
6 1 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Open Source
6 1 (1.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.00%) UNIX
2 34 (34.00%) Linux
3 14 (14.00%) Windows
4 6 (6.00%) AIX
4 6 (6.00%) Solaris
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.00%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (18.00%) Migration
3 17 (17.00%) Multithreading
4 16 (16.00%) Database Security
5 15 (15.00%) OO
5 15 (15.00%) ETL
6 14 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.00%) SOA
8 10 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.00%) Data Management
9 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.00%) Service Management
10 7 (7.00%) Workflow
11 6 (6.00%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (5.00%) ITIL
12 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.00%) Validation
12 5 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 81 (81.00%) SQL
2 22 (22.00%) Perl
3 21 (21.00%) PL/SQL
4 17 (17.00%) C++
5 15 (15.00%) Python
5 15 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 13 (13.00%) T-SQL
7 11 (11.00%) C#
7 11 (11.00%) Java
8 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.00%) VB
10 2 (2.00%) JCL
10 2 (2.00%) REXX
10 2 (2.00%) VBA
10 2 (2.00%) VBScript
11 1 (1.00%) C
11 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) OCP
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.00%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.00%) MCP
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
1 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.00%) Control-M
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Statspack
3 2 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.00%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 61 (61.00%) Oracle
2 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.00%) IBM
4 3 (3.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.00%) Perforce
5 2 (2.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) Reuters
5 2 (2.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.00%) HP
5 2 (2.00%) BMC
5 2 (2.00%) Informatica
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.00%) Cognos
5 2 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) Sybase
6 1 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix
6 1 (1.00%) Actimize
London
Bridge Recruitment UK Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £100 - £325 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 23 days ago