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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 517 528 509
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 78 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £302 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £451 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £408 £428
% change year-on-year
-7.97% -4.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
41497 39075 36704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.31% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27575 24692 22997
Average daily rate £425 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1093 1036
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.12 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 September 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 September 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 -22 33 £438 +16.66% 6
South West - 16 £450 -
South East -2 10 £305 - 3
North West -26 10 £333 -0.59% 1
West Midlands - 4 £385 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 1
East of England +2 2 £313 -16.66% 6
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 81 (66.39%) SQL
2 76 (62.30%) Oracle
3 68 (55.74%) Performance Tuning
4 65 (53.28%) Oracle Database
5 57 (46.72%) Linux
6 48 (39.34%) UNIX
7 36 (29.51%) SQL Server
8 29 (23.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (22.13%) T-SQL
9 27 (22.13%) MySQL
9 27 (22.13%) SDLC
10 26 (21.31%) C++
10 26 (21.31%) OO
10 26 (21.31%) ETL
11 25 (20.49%) OLTP
11 25 (20.49%) STL
11 25 (20.49%) Replication
11 25 (20.49%) Oracle RAC
12 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (17.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (17.21%) Multithreading
13 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
14 19 (15.57%) Shell Script
15 18 (14.75%) Windows
16 17 (13.93%) Oracle RMAN
16 17 (13.93%) Database Security
17 16 (13.11%) Finance
17 16 (13.11%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (12.30%) PL/SQL
19 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.28%) Endur
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.46%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.46%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Firewall
2 4 (3.28%) SAN
3 2 (1.64%) FTP
4 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (53.28%) Oracle Database
2 36 (29.51%) SQL Server
3 29 (23.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (22.13%) MySQL
5 25 (20.49%) OLTP
6 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (17.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (13.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (4.92%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (4.92%) OLAP
12 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
12 6 (4.92%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (4.10%) DTS
13 5 (4.10%) FileMaker
14 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Subversion
1 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.64%) VisualVM
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.64%) JMeter
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Front Office
3 3 (2.46%) Back Office
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (44.26%) Developer
2 50 (40.98%) DBA
3 25 (20.49%) C++ Developer
4 20 (16.39%) Administrator
5 17 (13.93%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (9.84%) SQL DBA
7 9 (7.38%) Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) MySQL DBA
8 8 (6.56%) Consultant
8 8 (6.56%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.74%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (5.74%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.92%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (4.10%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Senior Oracle Consultant
12 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (3.28%) Report Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.49%) STL
2 7 (5.74%) .NET
3 4 (3.28%) HTML
3 4 (3.28%) XML
4 3 (2.46%) Middleware
4 3 (2.46%) FpML
4 3 (2.46%) Web Services
4 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.46%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (2.46%) MDX
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.64%) jQuery
5 2 (1.64%) DHTML
5 2 (1.64%) ADO.NET
5 2 (1.64%) JMX
5 2 (1.64%) WinForms
5 2 (1.64%) Ajax
5 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.49%) Replication
2 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.28%) Clustering
5 3 (2.46%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.46%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 57 (46.72%) Linux
2 48 (39.34%) UNIX
3 18 (14.75%) Windows
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.92%) Solaris
5 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.46%) AIX
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (55.74%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (22.13%) SDLC
3 26 (21.31%) OO
3 26 (21.31%) ETL
4 21 (17.21%) Multithreading
5 17 (13.93%) Database Security
6 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.84%) Migration
8 11 (9.02%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (8.20%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.20%) Security Management
9 10 (8.20%) Change Management
9 10 (8.20%) ITIL
10 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (6.56%) Patch Management
11 7 (5.74%) Data Transformation
12 6 (4.92%) Inmon Methodology
13 5 (4.10%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 81 (66.39%) SQL
2 27 (22.13%) T-SQL
3 26 (21.31%) C++
4 19 (15.57%) Shell Script
5 15 (12.30%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.20%) Java
7 7 (5.74%) C#
7 7 (5.74%) Perl
8 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.28%) Python
10 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.64%) Ruby
11 2 (1.64%) VBScript
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 25 (20.49%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.82%) SRDF
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (13.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (9.02%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 76 (62.30%) Oracle
2 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.38%) Percona
4 6 (4.92%) Sybase
5 5 (4.10%) HP
5 5 (4.10%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.10%) 3PAR
5 5 (4.10%) Tableau
6 3 (2.46%) Red Gate
6 3 (2.46%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.46%) NetApp
6 3 (2.46%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.82%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.82%) Charles River
8 1 (0.82%) EMC
8 1 (0.82%) SAP
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