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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 527 515 519
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 68 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £435 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -15.00%
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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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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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 -13 30 £438 +16.66% 4
North West -20 10 £325 -16.12% 2
South West 0 9 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -20 6 £343 +5.38% 2
South East -6 5 £303 - 2
East of England -2 4 £413 +26.92% 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 76 (69.09%) SQL
2 75 (68.18%) Oracle
3 65 (59.09%) Oracle Database
4 64 (58.18%) Performance Tuning
5 56 (50.91%) Linux
6 47 (42.73%) UNIX
7 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
8 28 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (23.64%) MySQL
9 26 (23.64%) ETL
10 25 (22.73%) SDLC
11 24 (21.82%) OO
11 24 (21.82%) C++
12 23 (20.91%) STL
12 23 (20.91%) OLTP
12 23 (20.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (20.91%) Oracle RAC
12 23 (20.91%) Multithreading
13 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
15 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
15 19 (17.27%) Shell Script
16 18 (16.36%) Finance
16 18 (16.36%) PL/SQL
17 17 (15.45%) Replication
17 17 (15.45%) Oracle RMAN
18 15 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (12.73%) Windows
19 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database 10g
19 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.91%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.73%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (2.73%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.73%) Endur
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) SAN
2 3 (2.73%) Firewall
3 2 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (59.09%) Oracle Database
2 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
3 28 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (23.64%) MySQL
5 23 (20.91%) OLTP
5 23 (20.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (6.36%) OLAP
9 7 (6.36%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
10 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (5.45%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (4.55%) DB2
11 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Subversion
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.82%) VisualVM
3 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.82%) Toad
3 2 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.91%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Front Office
4 3 (2.73%) Back Office
5 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
6 1 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (47.27%) Developer
2 44 (40.00%) DBA
3 23 (20.91%) C++ Developer
4 19 (17.27%) Oracle DBA
5 15 (13.64%) Administrator
6 11 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 10 (9.09%) SQL DBA
7 10 (9.09%) Consultant
8 8 (7.27%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (3.64%) MySQL DBA
13 3 (2.73%) TIBCO Analyst
13 3 (2.73%) Developer Analyst
13 3 (2.73%) TIBCO Developer
13 3 (2.73%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) STL
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (2.73%) FpML
3 3 (2.73%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (2.73%) MDX
3 3 (2.73%) XML
4 2 (1.82%) HTML
4 2 (1.82%) .NET
4 2 (1.82%) JMX
4 2 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (0.91%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.91%) Web Services
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.91%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.91%) EJB
5 1 (0.91%) CSS
5 1 (0.91%) XSL
5 1 (0.91%) XSLT
5 1 (0.91%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Replication
2 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.73%) Clustering
3 3 (2.73%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.91%) Linux
2 47 (42.73%) UNIX
3 14 (12.73%) Windows
4 6 (5.45%) Solaris
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.73%) AIX
7 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (58.18%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (23.64%) ETL
3 25 (22.73%) SDLC
4 24 (21.82%) OO
5 23 (20.91%) Multithreading
6 15 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (10.91%) Migration
7 12 (10.91%) Database Security
8 11 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.18%) Change Management
9 9 (8.18%) ITIL
9 9 (8.18%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (6.36%) Patch Management
10 7 (6.36%) Security Management
10 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.45%) Project Management
11 6 (5.45%) Inmon Methodology
12 5 (4.55%) ETL Development
12 5 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.09%) SQL
2 24 (21.82%) C++
3 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
4 19 (17.27%) Shell Script
5 18 (16.36%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.18%) Java
7 4 (3.64%) C#
7 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.73%) Perl
9 2 (1.82%) Ruby
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.82%) Foglight
4 1 (0.91%) Control-M
Vendors
1 75 (68.18%) Oracle
2 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.55%) Tableau
4 4 (3.64%) Sybase
5 3 (2.73%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.73%) 3PAR
5 3 (2.73%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.73%) Percona
5 3 (2.73%) HP
5 3 (2.73%) NetApp
5 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.73%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.91%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.91%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) Charles River
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) Actimize
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