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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 523 495 486
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 66 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £414 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% +59.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £223
% change year-on-year
+25.98% +42.69%
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
37611 35073 32579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.56% 74.26% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25023 22021 19511
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1075 1369
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +25 49 £472 +9.76% 14
South East -23 6 £525 +61.53% 3
South West -22 3 £450 +71.42% 1
West Midlands -16 2 £388 +25.50%
North West -9 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -12 1 £270 -34.54%
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 110 (85.94%) SQL
2 89 (69.53%) Oracle
3 68 (53.13%) Performance Tuning
4 66 (51.56%) Oracle Database
5 50 (39.06%) UNIX
6 48 (37.50%) Linux
7 45 (35.16%) SQL Server
8 38 (29.69%) PL/SQL
8 38 (29.69%) Relational Database
9 36 (28.13%) Windows
10 34 (26.56%) Finance
11 30 (23.44%) OO
12 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
13 27 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (19.53%) XML
15 24 (18.75%) ETL
15 24 (18.75%) Database Security
16 23 (17.97%) OLTP
17 22 (17.19%) C#
17 22 (17.19%) C++
17 22 (17.19%) Banking
18 21 (16.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 21 (16.41%) Multithreading
18 21 (16.41%) .NET
18 21 (16.41%) Solaris
19 20 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 19 (14.84%) Replication
20 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (14.84%) STL
20 19 (14.84%) T-SQL

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (4.69%) IIS
2 4 (3.13%) Apache
2 4 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.47%) Markit EDM
3 4 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) FTP
2 6 (4.69%) Internet
3 3 (2.34%) DNS
4 2 (1.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (51.56%) Oracle Database
2 45 (35.16%) SQL Server
3 38 (29.69%) Relational Database
4 23 (17.97%) OLTP
5 21 (16.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (14.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (13.28%) RDBMS
10 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (10.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (8.59%) Sybase ASE
13 10 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (7.03%) DTS
15 8 (6.25%) DB2
16 7 (5.47%) OLAP
17 6 (4.69%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Subversion
2 10 (7.81%) Toad
2 10 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.34%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.34%) Moq
7 3 (2.34%) Hudson
7 3 (2.34%) NUnit
7 3 (2.34%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.56%) PVCS
8 2 (1.56%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (26.56%) Finance
2 22 (17.19%) Banking
3 9 (7.03%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.69%) Games
5 5 (3.91%) Front Office
6 4 (3.13%) Retail
7 3 (2.34%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (51.56%) Developer
2 45 (35.16%) DBA
3 22 (17.19%) SQL DBA
4 19 (14.84%) C++ Developer
5 17 (13.28%) Oracle DBA
5 17 (13.28%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Sybase DBA
7 10 (7.81%) Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.47%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Administrator
10 5 (3.91%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (2.34%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.34%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 3 (2.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (2.34%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.53%) XML
2 21 (16.41%) .NET
3 19 (14.84%) STL
4 12 (9.38%) HTML
4 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 11 (8.59%) Web Services
6 10 (7.81%) jQuery
6 10 (7.81%) Ajax
7 8 (6.25%) CSS
8 6 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (4.69%) DHTML
8 6 (4.69%) ADO.NET
8 6 (4.69%) Middleware
8 6 (4.69%) WinForms
8 6 (4.69%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.13%) Dojo
9 4 (3.13%) JSON
10 3 (2.34%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (2.34%) REST
10 3 (2.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.84%) Replication
3 10 (7.81%) Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.34%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.06%) UNIX
2 48 (37.50%) Linux
3 36 (28.13%) Windows
4 21 (16.41%) Solaris
5 11 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.03%) AIX
8 3 (2.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.34%) VMS
8 3 (2.34%) OpenVMS
9 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.13%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (23.44%) OO
3 24 (18.75%) ETL
3 24 (18.75%) Database Security
4 21 (16.41%) Multithreading
5 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.94%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (10.16%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.16%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (9.38%) Change Management
10 10 (7.81%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
12 8 (6.25%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.47%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (5.47%) High Availability
14 6 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.69%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 110 (85.94%) SQL
2 38 (29.69%) PL/SQL
3 22 (17.19%) C#
3 22 (17.19%) C++
4 19 (14.84%) T-SQL
5 17 (13.28%) Java
6 15 (11.72%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.25%) Perl
9 6 (4.69%) VBScript
9 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.91%) Python
10 5 (3.91%) C
10 5 (3.91%) PHP
11 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.34%) Korn
12 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
2 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.34%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (69.53%) Oracle
2 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.38%) Sybase
4 11 (8.59%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.13%) SAP
5 4 (3.13%) Charles River
5 4 (3.13%) Intel
5 4 (3.13%) Sun
5 4 (3.13%) Google
6 3 (2.34%) Splunk
6 3 (2.34%) Tableau
6 3 (2.34%) Informatica
6 3 (2.34%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.34%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.56%) Siebel
7 2 (1.56%) Embarcadero
7 2 (1.56%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.56%) HP
7 2 (1.56%) Teradata
7 2 (1.56%) Perforce
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