The first table below looks at the demand for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 25 July 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 London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 370 389 386
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 41 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £363 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £450 £290
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +55.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in London

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Tuning across the London region.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in London

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the London region.

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +20 10 £360 -31.42% 5
Ealing - 1 £395 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 56 (78.87%) SQL
2 46 (64.79%) Oracle
3 35 (49.30%) Oracle Database
4 33 (46.48%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (38.03%) UNIX
6 25 (35.21%) Linux
6 25 (35.21%) Finance
7 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
8 22 (30.99%) PL/SQL
8 22 (30.99%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (23.94%) Replication
10 15 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (19.72%) ETL
11 14 (19.72%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (16.90%) OO
13 12 (16.90%) OLTP
13 12 (16.90%) Perl
14 11 (15.49%) C++
14 11 (15.49%) XML
14 11 (15.49%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.49%) Banking
14 11 (15.49%) Multithreading
15 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
15 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
15 10 (14.08%) Solaris
15 10 (14.08%) STL

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.41%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (49.30%) Oracle Database
2 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
3 22 (30.99%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (19.72%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (16.90%) OLTP
7 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
8 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (9.86%) RDBMS
9 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (8.45%) OLAP
10 6 (8.45%) Sybase ASE
10 6 (8.45%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (7.04%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (12.68%) Subversion
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (9.86%) Toad
3 7 (9.86%) PVCS
4 4 (5.63%) JDeveloper
5 3 (4.23%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.41%) NUnit
6 1 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.23%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Marketing
6 2 (2.82%) Games
7 1 (1.41%) German Language
7 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Electronics
7 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) DBA
3 15 (21.13%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (14.08%) C++ Developer
4 10 (14.08%) SQL DBA
5 9 (12.68%) Consultant
6 8 (11.27%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (7.04%) Sybase DBA
8 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Consultant
11 2 (2.82%) SAP HANA Consultant
11 2 (2.82%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (2.82%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) XML
2 10 (14.08%) STL
3 7 (9.86%) Ajax
3 7 (9.86%) JSON
3 7 (9.86%) Dojo
3 7 (9.86%) CSS
3 7 (9.86%) jQuery
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Streams
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 3 (4.23%) Middleware
6 2 (2.82%) .NET
6 2 (2.82%) WCF
6 2 (2.82%) MDX
7 1 (1.41%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.41%) WPF
7 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.41%) HTML
7 1 (1.41%) WinForms
7 1 (1.41%) JRules
7 1 (1.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Replication
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.82%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
5 1 (1.41%) Equities
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Open Source
5 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) UNIX
2 25 (35.21%) Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Solaris
4 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Windows
7 1 (1.41%) AIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (19.72%) ETL
4 12 (16.90%) OO
5 11 (15.49%) Multithreading
6 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.86%) Validation
8 6 (8.45%) Workflow
8 6 (8.45%) ITIL
9 5 (7.04%) SOA
9 5 (7.04%) Service Management
9 5 (7.04%) Migration
9 5 (7.04%) Database Security
10 4 (5.63%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (5.63%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (5.63%) Dimensional Modelling
11 3 (4.23%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (4.23%) Data Architecture
11 3 (4.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (78.87%) SQL
2 22 (30.99%) PL/SQL
3 12 (16.90%) Perl
4 11 (15.49%) C++
5 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.45%) Java
7 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.63%) C#
8 4 (5.63%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.41%) VBScript
10 1 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) OCP
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Data Guard
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Statspack
3 4 (5.63%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (4.23%) Control-M
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 46 (64.79%) Oracle
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.27%) Sybase
5 6 (8.45%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.63%) HP
7 3 (4.23%) SAP
7 3 (4.23%) Perforce
8 2 (2.82%) Cognos
9 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.41%) Talend
9 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.41%) Reuters
9 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg