The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 369 373 387
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 51 61 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.24% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.31% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £331
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +28.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
City of London +19 10 £360 -34.54% 4
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 71 (81.61%) SQL
2 62 (71.26%) Oracle
3 48 (55.17%) Oracle Database
4 38 (43.68%) Linux
4 38 (43.68%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (37.93%) UNIX
6 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
7 26 (29.89%) Replication
8 24 (27.59%) Finance
8 24 (27.59%) PL/SQL
9 21 (24.14%) Relational Database
10 20 (22.99%) ETL
11 19 (21.84%) XML
12 18 (20.69%) OLTP
12 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (19.54%) OO
13 17 (19.54%) Red Hat
14 16 (18.39%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
14 16 (18.39%) Multithreading
15 15 (17.24%) Banking
15 15 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (17.24%) RDBMS
15 15 (17.24%) Solaris
15 15 (17.24%) Sybase
16 14 (16.09%) C++
16 14 (16.09%) STL
16 14 (16.09%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (16.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
2 3 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) LDAP
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (55.17%) Oracle Database
2 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
3 21 (24.14%) Relational Database
4 18 (20.69%) OLTP
5 16 (18.39%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (17.24%) RDBMS
7 14 (16.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (14.94%) Sybase ASE
8 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (10.34%) OLAP
11 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (5.75%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (9.20%) Subversion
3 7 (8.05%) PVCS
3 7 (8.05%) Toad
4 2 (2.30%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Games
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) DBA
3 17 (19.54%) SQL DBA
4 16 (18.39%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (16.09%) C++ Developer
6 12 (13.79%) Sybase DBA
7 8 (9.20%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (8.05%) Consultant
8 7 (8.05%) Administrator
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.75%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Consultant
12 3 (3.45%) Analyst
13 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 2 (2.30%) SAP Consultant
13 2 (2.30%) C# Developer
13 2 (2.30%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) XML
2 14 (16.09%) STL
3 8 (9.20%) CSS
4 7 (8.05%) Ajax
4 7 (8.05%) Dojo
4 7 (8.05%) JSON
4 7 (8.05%) jQuery
5 6 (6.90%) Web Services
6 4 (4.60%) .NET
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle Streams
7 3 (3.45%) REST
8 2 (2.30%) HTML
8 2 (2.30%) HTML5
8 2 (2.30%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.30%) MDX
8 2 (2.30%) WCF
8 2 (2.30%) Silverlight
8 2 (2.30%) JRules
9 1 (1.15%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Replication
2 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.15%) FMCG
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.15%) Open Source
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.68%) Linux
2 33 (37.93%) UNIX
3 15 (17.24%) Solaris
4 14 (16.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.20%) Windows
6 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (22.99%) ETL
3 17 (19.54%) OO
4 16 (18.39%) Multithreading
5 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (12.64%) Database Security
7 10 (11.49%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.05%) Validation
10 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.90%) ITIL
11 6 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
12 5 (5.75%) Performance Testing
12 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.75%) Service Management
12 5 (5.75%) Migration
13 4 (4.60%) Workflow
13 4 (4.60%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 71 (81.61%) SQL
2 24 (27.59%) PL/SQL
3 14 (16.09%) C++
4 12 (13.79%) Java
5 9 (10.34%) Perl
6 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.45%) PHP
8 3 (3.45%) C#
8 3 (3.45%) Python
9 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) OCP
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Data Guard
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Statspack
3 4 (4.60%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 62 (71.26%) Oracle
2 17 (19.54%) Red Hat
3 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
4 15 (17.24%) Sybase
5 4 (4.60%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.60%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) Google
6 3 (3.45%) Splunk
6 3 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.15%) Informatica
7 1 (1.15%) Perforce
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