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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 381 382 376
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 27 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 13
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£463 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
City of London +14 5 £463 -2.63% 1
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 66 (92.96%) SQL
2 53 (74.65%) Oracle
3 45 (63.38%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (52.11%) UNIX
4 37 (52.11%) Oracle Database
5 29 (40.85%) Linux
6 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
7 21 (29.58%) OO
8 20 (28.17%) C++
8 20 (28.17%) Finance
9 19 (26.76%) PL/SQL
10 17 (23.94%) STL
10 17 (23.94%) OLTP
10 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (23.94%) Multithreading
11 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (22.54%) ETL
11 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
12 14 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (19.72%) Windows
12 14 (19.72%) MySQL
12 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
13 13 (18.31%) Shell Script
13 13 (18.31%) Database Security
14 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
16 10 (14.08%) C#
17 9 (12.68%) Toad

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Markit EDM
2 3 (4.23%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
2 4 (5.63%) FTP
3 2 (2.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.11%) Oracle Database
2 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
3 17 (23.94%) OLTP
4 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (19.72%) MySQL
6 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
8 8 (11.27%) OLAP Cube
8 8 (11.27%) OLAP
9 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.45%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (7.04%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (5.63%) FileMaker
12 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
13 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (4.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Toad
2 7 (9.86%) Subversion
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.41%) JDeveloper
General
1 20 (28.17%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
2 6 (8.45%) Front Office
3 4 (5.63%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) DBA
2 17 (23.94%) C++ Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (11.27%) SQL DBA
4 8 (11.27%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (8.45%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Business Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Tableau Developer
9 2 (2.82%) MI Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Integration Specialist
9 2 (2.82%) ETL Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Information Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) STL
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 5 (7.04%) Middleware
4 4 (5.63%) XML
5 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.23%) HTML
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.82%) JSON
6 2 (2.82%) MDX
6 2 (2.82%) Ajax
6 2 (2.82%) jQuery
6 2 (2.82%) Dojo
6 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 2 (2.82%) XSL
7 1 (1.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.11%) UNIX
2 29 (40.85%) Linux
3 14 (19.72%) Windows
4 7 (9.86%) AIX
4 7 (9.86%) Solaris
5 3 (4.23%) VMS
5 3 (4.23%) OpenVMS
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (29.58%) OO
3 17 (23.94%) Multithreading
4 16 (22.54%) ETL
5 14 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (18.31%) Database Security
7 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
8 6 (8.45%) Investment Management
8 6 (8.45%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (8.45%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.04%) Project Management
9 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.04%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
11 3 (4.23%) ITIL
11 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) SQL
2 20 (28.17%) C++
3 19 (26.76%) PL/SQL
4 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
5 13 (18.31%) Shell Script
6 10 (14.08%) C#
7 5 (7.04%) Java
7 5 (7.04%) Perl
8 4 (5.63%) C
9 3 (4.23%) Korn
10 2 (2.82%) PHP
10 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (5.63%) Control-M
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.23%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.82%) Foglight
Vendors
1 53 (74.65%) Oracle
2 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) Tableau
3 6 (8.45%) Charles River
3 6 (8.45%) Sybase
4 3 (4.23%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.23%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.82%) Actimize
5 2 (2.82%) Teradata
5 2 (2.82%) Remedy
5 2 (2.82%) Perforce
5 2 (2.82%) Embarcadero
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos
6 1 (1.41%) Mercator
6 1 (1.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Netezza
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Michael Bailey Associates
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