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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 367 377 382
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 41 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 9
Average daily rate £325 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £385 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £575 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +26.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - -
Database Tuning
England

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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 11 £350 -30.00% 1
Feltham - 1 £388 -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (79.52%) SQL
2 52 (62.65%) Performance Tuning
3 44 (53.01%) Oracle Database
3 44 (53.01%) Oracle
4 39 (46.99%) Unix
5 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
6 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
7 28 (33.73%) Perl
7 28 (33.73%) OO
8 27 (32.53%) SDLC
9 26 (31.33%) Linux
9 26 (31.33%) Python
9 26 (31.33%) Software Engineering
10 25 (30.12%) OLTP
10 25 (30.12%) Release Management
11 24 (28.92%) Windows
11 24 (28.92%) STL
11 24 (28.92%) C++
12 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (25.30%) Migration
14 17 (20.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (19.28%) Replication
15 16 (19.28%) Finance
16 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (16.87%) Oracle Database 12c
17 14 (16.87%) PL/SQL
18 13 (15.66%) MySQL
18 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2005
19 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (8.43%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) Confluence
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (53.01%) Oracle Database
2 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
3 25 (30.12%) OLTP
4 22 (26.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (20.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (16.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (15.66%) MySQL
8 13 (15.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (12.05%) DB2
10 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
13 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
14 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) JMeter
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (3.61%) VisualVM
2 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) JUnit
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.20%) PVCS
3 1 (1.20%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Developer
2 36 (43.37%) DBA
3 25 (30.12%) Oracle Developer
4 24 (28.92%) C++ Developer
4 24 (28.92%) Unix Developer
5 17 (20.48%) SQL DBA
6 14 (16.87%) Oracle DBA
7 13 (15.66%) Linux Developer
7 13 (15.66%) MySQL Developer
7 13 (15.66%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (13.25%) C++ Software Developer
8 11 (13.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (13.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 11 (13.25%) Software Developer
8 11 (13.25%) Software Engineer
8 11 (13.25%) Unix Engineer
9 10 (12.05%) Administrator
10 6 (7.23%) Windows Administrator
11 4 (4.82%) Senior DBA
11 4 (4.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.92%) STL
2 9 (10.84%) .NET
3 3 (3.61%) JMX
4 2 (2.41%) J2SE
4 2 (2.41%) JMS
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.41%) ServiceStack
4 2 (2.41%) Spring
4 2 (2.41%) XML
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) Dojo
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Replication
2 11 (13.25%) Clustering
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.41%) Grid Computing
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Unix
2 26 (31.33%) Linux
3 24 (28.92%) Windows
4 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.43%) Solaris
6 3 (3.61%) AIX
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (33.73%) OO
3 27 (32.53%) SDLC
4 26 (31.33%) Software Engineering
5 25 (30.12%) Release Management
6 21 (25.30%) Migration
7 11 (13.25%) Database Security
8 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
8 9 (10.84%) Database Mirroring
9 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (8.43%) ETL
11 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.82%) ITIL
13 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.82%) Physical Data Model
13 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (3.61%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 66 (79.52%) SQL
2 28 (33.73%) Perl
3 26 (31.33%) Python
4 24 (28.92%) C++
5 14 (16.87%) PL/SQL
6 12 (14.46%) C
7 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
8 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.82%) Java
10 3 (3.61%) Ruby
11 2 (2.41%) C#
11 2 (2.41%) VBScript
12 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.41%) OCP
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.20%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) SRDF
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (6.02%) SCOM
4 3 (3.61%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.41%) Foglight
5 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (53.01%) Oracle
2 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.43%) Sybase
4 5 (6.02%) Veritas
5 2 (2.41%) Cognos
5 2 (2.41%) EMC
5 2 (2.41%) Imperva
5 2 (2.41%) Tableau
5 2 (2.41%) Teradata
5 2 (2.41%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.20%) VMware
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