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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 377 374 373
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 25 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 19
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£413 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £249 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
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
17230 17814 17352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.57% 78.18% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12157 12792 11934
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 230 270
Average hourly rate £21.30 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +9 5 £413 +17.85% 1
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (94.74%) SQL
2 45 (78.95%) Oracle
3 33 (57.89%) Oracle Database
4 31 (54.39%) UNIX
5 29 (50.88%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (47.37%) Linux
7 24 (42.11%) SDLC
8 23 (40.35%) OO
9 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
9 21 (36.84%) C++
10 19 (33.33%) STL
10 19 (33.33%) OLTP
10 19 (33.33%) Multithreading
11 18 (31.58%) MySQL
12 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
12 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (22.81%) ETL
15 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
15 12 (21.05%) T-SQL
15 12 (21.05%) Finance
15 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
16 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
17 9 (15.79%) Windows
18 8 (14.04%) C#
18 8 (14.04%) OLAP
18 8 (14.04%) Toad
18 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.75%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) FTP
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (3.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (57.89%) Oracle Database
2 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 19 (33.33%) OLTP
4 18 (31.58%) MySQL
5 16 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (14.04%) OLAP
9 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (14.04%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (8.77%) FileMaker
10 5 (8.77%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (5.26%) DTS
13 2 (3.51%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (3.51%) MS Access
13 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Toad
2 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 4 (7.02%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.75%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Front Office
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 11 (19.30%) DBA
4 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.02%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Tableau Developer
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Reporting Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) STL
2 7 (12.28%) .NET
3 5 (8.77%) Middleware
4 3 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (3.51%) MDX
5 2 (3.51%) XSL
5 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) Dojo
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
6 1 (1.75%) jQuery
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) UNIX
2 27 (47.37%) Linux
3 9 (15.79%) Windows
4 5 (8.77%) AIX
4 5 (8.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) VMS
5 2 (3.51%) OpenVMS
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (42.11%) SDLC
3 23 (40.35%) OO
4 19 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 13 (22.81%) ETL
6 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.28%) Database Security
8 5 (8.77%) Investment Management
8 5 (8.77%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.02%) ITIL
9 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.02%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (5.26%) Analytics
10 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.51%) Change Management
11 2 (3.51%) Logistics
11 2 (3.51%) Web Development
11 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) SQL
2 21 (36.84%) C++
3 12 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 12 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 8 (14.04%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) C
6 2 (3.51%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.51%) Foglight
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (78.95%) Oracle
2 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) Sybase
4 6 (10.53%) Charles River
4 6 (10.53%) Tableau
5 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.26%) Red Gate
5 3 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (3.51%) Actimize
6 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.75%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.75%) Mercator
7 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) VMware
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