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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 369 377 382
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 45 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.22% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £550 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £428 £315
% change year-on-year
-10.63% +35.87%
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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 29 August 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 +11 8 £400 -27.27% 3
Ealing - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 62 (81.58%) SQL
2 55 (72.37%) Oracle
3 41 (53.95%) Oracle Database
4 38 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (39.47%) Linux
6 28 (36.84%) UNIX
7 26 (34.21%) PL/SQL
8 25 (32.89%) Finance
9 24 (31.58%) Replication
9 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 21 (27.63%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (25.00%) ETL
12 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
13 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (19.74%) OLTP
14 15 (19.74%) XML
15 14 (18.42%) Solaris
15 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
15 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
16 13 (17.11%) Banking
16 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (17.11%) OO
16 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (17.11%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (15.79%) RDBMS
17 12 (15.79%) Sybase
17 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 11 (14.47%) Oracle RAC

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (3.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) DHCP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (53.95%) Oracle Database
2 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 21 (27.63%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
5 15 (19.74%) OLTP
6 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (17.11%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (15.79%) RDBMS
8 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (13.16%) Sybase ASE
10 9 (11.84%) OLAP
11 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (7.89%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (6.58%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (6.58%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (10.53%) Subversion
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (9.21%) Toad
3 7 (9.21%) PVCS
4 3 (3.95%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.95%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Games
5 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Developer
2 27 (35.53%) DBA
3 18 (23.68%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (18.42%) SQL DBA
5 11 (14.47%) C++ Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Sybase DBA
7 8 (10.53%) Consultant
8 7 (9.21%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Administrator
11 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 3 (3.95%) Oracle Consultant
12 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Consultant
13 2 (2.63%) SAP Consultant
13 2 (2.63%) Analyst
13 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) XML
2 11 (14.47%) STL
3 7 (9.21%) Ajax
3 7 (9.21%) jQuery
3 7 (9.21%) JSON
3 7 (9.21%) Dojo
3 7 (9.21%) CSS
4 6 (7.89%) Web Services
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Streams
6 2 (2.63%) MDX
7 1 (1.32%) HTML5
7 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.32%) JRules
7 1 (1.32%) WCF
7 1 (1.32%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.32%) .NET
7 1 (1.32%) HTML
7 1 (1.32%) JMS
7 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Replication
2 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) Clustering
3 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.32%) Open Source
6 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
6 1 (1.32%) FMCG
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Linux
2 28 (36.84%) UNIX
3 14 (18.42%) Solaris
4 11 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) Windows
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (25.00%) ETL
3 17 (22.37%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
4 13 (17.11%) OO
5 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.53%) Database Security
6 7 (9.21%) Validation
6 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.89%) ITIL
7 6 (7.89%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.58%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Service Management
8 5 (6.58%) Migration
9 4 (5.26%) Workflow
9 4 (5.26%) Data Transformation
9 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (81.58%) SQL
2 26 (34.21%) PL/SQL
3 11 (14.47%) C++
4 9 (11.84%) Java
5 8 (10.53%) Perl
6 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.63%) C#
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) OCP
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Statspack
3 4 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.95%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.79%) Sybase
4 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.89%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (3.95%) SAP
7 3 (3.95%) Perforce
8 2 (2.63%) Cognos
9 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.32%) Informatica
9 1 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
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