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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 395 382 392
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 30 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 14
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £257 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £451 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 7 £425 +18.05% 2
Enfield - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (86.67%) SQL
2 43 (71.67%) Oracle
3 38 (63.33%) Oracle Database
4 32 (53.33%) UNIX
5 31 (51.67%) Linux
6 27 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (38.33%) Multithreading
7 23 (38.33%) SDLC
7 23 (38.33%) OO
7 23 (38.33%) STL
7 23 (38.33%) C++
7 23 (38.33%) OLTP
8 20 (33.33%) MySQL
9 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (23.33%) Finance
10 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (15.00%) ETL
12 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
12 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
14 7 (11.67%) OLAP
14 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
14 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (11.67%) OLAP Cube
15 6 (10.00%) ITIL
16 5 (8.33%) Shell Script

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) TIBCO iProcess
1 3 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (63.33%) Oracle Database
2 23 (38.33%) OLTP
3 20 (33.33%) MySQL
4 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (11.67%) OLAP Cube
7 7 (11.67%) OLAP
8 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (5.00%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (5.00%) FileMaker
10 3 (5.00%) DTS
10 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) VisualVM
2 2 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.67%) Toad
3 1 (1.67%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Front Office
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) C++ Developer
3 12 (20.00%) DBA
4 7 (11.67%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) TIBCO Developer
7 3 (5.00%) TIBCO Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Report Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Database Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) STL
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (5.00%) MDX
3 3 (5.00%) FpML
4 2 (3.33%) JMX
4 2 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) XSL
5 1 (1.67%) XSLT
5 1 (1.67%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) .NET
5 1 (1.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) UNIX
2 31 (51.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (38.33%) Multithreading
2 23 (38.33%) OO
2 23 (38.33%) SDLC
3 9 (15.00%) ETL
4 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.00%) ITIL
6 5 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (8.33%) ETL Development
7 4 (6.67%) Database Security
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.33%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.33%) Project Management
9 2 (3.33%) Change Management
9 2 (3.33%) Microservices
9 2 (3.33%) Physical Data Model
9 2 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 52 (86.67%) SQL
2 23 (38.33%) C++
3 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.67%) Java
7 3 (5.00%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) C#
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.33%) Foglight
4 1 (1.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Tableau
4 4 (6.67%) Sybase
5 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.00%) Red Gate
5 3 (5.00%) NetApp
5 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.67%) Charles River
7 1 (1.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Actimize
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Michael Bailey Associates
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