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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 354 379 368
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 49 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.16% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 10
Average daily rate
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£470 £440 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +13.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £408 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £223
% change year-on-year
+25.98% +42.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 24 December 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 18 £500 - 5
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 89 (91.75%) SQL
2 69 (71.13%) Oracle
3 54 (55.67%) Performance Tuning
4 47 (48.45%) Oracle Database
5 43 (44.33%) Linux
6 41 (42.27%) UNIX
7 38 (39.18%) SQL Server
8 29 (29.90%) Finance
9 26 (26.80%) PL/SQL
9 26 (26.80%) Relational Database
10 25 (25.77%) OO
11 23 (23.71%) Windows
11 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (21.65%) C++
12 21 (21.65%) ETL
12 21 (21.65%) OLTP
13 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
13 20 (20.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (20.62%) Multithreading
14 18 (18.56%) Banking
14 18 (18.56%) Replication
14 18 (18.56%) Solaris
14 18 (18.56%) STL
15 17 (17.53%) RDBMS
15 17 (17.53%) Database Security
16 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (15.46%) XML
17 13 (13.40%) C#
17 13 (13.40%) T-SQL
17 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (6.19%) IIS
2 4 (4.12%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (4.12%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
2 4 (4.12%) FTP
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (48.45%) Oracle Database
2 38 (39.18%) SQL Server
3 26 (26.80%) Relational Database
4 21 (21.65%) OLTP
5 20 (20.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (17.53%) RDBMS
7 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (12.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (11.34%) Sybase ASE
11 8 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (7.22%) OLAP
12 7 (7.22%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (6.19%) OLAP Cube
13 6 (6.19%) Oracle OLAP
14 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Toad
2 8 (8.25%) Subversion
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.06%) PVCS
7 2 (2.06%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Games
4 5 (5.15%) Front Office
5 3 (3.09%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (51.55%) Developer
2 31 (31.96%) DBA
3 22 (22.68%) SQL DBA
4 18 (18.56%) C++ Developer
5 15 (15.46%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Sybase DBA
7 9 (9.28%) Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (6.19%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.09%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Developer
12 2 (2.06%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (2.06%) Analyst Developer
12 2 (2.06%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.56%) STL
2 15 (15.46%) XML
3 12 (12.37%) .NET
4 6 (6.19%) HTML
5 5 (5.15%) CSS
5 5 (5.15%) Middleware
6 4 (4.12%) Ajax
6 4 (4.12%) JSON
6 4 (4.12%) Dojo
6 4 (4.12%) Web Services
6 4 (4.12%) jQuery
7 3 (3.09%) HTML5
7 3 (3.09%) REST
7 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.09%) WCF
7 3 (3.09%) Silverlight
7 3 (3.09%) NHibernate
7 3 (3.09%) JRules
8 2 (2.06%) MDX
9 1 (1.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (18.56%) Replication
3 10 (10.31%) Clustering
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.06%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.03%) Open Source
7 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.33%) Linux
2 41 (42.27%) UNIX
3 23 (23.71%) Windows
4 18 (18.56%) Solaris
5 11 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.22%) AIX
8 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.09%) VMS
9 3 (3.09%) OpenVMS
9 3 (3.09%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.67%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (25.77%) OO
3 21 (21.65%) ETL
4 20 (20.62%) Multithreading
5 17 (17.53%) Database Security
6 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.31%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (9.28%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.25%) Data Analysis
10 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.22%) High Availability
11 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (6.19%) Investment Management
11 6 (6.19%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (6.19%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (6.19%) Physical Data Model
11 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (91.75%) SQL
2 26 (26.80%) PL/SQL
3 21 (21.65%) C++
4 13 (13.40%) C#
4 13 (13.40%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.37%) Java
5 12 (12.37%) Shell Script
6 8 (8.25%) Perl
7 5 (5.15%) PHP
7 5 (5.15%) Python
7 5 (5.15%) C
8 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.09%) Korn
9 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.06%) Control-M
2 2 (2.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 69 (71.13%) Oracle
2 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.37%) Sybase
4 11 (11.34%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.12%) Charles River
5 4 (4.12%) Google
5 4 (4.12%) SAP
6 3 (3.09%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.09%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (3.09%) Splunk
6 3 (3.09%) Tableau
7 2 (2.06%) Embarcadero
7 2 (2.06%) thinkFolio
7 2 (2.06%) Perforce
7 2 (2.06%) Teradata
7 2 (2.06%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.03%) Remedy
8 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.03%) Netezza
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago