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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 395 381 380
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 33 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 32
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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 £375 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £453 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £428
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
19203 19218 19612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.72% 78.99% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13731 13370 13713
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 220 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 5 £425 +6.25% 3
Enfield - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (89.83%) SQL
2 41 (69.49%) Oracle
3 35 (59.32%) Oracle Database
4 31 (52.54%) UNIX
5 28 (47.46%) Linux
6 26 (44.07%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (40.68%) SDLC
7 24 (40.68%) OO
7 24 (40.68%) OLTP
7 24 (40.68%) STL
7 24 (40.68%) C++
8 21 (35.59%) Multithreading
9 18 (30.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (27.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (27.12%) MySQL
10 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
11 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
12 12 (20.34%) Finance
13 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
14 9 (15.25%) ETL
14 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
15 8 (13.56%) ITIL
16 7 (11.86%) OLAP
16 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (11.86%) OLAP Cube
17 6 (10.17%) Tableau
17 6 (10.17%) Database Security
17 6 (10.17%) Perl

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (5.08%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) Oracle Database
2 24 (40.68%) OLTP
3 18 (30.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (27.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (27.12%) MySQL
4 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (11.86%) OLAP Cube
6 7 (11.86%) OLAP
7 5 (8.47%) FileMaker
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.08%) DTS
9 3 (5.08%) DB2
9 3 (5.08%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.39%) VisualVM
2 2 (3.39%) JMeter
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Front Office
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 24 (40.68%) C++ Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) DBA
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (6.78%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Report Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.08%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Database Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) TIBCO Developer
6 3 (5.08%) TIBCO Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.39%) MI Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) STL
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) FpML
2 3 (5.08%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (5.08%) MDX
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (3.39%) JMX
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) XSLT
4 1 (1.69%) Middleware
4 1 (1.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) UNIX
2 28 (47.46%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Solaris
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (40.68%) OO
2 24 (40.68%) SDLC
3 21 (35.59%) Multithreading
4 9 (15.25%) ETL
5 8 (13.56%) ITIL
6 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.17%) Database Security
8 5 (8.47%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (8.47%) ETL Development
9 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
10 3 (5.08%) Release Management
10 3 (5.08%) Security Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Information Assurance
10 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.08%) Service Management
10 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.08%) TDD
10 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (89.83%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) C++
3 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.17%) Perl
5 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.08%) Java
7 3 (5.08%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) C#
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) Oracle
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) Tableau
4 5 (8.47%) Sybase
5 3 (5.08%) NetApp
5 3 (5.08%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.08%) Red Gate
6 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.69%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.69%) Charles River
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
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