The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Performance Tuning
England / North West
Rank 129 143 146
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 2 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.39% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.48% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £325 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -20.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2183 3142 2608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.53% 82.27% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1896 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 145 110
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.57 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Database Tuning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Tuning across the North West region.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the North West region.

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 2 £325 -50.00%
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Database Security
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
3 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Service Management
4 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (22.22%) User Experience
6 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (11.11%) SCOM
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Replication
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Database Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Database Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Database Security
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas