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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 152 159 130
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 14 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.051% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.065% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Database Tuning
England

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
3289 3054 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.55% 78.09% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 1685 1253
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 145 136
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire - 7 £338 -
Manchester - 4 - -
Merseyside +4 3 £419 -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 25 (96.15%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 15 (57.69%) ETL
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (46.15%) Replication
5 12 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 12 (46.15%) High Availability
6 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (26.92%) Unix
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
10 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (19.23%) Data Guard
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (15.38%) Analytics
11 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (15.38%) MySQL
5 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
6 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
6 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (7.69%) Big Data
7 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (7.69%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (3.85%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Developer
3 11 (42.31%) ETL Developer
3 11 (42.31%) SSIS Developer
4 9 (34.62%) T-SQL Developer
5 7 (26.92%) DBA
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (15.38%) Architect
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared DBA
9 2 (7.69%) Administrator
9 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
9 2 (7.69%) Data Migration Developer
10 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
10 1 (3.85%) Database Architect
10 1 (3.85%) Microsoft BI Architect
10 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 1 (3.85%) Siebel Developer
10 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) REST
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (57.69%) ETL
3 12 (46.15%) High Availability
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) OCP
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Informatica
3 2 (7.69%) Siebel
3 2 (7.69%) Teradata
4 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.85%) RainStor