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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 150 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £305 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.73% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +3.57%
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% -
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
2729 3288 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.84% 79.42% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 2012 1489
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 129 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Lancashire -1 5 £463 +77.88%
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 13 (86.67%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (46.67%) Database Security
4 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Replication
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) User Experience
8 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) OLAP
6 1 (6.67%) OLTP
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Database Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (20.00%) DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Database Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (46.67%) Database Security
3 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (33.33%) High Availability
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.67%) Foglight
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Imperva
2 1 (6.67%) RainStor
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata