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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 146 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% 0.071% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2697 2048 1649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.77% 72.27% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1047 809
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester -9 2 £425 +37.09% 1
Cheshire - - - -
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England

Database Tuning
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau