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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 153 141 122
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 7 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.31% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
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 £22.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year
-65.38% -
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
3042 2861 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.08% 76.93% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1920 1678 1260
Median daily rate £415 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 124 100
Median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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
Manchester - 5 - -
Merseyside -10 1 £450 -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (96.00%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (56.00%) ETL
4 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (44.00%) Replication
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (44.00%) High Availability
5 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (28.00%) Unix
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (20.00%) Analytics
9 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (20.00%) Data Guard
9 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Linux

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 5 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (16.00%) MySQL
5 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) Big Data
6 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (8.00%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Developer
3 10 (40.00%) ETL Developer
3 10 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
4 8 (32.00%) T-SQL Developer
5 6 (24.00%) DBA
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (16.00%) Architect
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared DBA
8 2 (8.00%) Administrator
8 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
8 2 (8.00%) Data Migration Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Database Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Microsoft BI Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Siebel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) REST
1 3 (12.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (56.00%) ETL
3 11 (44.00%) High Availability
4 5 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
7 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.00%) MapReduce
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) OCP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Teradata
3 2 (8.00%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.00%) Informatica
3 2 (8.00%) Siebel
4 1 (4.00%) RainStor