The first table below looks at the demand for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 233 232 241
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 6 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.071% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate £345 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6617 5926 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.86% 70.61% 65.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3692 3097 3330
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 251 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Database Tuning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Database Tuning Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 4 £345 - 1
Buckinghamshire -15 2 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Replication
5 3 (25.00%) Clustering
5 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) BMC
6 2 (16.67%) REXX
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (16.67%) JCL
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) DB2
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (8.33%) SQLPlus
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) DBA
2 8 (66.67%) SQL DBA
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Developer
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (16.67%) Data Integration Specialist
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (16.67%) Administrator
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ISPF
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) REXX
3 2 (16.67%) JCL
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
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