The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank - 259 255
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.092% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £305 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7029 7802 7104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 79.40% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4289 4775 3985
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 259 263
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) OCP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
2 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Database Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Development Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Lumension
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO