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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 241 225 241
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.048% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.068% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6497 5895 6708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.53% 70.64% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3557 3115 3179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 260 342
Average hourly rate £26.98 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Database Tuning
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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 11 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -4 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
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England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) ISPF
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) BMC
5 2 (28.57%) REXX
5 2 (28.57%) MAINVIEW
5 2 (28.57%) JCL
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) Informix
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Informix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ISPF
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) REXX
3 2 (28.57%) JCL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) ION Trading
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle