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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 259 250 228
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.015% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£303 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.49% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £40.00
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7376 6846 6108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.25% 74.40% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 3751 3266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 273
Average hourly rate £23.29 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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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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 +7 2 £303 - 2
Surrey - 2 - -
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Data Guard
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Endur
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) DBA
2 5 (50.00%) Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) EJB
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (40.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft