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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 239 256 237
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.073% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.095% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £538 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £366 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +26.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - -
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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £544 -
Hampshire - 2 £525 -
Surrey -14 1 - -
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England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (95.65%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle
3 15 (65.22%) ETL
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 12 (52.17%) SQL
6 11 (47.83%) Data Architecture
7 10 (43.48%) Data Management
7 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (43.48%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (34.78%) SDLC
9 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (26.09%) Automotive
11 6 (26.09%) Linux
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
13 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (17.39%) Big Data
13 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
13 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
13 4 (17.39%) Finance
13 4 (17.39%) Data Guard
13 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (8.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.35%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (17.39%) Big Data
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) DTS
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (26.09%) Automotive
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Electronics
4 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
1 12 (52.17%) Data Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) DBA
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
2 2 (8.70%) Ajax
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) DHTML
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) JDBC
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) Struts
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) WinForms
2 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (65.22%) ETL
3 11 (47.83%) Data Architecture
4 10 (43.48%) Data Management
4 10 (43.48%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (34.78%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
8 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
8 4 (17.39%) Data Security
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
9 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
10 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Use Case
10 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Data Guard
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Trillium