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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 231 229 217
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.072% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.100% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6992 6009 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.90% 72.21% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3151 2609
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 255 331
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Tuning across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Histogram 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 January 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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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
Surrey 0 7 £525 +55.55%
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
3 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 7 (53.85%) XML
5 7 (53.85%) C#
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (46.15%) Ajax
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) NUnit
7 5 (38.46%) CruiseControl
7 5 (38.46%) Subversion
7 5 (38.46%) Finance
7 5 (38.46%) XSD
7 5 (38.46%) XSLT
7 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 5 (38.46%) OO
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (38.46%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (38.46%) Moq
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (38.46%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) DTS
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) NUnit
2 5 (38.46%) CruiseControl
2 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 5 (38.46%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (38.46%) Moq
2 5 (38.46%) Hudson
2 5 (38.46%) MSBuild
3 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) XSD
3 5 (38.46%) XSLT
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (15.38%) DHTML
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
5 2 (15.38%) WinForms
6 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) ERP
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VBScript
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Sun
2 4 (30.77%) Intel
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft