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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 238 253 259
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 13 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.13% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Median daily rate £510 £460 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% +76.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
6304 7487 7494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.62% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3759 4415 4208
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 308 284
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +21 6 £515 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £510 -
Berkshire +3 1 £438 -4.89% 1
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England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (46.15%) Talend
3 6 (46.15%) MariaDB
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (46.15%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) OLAP
3 6 (46.15%) MySQL
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) OLTP
3 6 (46.15%) Snowflake Schema
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) Middleware
4 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Customer Insight
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (30.77%) Publishing
5 4 (30.77%) Informatics
5 4 (30.77%) Intranet
6 2 (15.38%) Finance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (46.15%) MariaDB
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 6 (46.15%) OLAP
2 6 (46.15%) OLTP
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (46.15%) Snowflake Schema
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
1 6 (46.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) ETL Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (30.77%) OLAP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Informatics
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ETL
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (38.46%) Customer Insight
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ERD
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) Talend
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau