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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 261 260 243
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.043% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.054% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £431 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £317 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
7318 7350 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.02% 78.65% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4491 4163 3834
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 267 285
Median hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Hampshire - 5 £500 -
Berkshire -6 2 £425 +12.58%
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
Surrey -10 1 £413 -
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Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) ETL
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (31.58%) Data Management
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
9 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Lumension
9 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (21.05%) VBScript
9 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.79%) Replication
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (15.79%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.26%) Power BI
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DBA
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Data Architect
3 5 (26.32%) SQL DBA
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Database Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Development Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.53%) JDBC
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Replication
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) AIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Solaris
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 6 (31.58%) Data Management
4 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Database Security
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 1 (5.26%) High Availability
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
2 4 (21.05%) VBScript
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) OCP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (10.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Lumension
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos
4 2 (10.53%) Informatica
4 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
4 2 (10.53%) Trillium