The table below looks at the statistics for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Performance Tuning
Rank 97 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.083% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.60% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate - £525 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
968 1162 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.33% 81.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 647 541
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 16 36
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Tuning across the Surrey region.

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) DTS
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (40.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) DTS
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) DBA
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) DHTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Database Security
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft