The first table below looks at the demand for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Tuning over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank - - 91
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1333 945 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.95% 72.64% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 495 713
Average daily rate £350 £325 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 29
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% +6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £12.21 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Database Tuning
Yorkshire

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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Database Tuning
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VLDB
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) DTS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) VLDB
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (66.67%) Server Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Database Security
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB