The first table below looks at the demand for Database Tuning skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Performance Tuning
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £229
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 1464 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 72.09% 71.31% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 759 941
Average daily rate £345 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £12.44 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Database Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Database Tuning
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Database Tuning Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Database Tuning
England

Database Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Database Security
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) VLDB
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

Database Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) VLDB
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft