Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Database Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Database Tuning over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Performance Tuning
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 82 84
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.35% 0.27% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.32% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Glasgow median daily rate £251 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.21% -7.89% -10.59%
10th Percentile £233 £350 £347
90th Percentile £316 £390 £438
Scotland median daily rate £293 £350 £380
% change year-on-year -16.43% -7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Database Tuning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,230 944 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.19% 86.53% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 498 596
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £208
90th Percentile £513 £488 £481
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £27.45 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.02% -15.55% +30.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £14.49 £13.57
90th Percentile £40.00 £46.23 £37.59
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -50.00% +32.11%

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Database Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in Glasgow

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in Glasgow

Database Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Tuning in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Database Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
1 5 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Development DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Development DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft