Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 5 December 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 100 98
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £460 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.36% +66.67%
East of England median daily rate - £460 £550
% change year-on-year - -16.36% +71.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,101 1,314 1,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.53% 81.87% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 804 669
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £206
90th Percentile £588 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 76 71
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.71 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.57% -1.64% -44.19%
10th Percentile £9.70 £12.62 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.38 £48.25 £46.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.71 £32.50
% change year-on-year +1.64% -45.51% +3.26%

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in Hertfordshire

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in Hertfordshire