Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 November 2017 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 207 228
Rank change year-on-year +15 +21 -34
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 7 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
North West median daily rate £400 £419 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +25.94% -0.60%
10th Percentile £372 £350 £275
90th Percentile £421 £524 £350
England median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4593 5726 6975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.84% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3694 4234
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 166 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.13 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Database Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in the North West

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in the North West

Database Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Tuning in the North West

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Tuning within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +28 5 £430 +7.50%
Cheshire +5 1 £360 +2.86%
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Database Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Database Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
2 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) XML Messaging
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) Toad
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com

Database Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XML Messaging
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) ETL
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Perfmon
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Talend
3 1 (14.29%) VMware