Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 366 376
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 8 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 12
South East median daily rate £428 £510 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.18% +25.93% -
10th Percentile £414 £418 £305
90th Percentile £437 £524 £468
England median daily rate £488 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +14.71% +13.33% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13922 13735 15731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.74% 82.52% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8340 8261 9392
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 557 611
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in the South East

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in the South East

Database Tuning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Tuning in the South East

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley -9 4 £430 -15.69%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £430 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Surrey -10 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
Database Tuning
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (25.00%) ISPF
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL

Database Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) DB2 Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (12.50%) Database Security
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Runbook
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JCL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) REXX
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (25.00%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) BMC