Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 21 July 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 87 150
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 0 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 1.05% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £531 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +93.18% -
North East median daily rate - £531 £275
% change year-on-year - +93.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 927 845 1,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.72% 88.76% 88.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 579 1,321
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £381 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +16.15% -12.75%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £221
90th Percentile £581 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £380 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 98
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.67% +7.14% +115.38%
10th Percentile £8.69 £10.13 £14.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% -10.71% +107.41%

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Database Tuning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in Tyne and Wear

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in Tyne and Wear