Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 18 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 94 107
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 0
Contract jobs citing Database Tuning 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% 0.71% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.84% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Wales median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £463 £415 £425
90th Percentile £488 £580 £494
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +3.53% +17.24% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.63 - £65.00

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 995 1184 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.33% 83.73% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 835 963
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.27% -1.51%
10th Percentile £176 £213 £235
90th Percentile £555 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.79 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Database Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Tuning in Wales

Database Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Tuning in Wales

Database Tuning
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +4 3 £475 -5.00% 1
Database Tuning
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for Database Tuning.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Statspack
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PowerExchange
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping

Database Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (33.33%) PowerExchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata