The table below looks at the statistics for the MySQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 198 - 202
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£375 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MySQL DBA
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5403 6612 6063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.06% 93.18% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4839 4468
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 130 138
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £28.25 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL DBA in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

MySQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MySQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL DBA across the City of London region.

MySQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MySQL DBA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited MySQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with MySQL DBA in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited MySQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with MySQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle