The table below looks at the statistics for the MySQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 533 566 552
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -14
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 55 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.036% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 13
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£413 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+26.78% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MySQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

MySQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MySQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in England

MySQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MySQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

MySQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL DBA across the England region.

MySQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

MySQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 20 £450 -
North West - 14 £388 - 7
South East -19 7 £183 -47.85% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £438 -
London -12 4 £396 +4.27% 3
East Midlands - 3 - - 2
East of England +4 2 £290 -42.00% 3
MySQL DBA
UK

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 81 (100.00%) MySQL
2 47 (58.02%) Replication
3 38 (46.91%) Percona
4 35 (43.21%) Linux
5 22 (27.16%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (22.22%) UNIX
7 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
8 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
9 15 (18.52%) Migration
10 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
10 13 (16.05%) SQL
10 13 (16.05%) Clustering
11 12 (14.81%) Oracle
11 12 (14.81%) Python
12 10 (12.35%) Bourne shell
13 9 (11.11%) Database Tuning
14 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
15 7 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (8.64%) ETL
15 7 (8.64%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (8.64%) Data Migration
16 6 (7.41%) Open Source
16 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
16 6 (7.41%) DB2
16 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
16 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (6.17%) Java
17 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
17 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
17 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (100.00%) MySQL
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.41%) DB2
4 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.70%) Big Data
6 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (58.02%) Replication
2 13 (16.05%) Clustering
3 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (4.94%) CentOS
4 3 (3.70%) Windows
5 2 (2.47%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (18.52%) Migration
3 9 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 7 (8.64%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (8.64%) ETL
4 7 (8.64%) Data Migration
5 6 (7.41%) Open Source
6 4 (4.94%) High Availability
7 3 (3.70%) ITIL
7 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.47%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.47%) Database Security
8 2 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.23%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) Python
3 10 (12.35%) Bourne shell
4 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.17%) Java
7 2 (2.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Puppet
1 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Percona
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
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