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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 561 545 525
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 31 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.058% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.062% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 14
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£375 £500 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +49.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £405 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £532 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MySQL DBA
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
46993 45168 41393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.76% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30139 28182 24625
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1790 1829 1978
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £39.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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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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
North West - 15 £375 - 4
London -21 8 £375 -26.47% 1
East of England +1 4 £290 -36.43%
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East -15 1 - - 1
MySQL DBA
UK

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 62 (100.00%) MySQL
2 34 (54.84%) Linux
3 31 (50.00%) Replication
4 24 (38.71%) Percona
5 22 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (30.65%) UNIX
7 17 (27.42%) Clustering
8 15 (24.19%) Python
9 14 (22.58%) Oracle
10 13 (20.97%) SQL
11 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.13%) Bourne shell
13 8 (12.90%) Migration
13 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
14 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
15 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
15 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
15 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
15 6 (9.68%) PHP
15 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (8.06%) Windows
16 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
16 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
16 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (8.06%) Marketing
16 5 (8.06%) Advertising
17 4 (6.45%) Puppet
17 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
17 4 (6.45%) MariaDB

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) MySQL
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.45%) MariaDB
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.61%) Redis
8 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
General
1 5 (8.06%) Advertising
1 5 (8.06%) Marketing
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.00%) Replication
2 17 (27.42%) Clustering
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 19 (30.65%) UNIX
3 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (12.90%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (4.84%) Open Source
4 3 (4.84%) DevOps
4 3 (4.84%) ITIL
4 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
4 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.23%) Resource Management
5 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.23%) Database Security
6 1 (1.61%) High Availability
6 1 (1.61%) Logistics
6 1 (1.61%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.61%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) Python
2 13 (20.97%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) Bourne shell
4 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) C
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Percona
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
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