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 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 558 544 542
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 17 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.035% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.038% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 29
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£365 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £230
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +46.73%
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 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
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1982 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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
London -5 7 £380 +11.76% 2
South East - 6 £350 -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
MySQL DBA
UK

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) MySQL
2 29 (74.36%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (51.28%) UNIX
3 20 (51.28%) Linux
3 20 (51.28%) Migration
3 20 (51.28%) Replication
4 18 (46.15%) Debian
4 18 (46.15%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (43.59%) High Availability
5 17 (43.59%) Percona
6 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 9 (23.08%) TDD
7 9 (23.08%) Scrum
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.38%) Logistics
10 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
11 3 (7.69%) Publishing
11 3 (7.69%) Web Services
12 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
12 2 (5.13%) DTS
12 2 (5.13%) Oracle
12 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
12 2 (5.13%) Java
12 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
12 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (5.13%) DevOps

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 18 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) MySQL
2 18 (46.15%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) Big Data
5 2 (5.13%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.13%) DTS
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Maven
1 2 (5.13%) YourKit
General
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) UNIX
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 18 (46.15%) Debian
3 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (51.28%) Migration
3 17 (43.59%) High Availability
4 9 (23.08%) Scrum
4 9 (23.08%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) Logistics
6 2 (5.13%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Percona
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat