The table below looks at the statistics for the MySQL DBA role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 554 585 549
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -36
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 39 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.025% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.027% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 11
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£388 £485 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.10% +49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £319
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MySQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MySQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend

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

MySQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL DBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MySQL DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MySQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MySQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 24 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
England +19 37 £375 -22.68% 3
London +17 20 £475 -4.76% 2
East Midlands - 6 £338 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Nottingham - 3 £325 -
South West +3 1 £348 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £425 - 3
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £425 - 2
Glasgow - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
City of London - - - -
Reading - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
East of England - - - -
South East - - - -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (100.00%) MySQL
2 22 (47.83%) Replication
3 21 (45.65%) Percona
4 20 (43.48%) Linux
5 16 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (32.61%) Oracle
7 14 (30.43%) Clustering
8 12 (26.09%) UNIX
9 9 (19.57%) SQL
10 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.39%) Migration
11 6 (13.04%) PHP
11 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
11 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (10.87%) Puppet
12 5 (10.87%) MariaDB
12 5 (10.87%) Marketing
12 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
12 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.87%) Finance
12 5 (10.87%) Advertising
12 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
13 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
13 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
13 4 (8.70%) Python
13 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
13 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
13 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
14 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.87%) MariaDB
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.52%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.17%) Redis
7 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Advertising
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Replication
2 14 (30.43%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) UNIX
3 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) DevOps
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) High Availability
5 1 (2.17%) Database Security
5 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Database Tuning
5 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.17%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) PHP
3 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.70%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) C
5 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Percona
2 15 (32.61%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + possible home working 2-3 days per week
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + possible home working 2-3 days per week
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago