The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had MySQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 620 573 582
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +9
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 23 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.068% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.072% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 27
Median daily rate £400 £375 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -24.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £321 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

MySQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured MySQL DBA in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 21 £400 +6.66% 7
London +8 11 £393 -7.64% 2
Yorkshire -3 5 £425 - 3
Sheffield - 5 £425 - 3
South Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 3
South East - 3 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £350 -
East Midlands +5 1 £375 +15.38%
Nottingham -5 1 £375 +15.38%
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £375 +15.38%
North West -20 1 £338 -8.47%
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 1
Belfast - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 -
City of London - 1 £335 - 1
Reading - 1 £400 -
Chester - 1 £338 -
Basingstoke - 1 £350 - 1
County Antrim - 1 - -

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, MySQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) MySQL
2 19 (46.34%) Linux
3 17 (41.46%) Oracle
4 14 (34.15%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (29.27%) SQL
6 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
7 10 (24.39%) MariaDB
7 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
7 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
7 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
8 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
8 9 (21.95%) Clustering
8 9 (21.95%) Perl
9 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
10 7 (17.07%) Database Tuning
10 7 (17.07%) Replication
11 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
12 5 (12.20%) Debian
12 5 (12.20%) Ruby
12 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
12 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (9.76%) Percona
13 4 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
13 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.44%) LDAP
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) MySQL
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
3 10 (24.39%) MariaDB
3 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
4 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
4 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (4.88%) MarkLogic
9 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.44%) Big Data
9 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.44%) OLTP
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.44%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Automotive
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.88%) Doctrine
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) Replication
3 4 (9.76%) Statistics
4 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.88%) Tandem
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Debian
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (17.07%) Database Tuning
3 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
3 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) ETL
5 2 (4.88%) High Availability
6 1 (2.44%) BCP
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Data Security
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) Logistics
6 1 (2.44%) Open Source
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby
3 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.88%) Nagios
2 2 (4.88%) OpenView
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Percona
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) New Relic
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Vertica
4 2 (4.88%) Zend
5 1 (2.44%) hybris
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau
Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago