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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 632 601 621
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 17 69 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.13% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 52 23
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £282 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 14 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 25 September 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 -25 17 £375 -10.44% 5
London +6 10 £375 +9.48%
South East +16 4 £400 +87.13% 2
Cambridgeshire +25 2 £388 -
East of England +14 2 £388 -
Kent - 2 £400 -
Cambridge - 2 £388 -
City of London - 2 £413 -
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
Leeds -1 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 40 (100.00%) MySQL
2 21 (52.50%) Linux
3 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (35.00%) Oracle
5 13 (32.50%) Percona
6 12 (30.00%) Clustering
7 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
7 11 (27.50%) Perl
7 11 (27.50%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) Replication
9 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
10 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
10 7 (17.50%) Python
11 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (12.50%) Open Source
12 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
13 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
13 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
13 4 (10.00%) High Availability
13 4 (10.00%) MariaDB
13 4 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
13 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
14 3 (7.50%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared

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 3 (7.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) TYPO3
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) MySQL
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
5 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 4 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (10.00%) MariaDB
7 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.50%) Pentaho
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.50%) MarkLogic
9 1 (2.50%) MS Access
9 1 (2.50%) OLAP
9 1 (2.50%) OLTP
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.50%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Clustering
2 10 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Debian
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (12.50%) Open Source
4 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) High Availability
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) BCP
7 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Content Management
7 1 (2.50%) Data Security
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Perl
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) Pig Latin
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.50%) OSSEC
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) Percona
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Hortonworks
4 3 (7.50%) hybris
4 3 (7.50%) Talend
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Tableau
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.50%) New Relic
6 1 (2.50%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Zend