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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 636 596 577
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -19
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 25 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.081% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.085% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 28
Median daily rate £375 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £463 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 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 July 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 -24 24 £375 -5.06% 3
London +5 13 £355 -11.25%
South East +3 5 £375 +120.58% 1
Yorkshire -10 3 £425 - 1
Leeds +2 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -5 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £350 -
Wales +18 1 - -
East of England +17 1 £375 +29.31%
South Wales +12 1 - -
South West -14 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 1
Kent - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 £335 -
Reading - 1 £400 -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 £375 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (56.10%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) Oracle
4 14 (34.15%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
6 12 (29.27%) SQL
7 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
8 10 (24.39%) Replication
8 10 (24.39%) Clustering
9 9 (21.95%) Perl
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
10 7 (17.07%) Database Tuning
10 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
11 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
12 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) Debian
12 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
12 5 (12.20%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (12.20%) Percona
12 5 (12.20%) MariaDB
13 4 (9.76%) High Availability
13 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
14 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (7.32%) Data Protection

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
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) MySQL
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
4 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
5 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (12.20%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (12.20%) MariaDB
6 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (4.88%) MarkLogic
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.44%) Big Data
9 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.44%) OLAP
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
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Doctrine
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Clustering
1 10 (24.39%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Debian
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (17.07%) Database Tuning
3 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
3 4 (9.76%) High Availability
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
6 1 (2.44%) BCP
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Data Security
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) ETL
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.44%) Logistics
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.44%) iptables
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Nagios
2 2 (4.88%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.88%) OpenView
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.44%) OSSEC
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.20%) Percona
4 3 (7.32%) hybris
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) New Relic
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Tableau
5 2 (4.88%) Vertica
5 2 (4.88%) Zend
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.44%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.44%) VMware