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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 572 558 532
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 33 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.044% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.047% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 13
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£375 £510 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +63.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £450 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £306
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +38.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
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 £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 20 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 26 May 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 +5 28 £375 -26.47% 6
London -3 10 £375 -27.18% 2
West Yorkshire - 7 - -
Yorkshire - 7 - -
North West - 6 £369 - 1
Manchester - 6 £369 - 1
Leeds - 5 - -
Scotland - 4 £425 - 3
Edinburgh - 4 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Nottingham - 2 £325 -
East of England - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £325 - 2
South West +5 1 £348 -
Watford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £220 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £348 -
Cheltenham - 1 £348 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 57 (100.00%) MySQL
2 26 (45.61%) Replication
3 25 (43.86%) Linux
4 22 (38.60%) Percona
5 19 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (28.07%) Clustering
7 15 (26.32%) Oracle
8 14 (24.56%) UNIX
9 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
10 9 (15.79%) Finance
10 9 (15.79%) Python
10 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.79%) SQL
11 8 (14.04%) Migration
12 7 (12.28%) PHP
13 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
13 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
14 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (8.77%) Puppet
14 5 (8.77%) Bourne shell
14 5 (8.77%) MariaDB
14 5 (8.77%) Banking
14 5 (8.77%) Marketing
14 5 (8.77%) Ubuntu
14 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
14 5 (8.77%) Advertising
14 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
14 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
15 4 (7.02%) Windows

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.77%) MariaDB
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.75%) Redis
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
3 5 (8.77%) Advertising
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (45.61%) Replication
2 16 (28.07%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) UNIX
3 5 (8.77%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.02%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (14.04%) Migration
3 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.26%) Open Source
5 3 (5.26%) ITIL
5 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (1.75%) High Availability
6 1 (1.75%) Database Security
6 1 (1.75%) Database Tuning
6 1 (1.75%) Logistics
6 1 (1.75%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) Python
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) PHP
3 5 (8.77%) Bourne shell
3 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Percona
2 15 (26.32%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + possible home working 2-3 days per week
Posted: 26 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + possible home working 2-3 days per week
Posted: 26 days ago