The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 588 537 576
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +39
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 15 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.031% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
Average daily rate £455 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.72% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 2014.

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 22 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 15 £455 +40.00% 7
London -32 8 £499 +33.00% 1
South East -14 2 £425 +21.42% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £363 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Brighton - - - - 3
Crawley - - - - 1
Goole - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Replication
4 8 (34.78%) UNIX
4 8 (34.78%) Percona
4 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (30.43%) PHP
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) High Availability
6 6 (26.09%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (21.74%) Debian
8 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (13.04%) LAMP
8 3 (13.04%) Clustering
8 3 (13.04%) Data Security
9 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (8.70%) Perl
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle
9 2 (8.70%) Publishing
9 2 (8.70%) Validation
9 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
9 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (4.35%) Open Source

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) Debian
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Data Security
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) RHCE
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Percona
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Zend