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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL Database Administrator
UK
Rank 565 594 582
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 26 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.047% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.050% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 7
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -1.53%
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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 11 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +43 26 £425 +6.25% 3
London +24 20 £425 -9.33%
South West +20 4 £281 -
Gloucestershire +5 4 £281 -
Cheltenham - 4 £281 -
South East +16 2 £469 +19.04% 3
City of London -8 2 £463 -
Gravesend - 1 £438 -
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Kent - 1 £438 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 - 1

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 45 (100.00%) MySQL
2 32 (71.11%) Linux
3 19 (42.22%) Perl
4 18 (40.00%) Python
5 17 (37.78%) MariaDB
6 16 (35.56%) Bash Shell
6 16 (35.56%) Percona
7 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 15 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (31.11%) Ruby
9 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 13 (28.89%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (26.67%) Replication
11 9 (20.00%) Oracle
11 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (17.78%) LAMP
12 8 (17.78%) CentOS
13 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) High Availability
13 7 (15.56%) MongoDB
13 7 (15.56%) VMware
13 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
14 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (13.33%) Puppet
14 6 (13.33%) Ansible
14 6 (13.33%) SQL Optimisation
14 6 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (11.11%) Analytics

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 (6.67%) Apache Pig
1 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) TYPO3
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) MySQL
2 17 (37.78%) MariaDB
3 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (15.56%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.67%) Pentaho
6 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.22%) MS Access
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.44%) Electronics
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (17.78%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Solaris
4 2 (4.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (28.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
3 7 (15.56%) High Availability
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Optimisation
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Analytics
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Workflow
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) Open Source
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) ETL
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.22%) Database Optimisation
9 1 (2.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Perl
2 18 (40.00%) Python
3 16 (35.56%) Bash Shell
4 14 (31.11%) Ruby
5 13 (28.89%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Pig Latin
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Ansible
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
2 4 (8.89%) Salt
3 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.22%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Percona
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Hortonworks
4 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) Talend
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) TippingPoint
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