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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 568 543 546
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 20 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.039% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.042% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 33
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£400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +87.50%
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
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 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 27 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 30 July 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
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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 -30 20 £400 +17.64% 4
London +13 10 £480 +41.69% 2
Berkshire - 6 £350 - 1
South East - 6 £350 - 1
City of London +18 4 £510 +20.00%
East of England -22 3 £500 +33.33%
East Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Goole - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hull - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (100.00%) MySQL
2 30 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (52.50%) UNIX
4 20 (50.00%) Linux
4 20 (50.00%) Migration
5 18 (45.00%) Debian
5 18 (45.00%) Replication
5 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (45.00%) Percona
5 18 (45.00%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (42.50%) High Availability
7 12 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) Scrum
8 9 (22.50%) TDD
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (15.00%) Logistics
11 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
12 3 (7.50%) Publishing
12 3 (7.50%) Web Services
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle
12 3 (7.50%) PHP
13 2 (5.00%) Java
13 2 (5.00%) Perl
13 2 (5.00%) DTS
13 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
13 2 (5.00%) Validation
13 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
13 2 (5.00%) LAMP
13 2 (5.00%) Clustering

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) MySQL
2 18 (45.00%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) DTS
5 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) YourKit
General
1 3 (7.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) UNIX
2 20 (50.00%) Linux
3 18 (45.00%) Debian
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (50.00%) Migration
3 17 (42.50%) High Availability
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) Logistics
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Percona
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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