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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 570 568 565
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 41 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.046% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.049% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £468 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 25 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 28 July 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 -12 39 £390 -16.57% 12
Manchester - 16 £375 - 3
North West - 16 £375 - 3
Bristol - 8 £450 -
South West - 8 £450 - 1
East of England -1 4 £290 -42.00%
South East -17 4 £170 -51.42%
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £290 -
London -12 3 £450 -10.66% 4
Leeds - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £290 -
West Sussex - 3 £170 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £170 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Cardiff - 1 £463 -
Swansea - 1 £463 -
Watford - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £220 -
Surrey - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £463 -
West Wales - 1 £463 -
Wales - 1 £463 -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 82 (100.00%) MySQL
2 43 (52.44%) Replication
3 42 (51.22%) Linux
4 34 (41.46%) Percona
5 24 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (28.05%) UNIX
7 19 (23.17%) Clustering
8 15 (18.29%) Python
8 15 (18.29%) SQL
9 14 (17.07%) Oracle
10 13 (15.85%) Migration
11 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
11 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
12 10 (12.20%) Bourne shell
12 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
13 8 (9.76%) Finance
13 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
14 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (7.32%) Open Source
15 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
15 6 (7.32%) PHP
15 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
15 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (6.10%) Windows
16 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
16 5 (6.10%) Banking
16 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
16 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) MySQL
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.88%) MariaDB
5 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.22%) Redis
8 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.22%) DB2
8 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (52.44%) Replication
2 19 (23.17%) Clustering
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.22%) Linux
2 23 (28.05%) UNIX
3 5 (6.10%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (15.85%) Migration
3 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (7.32%) Open Source
5 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.88%) Database Tuning
7 3 (3.66%) High Availability
7 3 (3.66%) DevOps
7 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.66%) ITIL
7 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.44%) ETL
8 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.44%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.44%) Database Security
9 1 (1.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.22%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) SQL
1 15 (18.29%) Python
2 10 (12.20%) Bourne shell
3 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.32%) PHP
5 3 (3.66%) C
6 2 (2.44%) Perl
6 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Percona
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
TRG
Rate: 370-440 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago