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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 610 596 565
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 18 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.025% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.027% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 14
Average daily rate £413 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 18 £413 -13.15% 11
London +9 10 £550 +15.78% 4
South East - 6 £413 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £413 -
Farnborough - 3 £413 -
City of London +50 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Yorkshire -14 1 £375 - 3
North West - 1 £400 -
York - 1 £375 - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 3

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) MySQL
2 23 (36.51%) Replication
3 20 (31.75%) Percona
4 19 (30.16%) Migration
4 19 (30.16%) Linux
5 18 (28.57%) SQL
6 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
6 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
7 14 (22.22%) Oracle
8 12 (19.05%) High Availability
9 9 (14.29%) MariaDB
9 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 8 (12.70%) Java
10 8 (12.70%) ETL
10 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (12.70%) CentOS
11 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
11 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
12 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
12 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (9.52%) VMware
13 5 (7.94%) SAN
13 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
13 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
13 5 (7.94%) Open Source
13 5 (7.94%) Database Tuning
13 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
14 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) SAN
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.59%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (14.29%) MariaDB
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.35%) DB2
7 3 (4.76%) Big Data
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) French Language
3 1 (1.59%) German Language
3 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) J2EE
3 2 (3.17%) LAMP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) Replication
2 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud
2 4 (6.35%) Statistics
3 3 (4.76%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Tandem
5 1 (1.59%) BBC
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) iDTV
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) CentOS
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Migration
2 12 (19.05%) High Availability
3 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.70%) ETL
5 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.94%) Database Tuning
6 5 (7.94%) Open Source
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.76%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.17%) Information Security
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.17%) Web Development
9 1 (1.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (1.59%) Database Optimisation
9 1 (1.59%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) Ruby
4 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
1 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) OCA
4 1 (1.59%) OCP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.35%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Ansible
2 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.17%) Nagios
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Percona
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) HP
4 3 (4.76%) Sun
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
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