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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL Database Administrator
UK
Rank 566 611 587
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -24
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 31 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.035% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.036% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £394 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
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
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
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 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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 12 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 26 February 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 +41 31 £400 +6.66% 6
London +32 23 £388 +3.33% 1
South East +15 4 £431 +4.54% 4
West Midlands - 4 £375 - 1
Shropshire - 4 £375 - 1
Telford - 3 £375 - 1
Hampshire +7 2 £388 -6.06% 2
City of London +2 2 £463 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 - 1
Kent - 1 £413 -
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Gravesend - 1 £413 -

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 49 (100.00%) MySQL
2 35 (71.43%) Linux
3 20 (40.82%) MariaDB
4 18 (36.73%) Bash Shell
4 18 (36.73%) Perl
4 18 (36.73%) Replication
5 17 (34.69%) Ruby
5 17 (34.69%) Python
6 16 (32.65%) SQL
7 15 (30.61%) CentOS
8 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 14 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (24.49%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (22.45%) Percona
12 10 (20.41%) Galera Cluster
12 10 (20.41%) LAMP
13 9 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
14 8 (16.33%) Oracle
14 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (16.33%) High Availability
15 7 (14.29%) Analytics
15 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
16 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (12.24%) VMware
16 6 (12.24%) Migration
16 6 (12.24%) Puppet
16 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS

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 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) TYPO3
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) SSH
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) MySQL
2 20 (40.82%) MariaDB
3 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 9 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Replication
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) CMDB
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Linux
2 15 (30.61%) CentOS
3 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (24.49%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
4 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (16.33%) High Availability
5 7 (14.29%) Analytics
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 6 (12.24%) SQL Optimisation
7 5 (10.20%) Workflow
8 4 (8.16%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Data Extraction
9 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
10 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.08%) Stress Testing
11 1 (2.04%) Database Optimisation
11 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Bash Shell
1 18 (36.73%) Perl
2 17 (34.69%) Python
2 17 (34.69%) Ruby
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) VB
5 1 (2.04%) VB6
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Virtual Servers
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Galera Cluster
2 6 (12.24%) Ansible
2 6 (12.24%) Puppet
3 4 (8.16%) Salt
4 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.04%) Mesos
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) Webmin
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Percona
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) VMware
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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