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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 597 618 630
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 17 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.056% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.060% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 15
Median daily rate £469 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £406 £438
% change year-on-year
-29.23% -7.14%
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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 8 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 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 17 £469 +25.00% 5
London +3 12 £500 +33.33% 2
South West +9 4 £281 -
Gloucestershire +4 4 £281 -
Cheltenham - 4 £281 -
South East +12 1 £438 +11.11% 2
Gravesend - 1 £438 -
Kent - 1 £438 -

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) MySQL
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
3 14 (38.89%) Replication
4 13 (36.11%) Percona
5 11 (30.56%) Perl
6 10 (27.78%) Oracle
7 9 (25.00%) Python
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (22.22%) High Availability
8 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (22.22%) VMware
9 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
10 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
10 6 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (16.67%) Clustering
10 6 (16.67%) Ruby
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.89%) Workflow
11 5 (13.89%) Change Management
11 5 (13.89%) Ansible
11 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (13.89%) Puppet
12 4 (11.11%) Open Source
12 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
12 4 (11.11%) MariaDB

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 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) TYPO3
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
4 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (11.11%) MariaDB
6 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (8.33%) Pentaho
6 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.78%) MS Access
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Electronics
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Replication
2 6 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) High Availability
1 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Change Management
2 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (13.89%) Workflow
3 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Open Source
4 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Optimisation
6 1 (2.78%) Content Management
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Perl
2 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (25.00%) Python
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) Pig Latin
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.78%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Ansible
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Salt
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Nagios
4 1 (2.78%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Percona
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Hortonworks
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) Talend
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Tableau
6 1 (2.78%) TippingPoint
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