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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL Database Administrator
Rank 621 589 606
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 19 46 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.083% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.087% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 17
Average daily rate £418 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 19 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -46 18 £418 +11.33% 10
Yorkshire -2 6 £425 - 1
London -27 6 £425 -10.52% 4
Sheffield - 5 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 1
East Midlands +2 3 £300 -11.11% 2
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £300 -7.69%
Nottingham -10 2 £300 -7.69%
North West -10 2 £338 -
Cheshire - 2 £338 -
Chester - 2 £338 -
York - 1 £375 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
South East - 1 £300 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

MySQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 38 (100.00%) MySQL
2 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 14 (36.84%) MariaDB
3 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
4 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Linux
5 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
6 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
9 7 (18.42%) Perl
10 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
11 5 (13.16%) Ruby
11 5 (13.16%) Clustering
11 5 (13.16%) Debian
11 5 (13.16%) Database Tuning
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
12 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
12 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (10.53%) Statistics
12 4 (10.53%) Replication
12 4 (10.53%) Migration
12 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance

MySQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) MySQL
2 14 (36.84%) MariaDB
3 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
4 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
5 10 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
9 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
10 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (5.26%) MarkLogic
10 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (2.63%) Big Data
11 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
11 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.63%) Doctrine
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
2 4 (10.53%) Statistics
3 3 (7.89%) Tandem
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Debian
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (13.16%) Database Tuning
3 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.53%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) BCP
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.63%) Data Security
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) Logistics
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Perl
3 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.16%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.26%) Nagios
2 2 (5.26%) OpenView
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Percona
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Vertica
4 1 (2.63%) hybris
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) New Relic
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Zend
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