The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 88 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1332 1284 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.48% 2.29% 2.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.47% 9.94% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 844 903
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 20
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -53.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £8.70 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £35.60 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+71.05% -53.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11614 12914 11931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.63% 23.06% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7916 8415 7602
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 178 201
Median hourly rate £33.08 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL within the UK.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MySQL within the UK.

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MySQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MySQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MySQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +1 1232 £400 +6.66% 736
London +12 687 £435 +14.47% 268
South East +7 200 £370 +5.71% 121
North West +15 95 £388 +10.71% 102
South West -1 70 £375 - 51
City of London -6 69 £450 +20.00% 60
Yorkshire -15 57 £400 +6.66% 67
East of England +2 51 £425 +21.42% 35
Surrey +13 42 £400 +23.07% 26
Wales +22 36 £300 -33.33% 7
South Wales +17 36 £300 -35.82% 4
Cheshire +11 36 £488 +36.84% 15
East Midlands +4 34 £275 -27.39% 38
Hampshire -5 34 £350 -6.66% 33
Cambridgeshire +32 33 £450 +28.57% 17
West Yorkshire -27 32 £400 +6.66% 41
Cardiff +18 31 £300 -14.28%
East Sussex +18 31 £308 +2.50% 14
Manchester -26 30 £350 -3.44% 63
Leeds -22 29 £413 +10.00% 35
Cambridge +23 28 £463 +32.14% 11
Scotland -14 27 £318 -2.30% 11
West Midlands -53 27 £300 - 44
South Yorkshire +20 24 £406 +25.00% 14
Berkshire -9 24 £400 +14.28% 22
Bristol -11 24 £325 -10.34% 18
Sheffield +4 22 £425 +30.76% 11
Brighton +12 20 £350 +29.62% 10
Wiltshire +12 20 £450 +50.00% 2
Merseyside +11 19 £302 +0.50% 10

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MySQL.

1 1009 (41.94%) Linux
2 924 (38.40%) PHP
3 873 (36.28%) JavaScript
4 854 (35.49%) HTML
5 839 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
6 812 (33.75%) CSS
7 743 (30.88%) Java
8 564 (23.44%) Oracle
9 542 (22.53%) SQL
10 531 (22.07%) Git (software)
11 481 (19.99%) Python
12 441 (18.33%) Apache
13 424 (17.62%) PostgreSQL
14 404 (16.79%) TDD
15 401 (16.67%) HTML5
16 400 (16.63%) LAMP
17 389 (16.17%) jQuery
18 385 (16.00%) DevOps
19 361 (15.00%) Web Services
20 351 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
21 348 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
22 345 (14.34%) Scrum
23 332 (13.80%) Unix
24 331 (13.76%) Puppet
25 326 (13.55%) SQL Server
26 313 (13.01%) MongoDB
27 312 (12.97%) OO
28 306 (12.72%) Tomcat
29 295 (12.26%) Open Source
30 293 (12.18%) Ruby

MySQL
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
1 441 (18.33%) Apache
2 306 (12.72%) Tomcat
3 192 (7.98%) Node.js
4 159 (6.61%) nginx
5 124 (5.15%) JBoss
6 114 (4.74%) WordPress
7 111 (4.61%) CMS
8 109 (4.53%) Drupal
9 69 (2.87%) IIS
10 66 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
11 65 (2.70%) Jetty
11 65 (2.70%) OpenStack
12 58 (2.41%) Confluence
13 53 (2.20%) WebSphere
14 43 (1.79%) Moodle
15 34 (1.41%) WebLogic
16 30 (1.25%) SharePoint
17 27 (1.12%) Apache Solr
18 26 (1.08%) Apache Spark
19 24 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 59 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 29 (1.21%) MS Office
4 19 (0.79%) SPSS
5 14 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.50%) Stata
7 10 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.21%) HipChat
10 3 (0.12%) InDesign
10 3 (0.12%) MS Project
11 2 (0.083%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.083%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.083%) GIMP
11 2 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 89 (3.70%) Magento
2 16 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.29%) SAP MDM
5 6 (0.25%) BigMachines
5 6 (0.25%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.083%) Revive Adserver
9 1 (0.042%) FastStats
9 1 (0.042%) Odoo
9 1 (0.042%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.042%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.042%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 351 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (3.99%) GitHub
3 61 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (2.20%) PaaS
5 51 (2.12%) SaaS
6 48 (2.00%) IaaS
7 44 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (1.79%) Amazon S3
9 39 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (1.00%) Route 53
12 23 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 20 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
14 19 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 17 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
17 14 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
18 10 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 149 (6.19%) HTTP
2 116 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 115 (4.78%) DNS
4 84 (3.49%) SAN
5 68 (2.83%) SSL
6 65 (2.70%) Firewall
7 48 (2.00%) Internet
7 48 (2.00%) Network Security
8 41 (1.70%) VPN
9 36 (1.50%) DHCP
10 35 (1.45%) FTP
10 35 (1.45%) LDAP
11 29 (1.21%) SMTP
11 29 (1.21%) SSH
12 28 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
12 28 (1.16%) IPsec
13 25 (1.04%) NAS
14 21 (0.87%) SNMP
15 16 (0.67%) LAN
15 16 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (17.62%) PostgreSQL
2 326 (13.55%) SQL Server
3 313 (13.01%) MongoDB
4 272 (11.31%) NoSQL
5 222 (9.23%) Relational Database
6 118 (4.90%) Redis
7 110 (4.57%) Oracle Database
8 104 (4.32%) Hadoop
9 93 (3.87%) Big Data
10 77 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 75 (3.12%) RDBMS
12 67 (2.78%) Apache Hive
13 55 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
14 51 (2.12%) Neo4j
15 50 (2.08%) MariaDB
16 46 (1.91%) DB2
17 43 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 38 (1.58%) OLTP
18 38 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 35 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 531 (22.07%) Git (software)
2 293 (12.18%) Jenkins
3 248 (10.31%) Subversion
4 174 (7.23%) JIRA
5 148 (6.15%) Maven
6 140 (5.82%) JUnit
7 66 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 66 (2.74%) Mockito
8 64 (2.66%) Selenium
9 60 (2.49%) TeamCity
10 52 (2.16%) PHPUnit
11 49 (2.04%) Ant
12 42 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 42 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 42 (1.75%) Vagrant
13 35 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
14 34 (1.41%) Grunt
15 33 (1.37%) Gradle
16 32 (1.33%) Travis CI
17 29 (1.21%) Mercurial
General
1 194 (8.06%) Finance
2 92 (3.82%) Banking
3 74 (3.08%) Marketing
4 64 (2.66%) Retail
5 58 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.20%) Games
7 35 (1.45%) Publishing
8 23 (0.96%) Advertising
9 21 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.58%) Electronics
11 12 (0.50%) Back Office
12 9 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.37%) Legal
13 7 (0.29%) Billing
13 7 (0.29%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.21%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.21%) Law
16 4 (0.17%) Automotive
16 4 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1342 (55.78%) Developer
2 450 (18.70%) PHP Developer
3 280 (11.64%) Java Developer
4 207 (8.60%) Senior Developer
5 188 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 137 (5.69%) Administrator
7 128 (5.32%) MySQL Developer
8 126 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
9 122 (5.07%) Architect
10 109 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 104 (4.32%) Web Developer
12 99 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
13 94 (3.91%) DBA
14 91 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 89 (3.70%) Python Developer
16 85 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
17 84 (3.49%) Analyst
18 70 (2.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 66 (2.74%) AWS Engineer
19 66 (2.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 854 (35.49%) HTML
2 812 (33.75%) CSS
3 401 (16.67%) HTML5
4 400 (16.63%) LAMP
5 389 (16.17%) jQuery
6 361 (15.00%) Web Services
7 275 (11.43%) AngularJS
8 274 (11.39%) CSS3
9 261 (10.85%) Spring
10 260 (10.81%) REST
11 258 (10.72%) XML
12 219 (9.10%) JSON
13 188 (7.81%) SOAP
14 185 (7.69%) RESTful
15 164 (6.82%) Ajax
16 146 (6.07%) .NET
17 140 (5.82%) Symfony
18 128 (5.32%) J2EE
19 123 (5.11%) Hibernate
20 119 (4.95%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 105 (4.36%) Computer Science
2 86 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 70 (2.91%) User Experience
5 40 (1.66%) Replication
6 36 (1.50%) Clustering
7 35 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 33 (1.37%) Wiki
10 31 (1.29%) Fintech
10 31 (1.29%) Visualisation
11 30 (1.25%) Digital Media
11 30 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 28 (1.16%) Data Integration
13 27 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 26 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
15 25 (1.04%) Data Structures
15 25 (1.04%) Statistics
16 24 (1.00%) e-Learning
17 23 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1009 (41.94%) Linux
2 332 (13.80%) Unix
3 269 (11.18%) Windows
4 181 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 111 (4.61%) CentOS
6 88 (3.66%) Ubuntu
7 81 (3.37%) Windows Server
8 64 (2.66%) Solaris
9 39 (1.62%) Debian
10 28 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 27 (1.12%) Android
12 26 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.79%) AIX
14 19 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.46%) SUSE
16 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.37%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.29%) HPUX
19 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (16.79%) TDD
3 385 (16.00%) DevOps
4 348 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
5 345 (14.34%) Scrum
6 312 (12.97%) OO
7 295 (12.26%) Open Source
8 286 (11.89%) MVC
9 275 (11.43%) Web Development
10 242 (10.06%) E-Commerce
11 207 (8.60%) Software Engineering
12 205 (8.52%) Configuration Management
13 196 (8.15%) BDD
14 182 (7.56%) OOP
15 147 (6.11%) High Availability
16 135 (5.61%) Unit Testing
17 124 (5.15%) Kanban
18 120 (4.99%) SOA
19 114 (4.74%) SDLC
20 105 (4.36%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 924 (38.40%) PHP
2 873 (36.28%) JavaScript
3 743 (30.88%) Java
4 542 (22.53%) SQL
5 481 (19.99%) Python
6 293 (12.18%) Ruby
7 288 (11.97%) Perl
8 191 (7.94%) Bash Shell
9 124 (5.15%) C#
10 122 (5.07%) Scala
11 101 (4.20%) Shell Script
12 93 (3.87%) C++
13 87 (3.62%) PL/SQL
14 64 (2.66%) PHP 5
15 61 (2.54%) C
16 50 (2.08%) Go
17 48 (2.00%) PowerShell
18 29 (1.21%) Groovy
19 26 (1.08%) T-SQL
20 25 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 141 (5.86%) Security Cleared
2 135 (5.61%) Degree
3 87 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.12%) RHCE
5 22 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
7 17 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.62%) CCNA
9 15 (0.62%) CCNP
9 15 (0.62%) OCP
10 13 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.46%) ISEB
12 10 (0.42%) VCAP
12 10 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.33%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.29%) BC Cleared
14 7 (0.29%) MCITP
14 7 (0.29%) MCTS
14 7 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.12%) QA
2 20 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.33%) SLA
5 6 (0.25%) COBIT
5 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.083%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.042%) WAI
System Software
1 171 (7.11%) Docker
2 161 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (3.20%) Active Directory
4 45 (1.87%) vSphere
5 38 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 34 (1.41%) vCloud
7 31 (1.29%) Xen
8 30 (1.25%) GlusterFS
9 26 (1.08%) KVM
9 26 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
10 23 (0.96%) Varnish
11 22 (0.91%) Squid
12 21 (0.87%) NFS
13 17 (0.71%) Samba
14 16 (0.67%) Hyper-V
15 14 (0.58%) qmail
15 14 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (0.54%) VMware ESX
17 11 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 10 (0.42%) iptables
Systems Management
1 331 (13.76%) Puppet
2 208 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 169 (7.02%) Ansible
4 98 (4.07%) Nagios
5 54 (2.24%) logstash
6 51 (2.12%) ZABBIX
7 41 (1.70%) HAProxy
8 40 (1.66%) Red Hat Satellite
9 39 (1.62%) Salt
10 37 (1.54%) Kibana
11 33 (1.37%) NetBackup
12 30 (1.25%) Cacti
13 26 (1.08%) Graphite
14 25 (1.04%) Data Guard
14 25 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 22 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
16 21 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
17 19 (0.79%) Zenoss
18 17 (0.71%) Ganglia
18 17 (0.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 564 (23.44%) Oracle
2 232 (9.64%) VMware
3 224 (9.31%) Red Hat
4 166 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 129 (5.36%) Zend
6 91 (3.78%) IBM
7 78 (3.24%) Google
8 59 (2.45%) Cisco
8 59 (2.45%) HP
9 55 (2.29%) EMC
10 48 (2.00%) Veritas
11 38 (1.58%) hybris
11 38 (1.58%) SAP
12 34 (1.41%) Brocade
12 34 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
13 32 (1.33%) Tableau
14 29 (1.21%) Adobe
15 26 (1.08%) Splunk
15 26 (1.08%) WSO2
16 25 (1.04%) Sun
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Rate: 10% annual bonus on top of salary in addition to other benefits.
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Rate: 10% annual bonus on top of salary in addition to other benefits.
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Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
JS Agency
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Rate: £280 - £350 Per Day Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day (Dependent on XP)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Machynlleth, Powys
Centre for Alternative Technology
Rate: £18,178 per annum 12 Month Contract
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £212.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
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City, London
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
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