The median contractor rate for a MySQL DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL Database Administrator
UK / England
Rank 550 603 573
Rank change year-on-year +53 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 33 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.029% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.030% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 13
Median daily rate £400 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +20.37% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

MySQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured MySQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL DBA in England

MySQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL DBA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL DBA in England

MySQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL DBA in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL DBA in England

MySQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL DBA in England

MySQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
London +40 17 £388 -3.12% 1
West Midlands - 8 £450 -
South East +32 6 £406 - 4
Yorkshire +11 2 - -
MySQL DBA
UK

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the England region featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) MySQL
2 46 (77.97%) Linux
3 25 (42.37%) MariaDB
4 22 (37.29%) Bash Shell
4 22 (37.29%) CentOS
5 21 (35.59%) Replication
5 21 (35.59%) Ruby
6 20 (33.90%) Python
7 19 (32.20%) Perl
8 18 (30.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (28.81%) NoSQL
9 17 (28.81%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (27.12%) SQL
11 13 (22.03%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
13 11 (18.64%) LAMP
13 11 (18.64%) Percona
13 11 (18.64%) Galera Cluster
14 10 (16.95%) Analytics
14 10 (16.95%) Oracle
15 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (13.56%) Migration
16 8 (13.56%) High Availability
17 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
17 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
18 6 (10.17%) VMware
18 6 (10.17%) Clustering
18 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (10.17%) Puppet

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SSH
2 2 (3.39%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) MySQL
2 25 (42.37%) MariaDB
3 17 (28.81%) NoSQL
4 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) LAMP
2 4 (6.78%) .NET
3 3 (5.08%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Replication
2 6 (10.17%) Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) CMDB
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 46 (77.97%) Linux
2 22 (37.29%) CentOS
3 18 (30.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.39%) Unix
7 1 (1.69%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (22.03%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.95%) Analytics
5 8 (13.56%) High Availability
5 8 (13.56%) Migration
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Optimisation
7 5 (8.47%) Data Extraction
7 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.47%) Workflow
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
8 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Stress Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Open Source
10 2 (3.39%) Database Tuning
10 2 (3.39%) Microservices
10 2 (3.39%) Patch Management
10 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) Bash Shell
2 21 (35.59%) Ruby
3 20 (33.90%) Python
4 19 (32.20%) Perl
5 16 (27.12%) SQL
6 4 (6.78%) VB
6 4 (6.78%) VB6
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Virtual Servers
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Galera Cluster
2 6 (10.17%) Ansible
2 6 (10.17%) Puppet
3 4 (6.78%) Salt
4 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.08%) Webmin
5 1 (1.69%) Mesos
5 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Percona
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) F5
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
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