Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a MySQL DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

MySQL Database Administrator
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 374 386
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 -10
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 22 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.030% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.032% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 8
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +36.17% -16.07%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £161
90th Percentile £475 £435 £388
England median daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +7.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £36.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

MySQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured MySQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL DBA in the South East

MySQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL DBA in the South East

MySQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL DBA in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL DBA in the South East

MySQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 14 £375 - 1
Thames Valley -3 4 £550 -
Berkshire - 4 £550 -
Surrey - 4 £425 -
MySQL DBA
England

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) MySQL
2 17 (77.27%) Migration
3 16 (72.73%) Linux
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
5 14 (63.64%) Clustering
6 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (59.09%) Microservices
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (13.64%) High Availability
9 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.09%) ETL
9 2 (9.09%) C#
9 2 (9.09%) PHP
10 1 (4.55%) Replication
10 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
10 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
10 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (4.55%) Big Data
10 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
10 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
10 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) MySQL
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Migration
2 13 (59.09%) Microservices
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) PHP