The median contractor rate for a MySQL DBA was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 624 605
Rank change year-on-year +50 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a MySQL DBA 40 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.047% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.049% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 17
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £369
% change year-on-year -3.22% +5.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

MySQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL DBA in the UK

MySQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL DBA in the UK

MySQL DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL DBA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL DBA in the UK

MySQL DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL DBA in the UK

MySQL DBA
Top 6 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 29 June 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
England +45 40 £375 - 5
UK excluding London +91 38 £375 -3.22% 3
Midlands +32 19 £388 +3.33%
South East +30 18 £375 +7.14% 2
London -7 2 £438 +16.66% 2
East of England - 1 - -

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 featuring MySQL DBA in the job title.

1 71 (100.00%) MySQL
2 50 (70.42%) Linux
3 33 (46.48%) Clustering
4 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
5 23 (32.39%) Migration
5 23 (32.39%) Bash Shell
6 20 (28.17%) Replication
7 19 (26.76%) Python
8 17 (23.94%) CentOS
8 17 (23.94%) Galera Cluster
9 16 (22.54%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (22.54%) Percona
10 15 (21.13%) NoSQL
10 15 (21.13%) Microservices
11 14 (19.72%) MariaDB
12 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (18.31%) SQL
13 12 (16.90%) Ruby
13 12 (16.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (11.27%) Perl
14 8 (11.27%) Oracle
14 8 (11.27%) Windows
14 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (9.86%) Analytics
15 7 (9.86%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
15 7 (9.86%) MySQL Certification
15 7 (9.86%) Capacity Planning

MySQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (9.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) GitHub
3 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) SSH
2 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) MySQL
2 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
3 15 (21.13%) NoSQL
4 14 (19.72%) MariaDB
5 12 (16.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (9.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.41%) Big Data
10 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) LAMP
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) ODBC
4 1 (1.41%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (46.48%) Clustering
2 20 (28.17%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) CMDB
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 50 (70.42%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) CentOS
3 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (11.27%) Windows
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Migration
2 16 (22.54%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (21.13%) Microservices
4 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (9.86%) Analytics
5 7 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.04%) Data Extraction
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.63%) Stress Testing
8 3 (4.23%) ETL
8 3 (4.23%) High Availability
8 3 (4.23%) Open Source
9 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.82%) Database Tuning
9 2 (2.82%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) Bash Shell
2 19 (26.76%) Python
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) Ruby
5 8 (11.27%) Perl
6 4 (5.63%) PHP
6 4 (5.63%) VB
6 4 (5.63%) VB6
7 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Galera Cluster
2 3 (4.23%) Webmin
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) Mesos
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Percona
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.82%) Google
4 2 (2.82%) Splunk
4 2 (2.82%) Tableau
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) F5
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago