The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 180 173 177
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Replication 30 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 1.22% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 31
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.35 - £26.00
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2104 1962 2676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.60% 31.48% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1453 2002
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Replication
London

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Replication across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Replication across the City of London region.

Replication Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Replication across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Replication across the City of London region.

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Replication also 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 that cited Replication.

1 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 20 (39.22%) Windows
4 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (33.33%) Clustering
5 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (25.49%) Oracle
7 12 (23.53%) UNIX
7 12 (23.53%) VMware
7 12 (23.53%) SAN
7 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (21.57%) Linux
9 10 (19.61%) Cisco
9 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (17.65%) HP
10 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (17.65%) ITIL
10 9 (17.65%) Perl
10 9 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (15.69%) High Availability
11 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
11 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (13.73%) Banking
12 7 (13.73%) ETL
12 7 (13.73%) MySQL

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Replication also 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 that cited Replication. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.84%) Apache
1 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Project
3 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) SAN
2 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) Internet
3 4 (7.84%) NAS
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) VoIP
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.92%) SNMP
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) DMZ
6 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) PBX
6 1 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (13.73%) MySQL
6 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
7 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
8 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (7.84%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (5.88%) DTS
10 3 (5.88%) OLAP
10 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.96%) Calabash
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.96%) Robotium
2 1 (1.96%) eggPlant
2 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.96%) JBehave
2 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) DBA
2 17 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Sybase DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.96%) WSH
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) Open Source
4 2 (3.92%) Biometrics
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.96%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.96%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) iSeries
5 1 (1.96%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) UNIX
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (21.57%) Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.76%) Solaris
7 3 (5.88%) AIX
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.92%) CentOS
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.96%) Debian
9 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (15.69%) High Availability
4 7 (13.73%) ETL
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.92%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
8 2 (3.92%) Data Management
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) Perl
3 4 (7.84%) PHP
3 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) C
5 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) C-shell
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MCITP
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) CCEE
4 1 (1.96%) CCA
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Postfix
2 4 (7.84%) NFS
3 3 (5.88%) KVM
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.88%) XenApp
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.92%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.96%) SRDF
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Snort
5 1 (1.96%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCOM
2 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.96%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.96%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Ionix
4 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle
3 12 (23.53%) VMware
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco
5 9 (17.65%) HP
6 6 (11.76%) Citrix
6 6 (11.76%) NetApp
6 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.80%) Sybase
8 4 (7.84%) EMC
9 3 (5.88%) Veritas
9 3 (5.88%) Symantec
10 2 (3.92%) Brocade
10 2 (3.92%) IBM
10 2 (3.92%) Remedy
10 2 (3.92%) BMC
10 2 (3.92%) BT
10 2 (3.92%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.96%) Splunk
11 1 (1.96%) Varonis