The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Replication
Rank 399 364 313
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -51
Contract jobs citing Replication 246 306 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.68% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 165 206
Median daily rate £350 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 6
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16556 18240 17894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 33.34% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10728 11465 11353
Median daily rate £430 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 787 748
Median hourly rate £19.38 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +22.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Replication as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Replication
Daily Rate Trend

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

Replication Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Replication within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Replication
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 Replication within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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 -36 216 £350 -12.50% 59
London -56 75 £475 +18.75% 15
South East +10 39 £340 -15.00% 16
Scotland +6 33 £340 +4.61%
South West +12 30 £283 -13.07% 6
Hampshire +23 23 £335 -13.54%
North East -31 22 £340 +23.63%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 21 £340 +23.63%
Tyne and Wear -30 21 £340 +23.63%
North West 0 19 £363 -3.33% 8
Yorkshire +15 18 £418 +6.70% 8
Renfrewshire -7 15 £325 +4.83%
Erskine -5 14 £330 +6.45%
Hook +9 12 £340 +1.49%
City of London +1 11 £400 -20.39% 1
Sheffield - 11 £394 - 2
South Yorkshire - 11 £394 - 3
Cheshire +14 10 £425 +6.25%
Wiltshire -9 10 £230 -8.91%
West Yorkshire +11 9 £418 +6.70% 5
West Midlands -27 9 £340 -9.33% 2
Warrington - 9 £413 -
Leeds +12 8 £425 +8.62% 3
East of England +9 7 £400 -5.88% 2
Gloucestershire +7 7 £325 -31.57%
Manchester +6 7 £325 -7.14% 2
Cheltenham +3 7 £325 -31.57%
East Midlands -3 7 £406 -4.41% 2
Shropshire - 7 £340 -
Telford - 7 £340 -

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Replication 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 Replication.

1 194 (39.19%) SQL
2 169 (34.14%) SQL Server
3 168 (33.94%) Windows
4 163 (32.93%) Microsoft
5 147 (29.70%) Active Directory
6 125 (25.25%) Linux
7 122 (24.65%) VMware
8 110 (22.22%) DNS
9 104 (21.01%) Security Cleared
10 99 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 98 (19.80%) Oracle
12 97 (19.60%) Performance Tuning
13 83 (16.77%) SC Cleared
14 82 (16.57%) Finance
14 82 (16.57%) SAN
15 79 (15.96%) Migration
16 76 (15.35%) T-SQL
17 75 (15.15%) ITIL
18 72 (14.55%) PowerShell
19 70 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 70 (14.14%) Windows Server
20 69 (13.94%) High Availability
21 68 (13.74%) Clustering
22 66 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
22 66 (13.33%) HP
23 64 (12.93%) ETL
24 62 (12.53%) PKI
25 60 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
26 55 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
27 53 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012

Replication
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 37 (7.47%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.23%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.83%) IIS
7 10 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.62%) CICS
8 8 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (1.41%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.21%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.01%) Confluence
11 5 (1.01%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.81%) Apache
12 4 (0.81%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.61%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.61%) CMS
13 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.03%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) FastStats
2 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.20%) assyst
4 1 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.23%) IaaS
4 13 (2.63%) Office 365
5 9 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (1.82%) GitHub
6 8 (1.62%) PaaS
6 8 (1.62%) SaaS
7 6 (1.21%) G Suite
8 5 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.01%) Trello
9 4 (0.81%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.61%) HP Helion
11 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 110 (22.22%) DNS
2 82 (16.57%) SAN
3 52 (10.51%) LDAP
4 40 (8.08%) Kerberos
4 40 (8.08%) X.500
5 36 (7.27%) DHCP
6 25 (5.05%) NAS
7 24 (4.85%) LAN
7 24 (4.85%) WAN
8 19 (3.84%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (3.84%) iSCSI
9 18 (3.64%) TCP/IP
10 15 (3.03%) Firewall
11 14 (2.83%) VPN
12 13 (2.63%) VLAN
13 12 (2.42%) MPLS
14 11 (2.22%) Internet
15 10 (2.02%) NetScaler
16 9 (1.82%) VoIP
17 8 (1.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (34.14%) SQL Server
2 70 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (10.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (8.89%) MySQL
7 41 (8.28%) Oracle Database
8 32 (6.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 31 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (6.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (6.06%) Relational Database
11 26 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (4.04%) DB2
12 20 (4.04%) RDBMS
12 20 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (3.03%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (2.83%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (2.63%) Big Data
16 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 39 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.43%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.22%) JIRA
6 9 (1.82%) Selenium
7 7 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.61%) GoCD
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.61%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.61%) Toad
11 2 (0.40%) ERwin
11 2 (0.40%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.40%) JUnit
11 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.40%) MSI
11 2 (0.40%) Subversion
11 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (16.57%) Finance
2 27 (5.45%) Banking
3 11 (2.22%) Military
3 11 (2.22%) Retail
4 10 (2.02%) Law
5 9 (1.82%) Legal
6 7 (1.41%) Marketing
7 6 (1.21%) Advertising
7 6 (1.21%) Back Office
8 4 (0.81%) Billing
8 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.81%) Publishing
9 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (28.48%) DBA
2 88 (17.78%) SQL DBA
3 71 (14.34%) Administrator
4 57 (11.52%) Developer
5 45 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 45 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
6 39 (7.88%) Architect
7 37 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (6.26%) SQL Developer
9 28 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
10 26 (5.25%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (4.85%) Consultant
12 23 (4.65%) Analyst
13 18 (3.64%) Storage Engineer
14 17 (3.43%) Linux Administrator
15 14 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (2.83%) MySQL DBA
15 14 (2.83%) Senior DBA
15 14 (2.83%) Unix Administrator
16 12 (2.42%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.89%) .NET
2 14 (2.83%) Web Services
3 13 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 13 (2.63%) Middleware
4 12 (2.42%) XML
5 11 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 10 (2.02%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.82%) Entity Framework
8 8 (1.62%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (1.41%) Oracle Streams
10 6 (1.21%) J2EE
10 6 (1.21%) MFC
10 6 (1.21%) XML Messaging
11 5 (1.01%) REST
11 5 (1.01%) WCF
12 4 (0.81%) XSD
13 3 (0.61%) JSON
13 3 (0.61%) LAMP
13 3 (0.61%) Spring
13 3 (0.61%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.74%) Clustering
2 62 (12.53%) PKI
3 49 (9.90%) Data Centre
4 39 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (2.02%) EMC VMAX
8 9 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.82%) EMC VNX
9 8 (1.62%) HP StoreVirtual
9 8 (1.62%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.62%) Symmetrix
10 6 (1.21%) Celerra
10 6 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.21%) HP Storage
10 6 (1.21%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.01%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.81%) Fintech
12 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.61%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 168 (33.94%) Windows
2 125 (25.25%) Linux
3 70 (14.14%) Windows Server
4 53 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (9.49%) Unix
7 42 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (5.45%) AIX
9 24 (4.85%) Solaris
10 14 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (2.63%) VMS
12 12 (2.42%) SUSE
13 10 (2.02%) CentOS
13 10 (2.02%) zOS
14 8 (1.62%) HPUX
15 4 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (19.60%) Performance Tuning
2 79 (15.96%) Migration
3 75 (15.15%) ITIL
4 69 (13.94%) High Availability
5 66 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 64 (12.93%) ETL
7 49 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (7.68%) Change Management
9 33 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (6.46%) Data Modelling
11 26 (5.25%) Configuration Management
11 26 (5.25%) DevOps
12 25 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (4.85%) Incident Management
14 22 (4.44%) TDD
15 21 (4.24%) Mentoring
16 20 (4.04%) Scrum
16 20 (4.04%) Validation
17 19 (3.84%) Release Management
18 18 (3.64%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 194 (39.19%) SQL
2 76 (15.35%) T-SQL
3 72 (14.55%) PowerShell
4 39 (7.88%) Python
5 37 (7.47%) Perl
6 31 (6.26%) C#
7 26 (5.25%) Java
7 26 (5.25%) Shell Script
8 24 (4.85%) PL/SQL
9 21 (4.24%) Ruby
10 20 (4.04%) C
11 16 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.23%) PHP
12 15 (3.03%) C++
13 10 (2.02%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.81%) Korn
15 3 (0.61%) Scala
15 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.40%) Go
16 2 (0.40%) Rust
Qualifications
1 104 (21.01%) Security Cleared
2 83 (16.77%) SC Cleared
3 60 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (6.46%) MCP
4 32 (6.46%) MCTS
5 18 (3.64%) Degree
5 18 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.83%) MCSE
8 10 (2.02%) MCITP
9 8 (1.62%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.41%) OCP
10 7 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.81%) CCNA
12 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.81%) IBM Certification
12 4 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.81%) MCSA
13 3 (0.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.04%) QA
2 11 (2.22%) SLA
3 8 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) GCP
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 147 (29.70%) Active Directory
2 99 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (4.24%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (3.84%) XenApp
7 17 (3.43%) vSphere
8 13 (2.63%) NFS
8 13 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (2.02%) RHEV
10 9 (1.82%) DFS Replication
10 9 (1.82%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.62%) VMware ESX
12 7 (1.41%) vCloud
12 7 (1.41%) Veritas File System
12 7 (1.41%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.21%) Docker
13 6 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (8.48%) Puppet
2 28 (5.66%) Ansible
3 26 (5.25%) SCOM
4 22 (4.44%) SCCM
5 19 (3.84%) Data Guard
6 18 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (3.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 16 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (2.63%) Nagios
9 13 (2.63%) NetBackup
10 12 (2.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (2.02%) Control-M
12 10 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (2.02%) Salt
13 8 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (1.62%) SCVMM
14 7 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 6 (1.21%) Oracle Flashback
15 6 (1.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 163 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 122 (24.65%) VMware
3 98 (19.80%) Oracle
4 66 (13.33%) HP
5 43 (8.69%) Red Hat
6 33 (6.67%) Cisco
7 30 (6.06%) EMC
7 30 (6.06%) NetApp
8 26 (5.25%) Citrix
9 25 (5.05%) IBM
10 16 (3.23%) SAP
10 16 (3.23%) Sybase
11 15 (3.03%) 3PAR
12 14 (2.83%) Brocade
12 14 (2.83%) Veeam
13 13 (2.63%) Sophos
13 13 (2.63%) Symantec
14 12 (2.42%) SolarWinds
14 12 (2.42%) Sun
14 12 (2.42%) Veritas
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