The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 319 273 349
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +76
Contract jobs citing Replication 293 331 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 2.19% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 181 93
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£404 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 4
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -22.50%

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
15157 15145 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.75% 30.69% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9313 9265 8214
Average daily rate £425 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 588 757
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.52 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Replication within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Replication within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Replication Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Replication
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 264 £413 +3.12% 117
London +12 119 £450 +2.85% 50
South East -57 59 £413 +10.00% 22
City of London +23 30 £375 -16.66% 17
North West -3 28 £404 +24.23% 12
Berkshire -27 23 £425 +5.45% 10
Scotland -18 17 £333 -7.50% 1
Manchester -3 16 £400 +23.07% 6
Yorkshire -15 16 £320 -20.00% 16
West Yorkshire -9 15 £320 -20.00% 8
West Midlands +10 13 - - 4
South West -14 13 £390 +15.55% 3
Hampshire -44 12 £413 +17.85% 3
Surrey +6 11 £413 +26.92% 1
Birmingham +3 9 - - 1
Bracknell -1 8 £425 +9.67%
Reading -15 8 £425 +1.49% 8
East of England +15 7 £250 -13.04% 4
Bradford -1 7 £320 - 3
Merseyside - 7 £200 -
Wiltshire +3 5 £390 -5.45% 1
South Wales - 5 £200 - 2
Wales - 5 £200 - 2
Cardiff - 5 £200 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 4 - - 3
East Midlands +1 4 £310 - 4
Edinburgh -2 4 £340 -22.28%
Milton Keynes -7 4 £438 - 4
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £438 +16.66% 4
Gloucestershire -12 4 £388 +19.23%

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 277 (41.47%) Windows
2 255 (38.17%) SQL
3 222 (33.23%) SQL Server
4 208 (31.14%) VMware
5 186 (27.84%) Microsoft
6 169 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 161 (24.10%) SAN
8 155 (23.20%) Active Directory
9 141 (21.11%) Oracle
10 133 (19.91%) Clustering
11 129 (19.31%) Performance Tuning
12 117 (17.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 113 (16.92%) Finance
14 111 (16.62%) Migration
15 110 (16.47%) Linux
15 110 (16.47%) HP
16 109 (16.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 99 (14.82%) ITIL
18 97 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 94 (14.07%) UNIX
20 92 (13.77%) DNS
20 92 (13.77%) Oracle Database
21 89 (13.32%) SQL Server 2008
22 88 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
23 80 (11.98%) NAS
24 78 (11.68%) IBM
25 76 (11.38%) T-SQL
25 76 (11.38%) Security Cleared
26 69 (10.33%) PowerShell
27 68 (10.18%) Citrix

Replication
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 67 (10.03%) MS Exchange
2 63 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 42 (6.29%) IIS
3 42 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (3.29%) OpenStack
7 14 (2.10%) Apache
7 14 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.80%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.50%) nginx
9 10 (1.50%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.20%) Node.js
10 8 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.90%) Eucalyptus
12 6 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 60 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.84%) MS Office
3 8 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.05%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) SPSS
5 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.15%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.05%) SAP SRM
3 6 (0.90%) SunGard GMI
4 5 (0.75%) Magento
4 5 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.15%) Maximo
8 1 (0.15%) Agresso
8 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.29%) Office 365
3 19 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 161 (24.10%) SAN
2 92 (13.77%) DNS
3 80 (11.98%) NAS
4 66 (9.88%) Firewall
5 54 (8.08%) WAN
5 54 (8.08%) DHCP
6 48 (7.19%) LAN
7 45 (6.74%) TCP/IP
8 33 (4.94%) iSCSI
9 32 (4.79%) Fibre Channel
10 31 (4.64%) VPN
11 26 (3.89%) Internet
12 23 (3.44%) LDAP
13 21 (3.14%) NetScaler
14 20 (2.99%) MPLS
15 19 (2.84%) VoIP
16 14 (2.10%) 3G
16 14 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.95%) Wireless
18 11 (1.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (33.23%) SQL Server
2 109 (16.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (13.77%) Oracle Database
5 89 (13.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 67 (10.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 52 (7.78%) Relational Database
9 51 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 46 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (6.89%) RDBMS
11 39 (5.84%) MySQL
12 32 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 30 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
15 21 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (3.14%) NoSQL
16 20 (2.99%) MongoDB
16 20 (2.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (2.40%) Subversion
3 12 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.80%) Mercurial
4 11 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.50%) Hudson
6 9 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.20%) Toad
8 6 (0.90%) Fiddler
9 5 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.60%) ERwin
10 4 (0.60%) JIRA
11 2 (0.30%) Selenium
11 2 (0.30%) Maven
11 2 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.15%) WiX
General
1 113 (16.92%) Finance
2 52 (7.78%) Banking
3 20 (2.99%) Investment Banking
3 20 (2.99%) Marketing
3 20 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.95%) Advertising
5 9 (1.35%) Retail
6 8 (1.20%) Games
6 8 (1.20%) Legal
7 7 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.05%) Front Office
8 4 (0.60%) Back Office
8 4 (0.60%) Military
9 3 (0.45%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 194 (29.04%) DBA
2 117 (17.51%) SQL DBA
3 87 (13.02%) Administrator
4 86 (12.87%) Developer
5 67 (10.03%) Architect
6 65 (9.73%) Consultant
7 59 (8.83%) SQL Server DBA
8 41 (6.14%) Analyst
9 36 (5.39%) Oracle DBA
10 32 (4.79%) SQL Developer
11 28 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 27 (4.04%) Technical Architect
13 23 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (3.44%) Support Engineer
14 19 (2.84%) 3rd Line Support
14 19 (2.84%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (2.84%) Server Administrator
15 15 (2.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 14 (2.10%) Infrastructure Architect
16 14 (2.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.19%) .NET
2 40 (5.99%) XML
3 34 (5.09%) Web Services
4 30 (4.49%) Middleware
5 19 (2.84%) SOAP
6 14 (2.10%) HTML
7 13 (1.95%) WCF
8 10 (1.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 9 (1.35%) Play Framework
9 9 (1.35%) REST
9 9 (1.35%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.35%) XSD
10 7 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (1.05%) JSON
10 7 (1.05%) Zend Framework
11 6 (0.90%) Java EE
11 6 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (0.90%) XSLT
12 5 (0.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 133 (19.91%) Clustering
2 48 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 16 (2.40%) Open Source
6 15 (2.25%) Celerra
7 14 (2.10%) PKI
8 12 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.65%) iSeries
10 9 (1.35%) Statistics
11 8 (1.20%) Derivative
11 8 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.20%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.05%) NHS
12 7 (1.05%) Online Games
13 6 (0.90%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.90%) CLARiiON
14 5 (0.75%) Symmetrix
14 5 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 277 (41.47%) Windows
2 110 (16.47%) Linux
3 94 (14.07%) UNIX
4 88 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (4.49%) Solaris
9 20 (2.99%) AIX
10 15 (2.25%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.80%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.80%) CentOS
12 9 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (1.35%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.20%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.90%) SUSE
14 6 (0.90%) HPUX
15 5 (0.75%) zOS
15 5 (0.75%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (19.31%) Performance Tuning
2 117 (17.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 111 (16.62%) Migration
4 99 (14.82%) ITIL
5 57 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (7.04%) High Availability
7 45 (6.74%) Configuration Management
8 44 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (5.99%) Business Continuity
10 39 (5.84%) Data Modelling
11 34 (5.09%) Project Management
12 32 (4.79%) Service Management
13 29 (4.34%) Incident Management
14 28 (4.19%) Performance Monitoring
15 26 (3.89%) Validation
15 26 (3.89%) ITSM
16 25 (3.74%) Change Management
17 24 (3.59%) Data Migration
18 23 (3.44%) Capacity Planning
18 23 (3.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 255 (38.17%) SQL
2 76 (11.38%) T-SQL
3 69 (10.33%) PowerShell
4 47 (7.04%) C#
5 31 (4.64%) Java
6 27 (4.04%) VBScript
7 24 (3.59%) Perl
8 23 (3.44%) Python
9 22 (3.29%) Shell Script
9 22 (3.29%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.84%) PHP
11 15 (2.25%) VB
11 15 (2.25%) C
11 15 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.50%) JavaScript
13 9 (1.35%) Ruby
14 7 (1.05%) Korn
14 7 (1.05%) XPath
14 7 (1.05%) Groovy
14 7 (1.05%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 76 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 48 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 34 (5.09%) VCP4
5 32 (4.79%) Degree
6 21 (3.14%) DV Cleared
7 16 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (2.40%) MCSE
8 11 (1.65%) MCITP
9 10 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.20%) MCDBA
12 7 (1.05%) CCNA
12 7 (1.05%) MCTS
13 6 (0.90%) OCP
13 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.75%) MCSA
14 5 (0.75%) MCP
15 3 (0.45%) ISEB
15 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.59%) SLA
2 13 (1.95%) QA
3 7 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 169 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (23.20%) Active Directory
3 59 (8.83%) Hyper-V
4 50 (7.49%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (6.59%) vSphere
6 43 (6.44%) VMware ESX
7 40 (5.99%) Oracle RAC
8 33 (4.94%) XenApp
9 27 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
10 21 (3.14%) XenDesktop
11 18 (2.69%) vCloud
12 17 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 17 (2.54%) Terminal Services
13 16 (2.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 13 (1.95%) DFS Replication
14 13 (1.95%) NFS
15 11 (1.65%) SRDF
16 9 (1.35%) Varnish
17 7 (1.05%) KVM
17 7 (1.05%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 55 (8.23%) SCCM
2 40 (5.99%) SCOM
3 36 (5.39%) Puppet
4 26 (3.89%) Data Guard
5 20 (2.99%) HP SIM
6 19 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (2.54%) Backup Exec
8 16 (2.40%) SCVMM
8 16 (2.40%) EdgeSight
9 15 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 11 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (1.50%) Nagios
12 10 (1.50%) Tivoli
13 9 (1.35%) NetBackup
14 8 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 7 (1.05%) Vagrant
15 7 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 208 (31.14%) VMware
2 186 (27.84%) Microsoft
3 141 (21.11%) Oracle
4 110 (16.47%) HP
5 78 (11.68%) IBM
6 68 (10.18%) Citrix
7 63 (9.43%) Cisco
8 51 (7.63%) EMC
9 48 (7.19%) NetApp
10 41 (6.14%) Veeam
11 32 (4.79%) Dell
12 27 (4.04%) CA
12 27 (4.04%) 3PAR
13 26 (3.89%) Veritas
14 25 (3.74%) CheckPoint
14 25 (3.74%) Red Hat
15 21 (3.14%) Symantec
15 21 (3.14%) Sybase
16 18 (2.69%) Brocade
16 18 (2.69%) Nimsoft
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