The first 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 16 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 279 355 300
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -55
Contract jobs citing Replication 391 205 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 1.65% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 103 172
Average daily rate £399 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £25.35 £28.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% -4.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.47 £28.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.23 £28.00 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.35 - £26.00
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14574 12419 14884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.35% 25.56% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8982 7479 8630
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 644 778
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +86 352 £400 +6.66% 117
London +13 146 £450 +12.50% 37
South East +55 106 £350 -8.19% 31
Hampshire +35 57 £315 -28.40% 10
Berkshire +19 34 £375 - 6
City of London -2 32 £450 +12.50% 6
Scotland +3 31 £360 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +5 29 £350 +27.27% 10
South West -5 20 £325 -1.51% 9
North West -11 20 £325 -13.33% 16
West Yorkshire -4 15 £338 +35.00% 4
Reading +2 14 £425 -26.08% 4
Manchester -5 14 £325 -7.14% 9
Edinburgh -34 14 £375 +25.00% 4
Southampton - 14 £300 - 4
Bracknell +7 13 £375 -
East of England -30 13 £325 +8.33% 4
South Yorkshire +13 11 £450 +119.51% 5
Essex -10 9 £325 - 1
Basingstoke - 9 £400 - 4
Glasgow - 9 £319 -
West Midlands -6 8 £433 +44.16% 4
Somerset - 8 £295 - 4
Leeds - 8 £338 - 2
Cheshire -6 6 £310 -22.50% 2
Taunton - 6 £290 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 £245 - 5
North East - 6 £245 - 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £245 - 3
West Sussex - 5 £514 - 4

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 322 (47.49%) SQL
2 244 (35.99%) Windows
3 225 (33.19%) SQL Server
4 197 (29.06%) Microsoft
5 170 (25.07%) Oracle
6 150 (22.12%) Clustering
7 145 (21.39%) Linux
8 144 (21.24%) VMware
9 135 (19.91%) Performance Tuning
10 123 (18.14%) Active Directory
11 120 (17.70%) UNIX
12 119 (17.55%) Finance
13 115 (16.96%) SAN
14 108 (15.93%) Security Cleared
15 107 (15.78%) Oracle Database
16 106 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 101 (14.90%) ITIL
18 100 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
19 99 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
20 95 (14.01%) DNS
21 94 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
22 91 (13.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 90 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 87 (12.83%) Migration
25 81 (11.95%) SC Cleared
26 80 (11.80%) SQL Server 2005
27 77 (11.36%) HP
28 74 (10.91%) T-SQL
28 74 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
29 67 (9.88%) EMC

Replication
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 55 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 46 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 39 (5.75%) IIS
4 31 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (4.28%) Apache
6 28 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (3.98%) Tomcat
8 23 (3.39%) WebLogic
9 17 (2.51%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.92%) Node.js
11 12 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (1.33%) Apache Solr
14 7 (1.03%) Alfresco
14 7 (1.03%) CMS
15 6 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
16 4 (0.59%) nginx
16 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.44%) Lync
17 3 (0.44%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 62 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.24%) MS Office
3 19 (2.80%) MS Project
4 7 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) CATIA
6 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 17 (2.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.03%) Magento
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.74%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.44%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.15%) BASE24
7 1 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.88%) Office 365
2 6 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.59%) SaaS
4 3 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 115 (16.96%) SAN
2 95 (14.01%) DNS
3 54 (7.96%) Firewall
4 53 (7.82%) DHCP
5 42 (6.19%) NAS
6 32 (4.72%) TCP/IP
7 26 (3.83%) VLAN
8 25 (3.69%) VPN
8 25 (3.69%) LAN
9 23 (3.39%) WAN
10 20 (2.95%) Internet
11 19 (2.80%) Network Security
12 16 (2.36%) iSCSI
13 15 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (1.77%) HTTP
15 10 (1.47%) LDAP
16 8 (1.18%) SMTP
16 8 (1.18%) VoIP
16 8 (1.18%) Connectrix
17 7 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (33.19%) SQL Server
2 107 (15.78%) Oracle Database
3 94 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 91 (13.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 80 (11.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 63 (9.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 57 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
9 56 (8.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 48 (7.08%) MySQL
11 44 (6.49%) Oracle Database 10g
12 42 (6.19%) SQL Server 2000
13 35 (5.16%) DB2
14 32 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (2.65%) Relational Database
16 17 (2.51%) NoSQL
16 17 (2.51%) DTS
17 16 (2.36%) RDBMS
18 15 (2.21%) Oracle9i Database
18 15 (2.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.18%) Toad
4 7 (1.03%) Subversion
4 7 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.88%) ProC
5 6 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.74%) MSI
7 3 (0.44%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.29%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.15%) JIRA
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.15%) Selenium
9 1 (0.15%) JBehave
9 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.15%) Robotium
9 1 (0.15%) Calabash
General
1 119 (17.55%) Finance
2 47 (6.93%) Banking
3 25 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.06%) Marketing
5 13 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.03%) Retail
8 6 (0.88%) Advertising
8 6 (0.88%) Games
8 6 (0.88%) Military
8 6 (0.88%) Law
9 4 (0.59%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Automotive
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 244 (35.99%) DBA
2 145 (21.39%) SQL DBA
3 91 (13.42%) Administrator
4 68 (10.03%) Architect
5 64 (9.44%) SQL Server DBA
6 55 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
7 50 (7.37%) Analyst
8 48 (7.08%) Developer
9 42 (6.19%) Consultant
10 26 (3.83%) Infrastructure Architect
10 26 (3.83%) Storage Engineer
11 21 (3.10%) DB2 DBA
12 20 (2.95%) Wintel Engineer
13 19 (2.80%) Senior DBA
14 17 (2.51%) SQL Developer
14 17 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (2.21%) Server Engineer
15 15 (2.21%) Storage Administrator
16 13 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
16 13 (1.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.57%) Middleware
2 30 (4.42%) Web Services
3 28 (4.13%) .NET
4 19 (2.80%) XML
5 15 (2.21%) HTML
5 15 (2.21%) Oracle Streams
6 11 (1.62%) LAMP
6 11 (1.62%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.18%) JSP
7 8 (1.18%) jQuery
8 7 (1.03%) Spring MVC
8 7 (1.03%) JMX
8 7 (1.03%) Hibernate
8 7 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (1.03%) Lucene
8 7 (1.03%) Spring
8 7 (1.03%) JDBC
8 7 (1.03%) RESTful
8 7 (1.03%) Spring Batch
8 7 (1.03%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 150 (22.12%) Clustering
2 22 (3.24%) Enterprise Storage
3 16 (2.36%) Blackberry
3 16 (2.36%) Mainframe
4 13 (1.92%) CLARiiON
5 12 (1.77%) Open Source
6 11 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.33%) EMC Centera
8 8 (1.18%) Celerra
8 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.03%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.03%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.03%) PKI
10 6 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.74%) Online Games
11 5 (0.74%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.74%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.74%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 244 (35.99%) Windows
2 145 (21.39%) Linux
3 120 (17.70%) UNIX
4 99 (14.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (9.14%) Solaris
7 49 (7.23%) AIX
8 41 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (4.57%) Windows 7
10 21 (3.10%) Windows XP
11 20 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (2.06%) SUSE
13 13 (1.92%) CentOS
14 7 (1.03%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.88%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.74%) Debian
16 5 (0.74%) VMS
17 4 (0.59%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (19.91%) Performance Tuning
2 101 (14.90%) ITIL
3 100 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 87 (12.83%) Migration
5 48 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (5.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 33 (4.87%) ETL
8 32 (4.72%) Data Modelling
8 32 (4.72%) Change Management
9 31 (4.57%) Incident Management
9 31 (4.57%) High Availability
10 26 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
11 25 (3.69%) Service Management
12 24 (3.54%) Project Management
12 24 (3.54%) Data Protection
13 22 (3.24%) Performance Analysis
13 22 (3.24%) E-Commerce
14 21 (3.10%) PRINCE2
15 20 (2.95%) BCP
15 20 (2.95%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 322 (47.49%) SQL
2 74 (10.91%) T-SQL
3 54 (7.96%) Shell Script
4 41 (6.05%) PowerShell
5 38 (5.60%) Java
6 37 (5.46%) Perl
6 37 (5.46%) PL/SQL
7 25 (3.69%) C
8 23 (3.39%) C#
9 17 (2.51%) PHP
10 14 (2.06%) VB
11 11 (1.62%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.47%) Korn
13 8 (1.18%) VBScript
14 7 (1.03%) Scala
15 6 (0.88%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.88%) AWK
16 5 (0.74%) sed
16 5 (0.74%) ABAP
17 4 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 108 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 81 (11.95%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (5.01%) Degree
5 23 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.51%) MCDBA
7 15 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (2.06%) MCITP
9 13 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.77%) MCSE
10 12 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.88%) OCP
12 6 (0.88%) CCNP
12 6 (0.88%) VCAP
13 5 (0.74%) MCT
13 5 (0.74%) HNC
13 5 (0.74%) OCA
13 5 (0.74%) ISEB
14 4 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.10%) SLA
2 14 (2.06%) QA
3 10 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.74%) TickIT
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 123 (18.14%) Active Directory
2 106 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (7.96%) Oracle RAC
4 39 (5.75%) vSphere
5 38 (5.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 34 (5.01%) VMware ESX
7 26 (3.83%) NFS
8 20 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (2.51%) SRDF
10 15 (2.21%) XenApp
11 13 (1.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 13 (1.92%) Hyper-V
12 10 (1.47%) Varnish
13 8 (1.18%) DFS Replication
13 8 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (1.03%) Veritas File System
14 7 (1.03%) KVM
15 6 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (0.88%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.59%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 59 (8.70%) Data Guard
2 31 (4.57%) NetBackup
3 20 (2.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 17 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 16 (2.36%) SCCM
6 16 (2.36%) Puppet
7 14 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.92%) SCOM
8 13 (1.92%) Nagios
9 10 (1.47%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.47%) EMC TimeFinder
9 10 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (1.18%) EMC Navisphere
11 8 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 7 (1.03%) MIIS
13 6 (0.88%) WSUS
13 6 (0.88%) Munin
Vendors
1 197 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 170 (25.07%) Oracle
3 144 (21.24%) VMware
4 77 (11.36%) HP
5 67 (9.88%) EMC
6 66 (9.73%) NetApp
7 55 (8.11%) IBM
8 50 (7.37%) Citrix
9 49 (7.23%) Veritas
10 43 (6.34%) Cisco
11 34 (5.01%) Red Hat
11 34 (5.01%) Symantec
11 34 (5.01%) Brocade
12 30 (4.42%) Sybase
13 22 (3.24%) Remedy
14 19 (2.80%) Altiris
15 15 (2.21%) Dell
16 14 (2.06%) SAP
16 14 (2.06%) Cognos
17 11 (1.62%) BMC
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £0 to £520 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 15 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Provisio Solutions
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 9 days ago