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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 314 321 311
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Replication 378 335 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 1.86% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 204 148
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£385 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.77% -6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £21.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £33.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -31.25%

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
18706 18006 17289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.38% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11756 10796 10446
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +22 336 £375 -6.83% 97
London -1 122 £400 -5.88% 29
South East +4 78 £350 -12.50% 21
South West +22 44 £408 -20.09% 6
City of London +2 44 £400 -11.11% 6
North West -20 30 £350 -8.49% 13
Scotland -12 25 £375 +16.27% 7
Bristol +12 21 £450 -11.76% 3
Hampshire -11 21 £400 -1.53% 6
Berkshire +4 20 £269 -28.33% 7
East Midlands +5 15 £288 -40.10% 12
East of England -17 14 £194 -41.28% 6
Nottinghamshire +3 13 £325 - 8
Bracknell - 13 £213 -
Cheshire -2 12 £345 -5.47% 3
Glasgow +10 11 £338 +15.95% 2
West Sussex -8 11 £320 +10.34%
Yorkshire -25 11 £103 -75.88% 4
West Midlands +2 10 £438 +25.00% 6
Manchester -17 10 £369 -15.71% 8
Devon - 10 £200 -
Wales -1 9 £450 +8.43%
South Wales -6 9 £450 +8.43%
West Yorkshire -16 9 - - 3
Gloucestershire +2 8 £408 +91.76%
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £425 - 3
Leeds -22 8 - - 1
Southampton +6 7 £400 +14.28% 1
Cheltenham +2 7 £519 +144.11%
Surrey -1 7 £350 -22.22% 1

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 272 (40.90%) SQL
2 219 (32.93%) SQL Server
3 214 (32.18%) Windows
4 209 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 145 (21.80%) Linux
6 144 (21.65%) VMware
7 130 (19.55%) Clustering
8 129 (19.40%) Performance Tuning
9 127 (19.10%) Oracle
10 123 (18.50%) SAN
11 112 (16.84%) Active Directory
12 106 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 102 (15.34%) Finance
13 102 (15.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 100 (15.04%) MySQL
15 99 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 99 (14.89%) Security Cleared
16 97 (14.59%) T-SQL
17 95 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
17 95 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 94 (14.14%) ITIL
19 91 (13.68%) UNIX
20 85 (12.78%) HP
21 82 (12.33%) Migration
22 76 (11.43%) DNS
23 67 (10.08%) SQL Server 2005
24 66 (9.92%) SC Cleared
24 66 (9.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 65 (9.77%) Oracle Database
26 64 (9.62%) PowerShell

Replication
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 36 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.91%) IIS
4 25 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.71%) Apache
6 16 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (2.11%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.50%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.35%) SAS
10 9 (1.35%) Lync
11 8 (1.20%) nginx
11 8 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.20%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 58 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.50%) MS Office
3 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.45%) FastStats
5 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (0.75%) SunGard GMI
2 5 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.75%) assyst
3 4 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.60%) Summit
3 4 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.30%) Magento
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.50%) Office 365
4 8 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.30%) PaaS
5 2 (0.30%) IaaS
5 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.15%) Route 53
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 123 (18.50%) SAN
2 76 (11.43%) DNS
3 59 (8.87%) Firewall
4 39 (5.86%) NAS
5 38 (5.71%) DHCP
6 37 (5.56%) WAN
7 36 (5.41%) LAN
8 30 (4.51%) Internet
9 27 (4.06%) VPN
10 23 (3.46%) TCP/IP
10 23 (3.46%) VLAN
11 18 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
11 18 (2.71%) LDAP
12 15 (2.26%) iSCSI
13 13 (1.95%) Network Security
13 13 (1.95%) VoIP
13 13 (1.95%) Kerberos
13 13 (1.95%) X.500
14 8 (1.20%) MPLS
14 8 (1.20%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 106 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (15.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 100 (15.04%) MySQL
5 95 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (10.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 66 (9.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 65 (9.77%) Oracle Database
9 59 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (8.27%) Relational Database
11 53 (7.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 39 (5.86%) Sybase ASE
13 30 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (4.36%) RDBMS
15 24 (3.61%) MongoDB
16 23 (3.46%) SQL Server 2000
17 22 (3.31%) DTS
17 22 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (3.01%) Big Data
19 18 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.80%) Subversion
3 11 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (1.50%) ERwin
5 9 (1.35%) Toad
5 9 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (1.20%) Maven
7 6 (0.90%) Ant
7 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.75%) JConsole
8 5 (0.75%) Hudson
9 4 (0.60%) Selenium
10 3 (0.45%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.45%) JIRA
10 3 (0.45%) Mocha
10 3 (0.45%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 102 (15.34%) Finance
2 42 (6.32%) Banking
3 15 (2.26%) Marketing
4 14 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.95%) Legal
6 11 (1.65%) Retail
7 10 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.60%) Law
9 4 (0.60%) Publishing
9 4 (0.60%) French Language
9 4 (0.60%) German Language
10 3 (0.45%) Billing
10 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.45%) Automotive
10 3 (0.45%) Military
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 253 (38.05%) DBA
2 111 (16.69%) SQL DBA
3 107 (16.09%) Administrator
4 80 (12.03%) Developer
5 58 (8.72%) SQL Server DBA
6 56 (8.42%) Architect
7 49 (7.37%) MySQL DBA
8 41 (6.17%) Oracle DBA
9 39 (5.86%) Consultant
10 34 (5.11%) Analyst
10 34 (5.11%) SQL Developer
11 32 (4.81%) Sybase DBA
12 26 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (3.91%) Server Administrator
13 25 (3.76%) Support Engineer
14 24 (3.61%) Storage Engineer
15 16 (2.41%) Support Analyst
15 16 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support
16 15 (2.26%) Technical Architect
17 13 (1.95%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.81%) Web Services
1 32 (4.81%) XML
2 29 (4.36%) .NET
3 23 (3.46%) Middleware
4 19 (2.86%) HTML
5 15 (2.26%) Spring
6 11 (1.65%) CSS
7 8 (1.20%) XSD
7 8 (1.20%) XSLT
7 8 (1.20%) LAMP
8 7 (1.05%) Hibernate
9 6 (0.90%) RESTful
10 5 (0.75%) JMS
11 4 (0.60%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.60%) XHTML
11 4 (0.60%) Java EE
11 4 (0.60%) WCF
11 4 (0.60%) REST
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (0.45%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 130 (19.55%) Clustering
2 56 (8.42%) Data Centre
3 40 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 29 (4.36%) EMC VMAX
6 24 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 16 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.95%) EMC VNX
8 13 (1.95%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.80%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.80%) PKI
10 8 (1.20%) CLARiiON
10 8 (1.20%) EqualLogic
10 8 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
11 7 (1.05%) Derivative
12 6 (0.90%) iSeries
12 6 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 214 (32.18%) Windows
2 145 (21.80%) Linux
3 91 (13.68%) UNIX
4 63 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (5.71%) Solaris
8 29 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
10 15 (2.26%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.95%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.80%) AIX
13 10 (1.50%) Windows 7
14 9 (1.35%) Android
15 7 (1.05%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.90%) zOS
16 6 (0.90%) CentOS
16 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.75%) SUSE
18 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (19.40%) Performance Tuning
2 95 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 94 (14.14%) ITIL
4 82 (12.33%) Migration
5 56 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (8.12%) ETL
7 53 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (7.37%) Change Management
9 36 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 35 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 34 (5.11%) Database Mirroring
12 32 (4.81%) Data Modelling
13 31 (4.66%) Root Cause Analysis
14 28 (4.21%) High Availability
14 28 (4.21%) Project Management
14 28 (4.21%) Service Management
15 27 (4.06%) Data Migration
15 27 (4.06%) Database Tuning
16 26 (3.91%) SDLC
17 23 (3.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 272 (40.90%) SQL
2 97 (14.59%) T-SQL
3 64 (9.62%) PowerShell
4 57 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 43 (6.47%) Java
6 27 (4.06%) Bash Shell
7 24 (3.61%) C#
7 24 (3.61%) PL/SQL
8 21 (3.16%) Python
9 19 (2.86%) VBScript
10 18 (2.71%) PHP
11 17 (2.56%) C
11 17 (2.56%) JavaScript
12 12 (1.80%) VB
13 9 (1.35%) Perl
14 7 (1.05%) C++
14 7 (1.05%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.75%) RPG IV
15 5 (0.75%) XPath
15 5 (0.75%) RPG
Qualifications
1 99 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 66 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 47 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (5.56%) Degree
5 19 (2.86%) MCSE
6 14 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.80%) MCTS
7 12 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.65%) MCITP
9 10 (1.50%) CCNA
10 7 (1.05%) MCDBA
10 7 (1.05%) SAS Certification
11 6 (0.90%) IBM Certification
11 6 (0.90%) MCP
12 5 (0.75%) ISEB
12 5 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.75%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.60%) MCSA
13 4 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.41%) SLA
2 11 (1.65%) QA
3 9 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.15%) Basel III
8 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 112 (16.84%) Active Directory
2 99 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (6.47%) Oracle RAC
4 39 (5.86%) vSphere
4 39 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 23 (3.46%) SRDF
7 19 (2.86%) XenApp
8 13 (1.95%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.50%) NFS
11 8 (1.20%) ISA Server
12 7 (1.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 7 (1.05%) vCloud
13 6 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.75%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.60%) HDFS
16 3 (0.45%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.45%) Apache Flume
16 3 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (5.71%) Data Guard
2 31 (4.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 29 (4.36%) NetBackup
4 25 (3.76%) SCCM
5 24 (3.61%) SCOM
6 19 (2.86%) Puppet
7 18 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (1.80%) SnapMirror
9 11 (1.65%) EMC VPLEX
10 10 (1.50%) WSUS
11 9 (1.35%) OpenView
11 9 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (1.35%) Nagios
12 8 (1.20%) Tivoli
12 8 (1.20%) SnapVault
13 5 (0.75%) Oracle Flashback
13 5 (0.75%) Ansible
13 5 (0.75%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.75%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 209 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 144 (21.65%) VMware
3 127 (19.10%) Oracle
4 85 (12.78%) HP
5 63 (9.47%) Sybase
6 56 (8.42%) IBM
7 51 (7.67%) Cisco
8 49 (7.37%) Citrix
9 47 (7.07%) NetApp
10 45 (6.77%) Veritas
11 38 (5.71%) Red Hat
12 34 (5.11%) SAP
12 34 (5.11%) Percona
13 33 (4.96%) EMC
14 31 (4.66%) Brocade
15 30 (4.51%) Veeam
16 26 (3.91%) Dell
17 18 (2.71%) 3PAR
18 12 (1.80%) Symantec
19 11 (1.65%) CommVault
Surbiton, Surrey
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + immediate interviews & start
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £32 - 35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 26 days ago