The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Replication
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 141 164
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23  
Contract jobs citing Replication 14 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 1.79% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 25
Median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -4.66% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £25.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -40.19% +56.92%  

Replication is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1140 1229 1869
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.75% 36.10% 36.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 980 1428
Median daily rate £525 £500 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 35
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Replication as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in the City of London

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in the City of London

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in the City of London

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Replication.

1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) DNS
5 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) VMware
5 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (23.33%) High Availability
6 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
7 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 5 (16.67%) Migration
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco
8 5 (16.67%) SAN
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 5 (16.67%) DHCP
9 4 (13.33%) ETL
9 4 (13.33%) IBM
9 4 (13.33%) VPN
9 4 (13.33%) HP
9 4 (13.33%) NetApp
9 4 (13.33%) Banking

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
2 5 (16.67%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) IPsec
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) SSL
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (3.33%) Skype
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) Adabas
6 1 (3.33%) DataStage
6 1 (3.33%) DB2
6 1 (3.33%) DTS
6 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) DBA
2 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Trainer
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (10.00%) Trainer
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Junior
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Service Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (10.00%) SCORM
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (23.33%) High Availability
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Database Security
6 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) C
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL
5 1 (3.33%) Korn
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) BitLocker
3 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.33%) NFS
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 4 (13.33%) NetApp
4 4 (13.33%) Veeam
5 3 (10.00%) Adobe
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (6.67%) iManage
6 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.67%) Snow
6 2 (6.67%) WorldPay
7 1 (3.33%) BMC
7 1 (3.33%) Compuware
7 1 (3.33%) Reuters
7 1 (3.33%) Software AG
7 1 (3.33%) Zerto