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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 147 175
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28  
Contract jobs citing Replication 9 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 1.45% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 14
Median daily rate £250 £375 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -15.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £283 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £490 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +6.61% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -30.76%  

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 1375 1313 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 41.98% 39.51% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1105 1750
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 39
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -19.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £58.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) DHCP
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) HP
6 5 (21.74%) SAN
6 5 (21.74%) NetApp
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Veeam
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (17.39%) High Availability
7 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef

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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Acrobat
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) DHCP
4 5 (21.74%) SAN
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) IPsec
5 4 (17.39%) SSL
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.35%) FTP
7 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.35%) LAN
7 1 (4.35%) LDAP
7 1 (4.35%) NAS
7 1 (4.35%) SMTP
7 1 (4.35%) WAN
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Adabas
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.35%) DTS
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) DBA
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Junior
3 3 (13.04%) Junior Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Junior Service Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Junior Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (17.39%) High Availability
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
3 4 (17.39%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) C
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) Korn
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) BitLocker
3 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) Salt
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) NetApp
4 5 (21.74%) Veeam
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
6 3 (13.04%) Snow
7 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 2 (8.70%) iManage
7 2 (8.70%) Software AG
8 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.35%) Adobe
8 1 (4.35%) Reuters
8 1 (4.35%) SAP
8 1 (4.35%) Sybase
8 1 (4.35%) WorldPay