Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 6 months to 23 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 473 467 393
Rank change year-on-year -6 -74 -19
Contract jobs citing Replication 437 464 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.43% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 317 372
England median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £277 £270 £263
90th Percentile £520 £538 £512
UK median daily rate £400 £373 £390
% change year-on-year +7.38% -4.49% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 32
England median hourly rate £23.14 £18.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.56% -30.10% -0.96%
10th Percentile £16.31 £16.25 £14.34
90th Percentile £118.75 £40.00 £51.83
UK median hourly rate £23.14 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +28.56% -30.10% +0.98%

Replication is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32178 32472 34094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.93% 33.20% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21574 21411 22058
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1115 1344
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Replication in England

Replication
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 189 £425 -0.12% 15
North of England +16 83 £350 - 5
South East -17 78 £400 +17.65% 8
North West +18 39 £363 +3.57% 3
Midlands +19 35 £400 +17.65% 6
South West -13 28 £375 +30.43% 3
North East +51 27 £340 -
East Midlands +7 24 £400 +7.74% 3
East of England -9 21 £425 +27.82% 8
Yorkshire -11 17 £375 -16.67% 2
West Midlands +14 11 £228 -33.09% 2
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for Replication.

1 181 (41.42%) Windows
2 160 (36.61%) SQL
3 155 (35.47%) Linux
4 128 (29.29%) Microsoft
5 110 (25.17%) SAN
6 108 (24.71%) SQL Server
7 102 (23.34%) Active Directory
8 98 (22.43%) VMware
9 94 (21.51%) Clustering
10 86 (19.68%) DNS
11 84 (19.22%) Migration
12 79 (18.08%) PowerShell
13 77 (17.62%) Windows Server
14 75 (17.16%) Unix
15 73 (16.70%) Cisco
16 72 (16.48%) ITIL
17 70 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
17 70 (16.02%) Performance Tuning
18 69 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
18 69 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 69 (15.79%) HP
19 64 (14.65%) Oracle
20 63 (14.42%) DHCP
21 61 (13.96%) Security Cleared
22 60 (13.73%) Java
22 60 (13.73%) Finance
22 60 (13.73%) Hyper-V
23 57 (13.04%) Firewall
23 57 (13.04%) High Availability
24 56 (12.81%) Data Centre

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 32 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.18%) Apache Spark
3 26 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.72%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (4.58%) Skype for Business
6 19 (4.35%) Apache
7 17 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (3.20%) Tomcat
9 13 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (2.97%) GemFire
10 9 (2.06%) Apache Pig
10 9 (2.06%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.60%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.14%) Drupal
14 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.92%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.69%) CICS
15 3 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.23%) SAP MDG-S
6 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 69 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (8.24%) Office 365
4 19 (4.35%) PaaS
5 14 (3.20%) GitHub
6 9 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.14%) IaaS
9 3 (0.69%) SaaS
10 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.23%) Loggly
11 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.23%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 110 (25.17%) SAN
2 86 (19.68%) DNS
3 63 (14.42%) DHCP
4 57 (13.04%) Firewall
5 42 (9.61%) NAS
6 37 (8.47%) LAN
7 36 (8.24%) WAN
8 34 (7.78%) VPN
9 32 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
10 30 (6.86%) TCP/IP
11 25 (5.72%) LDAP
12 20 (4.58%) Internet
13 19 (4.35%) VoIP
14 14 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (2.75%) iSCSI
16 10 (2.29%) MPLS
17 9 (2.06%) Kerberos
18 8 (1.83%) IPsec
18 8 (1.83%) Skype
18 8 (1.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.53%) MySQL
3 44 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (8.01%) Relational Database
6 32 (7.32%) Hadoop
7 30 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (6.64%) Apache Hive
8 29 (6.64%) Big Data
9 27 (6.18%) MongoDB
10 26 (5.95%) Oracle Database
10 26 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (5.49%) RDBMS
11 24 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (4.81%) HBase
13 21 (4.81%) SQL Server 2016
14 19 (4.35%) NoSQL
14 19 (4.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.20%) Gradle
3 14 (3.20%) JUnit
4 13 (2.97%) IntelliJ
5 7 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.37%) JIRA
6 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.92%) Subversion
8 3 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.46%) Maven
9 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.23%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.23%) Ant
10 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.23%) Selenium
10 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 60 (13.73%) Finance
2 28 (6.41%) Banking
3 16 (3.66%) Front Office
3 16 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.29%) Games
5 9 (2.06%) Law
6 7 (1.60%) Retail
7 6 (1.37%) Marketing
8 5 (1.14%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (28.38%) DBA
2 59 (13.50%) SQL DBA
3 55 (12.59%) Developer
4 53 (12.13%) Administrator
5 37 (8.47%) Consultant
6 31 (7.09%) Analyst
7 29 (6.64%) Architect
8 26 (5.95%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.95%) SQL Server DBA
9 23 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 21 (4.81%) Storage Engineer
11 20 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.58%) MySQL DBA
11 20 (4.58%) Oracle DBA
12 19 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
12 19 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
13 15 (3.43%) Backup Engineer
14 14 (3.20%) Cisco Engineer
15 13 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
16 12 (2.75%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.64%) Spring
2 27 (6.18%) J2EE
3 26 (5.95%) Kafka
4 25 (5.72%) Web Services
5 19 (4.35%) Middleware
6 18 (4.12%) JSON
7 16 (3.66%) RESTful
8 15 (3.43%) gRPC
9 14 (3.20%) Spring Boot
10 13 (2.97%) Apache Camel
10 13 (2.97%) Spark Streaming
10 13 (2.97%) Spring Integration
11 11 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
11 11 (2.52%) JMS
12 9 (2.06%) .NET
12 9 (2.06%) Hibernate
12 9 (2.06%) Lucene
12 9 (2.06%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (1.83%) Play Framework
14 6 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (21.51%) Clustering
2 56 (12.81%) Data Centre
3 38 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (3.43%) EMC VMAX
5 15 (3.43%) EMC VNX
5 15 (3.43%) HP Storage
6 13 (2.97%) Virtual Team
7 12 (2.75%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.52%) Device Driver
8 11 (2.52%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.83%) Fintech
10 8 (1.83%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.60%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.37%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.14%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 181 (41.42%) Windows
2 155 (35.47%) Linux
3 77 (17.62%) Windows Server
4 75 (17.16%) Unix
5 54 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (9.15%) Solaris
9 35 (8.01%) AIX
9 35 (8.01%) CentOS
10 28 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (3.20%) Windows 7
12 12 (2.75%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.83%) Windows 10
14 7 (1.60%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (1.60%) HPUX
15 5 (1.14%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.92%) SUSE
17 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.22%) Migration
2 72 (16.48%) ITIL
3 70 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (16.02%) Performance Tuning
4 57 (13.04%) High Availability
5 52 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 50 (11.44%) DevOps
7 46 (10.53%) ETL
8 36 (8.24%) Configuration Management
9 32 (7.32%) Scrum
10 31 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (6.64%) Change Management
12 27 (6.18%) Asset Management
13 26 (5.95%) Mentoring
14 25 (5.72%) Open Source
15 23 (5.26%) Software Engineering
16 22 (5.03%) MapReduce
16 22 (5.03%) Performance Monitoring
17 21 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (4.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 160 (36.61%) SQL
2 79 (18.08%) PowerShell
3 60 (13.73%) Java
4 51 (11.67%) Bash Shell
5 49 (11.21%) T-SQL
6 39 (8.92%) Python
7 36 (8.24%) Shell Script
8 32 (7.32%) Perl
9 18 (4.12%) C#
10 17 (3.89%) Korn
11 14 (3.20%) Scala
12 13 (2.97%) JavaScript
13 12 (2.75%) Go
13 12 (2.75%) VBScript
14 9 (2.06%) R
15 6 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.92%) Ruby
17 3 (0.69%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.69%) C
18 2 (0.46%) CQL
Qualifications
1 61 (13.96%) Security Cleared
2 46 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 39 (8.92%) Degree
4 26 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.66%) MCSE
6 15 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.52%) MCSA
8 8 (1.83%) CCNA
8 8 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.60%) MySQL Certification
10 6 (1.37%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.37%) MCITP
11 5 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.92%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.69%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.69%) CCIE
13 3 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.78%) QA
2 17 (3.89%) SLA
3 7 (1.60%) PMO
4 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) Basel III
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 102 (23.34%) Active Directory
2 69 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 41 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (5.03%) Docker
6 20 (4.58%) vSphere
7 18 (4.12%) HDFS
8 13 (2.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (2.97%) Terminal Services
9 11 (2.52%) NFS
9 11 (2.52%) Samba
10 9 (2.06%) Firmware
11 8 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (1.60%) SRDF
12 7 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (1.60%) XenApp
13 6 (1.37%) BitLocker
13 6 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.92%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (8.01%) NetBackup
2 32 (7.32%) SCCM
3 29 (6.64%) Backup Exec
4 28 (6.41%) SCOM
5 27 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
7 22 (5.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 21 (4.81%) Galera Cluster
9 19 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 19 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 18 (4.12%) EMC NetWorker
11 14 (3.20%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (3.20%) Nagios
12 13 (2.97%) Ansible
13 12 (2.75%) Puppet
14 11 (2.52%) Grafana
14 11 (2.52%) Icinga
14 11 (2.52%) Prometheus
14 11 (2.52%) WMI
14 11 (2.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 128 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 98 (22.43%) VMware
3 73 (16.70%) Cisco
4 69 (15.79%) HP
5 64 (14.65%) Oracle
6 43 (9.84%) IBM
7 42 (9.61%) Red Hat
8 41 (9.38%) EMC
9 40 (9.15%) Veritas
10 37 (8.47%) NetApp
11 32 (7.32%) Brocade
12 30 (6.86%) Veeam
13 28 (6.41%) 3PAR
14 27 (6.18%) Symantec
15 25 (5.72%) SAP
16 22 (5.03%) Citrix
17 20 (4.58%) Juniper
18 19 (4.35%) Dell
18 19 (4.35%) Remedy
18 19 (4.35%) SolarWinds