Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 6 months to 21 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 185 190
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 -22
Contract jobs citing Replication 39 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 1.76% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 37
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +2.04%
10th Percentile £274 £285 £312
90th Percentile £475 £450 £495
England median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
North West median hourly rate £162.50 - £37.00
England median hourly rate £23.14 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +28.56% -30.10% -0.96%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1675 2221 2415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.20% 32.57% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1423 1436
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 88 111
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.83 £46.21
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in the North West

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in the North West

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in the North West

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in the North West

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Replication in the North West

Replication
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cheshire -2 14 £325 -13.33%
Manchester +26 13 £388 +2.65% 1
Lancashire +16 7 £375 +53.06%
Cumbria - 3 £450 -
Merseyside +6 2 £300 +3.45% 1
Replication
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for Replication.

1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
3 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
4 11 (28.21%) DNS
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (25.64%) SQL
5 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
6 9 (23.08%) SAN
6 9 (23.08%) VMware
6 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
7 8 (20.51%) LAN
8 7 (17.95%) DHCP
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (17.95%) NAS
8 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (15.38%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (15.38%) Clustering
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.38%) WAN
9 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 6 (15.38%) DB2

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) SAN
3 8 (20.51%) LAN
4 7 (17.95%) DHCP
4 7 (17.95%) NAS
5 6 (15.38%) WAN
6 5 (12.82%) Firewall
6 5 (12.82%) MPLS
7 4 (10.26%) ADSL
7 4 (10.26%) ISDN
7 4 (10.26%) Junos
7 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.26%) VoIP
7 4 (10.26%) VPN
8 3 (7.69%) PPTP
8 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.38%) DB2
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (7.69%) DTS
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.56%) Big Data
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.56%) OLAP
8 1 (2.56%) OLTP
8 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) DBA
2 9 (23.08%) Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) DB2 DBA
3 6 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared DBA
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Core
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.13%) DCOM
2 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
2 2 (5.13%) JSON
2 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (5.13%) REST
2 2 (5.13%) RESTful
2 2 (5.13%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) CSS3
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) LINQ
3 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) AIX
6 2 (5.13%) HPUX
6 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (10.26%) Change Management
3 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) High Availability
4 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) Database Security
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps
5 2 (5.13%) Information Management
5 2 (5.13%) Presales
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) SOLID
5 2 (5.13%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (10.26%) CCNA
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) JNCIA
3 3 (7.69%) CCIE
3 3 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Rancher
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) Juniper
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) Avaya
5 3 (7.69%) Dell
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 3 (7.69%) Synology
5 3 (7.69%) Veeam
6 2 (5.13%) DevExpress
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Teradata