The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 28 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 54 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24  
Contract jobs citing Replication 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.27% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 2.05% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £413 £456 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.58% -3.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £370 £346
% change year-on-year -3.37% +6.86%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 129 146 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 35.05% 33.11% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 110 43
Median daily rate £450 £455 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.09% +51.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £20.97 £17.00 £11.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.35% +51.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in Sheffield

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in Sheffield

Replication
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Replication.

1 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) SUSE
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) AIX
4 6 (46.15%) Solaris
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) VMS
5 4 (30.77%) NFS
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) Sun
5 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Veritas
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) NAS
5 4 (30.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (30.77%) Veritas File System
5 4 (30.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (15.38%) CICS
1 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
1 4 (30.77%) NAS
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase IQ
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) DBA
1 7 (53.85%) SQL DBA
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (15.38%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Symmetrix
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Fintech
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) AIX
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
2 6 (46.15%) SUSE
3 4 (30.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) VMS
4 2 (15.38%) zOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) NFS
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (30.77%) SRDF
1 4 (30.77%) Veritas File System
1 4 (30.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) Sun
3 4 (30.77%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) Intel
5 1 (7.69%) Sybase