Period
to 22 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 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
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 491 462 392
Rank change year-on-year -29 -70 -27
Contract jobs citing Replication 431 419 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.36% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 221 368
UK median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% - -2.84%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £275
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +5.33% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 26
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £15.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +195.08% -40.20% +56.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £15.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year +195.08% -40.20% +56.92%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,322 30,902 35,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.93% 33.59% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,562 20,052 23,140
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £265 £260 £249
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,073 1,090 1,261
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £20.97 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.91% -0.14% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.40 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.11 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.92% -9.02% +20.00%

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. 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
England -24 388 £425 +6.25% 157
UK excluding London -51 225 £395 +5.33% 123
London -10 195 £425 -3.95% 43
South East -56 54 £450 +20.00% 32
East of England +25 48 £425 +6.25% 22
Midlands +11 45 £383 +9.29% 14
East Midlands +27 33 £375 +15.38% 9
North of England -63 28 £350 -6.67% 42
North West -27 20 £350 - 25
Scotland -39 19 £361 -9.69% 8
South West +11 18 £413 +56.70% 4
Wales - 13 £395 -
West Midlands -11 12 £401 +9.93% 5
Yorkshire -42 8 £400 -2.44% 12
Northern Ireland -7 1 £350 -6.67% 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Replication also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Replication.

1 182 (42.23%) SQL
2 179 (41.53%) Linux
3 140 (32.48%) Windows
4 128 (29.70%) SQL Server
5 122 (28.31%) Performance Tuning
6 105 (24.36%) Microsoft
7 88 (20.42%) Finance
7 88 (20.42%) VMware
8 87 (20.19%) SAN
9 81 (18.79%) Migration
10 78 (18.10%) Active Directory
11 75 (17.40%) Clustering
12 74 (17.17%) Oracle
13 72 (16.71%) Unix
14 70 (16.24%) High Availability
15 69 (16.01%) VMware Infrastructure
16 59 (13.69%) PowerShell
16 59 (13.69%) MongoDB
17 58 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
17 58 (13.46%) MySQL
18 56 (12.99%) Security Cleared
19 54 (12.53%) HP
20 52 (12.06%) Cisco
20 52 (12.06%) Python
21 51 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
22 50 (11.60%) EMC
22 50 (11.60%) Data Centre
23 49 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
24 48 (11.14%) T-SQL
25 47 (10.90%) DNS

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.48%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.32%) Apache Pig
5 10 (2.32%) Confluence
5 10 (2.32%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.62%) Apache
6 7 (1.62%) Drupal
6 7 (1.62%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.16%) SAS
8 5 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.70%) GemFire
10 3 (0.70%) IIS
11 2 (0.46%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 14 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.62%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) SPSS
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.46%) Magento
5 2 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.23%) Relativity
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.94%) Office 365
4 9 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (2.09%) Serverless
5 7 (1.62%) PaaS
6 5 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.16%) Datadog
7 4 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.93%) IaaS
7 4 (0.93%) SaaS
8 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.70%) GitHub
9 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.46%) Stackdriver
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Loggly
10 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 87 (20.19%) SAN
2 47 (10.90%) DNS
3 45 (10.44%) Firewall
4 41 (9.51%) iSCSI
5 39 (9.05%) NAS
6 30 (6.96%) DHCP
7 28 (6.50%) TCP/IP
7 28 (6.50%) VPN
8 25 (5.80%) WAN
9 22 (5.10%) LAN
10 19 (4.41%) Fibre Channel
10 19 (4.41%) Internet
11 14 (3.25%) SSL
12 13 (3.02%) FCoE
13 11 (2.55%) VoIP
14 9 (2.09%) IPsec
14 9 (2.09%) MPLS
15 7 (1.62%) Kerberos
15 7 (1.62%) VLAN
16 4 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 59 (13.69%) MongoDB
3 58 (13.46%) MySQL
4 46 (10.67%) Relational Database
5 44 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (9.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (7.19%) Oracle Database
8 29 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (5.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (5.34%) RDBMS
13 21 (4.87%) NoSQL
14 20 (4.64%) Hadoop
14 20 (4.64%) SQL Server 2016
15 18 (4.18%) Big Data
16 15 (3.48%) Apache Hive
16 15 (3.48%) DB2
16 15 (3.48%) HBase
17 14 (3.25%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 29 (6.73%) Jenkins
2 26 (6.03%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.25%) JIRA
4 8 (1.86%) JUnit
5 7 (1.62%) Maven
6 6 (1.39%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.39%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.16%) Gradle
7 5 (1.16%) Selenium
7 5 (1.16%) Subversion
7 5 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.70%) DbUnit
8 3 (0.70%) HttpUnit
8 3 (0.70%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.70%) JMeter
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.70%) XMLUnit
9 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (20.42%) Finance
2 38 (8.82%) Banking
3 9 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.62%) Marketing
5 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.16%) Legal
6 4 (0.93%) French Language
6 4 (0.93%) German Language
7 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.70%) Law
7 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.70%) Publishing
7 3 (0.70%) Retail
8 2 (0.46%) Czech Language
8 2 (0.46%) Games
8 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 158 (36.66%) DBA
2 80 (18.56%) Administrator
2 80 (18.56%) SQL DBA
3 41 (9.51%) Consultant
4 40 (9.28%) Developer
5 36 (8.35%) SQL Server DBA
6 30 (6.96%) MongoDB DBA
7 27 (6.26%) Architect
8 26 (6.03%) Analyst
8 26 (6.03%) MySQL DBA
9 24 (5.57%) Storage Engineer
10 21 (4.87%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.94%) Database Engineer
11 17 (3.94%) Oracle DBA
12 16 (3.71%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (3.48%) Java Developer
14 14 (3.25%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.25%) Support Engineer
15 12 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 12 (2.78%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.34%) LDAP
2 18 (4.18%) Web Services
3 16 (3.71%) Spring
4 15 (3.48%) HTML
4 15 (3.48%) JSON
5 12 (2.78%) XML
6 11 (2.55%) .NET
7 10 (2.32%) Middleware
8 9 (2.09%) LAMP
9 8 (1.86%) CSS
9 8 (1.86%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (1.62%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.62%) JMS
10 7 (1.62%) jQuery
10 7 (1.62%) Kafka
10 7 (1.62%) X-Windows
11 6 (1.39%) REST
12 5 (1.16%) Grok
12 5 (1.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 5 (1.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.40%) Clustering
2 50 (11.60%) Data Centre
3 49 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (7.19%) EMC VMAX
5 28 (6.50%) EMC VNX
6 15 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 8 (1.86%) HP Storage
10 8 (1.86%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.62%) EMC Centera
11 7 (1.62%) EMC VNXe
11 7 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.39%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.39%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.16%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.16%) PKI
13 5 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 179 (41.53%) Linux
2 140 (32.48%) Windows
3 72 (16.71%) Unix
4 36 (8.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (6.73%) Solaris
7 29 (6.73%) Ubuntu
7 29 (6.73%) Windows Server
8 26 (6.03%) AIX
8 26 (6.03%) CentOS
9 20 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.86%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (1.62%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.16%) SUSE
13 3 (0.70%) zOS
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.31%) Performance Tuning
2 81 (18.79%) Migration
3 70 (16.24%) High Availability
4 58 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 45 (10.44%) Capacity Planning
7 43 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (8.58%) DevOps
10 36 (8.35%) ETL
11 35 (8.12%) Configuration Management
12 33 (7.66%) ITIL
13 31 (7.19%) Performance Monitoring
14 30 (6.96%) Data Modelling
15 26 (6.03%) Capacity Management
16 25 (5.80%) Database Tuning
17 19 (4.41%) Analytics
17 19 (4.41%) Data Security
18 18 (4.18%) Change Management
18 18 (4.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 182 (42.23%) SQL
2 59 (13.69%) PowerShell
3 52 (12.06%) Python
4 48 (11.14%) T-SQL
5 46 (10.67%) Bash Shell
6 37 (8.58%) Java
7 26 (6.03%) Shell Script
8 21 (4.87%) JavaScript
9 19 (4.41%) Perl
10 15 (3.48%) C#
11 14 (3.25%) PL/SQL
11 14 (3.25%) VBScript
12 10 (2.32%) Ruby
13 9 (2.09%) AWK
13 9 (2.09%) Java 8
13 9 (2.09%) Korn
14 8 (1.86%) C
14 8 (1.86%) Scala
15 7 (1.62%) PHP
16 6 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.05%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.50%) Degree
4 21 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.48%) MCSE
6 10 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.09%) MCSA
8 7 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.62%) MySQL Certification
9 6 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.16%) CCNA
11 4 (0.93%) MCITP
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.46%) HND
13 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.46%) MCTS
13 2 (0.46%) RHCE
13 2 (0.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.18%) QA
2 14 (3.25%) SLA
3 7 (1.62%) PMO
4 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 78 (18.10%) Active Directory
2 69 (16.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (9.51%) VMware ESXi
4 40 (9.28%) Hyper-V
5 32 (7.42%) NFS
6 26 (6.03%) vSphere
7 16 (3.71%) Docker
8 14 (3.25%) Terminal Services
9 13 (3.02%) XenApp
10 10 (2.32%) Firmware
10 10 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.86%) BitLocker
11 8 (1.86%) HDFS
12 7 (1.62%) Apache Flume
12 7 (1.62%) SRDF
12 7 (1.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (1.39%) Samba
14 5 (1.16%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.93%) IAG
Systems Management
1 28 (6.50%) Galera Cluster
2 24 (5.57%) Puppet
3 23 (5.34%) EMC VPLEX
4 21 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (4.41%) NetBackup
6 17 (3.94%) Ansible
7 16 (3.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (3.25%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (3.25%) vMotion
9 13 (3.02%) SCCM
10 12 (2.78%) Data Guard
10 12 (2.78%) SCOM
11 10 (2.32%) Backup Exec
11 10 (2.32%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (2.09%) vRealize
13 8 (1.86%) Kubernetes
13 8 (1.86%) Oozie
14 7 (1.62%) NetApp OnCommand
14 7 (1.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 105 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 88 (20.42%) VMware
3 74 (17.17%) Oracle
4 54 (12.53%) HP
5 52 (12.06%) Cisco
6 50 (11.60%) EMC
7 41 (9.51%) 3PAR
7 41 (9.51%) NetApp
8 29 (6.73%) Red Hat
9 28 (6.50%) IBM
10 27 (6.26%) Brocade
11 20 (4.64%) Veritas
12 19 (4.41%) Dell
12 19 (4.41%) Sybase
13 16 (3.71%) Citrix
14 15 (3.48%) Symantec
15 14 (3.25%) Percona
15 14 (3.25%) SAP
15 14 (3.25%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.32%) Splunk