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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Replication
UK
Rank 398 387 337
Rank change year-on-year -11 -50  
Contract jobs citing Replication 193 252 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.54% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 164 189
Median daily rate £394 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £348
% change year-on-year +2.14% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 7
Median hourly rate £15.25 £25.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.19% +56.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £63.00 £30.75
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14227 16375 15745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.03% 31.01% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9167 10651 9505
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 560 659
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +27.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 173 £403 +3.53% 69
London +5 88 £488 +14.70% 19
South East +19 48 £366 -5.48% 14
Hampshire +22 15 £363 +11.53% 1
City of London -4 14 £425 -4.49% 2
North West +19 11 £325 -7.14% 11
Yorkshire +4 10 £494 +14.82% 6
Buckinghamshire - 9 £358 - 1
Scotland +25 8 £249 -24.54% 1
West Midlands +20 8 £500 +53.84% 5
West Yorkshire +12 8 £575 +33.72% 3
Surrey +9 8 £425 - 3
Leeds +1 8 £575 +33.72% 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £358 - 1
Shropshire - 7 £500 -
Manchester +14 6 £339 -15.31% 5
East of England -5 6 £400 -11.11% 8
Oxfordshire - 6 £375 - 2
Oxford - 6 £375 -
Telford - 6 £500 -
Berkshire +14 5 £310 -27.90% 3
Portsmouth - 5 £488 -
Reading +14 4 £300 -30.23%
West Sussex +8 4 £250 -13.79% 2
Glasgow +4 4 £249 -
County Antrim - 4 £390 - 1
Belfast - 4 £390 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £390 - 1
Edinburgh +22 3 - - 1
Essex -8 3 £400 -11.11% 1

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Replication.

1 168 (37.92%) SQL
2 153 (34.54%) Microsoft
3 150 (33.86%) Windows
4 131 (29.57%) SQL Server
5 118 (26.64%) Active Directory
6 116 (26.19%) Linux
7 106 (23.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 98 (22.12%) VMware
9 89 (20.09%) Oracle
9 89 (20.09%) DNS
10 86 (19.41%) Security Cleared
11 81 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 81 (18.28%) Windows Server
12 77 (17.38%) Migration
13 73 (16.48%) Finance
14 69 (15.58%) SC Cleared
15 65 (14.67%) SAN
15 65 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
16 63 (14.22%) Unix
17 60 (13.54%) PowerShell
18 59 (13.32%) High Availability
19 58 (13.09%) MySQL
20 57 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
21 55 (12.42%) ETL
22 54 (12.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 54 (12.19%) Data Centre
23 53 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
24 50 (11.29%) Clustering
24 50 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
24 50 (11.29%) Analytical Skills

Replication
Top Related 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 32 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (4.51%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.61%) Apache Spark
4 16 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.39%) IIS
6 13 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (2.26%) Apache Pig
8 9 (2.03%) Apache
9 8 (1.81%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.13%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.90%) Confluence
13 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.03%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.35%) SAP CRM
2 5 (1.13%) FastStats
3 4 (0.90%) SAP CRM for Utilities
4 3 (0.68%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 3 (0.68%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 57 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.84%) Azure Active Directory
3 17 (3.84%) IaaS
3 17 (3.84%) Office 365
4 14 (3.16%) GitHub
5 8 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.13%) Loggly
6 5 (1.13%) SaaS
6 5 (1.13%) Sumo Logic
7 4 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.90%) PaaS
8 3 (0.68%) Mailgun
9 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.23%) Datadog
10 1 (0.23%) G Suite
10 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 89 (20.09%) DNS
2 65 (14.67%) SAN
3 40 (9.03%) Firewall
4 34 (7.67%) LDAP
5 33 (7.45%) DHCP
6 31 (7.00%) NAS
6 31 (7.00%) VPN
7 25 (5.64%) WAN
8 24 (5.42%) TCP/IP
9 21 (4.74%) Internet
9 21 (4.74%) LAN
10 19 (4.29%) Kerberos
10 19 (4.29%) X.500
11 16 (3.61%) iSCSI
11 16 (3.61%) SSH
12 14 (3.16%) Unified Communications
12 14 (3.16%) VoIP
13 12 (2.71%) HTTP
13 12 (2.71%) Skype
14 11 (2.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (29.57%) SQL Server
2 58 (13.09%) MySQL
3 54 (12.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (10.38%) Relational Database
5 38 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (8.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (6.55%) Oracle Database
11 26 (5.87%) MongoDB
12 25 (5.64%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (4.51%) Big Data
14 19 (4.29%) RDBMS
15 17 (3.84%) Hadoop
15 17 (3.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (3.39%) NoSQL
18 13 (2.93%) DB2
18 13 (2.93%) HBase
Development Applications
1 24 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.48%) JIRA
5 8 (1.81%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.81%) Selenium
6 7 (1.58%) Maven
6 7 (1.58%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (1.35%) Subversion
7 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.13%) Grunt
8 5 (1.13%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.68%) Gradle
10 3 (0.68%) JUnit
11 2 (0.45%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.45%) Ant
11 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.45%) ERwin
11 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 73 (16.48%) Finance
2 23 (5.19%) Banking
3 13 (2.93%) Marketing
4 10 (2.26%) Military
4 10 (2.26%) Retail
5 9 (2.03%) Law
5 9 (2.03%) Legal
6 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.13%) Advertising
7 5 (1.13%) Billing
8 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (28.22%) DBA
2 73 (16.48%) SQL DBA
3 70 (15.80%) Administrator
4 53 (11.96%) Architect
5 47 (10.61%) Developer
6 29 (6.55%) Consultant
7 28 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (6.09%) SQL Server DBA
9 26 (5.87%) Analyst
10 24 (5.42%) Active Directory Engineer
11 21 (4.74%) MySQL DBA
12 20 (4.51%) Technical Architect
13 18 (4.06%) Oracle DBA
14 16 (3.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 16 (3.61%) Unix Administrator
15 15 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
16 14 (3.16%) SQL Developer
17 13 (2.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 13 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
18 11 (2.48%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.32%) .NET
2 16 (3.61%) Middleware
3 14 (3.16%) Web Services
3 14 (3.16%) XML
4 13 (2.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 8 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (1.81%) LAMP
6 7 (1.58%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.58%) CSS
6 7 (1.58%) HTML
6 7 (1.58%) jQuery
6 7 (1.58%) REST
6 7 (1.58%) SAP Fiori
6 7 (1.58%) SAPUI5
6 7 (1.58%) SOAP
7 6 (1.35%) MFC
7 6 (1.35%) Spring
7 6 (1.35%) WCF
7 6 (1.35%) XML Messaging
8 5 (1.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.19%) Data Centre
2 50 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (11.29%) Clustering
3 38 (8.58%) PKI
4 19 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (2.48%) Symmetrix
7 9 (2.03%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.03%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.58%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.58%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (1.13%) HACMP
10 5 (1.13%) User Experience
10 5 (1.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 4 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 150 (33.86%) Windows
2 116 (26.19%) Linux
3 81 (18.28%) Windows Server
4 63 (14.22%) Unix
5 53 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (8.13%) Solaris
9 18 (4.06%) CentOS
9 18 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (3.84%) AIX
11 14 (3.16%) VMS
12 10 (2.26%) SUSE
13 9 (2.03%) HPUX
13 9 (2.03%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.13%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.90%) zOS
17 3 (0.68%) Android
17 3 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (23.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 77 (17.38%) Migration
3 65 (14.67%) Performance Tuning
4 59 (13.32%) High Availability
5 55 (12.42%) ETL
6 46 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (8.58%) ITIL
8 37 (8.35%) Change Management
9 35 (7.90%) DevOps
10 32 (7.22%) Data Modelling
11 26 (5.87%) Configuration Management
12 25 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (5.19%) CRM
14 22 (4.97%) Data Migration
15 21 (4.74%) Server Building
16 18 (4.06%) Scrum
17 17 (3.84%) Load Balancing
18 16 (3.61%) Mentoring
18 16 (3.61%) TDD
18 16 (3.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 168 (37.92%) SQL
2 60 (13.54%) PowerShell
3 46 (10.38%) T-SQL
4 39 (8.80%) Java
5 37 (8.35%) Python
6 31 (7.00%) Perl
7 26 (5.87%) Bash Shell
8 22 (4.97%) C#
9 17 (3.84%) Ruby
10 15 (3.39%) C++
10 15 (3.39%) JavaScript
11 14 (3.16%) PHP
11 14 (3.16%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.71%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.03%) VB
14 8 (1.81%) C
15 7 (1.58%) Korn
16 5 (1.13%) AWK
17 4 (0.90%) Scala
17 4 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (19.41%) Security Cleared
2 69 (15.58%) SC Cleared
3 49 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.42%) MCP
5 20 (4.51%) MCTS
6 19 (4.29%) MCSE
7 16 (3.61%) Degree
8 15 (3.39%) MCITP
9 10 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.03%) CCNA
10 9 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.81%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.90%) CCIE
13 4 (0.90%) CCNP
13 4 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.90%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.90%) MCSA
14 3 (0.68%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.68%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.84%) QA
2 8 (1.81%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.13%) SLA
4 3 (0.68%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) GCP
System Software
1 118 (26.64%) Active Directory
2 81 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (10.38%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.97%) NFS
5 21 (4.74%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (3.39%) vSphere
7 14 (3.16%) Veritas File System
8 12 (2.71%) Docker
8 12 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (2.26%) Terminal Services
9 10 (2.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 10 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (2.03%) vCloud
10 9 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (2.03%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.58%) Apache Flume
12 7 (1.58%) SRDF
13 6 (1.35%) HDFS
14 5 (1.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 44 (9.93%) Puppet
2 34 (7.67%) Nagios
3 32 (7.22%) SCOM
4 26 (5.87%) SCCM
5 25 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (5.19%) Ansible
7 19 (4.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 15 (3.39%) Salt
9 14 (3.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 13 (2.93%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (2.93%) NetBackup
11 10 (2.26%) Data Guard
11 10 (2.26%) vRealize
12 9 (2.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 7 (1.58%) EMC Navisphere
13 7 (1.58%) Oozie
14 6 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
14 6 (1.35%) Kubernetes
14 6 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 153 (34.54%) Microsoft
2 98 (22.12%) VMware
3 89 (20.09%) Oracle
4 47 (10.61%) HP
5 36 (8.13%) Cisco
5 36 (8.13%) NetApp
6 32 (7.22%) IBM
7 31 (7.00%) Red Hat
8 27 (6.09%) SAP
9 22 (4.97%) EMC
10 19 (4.29%) Brocade
11 18 (4.06%) Veritas
12 15 (3.39%) Sybase
13 14 (3.16%) 3PAR
13 14 (3.16%) Sun
14 11 (2.48%) Veeam
15 9 (2.03%) CheckPoint
15 9 (2.03%) Citrix
15 9 (2.03%) Google
15 9 (2.03%) Informatica
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