Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 455 378
Rank change year-on-year -25 -77 -13
Contract jobs citing Replication 446 499 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.45% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 345 414
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +0.65%
10th Percentile £286 £265 £263
90th Percentile £524 £538 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 33
UK median hourly rate £23.14 £18.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.56% -32.08% +1.92%
10th Percentile £16.31 £16.25 £14.35
90th Percentile £118.75 £40.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.14 £18.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year +28.56% -28.71% -32.67%

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 34387 34442 37167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.63% 33.11% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22828 22601 23638
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1184 1467
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Top 16 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 20 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
England +1 429 £400 +6.67% 43
UK excluding London -31 256 £375 +10.29% 29
London +18 185 £425 - 17
North of England +15 80 £360 +2.71% 4
South East -14 79 £400 +17.65% 7
North West +20 38 £375 +7.14% 2
Midlands +11 33 £400 +17.65% 7
South West +3 28 £375 +31.58% 3
North East +51 27 £340 -
East Midlands +14 22 £400 +7.74% 4
East of England -7 21 £395 +18.80% 5
Yorkshire -18 15 £375 -16.67% 2
Scotland -42 12 £438 +28.68% 3
West Midlands +4 11 £228 -33.09% 2
Wales +10 2 £443 +33.08%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for Replication.

1 182 (40.81%) Windows
2 163 (36.55%) SQL
3 156 (34.98%) Linux
4 137 (30.72%) Microsoft
5 113 (25.34%) SAN
6 112 (25.11%) SQL Server
7 108 (24.22%) Active Directory
8 98 (21.97%) VMware
8 98 (21.97%) Clustering
9 88 (19.73%) DNS
10 85 (19.06%) Migration
11 80 (17.94%) ITIL
11 80 (17.94%) PowerShell
11 80 (17.94%) Windows Server
12 76 (17.04%) Unix
13 72 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
14 70 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
15 69 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 69 (15.47%) Cisco
15 69 (15.47%) Performance Tuning
16 68 (15.25%) Finance
17 65 (14.57%) HP
17 65 (14.57%) Oracle
18 63 (14.13%) DHCP
18 63 (14.13%) High Availability
19 62 (13.90%) Data Centre
20 60 (13.45%) Security Cleared
21 59 (13.23%) Java
22 57 (12.78%) Firewall
22 57 (12.78%) Hyper-V

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 32 (7.17%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.05%) Apache Spark
3 26 (5.83%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (4.48%) Skype for Business
6 19 (4.26%) Apache
7 17 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (3.14%) Tomcat
9 13 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (2.91%) GemFire
10 9 (2.02%) Apache Pig
10 9 (2.02%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.90%) Drupal
13 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG-S
6 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 72 (16.14%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (7.62%) Office 365
4 19 (4.26%) PaaS
5 14 (3.14%) GitHub
6 9 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.12%) IaaS
10 3 (0.67%) SaaS
11 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.45%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.22%) Loggly
12 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 113 (25.34%) SAN
2 88 (19.73%) DNS
3 63 (14.13%) DHCP
4 57 (12.78%) Firewall
5 39 (8.74%) NAS
6 35 (7.85%) LAN
7 34 (7.62%) WAN
8 32 (7.17%) Fibre Channel
9 31 (6.95%) VPN
10 30 (6.73%) TCP/IP
11 23 (5.16%) LDAP
12 19 (4.26%) Internet
13 17 (3.81%) VoIP
14 14 (3.14%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (2.69%) iSCSI
16 9 (2.02%) Kerberos
17 8 (1.79%) MPLS
17 8 (1.79%) Skype
17 8 (1.79%) SSL
18 7 (1.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (25.11%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.09%) MySQL
3 44 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (8.30%) Relational Database
6 32 (7.17%) Hadoop
7 31 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (6.50%) Apache Hive
8 29 (6.50%) Big Data
9 26 (5.83%) Oracle Database
9 26 (5.83%) RDBMS
9 26 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (5.61%) MongoDB
10 25 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (4.71%) HBase
12 21 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
13 19 (4.26%) NoSQL
13 19 (4.26%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 36 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.14%) Gradle
3 14 (3.14%) JUnit
4 13 (2.91%) IntelliJ
5 7 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.35%) JIRA
6 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.90%) Subversion
8 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.45%) Maven
9 2 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.22%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.22%) Ant
10 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.22%) Selenium
10 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.22%) Toad
10 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (15.25%) Finance
2 27 (6.05%) Banking
3 16 (3.59%) Front Office
4 15 (3.36%) Law
4 15 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.24%) Games
6 7 (1.57%) Retail
7 5 (1.12%) Legal
7 5 (1.12%) Marketing
8 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 127 (28.48%) DBA
2 63 (14.13%) SQL DBA
3 54 (12.11%) Administrator
3 54 (12.11%) Developer
4 41 (9.19%) Consultant
5 31 (6.95%) Analyst
6 30 (6.73%) Architect
7 28 (6.28%) SQL Server DBA
8 25 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 23 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
10 21 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
11 20 (4.48%) Storage Engineer
12 19 (4.26%) Big Data Developer
12 19 (4.26%) MySQL DBA
12 19 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
13 15 (3.36%) Backup Engineer
14 14 (3.14%) Cisco Engineer
15 13 (2.91%) Active Directory Engineer
15 13 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.28%) Spring
2 27 (6.05%) J2EE
2 27 (6.05%) Kafka
3 25 (5.61%) Web Services
4 19 (4.26%) Middleware
5 18 (4.04%) JSON
6 16 (3.59%) RESTful
7 15 (3.36%) gRPC
8 14 (3.14%) Spring Boot
9 13 (2.91%) Apache Camel
9 13 (2.91%) Spark Streaming
9 13 (2.91%) Spring Integration
10 10 (2.24%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (2.24%) JMS
11 9 (2.02%) .NET
11 9 (2.02%) Hibernate
11 9 (2.02%) Lucene
11 9 (2.02%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (1.79%) Play Framework
13 6 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (21.97%) Clustering
2 62 (13.90%) Data Centre
3 37 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.71%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.91%) HP Storage
5 13 (2.91%) Virtual Team
6 12 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.69%) EMC VMAX
6 12 (2.69%) EMC VNX
7 10 (2.24%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.79%) Fintech
9 8 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.57%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.35%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.35%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 182 (40.81%) Windows
2 156 (34.98%) Linux
3 80 (17.94%) Windows Server
4 76 (17.04%) Unix
5 55 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (8.52%) Solaris
9 36 (8.07%) AIX
10 35 (7.85%) CentOS
11 27 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (3.14%) Windows 7
13 11 (2.47%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.79%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.57%) HPUX
16 6 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.90%) SUSE
17 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.06%) Migration
2 80 (17.94%) ITIL
3 70 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (15.47%) Performance Tuning
5 63 (14.13%) High Availability
6 56 (12.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 50 (11.21%) DevOps
8 47 (10.54%) ETL
9 41 (9.19%) Configuration Management
10 32 (7.17%) Scrum
11 31 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (6.73%) Change Management
13 27 (6.05%) Asset Management
14 25 (5.61%) Mentoring
14 25 (5.61%) Open Source
15 23 (5.16%) Software Engineering
16 22 (4.93%) MapReduce
17 21 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (4.71%) TDD
18 20 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 163 (36.55%) SQL
2 80 (17.94%) PowerShell
3 59 (13.23%) Java
4 50 (11.21%) T-SQL
5 48 (10.76%) Bash Shell
6 43 (9.64%) Python
7 36 (8.07%) Perl
8 34 (7.62%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.04%) C#
10 16 (3.59%) Korn
11 14 (3.14%) Scala
12 13 (2.91%) JavaScript
13 12 (2.69%) VBScript
14 11 (2.47%) Go
15 9 (2.02%) R
16 6 (1.35%) C
16 6 (1.35%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.12%) PHP
18 4 (0.90%) Ruby
19 3 (0.67%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 60 (13.45%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.87%) SC Cleared
3 40 (8.97%) Degree
4 29 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (4.04%) MCSE
6 15 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (2.69%) MCSA
8 8 (1.79%) CCNA
8 8 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.35%) MCITP
10 6 (1.35%) MySQL Certification
11 5 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.90%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.67%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.67%) CCIE
13 3 (0.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.40%) QA
2 18 (4.04%) SLA
3 6 (1.35%) PMO
4 5 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 108 (24.22%) Active Directory
2 69 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (12.78%) Hyper-V
4 40 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (4.93%) Docker
6 18 (4.04%) HDFS
6 18 (4.04%) vSphere
7 13 (2.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (2.69%) Terminal Services
9 11 (2.47%) NFS
9 11 (2.47%) Samba
10 8 (1.79%) Firmware
10 8 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.57%) XenApp
12 6 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (1.35%) SRDF
12 6 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (1.12%) BitLocker
13 5 (1.12%) RHEV
14 4 (0.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 35 (7.85%) NetBackup
2 32 (7.17%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (7.17%) SCCM
3 29 (6.50%) Backup Exec
4 28 (6.28%) SCOM
5 26 (5.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 23 (5.16%) HP Data Protector
7 20 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
8 19 (4.26%) Galera Cluster
8 19 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 18 (4.04%) EMC NetWorker
9 18 (4.04%) Puppet
10 14 (3.14%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (2.91%) Ansible
11 13 (2.91%) Nagios
12 11 (2.47%) WMI
12 11 (2.47%) WSUS
13 10 (2.24%) Grafana
13 10 (2.24%) Icinga
13 10 (2.24%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 137 (30.72%) Microsoft
2 98 (21.97%) VMware
3 69 (15.47%) Cisco
4 65 (14.57%) HP
4 65 (14.57%) Oracle
5 46 (10.31%) Red Hat
6 44 (9.87%) IBM
7 43 (9.64%) EMC
8 39 (8.74%) Veritas
9 36 (8.07%) NetApp
10 32 (7.17%) Brocade
11 30 (6.73%) Veeam
12 27 (6.05%) Symantec
13 25 (5.61%) 3PAR
13 25 (5.61%) SAP
14 23 (5.16%) Citrix
15 20 (4.48%) Juniper
15 20 (4.48%) Remedy
16 19 (4.26%) Dell
16 19 (4.26%) SolarWinds