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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 367 375
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8  
Contract jobs citing Replication 208 311 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.76% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 210 160
Median daily rate £375 £370 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -6.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +6.61% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.27% -62.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £15.30 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.75 £30.15 £53.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -30.76%  

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 15365 17649 17726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.20% 33.26% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9982 11571 11114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 579 649
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 June 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 -9 189 £375 - 59
London -36 57 £425 +2.40% 25
North West +60 38 £363 +13.28% 2
South East +2 36 £406 +8.33% 13
Lancashire +20 19 £375 +97.36%
Preston - 16 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +69 13 £310 +10.71% 1
Tyne and Wear +65 13 £310 +10.71% 1
North East +55 13 £310 +10.71% 1
Scotland +18 12 £353 +8.46% 1
East Midlands -1 12 £375 +11.11% 2
Berkshire +1 10 £400 -
Nottingham +9 9 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +6 9 £375 -13.99% 6
Nottinghamshire +3 9 £375 - 2
City of London -7 9 £250 -33.33% 9
Cheshire - 9 £325 -
West Midlands +26 8 £350 +7.69% 3
Manchester +21 7 £300 - 1
Surrey 0 7 £463 +19.35% 2
East of England -6 7 £450 +14.28% 4
Milton Keynes -6 7 £445 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £445 +11.12% 1
Warrington - 7 £325 -
South West -6 6 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 6 £350 -
West Sussex - 6 £250 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £375 -
Reading +13 5 £400 -8.57%
Hampshire -7 5 £420 +22.09% 5

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 143 (35.48%) Windows
2 137 (34.00%) SQL
3 122 (30.27%) SQL Server
4 117 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 111 (27.54%) Linux
6 103 (25.56%) Migration
7 94 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 81 (20.10%) SAN
9 78 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 77 (19.11%) VMware
11 74 (18.36%) Clustering
12 72 (17.87%) Unix
12 72 (17.87%) Windows Server
13 71 (17.62%) Security Cleared
14 65 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
15 64 (15.88%) SC Cleared
16 61 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 60 (14.89%) Oracle
18 56 (13.90%) Data Centre
19 55 (13.65%) PowerShell
20 53 (13.15%) Windows Server 2008
20 53 (13.15%) High Availability
21 52 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
21 52 (12.90%) DNS
21 52 (12.90%) Finance
22 51 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 51 (12.66%) Hyper-V
23 49 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 45 (11.17%) HP
24 45 (11.17%) ITIL

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 36 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 18 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.47%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.23%) IIS
8 8 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.74%) Apache
9 7 (1.74%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.24%) Apache Pig
11 5 (1.24%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.99%) JBoss
12 4 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.25%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.50%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.25%) FastStats
5 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.71%) Office 365
3 15 (3.72%) IaaS
4 12 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.49%) GitHub
5 6 (1.49%) SaaS
6 4 (0.99%) PaaS
7 3 (0.74%) Mailgun
8 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.25%) Loggly
9 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (20.10%) SAN
2 52 (12.90%) DNS
3 42 (10.42%) Firewall
4 31 (7.69%) VPN
5 26 (6.45%) DHCP
6 25 (6.20%) NAS
7 22 (5.46%) TCP/IP
8 19 (4.71%) WAN
9 18 (4.47%) Internet
9 18 (4.47%) LAN
10 17 (4.22%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (4.22%) LDAP
11 13 (3.23%) SMTP
12 12 (2.98%) Unified Communications
13 11 (2.73%) SSH
14 10 (2.48%) iSCSI
14 10 (2.48%) Skype
14 10 (2.48%) VoIP
15 9 (2.23%) SSL
16 7 (1.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (30.27%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 37 (9.18%) MySQL
6 35 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (7.94%) Relational Database
8 26 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (5.46%) DB2
10 20 (4.96%) RDBMS
11 18 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (4.22%) Oracle Database
13 16 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (3.23%) MongoDB
15 11 (2.73%) Adabas
15 11 (2.73%) NoSQL
16 10 (2.48%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 17 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.74%) JIRA
4 6 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.49%) Subversion
5 5 (1.24%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.24%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.74%) Gradle
6 3 (0.74%) JUnit
6 3 (0.74%) Maven
6 3 (0.74%) Selenium
7 2 (0.50%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.50%) Ant
7 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (12.90%) Finance
2 13 (3.23%) Banking
3 11 (2.73%) Legal
3 11 (2.73%) Marketing
4 8 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.74%) Law
6 6 (1.49%) Billing
7 5 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.99%) Advertising
8 4 (0.99%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (29.03%) DBA
2 70 (17.37%) SQL DBA
3 69 (17.12%) Administrator
4 41 (10.17%) Architect
5 39 (9.68%) Developer
6 35 (8.68%) Analyst
7 34 (8.44%) Consultant
8 33 (8.19%) SQL Server DBA
9 19 (4.71%) MySQL DBA
10 18 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 17 (4.22%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.47%) DB2 DBA
13 13 (3.23%) Designer
14 12 (2.98%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.98%) Linux Administrator
14 12 (2.98%) Systems Administrator
15 11 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (2.73%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.71%) .NET
2 12 (2.98%) Web Services
3 10 (2.48%) Middleware
4 8 (1.99%) REST
4 8 (1.99%) XML
5 7 (1.74%) Spring
6 6 (1.49%) LAMP
6 6 (1.49%) SOAP
7 5 (1.24%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.99%) Java EE
8 4 (0.99%) JSON
8 4 (0.99%) MFC
8 4 (0.99%) XML Messaging
9 3 (0.74%) Classic ASP
9 3 (0.74%) CSS
9 3 (0.74%) HTML
9 3 (0.74%) jQuery
9 3 (0.74%) ODBC
9 3 (0.74%) WAP
9 3 (0.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.36%) Clustering
2 56 (13.90%) Data Centre
3 29 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 13 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.98%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.73%) PKI
8 10 (2.48%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.74%) HP Storage
11 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.24%) Derivative
12 5 (1.24%) IBM XIV
12 5 (1.24%) LPAR
13 4 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.99%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.99%) User Experience
13 4 (0.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 143 (35.48%) Windows
2 111 (27.54%) Linux
3 72 (17.87%) Unix
3 72 (17.87%) Windows Server
4 53 (13.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (10.67%) Solaris
7 32 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (7.44%) AIX
9 23 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (5.21%) CentOS
11 17 (4.22%) HPUX
12 14 (3.47%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (0.99%) SUSE
14 4 (0.99%) VMS
15 3 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.50%) Android
17 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (25.56%) Migration
2 94 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 65 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
4 53 (13.15%) High Availability
5 45 (11.17%) ITIL
6 29 (7.20%) Change Management
6 29 (7.20%) DevOps
7 28 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 20 (4.96%) ETL
9 20 (4.96%) Server Building
10 19 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (4.71%) Data Modelling
11 17 (4.22%) Capacity Management
12 16 (3.97%) Database Mirroring
12 16 (3.97%) Virtual Environments
13 15 (3.72%) Data Migration
13 15 (3.72%) Problem Management
14 14 (3.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 137 (34.00%) SQL
2 55 (13.65%) PowerShell
3 39 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 38 (9.43%) Java
5 32 (7.94%) Python
6 29 (7.20%) Bash Shell
7 21 (5.21%) Perl
8 16 (3.97%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.23%) VB
10 9 (2.23%) C
10 9 (2.23%) C#
10 9 (2.23%) Korn
11 8 (1.99%) C++
11 8 (1.99%) JavaScript
11 8 (1.99%) PHP
12 4 (0.99%) Ruby
13 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.74%) VB6
13 3 (0.74%) VBScript
14 2 (0.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 71 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 64 (15.88%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.98%) MCSE
5 11 (2.73%) Degree
6 9 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.99%) MCDBA
7 8 (1.99%) MCITP
8 7 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.49%) CCNA
9 6 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.99%) MySQL Certification
12 3 (0.74%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.74%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.74%) MCSD
13 2 (0.50%) CCIE
13 2 (0.50%) CCNP
13 2 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.73%) QA
2 8 (1.99%) SLA
3 7 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.49%) PMO
5 4 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 61 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.71%) NFS
4 19 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (3.97%) vSphere
6 12 (2.98%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (2.48%) vCloud
8 9 (2.23%) Docker
9 8 (1.99%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (1.74%) Veritas File System
11 5 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.24%) SRDF
12 4 (0.99%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.99%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.74%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 27 (6.70%) NetBackup
2 26 (6.45%) Puppet
2 26 (6.45%) SCCM
3 23 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (5.71%) SCOM
4 20 (4.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (4.71%) Nagios
6 15 (3.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (2.98%) HP Data Protector
8 11 (2.73%) Backup Exec
9 9 (2.23%) Ansible
9 9 (2.23%) EMC NetWorker
9 9 (2.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (2.23%) vCenter Server
10 8 (1.99%) Galera Cluster
11 7 (1.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 7 (1.74%) vMotion
11 7 (1.74%) vRealize
12 6 (1.49%) Control-M
12 6 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 117 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 77 (19.11%) VMware
3 60 (14.89%) Oracle
4 45 (11.17%) HP
5 42 (10.42%) IBM
6 40 (9.93%) Cisco
7 29 (7.20%) NetApp
8 28 (6.95%) Veeam
9 24 (5.96%) Veritas
10 23 (5.71%) Brocade
11 22 (5.46%) EMC
11 22 (5.46%) SAP
12 19 (4.71%) Red Hat
13 17 (4.22%) Citrix
14 13 (3.23%) Sybase
15 12 (2.98%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.98%) Sun
15 12 (2.98%) Symantec
16 11 (2.73%) 3PAR
16 11 (2.73%) Software AG
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago