Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 454 380
Rank change year-on-year -40 -74 -13
Contract jobs citing Replication 429 512 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 1.46% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 358 423
UK median daily rate £375 £355 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £276 £264 £263
90th Percentile £536 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 36
UK median hourly rate £23.14 £18.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.56% -41.46% +20.59%
10th Percentile £16.59 £14.53 £14.41
90th Percentile £106.25 £36.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.74 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.35% -25.00% -31.43%

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 33639 35060 36986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.58% 33.27% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22255 22998 23412
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1184 1460
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.69 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +13.89% -0.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -11 410 £375 +0.07% 42
UK excluding London -33 257 £375 +10.29% 24
London +19 168 £425 - 19
North of England +36 94 £360 +5.81% 4
South East -19 82 £400 +16.96% 7
North West +35 46 £369 +1.72% 3
North East +58 30 £325 +1.56%
Midlands +14 25 £375 +10.29% 7
South West -14 20 £375 +29.31% 1
Yorkshire -3 18 £375 -18.92% 1
East of England -21 17 £351 +5.64% 4
East Midlands +3 14 £413 +19.13% 4
Scotland -20 14 £250 -26.47% 1
West Midlands +14 11 £295 -13.24% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £348 -
Wales +8 2 £464 +39.47%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 163 (38.00%) Windows
2 160 (37.30%) SQL
3 130 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 127 (29.60%) Linux
5 124 (28.90%) SQL Server
6 99 (23.08%) Clustering
7 96 (22.38%) SAN
8 93 (21.68%) ITIL
9 91 (21.21%) Active Directory
9 91 (21.21%) Migration
10 85 (19.81%) VMware
11 78 (18.18%) Windows Server
12 76 (17.72%) DNS
13 70 (16.32%) PowerShell
14 65 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
15 64 (14.92%) High Availability
15 64 (14.92%) Finance
16 63 (14.69%) Oracle
16 63 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 63 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
17 61 (14.22%) Unix
18 59 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
18 59 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
19 57 (13.29%) Java
20 56 (13.05%) Cisco
21 54 (12.59%) DHCP
21 54 (12.59%) Data Centre
22 53 (12.35%) HP
22 53 (12.35%) T-SQL
22 53 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.36%) Apache Spark
3 21 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (4.20%) Skype for Business
5 17 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (3.26%) Apache
8 10 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (2.33%) GemFire
8 10 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.10%) Apache Pig
9 9 (2.10%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.40%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.70%) CICS
12 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.70%) IIS
12 3 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.47%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP MDG-S
5 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 65 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.53%) Office 365
4 16 (3.73%) PaaS
5 11 (2.56%) GitHub
6 9 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.40%) IaaS
8 5 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.70%) SaaS
10 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.47%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 96 (22.38%) SAN
2 76 (17.72%) DNS
3 54 (12.59%) DHCP
4 46 (10.72%) Firewall
5 31 (7.23%) Fibre Channel
6 29 (6.76%) LAN
7 28 (6.53%) NAS
8 27 (6.29%) TCP/IP
8 27 (6.29%) WAN
9 22 (5.13%) VPN
10 19 (4.43%) LDAP
11 14 (3.26%) Internet
11 14 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (2.80%) VoIP
13 9 (2.10%) Kerberos
14 8 (1.86%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.63%) Skype
16 6 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (1.40%) Junos
16 6 (1.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (28.90%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (9.56%) MySQL
5 37 (8.62%) Relational Database
6 36 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (7.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (6.76%) Hadoop
10 28 (6.53%) RDBMS
11 27 (6.29%) Big Data
11 27 (6.29%) Oracle Database
12 26 (6.06%) Apache Hive
13 24 (5.59%) DB2
14 23 (5.36%) MongoDB
14 23 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
15 22 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
16 21 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.33%) Gradle
4 10 (2.33%) IntelliJ
4 10 (2.33%) JUnit
5 7 (1.63%) JIRA
6 6 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.70%) Subversion
8 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.23%) Toad
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (14.92%) Finance
2 25 (5.83%) Banking
3 16 (3.73%) Front Office
4 15 (3.50%) Law
5 12 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.33%) Games
7 8 (1.86%) Retail
8 6 (1.40%) Marketing
9 5 (1.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (30.77%) DBA
2 71 (16.55%) SQL DBA
3 59 (13.75%) Administrator
4 55 (12.82%) Developer
5 37 (8.62%) Consultant
6 34 (7.93%) Analyst
7 33 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
8 28 (6.53%) Architect
9 20 (4.66%) MySQL DBA
10 19 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (4.43%) Java Developer
10 19 (4.43%) Oracle DBA
11 16 (3.73%) Big Data Developer
11 16 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.50%) Backup Engineer
13 14 (3.26%) Storage Engineer
13 14 (3.26%) Windows Engineer
14 12 (2.80%) DB2 DBA
14 12 (2.80%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (2.80%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.59%) J2EE
1 24 (5.59%) Kafka
2 22 (5.13%) Spring
3 21 (4.90%) Web Services
4 16 (3.73%) Middleware
5 15 (3.50%) gRPC
6 14 (3.26%) JSON
6 14 (3.26%) RESTful
7 10 (2.33%) Apache Camel
7 10 (2.33%) JMS
7 10 (2.33%) Spark Streaming
7 10 (2.33%) Spring Boot
7 10 (2.33%) Spring Integration
8 9 (2.10%) Hibernate
8 9 (2.10%) Lucene
8 9 (2.10%) Natural Language Processing
9 8 (1.86%) .NET
9 8 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
9 8 (1.86%) Play Framework
10 5 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 99 (23.08%) Clustering
2 54 (12.59%) Data Centre
3 31 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (3.26%) Mainframe
6 13 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.33%) HP Storage
7 10 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.10%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.86%) Device Driver
9 8 (1.86%) Fintech
9 8 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.17%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.17%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.93%) PKI
13 3 (0.70%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 163 (38.00%) Windows
2 127 (29.60%) Linux
3 78 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 61 (14.22%) Unix
5 51 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (7.69%) AIX
8 33 (7.69%) Solaris
9 28 (6.53%) CentOS
10 22 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (3.26%) Windows 7
12 9 (2.10%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.86%) HPUX
13 8 (1.86%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.93%) zOS
15 3 (0.70%) SUSE
15 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (21.68%) ITIL
2 91 (21.21%) Migration
3 64 (14.92%) High Availability
4 63 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (13.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 59 (13.75%) Performance Tuning
6 46 (10.72%) ETL
7 40 (9.32%) DevOps
8 38 (8.86%) Configuration Management
9 35 (8.16%) Change Management
9 35 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (6.29%) Scrum
11 26 (6.06%) Open Source
12 25 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (5.59%) Mentoring
14 23 (5.36%) Asset Management
15 22 (5.13%) Problem Management
15 22 (5.13%) Software Engineering
16 21 (4.90%) Data Modelling
17 20 (4.66%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 160 (37.30%) SQL
2 70 (16.32%) PowerShell
3 57 (13.29%) Java
4 53 (12.35%) T-SQL
5 43 (10.02%) Python
6 40 (9.32%) Bash Shell
7 36 (8.39%) Perl
8 30 (6.99%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.96%) C#
10 16 (3.73%) Korn
11 13 (3.03%) Scala
12 11 (2.56%) JavaScript
12 11 (2.56%) VBScript
13 9 (2.10%) Go
13 9 (2.10%) R
14 6 (1.40%) C
14 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.93%) PHP
16 3 (0.70%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.47%) CQL
Qualifications
1 51 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 36 (8.39%) Degree
4 28 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.50%) MCSE
5 15 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.33%) MCSA
8 9 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.63%) CCNA
9 7 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.40%) MySQL Certification
11 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.17%) MCITP
12 4 (0.93%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.70%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.70%) CCIE
13 3 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.99%) QA
2 19 (4.43%) SLA
3 7 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.93%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) Basel III
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 63 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (4.20%) Docker
6 14 (3.26%) HDFS
6 14 (3.26%) vSphere
7 13 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (1.86%) NFS
9 8 (1.86%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.63%) Samba
11 6 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (1.17%) RHEV
12 5 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.93%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.93%) Firmware
13 4 (0.93%) XenApp
14 3 (0.70%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (8.39%) NetBackup
2 29 (6.76%) SCCM
3 27 (6.29%) Backup Exec
3 27 (6.29%) SCOM
4 24 (5.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 23 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
6 22 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (4.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 18 (4.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 17 (3.96%) Galera Cluster
9 14 (3.26%) McAfee ePO
9 14 (3.26%) Puppet
10 11 (2.56%) WSUS
11 10 (2.33%) Control-M
11 10 (2.33%) Nagios
12 9 (2.10%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (1.86%) Grafana
13 8 (1.86%) Icinga
13 8 (1.86%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 130 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 85 (19.81%) VMware
3 63 (14.69%) Oracle
4 56 (13.05%) Cisco
5 53 (12.35%) HP
6 45 (10.49%) IBM
7 39 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 37 (8.62%) Veritas
9 35 (8.16%) Veeam
10 32 (7.46%) EMC
11 28 (6.53%) Brocade
12 25 (5.83%) NetApp
13 24 (5.59%) SAP
13 24 (5.59%) Symantec
14 23 (5.36%) Remedy
15 21 (4.90%) Citrix
16 17 (3.96%) Dell
17 16 (3.73%) 3PAR
18 15 (3.50%) Juniper
19 14 (3.26%) Sybase