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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 337 367
Rank change year-on-year -66 +30  
Contract jobs citing Replication 203 341 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.61% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.88% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 225 172
Median daily rate £375 £380 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -3.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £286 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £330
% change year-on-year +3.44% +9.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 8
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year - +18.51%  

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 15748 18169 17690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.40% 32.52% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10310 11935 10810
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 553 662
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +22.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.04 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

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 28 April 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
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 28 April 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 -54 185 £375 -3.22% 66
London -1 78 £425 - 19
South East -15 43 £413 +8.19% 21
North West +42 29 £350 - 11
Lancashire +18 16 £370 - 2
Preston +3 15 £370 -
Hampshire +10 14 £363 +9.84% 6
West Midlands +30 13 £363 +13.28% 6
West Sussex +20 9 £250 -18.03% 1
Surrey -12 9 £475 +11.76% 1
City of London -19 9 £235 -45.97% 3
East of England -5 8 £363 -9.37% 3
Manchester +17 7 £339 -13.96% 6
Scotland +11 7 £415 +25.75% 6
Shropshire - 7 £500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £375 -
Telford - 6 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -1 5 £375 -12.68% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £451 +12.81% 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £451 - 2
Portsmouth - 5 £488 -
County Antrim - 5 £375 -
Belfast - 5 £375 -
Gatwick - 5 £250 -
Crawley +9 4 £413 +35.24%
East Midlands -14 4 £300 +3.44% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £350 - 1
Essex - 4 £363 -
Glasgow +1 3 £420 +5.00% 1
Havant -1 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 159 (38.41%) SQL
2 142 (34.30%) Windows
3 127 (30.68%) SQL Server
4 119 (28.74%) Microsoft
5 117 (28.26%) Linux
6 110 (26.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 92 (22.22%) Migration
7 92 (22.22%) VMware
8 87 (21.01%) Active Directory
9 77 (18.60%) Oracle
9 77 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 71 (17.15%) Windows Server
11 70 (16.91%) Unix
12 69 (16.67%) SAN
13 67 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
14 66 (15.94%) Security Cleared
15 61 (14.73%) SC Cleared
15 61 (14.73%) Clustering
15 61 (14.73%) Finance
15 61 (14.73%) DNS
16 58 (14.01%) PowerShell
16 58 (14.01%) Microsoft Azure
17 54 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 54 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 53 (12.80%) Hyper-V
18 53 (12.80%) Data Centre
19 51 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
20 50 (12.08%) High Availability
21 46 (11.11%) MySQL
22 45 (10.87%) Relational Database

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 35 (8.45%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.31%) Skype for Business
4 19 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.86%) Apache Spark
6 15 (3.62%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.14%) IIS
8 10 (2.42%) Apache Pig
9 9 (2.17%) Apache
10 8 (1.93%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.69%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.21%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.45%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.97%) FastStats
2 4 (0.97%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.56%) IaaS
4 20 (4.83%) Office 365
5 18 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (3.38%) GitHub
7 8 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.93%) SaaS
8 6 (1.45%) PaaS
9 5 (1.21%) Loggly
9 5 (1.21%) Sumo Logic
10 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.72%) Mailgun
12 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.24%) Datadog
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.24%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (16.67%) SAN
2 61 (14.73%) DNS
3 44 (10.63%) Firewall
4 32 (7.73%) DHCP
4 32 (7.73%) VPN
5 27 (6.52%) NAS
6 26 (6.28%) WAN
7 22 (5.31%) Internet
8 20 (4.83%) LAN
9 19 (4.59%) TCP/IP
10 16 (3.86%) iSCSI
11 15 (3.62%) SSH
12 14 (3.38%) Unified Communications
13 13 (3.14%) LDAP
13 13 (3.14%) Skype
14 11 (2.66%) VoIP
15 10 (2.42%) HTTP
15 10 (2.42%) Network Security
15 10 (2.42%) SMTP
15 10 (2.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 54 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (11.11%) MySQL
4 45 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 43 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (6.28%) Oracle Database
10 25 (6.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 25 (6.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (5.31%) RDBMS
13 19 (4.59%) Big Data
13 19 (4.59%) MongoDB
14 18 (4.35%) Hadoop
15 17 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (3.62%) DB2
17 14 (3.38%) NoSQL
17 14 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (4.59%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.38%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.90%) JIRA
5 7 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.69%) Maven
5 7 (1.69%) Selenium
6 6 (1.45%) Subversion
7 5 (1.21%) Grunt
7 5 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (1.21%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.21%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.72%) Gradle
8 3 (0.72%) JUnit
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.48%) AccuRev
9 2 (0.48%) Ant
9 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 61 (14.73%) Finance
2 20 (4.83%) Banking
3 16 (3.86%) Marketing
4 11 (2.66%) Legal
5 8 (1.93%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.69%) Billing
7 6 (1.45%) Law
8 4 (0.97%) Retail
9 3 (0.72%) Advertising
9 3 (0.72%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (28.26%) DBA
2 72 (17.39%) SQL DBA
3 68 (16.43%) Administrator
4 55 (13.29%) Architect
5 46 (11.11%) Developer
6 36 (8.70%) Consultant
7 32 (7.73%) SQL Server DBA
8 22 (5.31%) Analyst
8 22 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (5.07%) Technical Architect
10 18 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 17 (4.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
12 16 (3.86%) MySQL DBA
13 14 (3.38%) Unix Administrator
14 12 (2.90%) Linux Administrator
15 11 (2.66%) Database Developer
15 11 (2.66%) Designer
15 11 (2.66%) Systems Administrator
15 11 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.00%) .NET
2 19 (4.59%) Middleware
3 13 (3.14%) Web Services
4 11 (2.66%) XML
5 9 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (1.93%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (1.93%) LAMP
6 8 (1.93%) REST
7 7 (1.69%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.69%) CSS
7 7 (1.69%) HTML
7 7 (1.69%) jQuery
7 7 (1.69%) SAP Fiori
7 7 (1.69%) SAPUI5
8 6 (1.45%) SOAP
8 6 (1.45%) Spring
9 5 (1.21%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.21%) MFC
9 5 (1.21%) WCF
9 5 (1.21%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.73%) Clustering
2 53 (12.80%) Data Centre
3 37 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.59%) Mainframe
5 16 (3.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 15 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.62%) PKI
7 10 (2.42%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.42%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.45%) Symmetrix
9 5 (1.21%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.21%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.97%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.97%) User Experience
10 4 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.97%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 142 (34.30%) Windows
2 117 (28.26%) Linux
3 71 (17.15%) Windows Server
4 70 (16.91%) Unix
5 54 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (8.45%) Solaris
9 21 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (4.83%) AIX
10 20 (4.83%) CentOS
11 13 (3.14%) HPUX
12 10 (2.42%) Windows 7
13 9 (2.17%) SUSE
13 9 (2.17%) VMS
14 6 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.21%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.97%) zOS
17 3 (0.72%) Android
17 3 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (26.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 92 (22.22%) Migration
3 67 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
4 50 (12.08%) High Availability
5 39 (9.42%) ITIL
6 36 (8.70%) DevOps
6 36 (8.70%) ETL
7 30 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (6.52%) Change Management
9 24 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (5.80%) Data Modelling
10 22 (5.31%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.31%) CRM
10 22 (5.31%) Load Balancing
10 22 (5.31%) Server Building
11 16 (3.86%) Capacity Management
11 16 (3.86%) Virtual Environments
12 15 (3.62%) TDD
13 14 (3.38%) Data Migration
14 13 (3.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 159 (38.41%) SQL
2 58 (14.01%) PowerShell
3 42 (10.14%) T-SQL
4 36 (8.70%) Java
5 30 (7.25%) Python
6 23 (5.56%) Perl
7 22 (5.31%) Bash Shell
8 20 (4.83%) C#
9 14 (3.38%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.90%) VB
11 11 (2.66%) C++
11 11 (2.66%) PHP
11 11 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.42%) Ruby
13 7 (1.69%) C
13 7 (1.69%) Korn
14 6 (1.45%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.97%) R
15 4 (0.97%) Scala
15 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 61 (14.73%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (4.59%) MCSE
5 10 (2.42%) Degree
5 10 (2.42%) MCITP
6 9 (2.17%) CCNA
6 9 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.93%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.69%) MCDBA
9 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.97%) CCIE
10 4 (0.97%) CCNP
10 4 (0.97%) MCP
10 4 (0.97%) MCSA
10 4 (0.97%) MCSD
11 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.72%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.24%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.38%) QA
2 8 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.45%) PMO
4 6 (1.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) GCP
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (21.01%) Active Directory
2 77 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (12.80%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.07%) NFS
5 19 (4.59%) vSphere
6 15 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (3.14%) Veritas File System
7 13 (3.14%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (2.90%) vCloud
8 12 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.66%) Docker
9 11 (2.66%) Terminal Services
9 11 (2.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 10 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (2.42%) VMware ESX
11 9 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (1.69%) Apache Flume
13 6 (1.45%) HDFS
13 6 (1.45%) SRDF
14 5 (1.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (8.45%) Puppet
1 35 (8.45%) SCOM
2 34 (8.21%) Nagios
3 28 (6.76%) SCCM
4 26 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (4.35%) Ansible
6 15 (3.62%) NetBackup
7 13 (3.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 11 (2.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (2.42%) Data Guard
9 10 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (2.17%) vCenter Server
10 9 (2.17%) vRealize
11 8 (1.93%) Salt
12 7 (1.69%) EMC Navisphere
12 7 (1.69%) Oozie
13 6 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (1.45%) Kubernetes
13 6 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 119 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 92 (22.22%) VMware
3 77 (18.60%) Oracle
4 41 (9.90%) HP
5 38 (9.18%) Cisco
6 37 (8.94%) IBM
6 37 (8.94%) NetApp
7 26 (6.28%) SAP
8 24 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.59%) Sybase
9 19 (4.59%) Veritas
10 17 (4.11%) Brocade
10 17 (4.11%) Citrix
10 17 (4.11%) EMC
11 16 (3.86%) Veeam
12 14 (3.38%) Sun
13 12 (2.90%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.42%) 3PAR
15 9 (2.17%) Google
15 9 (2.17%) Software AG
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