Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 464 451 369
Rank change year-on-year -13 -82 -21
Contract jobs citing Replication 450 460 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.47% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.45% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 287 395
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £244 £269 £263
90th Percentile £520 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £393
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.83% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 27
UK median hourly rate £23.14 £23.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.31% -5.25% +9.89%
10th Percentile £17.93 £15.80 £14.19
90th Percentile £34.08 £41.35 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.14 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +15.70% -24.53% +89.29%

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 33,553 31,668 35,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.48% 32.68% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,471 20,668 22,536
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 947 1,114 1,414
UK median hourly rate £21.78 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.24% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.35 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.24 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.20% - +14.29%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Top 15 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 19 January 2018. 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 -10 413 £400 +6.67% 153
UK excluding London -35 252 £375 +7.14% 110
London +10 191 £421 -5.45% 51
South East -34 71 £400 +17.65% 23
North of England -23 55 £375 +7.14% 30
East of England +17 38 £350 +5.26% 20
Midlands +8 29 £375 +10.29% 19
South West -5 28 £375 +32.16% 10
North West -8 27 £363 +3.57% 21
East Midlands +10 18 £400 +7.74% 9
Scotland -39 17 £300 -11.76% 7
North East +39 14 £350 +2.94% 1
Wales +21 14 £395 +0.64% 1
Yorkshire -23 14 £381 -10.29% 8
West Midlands 0 11 £215 -36.76% 9

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 183 (40.67%) SQL
2 170 (37.78%) Windows
3 163 (36.22%) Linux
4 129 (28.67%) SQL Server
5 127 (28.22%) Microsoft
6 106 (23.56%) Performance Tuning
7 103 (22.89%) VMware
8 101 (22.44%) Active Directory
8 101 (22.44%) SAN
9 87 (19.33%) DNS
9 87 (19.33%) Clustering
10 84 (18.67%) PowerShell
11 75 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 75 (16.67%) Migration
12 70 (15.56%) Unix
13 68 (15.11%) Oracle
14 66 (14.67%) ITIL
15 65 (14.44%) DHCP
16 64 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
17 63 (14.00%) Windows Server
17 63 (14.00%) Finance
18 62 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
18 62 (13.78%) High Availability
19 61 (13.56%) HP
20 60 (13.33%) Hyper-V
21 57 (12.67%) Disaster Recovery
22 56 (12.44%) Firewall
22 56 (12.44%) Cisco
23 55 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 54 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.00%) Apache Spark
3 24 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.78%) Skype for Business
5 16 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (3.33%) Apache
7 14 (3.11%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (2.89%) GemFire
9 9 (2.00%) Apache Pig
9 9 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.56%) Drupal
11 6 (1.33%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.11%) Confluence
13 4 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.67%) IIS
15 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.44%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG-S
5 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.67%) Office 365
4 20 (4.44%) PaaS
5 14 (3.11%) GitHub
6 8 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.11%) IaaS
8 5 (1.11%) SaaS
9 4 (0.89%) Datadog
10 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.22%) Akamai
11 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.22%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 101 (22.44%) SAN
2 87 (19.33%) DNS
3 65 (14.44%) DHCP
4 56 (12.44%) Firewall
5 46 (10.22%) NAS
6 40 (8.89%) WAN
7 36 (8.00%) LAN
8 35 (7.78%) TCP/IP
9 29 (6.44%) VPN
10 24 (5.33%) Internet
11 21 (4.67%) iSCSI
12 19 (4.22%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (3.56%) VoIP
14 11 (2.44%) MPLS
15 10 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (2.00%) IPsec
16 9 (2.00%) Kerberos
16 9 (2.00%) SSL
17 7 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
18 6 (1.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (28.67%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 46 (10.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 44 (9.78%) MySQL
6 40 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (7.56%) RDBMS
9 31 (6.89%) Hadoop
10 29 (6.44%) Apache Hive
10 29 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (6.00%) Big Data
12 26 (5.78%) Oracle Database
12 26 (5.78%) SQL Server 2016
13 24 (5.33%) HBase
14 22 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (4.22%) OLTP
16 16 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
17 15 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 39 (8.67%) Jenkins
2 38 (8.44%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.11%) Gradle
3 14 (3.11%) JUnit
4 13 (2.89%) IntelliJ
5 10 (2.22%) JIRA
6 5 (1.11%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.44%) Maven
8 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.22%) Ant
9 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.22%) Grunt
9 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.22%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.22%) Toad
9 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (14.00%) Finance
2 35 (7.78%) Banking
3 16 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.89%) Front Office
5 12 (2.67%) Law
6 7 (1.56%) Games
7 5 (1.11%) Legal
8 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.89%) Marketing
8 4 (0.89%) Retail
9 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (32.44%) DBA
2 81 (18.00%) SQL DBA
3 65 (14.44%) Administrator
4 55 (12.22%) Developer
5 40 (8.89%) Consultant
5 40 (8.89%) SQL Server DBA
6 28 (6.22%) Analyst
6 28 (6.22%) Java Developer
7 27 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (5.33%) Architect
9 23 (5.11%) Storage Engineer
10 21 (4.67%) MongoDB DBA
11 20 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
12 19 (4.22%) Windows Engineer
13 18 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (3.56%) Big Data Developer
14 16 (3.56%) Database Engineer
14 16 (3.56%) MySQL DBA
15 15 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.00%) Spring
2 25 (5.56%) LDAP
3 24 (5.33%) J2EE
4 23 (5.11%) Kafka
4 23 (5.11%) Web Services
5 19 (4.22%) JSON
6 18 (4.00%) Middleware
7 16 (3.56%) RESTful
8 14 (3.11%) Spring Boot
9 13 (2.89%) Apache Camel
9 13 (2.89%) Spark Streaming
9 13 (2.89%) Spring Integration
10 12 (2.67%) JMS
11 11 (2.44%) gRPC
12 10 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
14 8 (1.78%) .NET
15 7 (1.56%) X-Windows
16 6 (1.33%) Hibernate
16 6 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.33%) Clustering
2 52 (11.56%) Data Centre
3 44 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.89%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (3.78%) EMC VNX
6 15 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
7 14 (3.11%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.67%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.44%) Public Cloud
10 10 (2.22%) Device Driver
10 10 (2.22%) HP Storage
10 10 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.56%) EMC Centera
12 7 (1.56%) EMC VNXe
13 6 (1.33%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.11%) Fintech
14 5 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 170 (37.78%) Windows
2 163 (36.22%) Linux
3 70 (15.56%) Unix
4 63 (14.00%) Windows Server
5 55 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (10.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (8.00%) CentOS
9 29 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (6.22%) Solaris
11 22 (4.89%) AIX
11 22 (4.89%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.78%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (1.56%) Windows 2000
13 7 (1.56%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.11%) SUSE
15 4 (0.89%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.67%) zOS
17 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (23.56%) Performance Tuning
2 75 (16.67%) Migration
3 66 (14.67%) ITIL
4 62 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (13.78%) High Availability
5 57 (12.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 53 (11.78%) DevOps
7 42 (9.33%) ETL
8 33 (7.33%) Configuration Management
9 30 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 29 (6.44%) Change Management
10 29 (6.44%) Scrum
11 28 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (6.22%) Mentoring
12 26 (5.78%) Asset Management
13 23 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (4.67%) Open Source
15 20 (4.44%) Patch Management
15 20 (4.44%) TDD
16 19 (4.22%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 183 (40.67%) SQL
2 84 (18.67%) PowerShell
3 53 (11.78%) Java
3 53 (11.78%) T-SQL
4 43 (9.56%) Bash Shell
5 32 (7.11%) Shell Script
6 31 (6.89%) Python
7 24 (5.33%) Perl
8 19 (4.22%) VBScript
9 15 (3.33%) C#
10 12 (2.67%) Korn
11 11 (2.44%) Go
11 11 (2.44%) JavaScript
11 11 (2.44%) Scala
12 6 (1.33%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.33%) R
13 5 (1.11%) Groovy
13 5 (1.11%) Ruby
14 4 (0.89%) C
15 2 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.56%) Degree
3 39 (8.67%) SC Cleared
4 32 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (4.44%) MCSE
6 16 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (3.33%) MCSA
8 11 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.56%) MCITP
11 6 (1.33%) CCNA
11 6 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.11%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.67%) CCIE
13 3 (0.67%) CCNP
13 3 (0.67%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.44%) CCA
14 2 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.89%) QA
2 19 (4.22%) SLA
3 9 (2.00%) PMO
4 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) SAS 70
System Software
1 101 (22.44%) Active Directory
2 75 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 50 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (5.11%) Docker
6 22 (4.89%) vSphere
7 18 (4.00%) HDFS
7 18 (4.00%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (2.89%) Firmware
9 12 (2.67%) Samba
9 12 (2.67%) XenApp
10 10 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (2.00%) NFS
12 8 (1.78%) BitLocker
13 7 (1.56%) Apache Flume
13 7 (1.56%) SRDF
13 7 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (6.67%) SCCM
1 30 (6.67%) SCOM
2 24 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (5.11%) NetBackup
4 22 (4.89%) Galera Cluster
5 20 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 19 (4.22%) Backup Exec
7 16 (3.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 15 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
8 15 (3.33%) Puppet
9 12 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (2.67%) Nagios
9 12 (2.67%) WMI
10 10 (2.22%) Ansible
10 10 (2.22%) EMC VPLEX
10 10 (2.22%) Grafana
10 10 (2.22%) Icinga
10 10 (2.22%) Prometheus
11 9 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 127 (28.22%) Microsoft
2 103 (22.89%) VMware
3 68 (15.11%) Oracle
4 61 (13.56%) HP
5 56 (12.44%) Cisco
6 46 (10.22%) Red Hat
7 42 (9.33%) NetApp
8 34 (7.56%) IBM
9 33 (7.33%) EMC
10 31 (6.89%) Veritas
11 29 (6.44%) 3PAR
12 24 (5.33%) SolarWinds
13 22 (4.89%) Brocade
13 22 (4.89%) Citrix
14 21 (4.67%) Dell
15 20 (4.44%) Juniper
15 20 (4.44%) Sybase
16 19 (4.22%) Symantec
17 17 (3.78%) SAP
18 14 (3.11%) McAfee