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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Replication
UK
Rank 418 395 341
Rank change year-on-year -23 -54  
Contract jobs citing Replication 193 260 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.57% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 170 197
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £360 £346
% change year-on-year -0.69% +3.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 7
Median hourly rate £15.25 £25.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.19% +56.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £63.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £25.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -40.19% +56.92%  

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 14315 16559 16101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 31.12% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 10794 9724
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 560 677
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

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 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -18 174 £406 +4.83% 59
London +24 88 £500 +20.48% 15
South East +13 45 £375 -3.22% 11
Hampshire +12 15 £363 +11.53% 1
North West +20 14 £326 -6.78% 9
City of London -1 14 £425 -2.29% 2
Yorkshire +5 10 £494 +15.49% 4
West Midlands +14 8 £500 +53.84% 6
West Yorkshire +6 8 £575 +34.50% 3
Leeds +1 8 £575 +34.50% 1
Surrey +1 8 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £358 -
Scotland +15 7 £249 -24.54% 1
Shropshire - 7 £500 -
Manchester +18 6 £339 -15.31% 5
East of England 0 6 £400 -11.11% 8
Oxfordshire - 6 £375 - 2
Oxford - 6 £375 -
Telford - 6 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £358 -
Portsmouth - 5 £488 -
West Sussex +4 4 £250 -13.79% 3
Glasgow +2 4 £249 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £390 - 1
County Antrim - 4 £390 - 1
Belfast - 4 £390 - 1
Lancashire +15 3 £330 - 2
Berkshire +11 3 £330 -19.51% 2
Preston -1 3 £330 - 1
Essex -5 3 £400 -11.11% 1

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 166 (37.90%) SQL
2 152 (34.70%) Microsoft
3 149 (34.02%) Windows
4 129 (29.45%) SQL Server
5 119 (27.17%) Active Directory
6 115 (26.26%) Linux
7 107 (24.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 98 (22.37%) VMware
9 90 (20.55%) Oracle
10 88 (20.09%) DNS
11 86 (19.63%) Security Cleared
12 82 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 80 (18.26%) Windows Server
14 78 (17.81%) Migration
15 72 (16.44%) Finance
16 69 (15.75%) SC Cleared
17 64 (14.61%) Performance Tuning
18 63 (14.38%) SAN
18 63 (14.38%) Unix
19 61 (13.93%) High Availability
20 60 (13.70%) PowerShell
21 58 (13.24%) MySQL
22 57 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
23 54 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
24 53 (12.10%) ETL
24 53 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 50 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
25 50 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
25 50 (11.42%) Data Centre
26 49 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification

Replication
Top Related 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 (7.31%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (4.79%) Skype for Business
4 17 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.65%) Apache Spark
5 16 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.42%) IIS
7 13 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.28%) Apache Pig
9 9 (2.05%) Apache
10 8 (1.83%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.37%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.14%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.91%) Confluence
14 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.68%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.37%) SAP CRM
2 5 (1.14%) FastStats
3 4 (0.91%) SAP CRM for Utilities
4 3 (0.68%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 3 (0.68%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.34%) Office 365
4 17 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (3.88%) IaaS
5 14 (3.20%) GitHub
6 8 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.14%) Loggly
7 5 (1.14%) SaaS
7 5 (1.14%) Sumo Logic
8 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.91%) PaaS
9 3 (0.68%) Mailgun
10 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.23%) Datadog
11 1 (0.23%) G Suite
11 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 88 (20.09%) DNS
2 63 (14.38%) SAN
3 40 (9.13%) Firewall
4 34 (7.76%) LDAP
5 32 (7.31%) DHCP
6 31 (7.08%) NAS
6 31 (7.08%) VPN
7 26 (5.94%) WAN
8 24 (5.48%) TCP/IP
9 22 (5.02%) LAN
10 21 (4.79%) Internet
11 19 (4.34%) Kerberos
11 19 (4.34%) X.500
12 16 (3.65%) iSCSI
12 16 (3.65%) SSH
13 14 (3.20%) Unified Communications
13 14 (3.20%) VoIP
14 13 (2.97%) Skype
15 12 (2.74%) HTTP
16 11 (2.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (29.45%) SQL Server
2 58 (13.24%) MySQL
3 53 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (10.50%) Relational Database
5 37 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (7.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (6.85%) Oracle Database
10 29 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (5.94%) MongoDB
12 25 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (4.57%) Big Data
14 19 (4.34%) RDBMS
15 17 (3.88%) Hadoop
15 17 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (3.42%) NoSQL
18 13 (2.97%) DB2
18 13 (2.97%) HBase
Development Applications
1 24 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.51%) JIRA
5 8 (1.83%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.83%) Selenium
6 7 (1.60%) Maven
6 7 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (1.37%) Subversion
7 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.14%) Grunt
8 5 (1.14%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.68%) Gradle
10 3 (0.68%) JUnit
11 2 (0.46%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.46%) Ant
11 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.46%) ERwin
11 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 72 (16.44%) Finance
2 23 (5.25%) Banking
3 13 (2.97%) Marketing
4 10 (2.28%) Military
5 9 (2.05%) Law
5 9 (2.05%) Retail
6 8 (1.83%) Legal
7 7 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.14%) Advertising
8 5 (1.14%) Billing
9 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (28.31%) DBA
2 71 (16.21%) SQL DBA
3 70 (15.98%) Administrator
4 54 (12.33%) Architect
5 47 (10.73%) Developer
6 29 (6.62%) Consultant
7 27 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (6.16%) SQL Server DBA
8 25 (5.71%) Analyst
9 24 (5.48%) Active Directory Engineer
10 21 (4.79%) MySQL DBA
11 20 (4.57%) Technical Architect
12 18 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
13 16 (3.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 16 (3.65%) Unix Administrator
14 15 (3.42%) Linux Administrator
15 14 (3.20%) SQL Developer
16 13 (2.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 13 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
17 11 (2.51%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.39%) .NET
2 16 (3.65%) Middleware
3 14 (3.20%) Web Services
3 14 (3.20%) XML
4 12 (2.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 8 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (1.83%) LAMP
6 7 (1.60%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.60%) CSS
6 7 (1.60%) HTML
6 7 (1.60%) jQuery
6 7 (1.60%) REST
6 7 (1.60%) SAP Fiori
6 7 (1.60%) SAPUI5
6 7 (1.60%) SOAP
7 6 (1.37%) MFC
7 6 (1.37%) Spring
7 6 (1.37%) WCF
7 6 (1.37%) XML Messaging
8 5 (1.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
1 50 (11.42%) Data Centre
2 48 (10.96%) Clustering
3 38 (8.68%) PKI
4 19 (4.34%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (2.05%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.05%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.83%) Symmetrix
8 7 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.14%) HACMP
9 5 (1.14%) User Experience
9 5 (1.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.91%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.91%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 149 (34.02%) Windows
2 115 (26.26%) Linux
3 80 (18.26%) Windows Server
4 63 (14.38%) Unix
5 54 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (10.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (8.22%) Solaris
9 18 (4.11%) CentOS
10 17 (3.88%) AIX
10 17 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (3.20%) VMS
12 10 (2.28%) SUSE
13 9 (2.05%) HPUX
13 9 (2.05%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.14%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.91%) zOS
17 3 (0.68%) Android
17 3 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (24.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 78 (17.81%) Migration
3 64 (14.61%) Performance Tuning
4 61 (13.93%) High Availability
5 53 (12.10%) ETL
6 46 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (8.90%) ITIL
8 37 (8.45%) Change Management
9 34 (7.76%) DevOps
10 31 (7.08%) Data Modelling
11 26 (5.94%) Configuration Management
12 23 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (5.25%) CRM
13 21 (4.79%) Server Building
14 19 (4.34%) Data Migration
15 18 (4.11%) Scrum
16 17 (3.88%) Load Balancing
17 16 (3.65%) Mentoring
17 16 (3.65%) TDD
17 16 (3.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 166 (37.90%) SQL
2 60 (13.70%) PowerShell
3 45 (10.27%) T-SQL
4 39 (8.90%) Java
5 37 (8.45%) Python
6 31 (7.08%) Perl
7 26 (5.94%) Bash Shell
8 22 (5.02%) C#
9 17 (3.88%) Ruby
10 15 (3.42%) C++
10 15 (3.42%) JavaScript
11 14 (3.20%) PHP
11 14 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.74%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.05%) VB
14 8 (1.83%) C
15 7 (1.60%) Korn
16 5 (1.14%) AWK
17 4 (0.91%) Scala
17 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (19.63%) Security Cleared
2 69 (15.75%) SC Cleared
3 49 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.48%) MCP
5 20 (4.57%) MCTS
6 19 (4.34%) MCSE
7 16 (3.65%) Degree
8 15 (3.42%) MCITP
9 10 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.05%) CCNA
10 9 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.83%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.91%) CCIE
13 4 (0.91%) CCNP
13 4 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.91%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.91%) MCSA
14 3 (0.68%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.68%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.88%) QA
2 8 (1.83%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.91%) SLA
4 3 (0.68%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) GCP
System Software
1 119 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 82 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (10.50%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.02%) NFS
5 21 (4.79%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (3.42%) vSphere
7 14 (3.20%) Veritas File System
8 12 (2.74%) Docker
8 12 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (2.28%) Terminal Services
9 10 (2.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 10 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (2.05%) vCloud
10 9 (2.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (2.05%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.60%) Apache Flume
12 7 (1.60%) SRDF
13 6 (1.37%) HDFS
14 5 (1.14%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 44 (10.05%) Puppet
2 34 (7.76%) Nagios
3 31 (7.08%) SCOM
4 26 (5.94%) SCCM
5 25 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (5.25%) Ansible
7 16 (3.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 15 (3.42%) Salt
9 14 (3.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 13 (2.97%) NetBackup
11 12 (2.74%) Data Guard
11 12 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (2.28%) vRealize
13 9 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 7 (1.60%) EMC Navisphere
14 7 (1.60%) Oozie
15 6 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (1.37%) Kubernetes
15 6 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
16 5 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 152 (34.70%) Microsoft
2 98 (22.37%) VMware
3 90 (20.55%) Oracle
4 47 (10.73%) HP
5 37 (8.45%) NetApp
6 34 (7.76%) Cisco
7 32 (7.31%) IBM
8 31 (7.08%) Red Hat
9 27 (6.16%) SAP
10 19 (4.34%) EMC
11 18 (4.11%) Veritas
12 16 (3.65%) Brocade
13 15 (3.42%) Sybase
14 14 (3.20%) Sun
15 11 (2.51%) 3PAR
16 10 (2.28%) Veeam
17 9 (2.05%) CheckPoint
17 9 (2.05%) Citrix
17 9 (2.05%) Google
17 9 (2.05%) Informatica
Wolverhampton
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 24 days ago