Period
to 23 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 174 170
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Replication 7 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 1.03% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £228 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +119.78% -35.46% +8.46%
10th Percentile £394 £208 £337
90th Percentile £550 £436 £525
England median daily rate £461 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +15.31% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +195.08% -39.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,417 1,453 1,323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.44% 30.29% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 949 825
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £216 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £465 £440
% change year-on-year +2.15% +5.68% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 68 76
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.78 £23.50 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% +24.08% +11.30%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.29
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.25 £38.13
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.56% +9.50% -3.03%

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in the West Midlands

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Replication in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in the West Midlands

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in the West Midlands

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in the West Midlands

Replication
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. 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
Staffordshire 0 4 - -
Warwickshire +1 2 £500 +132.56% 1
Birmingham +14 1 £380 -
Replication
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Replication also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Replication.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Riak
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (42.86%) Database Security
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (28.57%) Java

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Riak
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Production DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Development DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (42.86%) Database Security
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) VMware