Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 180 180
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 -24
Contract jobs citing Replication 7 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.24% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.85% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 36
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £228 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.82% -33.09% -15.00%
10th Percentile £375 £208 £316
90th Percentile £550 £449 £400
England median daily rate £436 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +9.06% +4.92% -2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £23.14 £18.00
% change year-on-year +109.59% +28.56% -28.00%

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 1,462 1,420 1,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.14% 28.91% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 916 1,008
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £389 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% +0.32% +6.90%
10th Percentile £257 £214 £213
90th Percentile £552 £530 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 78 75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.93 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.38% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.30 £11.33
90th Percentile £28.25 £35.00 £44.05
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.24% +2.50% +5.26%

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 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 12 December 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
Solihull - 3 £400 -
Warwickshire +4 2 £500 +132.56%
Staffordshire -13 1 - - 2
Replication
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script

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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
1 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
1 2 (28.57%) Linode
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (28.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) Riak
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) CircleCI
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Azure DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Production DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
1 2 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Server Hardening
3 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Database Security
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec