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 3 months to 23 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 130 116
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14  
Contract jobs citing Replication 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 0.79% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +3.57% -0.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +8.10% -28.84%  

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

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 584 755 636
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.75% 25.07% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 456 383
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 44
Median hourly rate £14.61 £15.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.26% -24.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £11.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.85 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
Wolverhampton - 6 £350 -
Birmingham +14 1 - - 3
Warwickshire - 1 £218 -
Replication
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Replication.

1 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) MySQL
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) CentOS
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (31.25%) Data Extraction
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Stress Testing
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (25.00%) Marketing
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (18.75%) Webmin
7 3 (18.75%) Server Building

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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SSH
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) MySQL
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) DBA
2 9 (56.25%) SQL DBA
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (43.75%) MySQL DBA
5 3 (18.75%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Production DBA
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Production DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) CentOS
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Data Extraction
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Server Building
6 2 (12.50%) BCP
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Process Management
6 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) VB6
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Webmin
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat