Period
to 15 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 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 > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 411 437 576
Rank change year-on-year +26 +139 -97
Contract jobs citing Replication 118 304 295
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.45% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 178 180
Median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £625 £575 £580
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 7
Median hourly rate £58.00 £80.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +70.21% +103.11%
10th Percentile £54.00 £31.75 £42.50
90th Percentile £63.25 £82.50 £54.96
UK median hourly rate £60.50 £80.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -24.38% +70.21% +103.11%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,606 20,929 29,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.39% 31.35% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,796 13,728 19,883
Median daily rate £475 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +4.40% -4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 862 883
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.26% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £12.61 £12.00 £12.04
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% -

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Replication as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Replication in England.

Daily rate trend for Replication in England

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Replication in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Replication in England.

Hourly rate trend for Replication in England

Replication
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the England region over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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
London +59 47 £488 +14.71% 14
South East +70 23 £429 +7.13% 11
North of England +103 14 £350 +3.70% 9
South West +72 11 £450 -8.16% 3
North West +71 11 £355 -5.33% 5
Midlands +64 11 £400 +25.00% 6
East of England +49 8 £335 -21.18%
West Midlands +45 8 £420 +31.25% 3
East Midlands +47 3 £400 - 3
Yorkshire +40 3 £350 +16.67% 1
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Replication.

1 45 (38.14%) Windows
2 43 (36.44%) Active Directory
3 40 (33.90%) Microsoft
4 34 (28.81%) DNS
4 34 (28.81%) SQL
5 33 (27.97%) VMware
6 31 (26.27%) Security Cleared
6 31 (26.27%) Azure
7 27 (22.88%) AWS
8 26 (22.03%) PowerShell
8 26 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
8 26 (22.03%) Linux
9 25 (21.19%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (19.49%) SQL Server
12 22 (18.64%) Windows Server
13 20 (16.95%) Migration
14 19 (16.10%) PKI
14 19 (16.10%) High Availability
15 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (14.41%) Finance
16 17 (14.41%) Oracle
16 17 (14.41%) IBM
17 16 (13.56%) LDAP
17 16 (13.56%) Clustering
17 16 (13.56%) Data Centre
18 15 (12.71%) SAN
18 15 (12.71%) ITIL

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (7.63%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.78%) Confluence
3 7 (5.93%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.39%) IIS
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.69%) Apache
7 2 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) CICS
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.85%) nginx
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.69%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.27%) Azure
2 27 (22.88%) AWS
3 13 (11.02%) Office 365
4 10 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (7.63%) Serverless
6 8 (6.78%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (5.93%) IaaS
7 7 (5.93%) PaaS
8 6 (5.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (4.24%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.54%) GCP
10 3 (2.54%) SaaS
11 2 (1.69%) Cohesity
12 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.85%) GitHub
12 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.81%) DNS
2 15 (12.71%) DHCP
2 15 (12.71%) SAN
3 13 (11.02%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.47%) Firewall
4 10 (8.47%) Skype
5 9 (7.63%) Kerberos
6 8 (6.78%) X.500
7 7 (5.93%) Internet
7 7 (5.93%) VPN
7 7 (5.93%) VSAN
8 6 (5.08%) LAN
8 6 (5.08%) WAN
9 4 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.54%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.54%) Network Security
10 3 (2.54%) SNMP
10 3 (2.54%) SSL
10 3 (2.54%) VLAN
11 2 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.78%) MySQL
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.39%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.69%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) JIRA
2 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.39%) JUnit
3 4 (3.39%) Subversion
4 3 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.69%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.69%) FishEye
5 2 (1.69%) Maven
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.69%) Postman
5 2 (1.69%) Selenium
5 2 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.69%) TestNG
6 1 (0.85%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Banking
3 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.24%) Marketing
4 5 (4.24%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.54%) Advertising
6 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Military
6 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (17.80%) DBA
2 16 (13.56%) Consultant
3 11 (9.32%) SQL DBA
4 9 (7.63%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (6.78%) Administrator
5 8 (6.78%) Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Architect
5 8 (6.78%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (5.08%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Active Directory Specialist
9 4 (3.39%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Mainframe Support
9 4 (3.39%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) LDAP
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (4.24%) Middleware
4 4 (3.39%) Spring
5 2 (1.69%) Akka
5 2 (1.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.69%) Flash
5 2 (1.69%) Java EE
5 2 (1.69%) Java EE 5
5 2 (1.69%) JSON
5 2 (1.69%) Node.js
5 2 (1.69%) REST
5 2 (1.69%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.69%) XML
6 1 (0.85%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.85%) LAMP
6 1 (0.85%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.85%) Web Services
6 1 (0.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) PKI
2 16 (13.56%) Clustering
2 16 (13.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.78%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.54%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.54%) Life Science
6 3 (2.54%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.14%) Windows
2 26 (22.03%) Linux
3 22 (18.64%) Windows Server
4 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.08%) zOS
9 5 (4.24%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.54%) AIX
11 2 (1.69%) Solaris
11 2 (1.69%) Unix
12 1 (0.85%) Android
12 1 (0.85%) VMS
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.95%) Migration
4 19 (16.10%) High Availability
5 18 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (12.71%) ITIL
7 13 (11.02%) DevOps
8 12 (10.17%) Change Management
9 11 (9.32%) Identity Management
9 11 (9.32%) Service Management
10 10 (8.47%) Incident Management
10 10 (8.47%) Microservices
10 10 (8.47%) Project Delivery
11 9 (7.63%) Problem Management
11 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (7.63%) SDLC
12 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (6.78%) Storage Management
12 8 (6.78%) Task Automation
13 7 (5.93%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.81%) SQL
2 26 (22.03%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.47%) Python
4 6 (5.08%) Java
5 5 (4.24%) C
6 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.69%) ABAP
8 2 (1.69%) C++
8 2 (1.69%) Java 8
8 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.69%) Perl
8 2 (1.69%) R
8 2 (1.69%) Ruby
8 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 31 (26.27%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.32%) MCSE
5 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.39%) MCSA
5 4 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.54%) CCNA
6 3 (2.54%) CCNP
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.69%) Degree
7 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.69%) MCITP
7 2 (1.69%) VCAP
8 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.85%) NCDA
8 1 (0.85%) RHCE
8 1 (0.85%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) GDPR
2 3 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.69%) NIST
4 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.85%) NCSC
4 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 43 (36.44%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.02%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (9.32%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 11 (9.32%) vSphere
5 8 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (4.24%) Docker
6 5 (4.24%) VMware NSX
6 5 (4.24%) XenApp
7 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.39%) Microcode
7 4 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (2.54%) NFS
9 2 (1.69%) Firmware
9 2 (1.69%) vCloud
9 2 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.85%) etcd
10 1 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) SCCM
2 7 (5.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (5.93%) vCenter Server
2 7 (5.93%) WSUS
3 6 (5.08%) SCOM
4 5 (4.24%) Data Guard
4 5 (4.24%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.24%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.39%) Ansible
5 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (3.39%) Foglight
5 4 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (3.39%) Terraform
5 4 (3.39%) vMotion
6 3 (2.54%) Avamar
6 3 (2.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.97%) VMware
3 17 (14.41%) IBM
3 17 (14.41%) Oracle
4 14 (11.86%) Veeam
5 12 (10.17%) Cisco
6 9 (7.63%) HP
7 8 (6.78%) Citrix
7 8 (6.78%) Dell
8 7 (5.93%) CyberArk
9 6 (5.08%) NetApp
10 5 (4.24%) Infoblox
10 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.39%) Huawei
11 4 (3.39%) McAfee
11 4 (3.39%) SAP
11 4 (3.39%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.39%) Sybase
12 3 (2.54%) Altiris
12 3 (2.54%) EMC