Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 384 451 521
Rank change year-on-year +67 +70 -28
Contract jobs citing Replication 88 359 380
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.44% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 190 270
Median daily rate £415 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £304 £288 £284
90th Percentile £641 £600 £557
UK median daily rate £431 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.17% +5.88% +11.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £78.75 £48.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +62.79% +109.05%
10th Percentile £36.85 £43.13 £44.91
90th Percentile £54.35 £82.50 £55.21
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £78.75 £48.38
% change year-on-year -42.86% +62.79% +109.05%

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 9,011 24,891 30,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.82% 31.52% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,796 15,978 20,036
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 906 941
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +8.64% +1.25%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.30 £54.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £34.74 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +57.91% +10.00% -4.47%

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 29 September 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Replication in England over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 29 September 2020. 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 +123 34 £450 -5.26% 12
South East +96 22 £400 -6.98% 8
East of England +95 12 £335 -13.55%
North of England +99 9 £368 +3.16% 10
North West +75 8 £360 +1.05% 7
Midlands +74 6 £335 -7.59% 12
West Midlands +54 6 £335 -8.22% 6
South West +70 4 £475 -13.64% 1
North East - 1 £550 - 1
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 39 (44.32%) Windows
2 38 (43.18%) VMware
3 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 30 (34.09%) Active Directory
5 28 (31.82%) SQL
6 27 (30.68%) DNS
7 24 (27.27%) Oracle
7 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 23 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (26.14%) Linux
9 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 22 (25.00%) Azure
10 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (22.73%) Windows Server
11 20 (22.73%) ITIL
12 19 (21.59%) SC Cleared
13 18 (20.45%) Data Centre
13 18 (20.45%) AWS
14 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2016
14 17 (19.32%) DHCP
15 16 (18.18%) SAN
16 15 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
16 15 (17.05%) Migration
17 14 (15.91%) Clustering
17 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (15.91%) Office 365
18 13 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
18 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (13.64%) High Availability

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 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 11 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (7.95%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.82%) Confluence
4 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.27%) nginx
7 1 (1.14%) Apache
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.14%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.00%) Azure
2 18 (20.45%) AWS
3 14 (15.91%) Office 365
4 7 (7.95%) IaaS
5 6 (6.82%) GCP
6 4 (4.55%) PaaS
6 4 (4.55%) Power Platform
7 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (3.41%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (3.41%) OneDrive
7 3 (3.41%) Route 53
7 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.14%) Force.com
8 1 (1.14%) GitHub
8 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.68%) DNS
2 17 (19.32%) DHCP
3 16 (18.18%) SAN
4 12 (13.64%) Skype
5 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 10 (11.36%) Firewall
6 10 (11.36%) Internet
6 10 (11.36%) VPN
7 8 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 8 (9.09%) WAN
8 7 (7.95%) VLAN
9 5 (5.68%) BGP
9 5 (5.68%) MPLS
9 5 (5.68%) OSPF
9 5 (5.68%) VSAN
10 4 (4.55%) EIGRP
10 4 (4.55%) IPsec
10 4 (4.55%) LAN
10 4 (4.55%) SNMP
11 2 (2.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (6.82%) MySQL
4 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.68%) Data Lake
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.55%) Power BI
6 4 (4.55%) Sybase IQ
7 3 (3.41%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (3.41%) DB2
7 3 (3.41%) HDInsight
7 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.41%) Semantic Layer
8 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) JIRA
2 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.14%) Serena SBM
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.27%) Military
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) International Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) DBA
2 9 (10.23%) Architect
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) Administrator
3 8 (9.09%) Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Consultant
4 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (6.82%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) SQL DBA
6 4 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.41%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Data Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Informatica Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (3.41%) LDAP
2 3 (3.41%) Middleware
3 2 (2.27%) Flash
3 2 (2.27%) REST
3 2 (2.27%) Spring
3 2 (2.27%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.14%) LAMP
4 1 (1.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.91%) Clustering
3 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.95%) PKI
5 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.68%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
7 4 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.41%) CMDB
8 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
9 2 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (2.27%) IBM Storwize
9 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.14%) FMCG
10 1 (1.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Windows
2 23 (26.14%) Linux
3 21 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (9.09%) Unix
9 7 (7.95%) AIX
10 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.41%) Solaris
12 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.27%) zOS
13 1 (1.14%) CentOS
13 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) ITIL
2 15 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (17.05%) Migration
3 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (13.64%) High Availability
4 12 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (12.50%) Service Management
6 10 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 9 (10.23%) Change Management
7 9 (10.23%) DevOps
8 8 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.95%) Capacity Management
9 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (7.95%) Microservices
9 7 (7.95%) Security Hardening
10 6 (6.82%) Data Security
10 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.82%) Storage Management
10 6 (6.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) SQL
2 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.68%) Python
5 3 (3.41%) C
5 3 (3.41%) Java
5 3 (3.41%) Perl
5 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.14%) JCL
7 1 (1.14%) Korn
7 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (5.68%) MCSE
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.55%) MCSA
5 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.27%) NCDA
5 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.14%) MCITP
6 1 (1.14%) OCP
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.14%) RHCE
6 1 (1.14%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.41%) GDPR
2 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.27%) NCSC
3 2 (2.27%) NIST
4 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 23 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.50%) vSphere
4 10 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (7.95%) VMware NSX
7 6 (6.82%) NFS
8 5 (5.68%) Docker
8 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
9 4 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (1.14%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.14%) Firmware
11 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) Data Guard
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (7.95%) SCCM
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (6.82%) vMotion
5 5 (5.68%) Ansible
5 5 (5.68%) SCOM
6 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (4.55%) Terraform
6 4 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (4.55%) vCenter Server
7 3 (3.41%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.41%) WSUS
8 2 (2.27%) Avamar
8 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.27%) Nagios
8 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) VMware
2 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.27%) Oracle
4 12 (13.64%) Veeam
5 11 (12.50%) HP
5 11 (12.50%) IBM
6 9 (10.23%) NetApp
7 8 (9.09%) Cisco
7 8 (9.09%) Sybase
8 7 (7.95%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.95%) Juniper
9 6 (6.82%) Palo Alto
10 5 (5.68%) Citrix
11 4 (4.55%) F5
11 4 (4.55%) Google
11 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.41%) CloudEndure
12 3 (3.41%) CyberArk
12 3 (3.41%) Tableau
12 3 (3.41%) Talend