Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 440 574 502
Rank change year-on-year +134 -72 -22
Contract jobs citing Replication 289 291 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.00% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 173 229
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £528
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 6
England median hourly rate £80.00 £47.00 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.21% +103.11% +30.37%
10th Percentile £28.75 £42.13 £17.93
90th Percentile £82.50 £52.85 £34.08
UK median hourly rate £80.00 £47.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +70.21% +103.11% +30.37%

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 20,434 29,104 30,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.45% 32.41% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,052 19,169 20,407
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £660
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 891 904 903
England median hourly rate £23.35 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.19% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £24.12 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% - +5.00%

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in England

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor 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 27 January 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 +107 114 £440 -4.86% 21
South East +65 77 £400 -15.79% 31
South West +22 38 £475 -1.66% 7
East of England +36 27 £425 -3.95% 10
North of England +36 21 £338 -10.89% 32
North West +18 13 £375 -9.64% 20
Midlands +49 10 £400 -11.11% 14
Yorkshire +47 8 £300 -4.00% 7
West Midlands +42 8 £400 - 7
East Midlands - 2 - - 7
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 137 (47.40%) Azure
2 136 (47.06%) Windows
3 108 (37.37%) Microsoft
4 98 (33.91%) SQL
5 94 (32.53%) Active Directory
5 94 (32.53%) DNS
5 94 (32.53%) PowerShell
6 83 (28.72%) VMware
7 81 (28.03%) SQL Server
8 76 (26.30%) Windows Server
9 74 (25.61%) SAN
10 70 (24.22%) Security Cleared
10 70 (24.22%) Office 365
11 64 (22.15%) AWS
12 63 (21.80%) Firewall
13 58 (20.07%) Migration
14 56 (19.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 55 (19.03%) Linux
15 55 (19.03%) DevOps
16 53 (18.34%) SC Cleared
17 52 (17.99%) VPN
18 49 (16.96%) Oracle
18 49 (16.96%) Performance Tuning
19 46 (15.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 46 (15.92%) Clustering
20 45 (15.57%) Hyper-V
20 45 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
21 43 (14.88%) PaaS
21 43 (14.88%) SCCM
22 42 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure

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 21 (7.27%) WebLogic
2 20 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (6.57%) Skype for Business
4 18 (6.23%) Apache
4 18 (6.23%) MS Exchange
5 16 (5.54%) nginx
6 15 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.08%) Confluence
8 6 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.73%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.38%) IIS
11 2 (0.69%) JBoss
11 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 30 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.15%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.81%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.04%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.04%) SAP MDG
4 3 (1.04%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.69%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.35%) FastStats
6 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 137 (47.40%) Azure
2 70 (24.22%) Office 365
3 64 (22.15%) AWS
4 43 (14.88%) PaaS
5 42 (14.53%) SaaS
6 41 (14.19%) IaaS
7 28 (9.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 26 (9.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (6.57%) GCP
9 19 (6.57%) OpenShift
10 15 (5.19%) GitHub
11 13 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (3.81%) Power Platform
13 9 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.73%) Slack
15 3 (1.04%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.69%) Serverless
16 2 (0.69%) Sumo Logic
17 1 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 94 (32.53%) DNS
2 74 (25.61%) SAN
3 63 (21.80%) Firewall
4 52 (17.99%) VPN
5 42 (14.53%) TCP/IP
6 40 (13.84%) Internet
7 39 (13.49%) DHCP
8 37 (12.80%) Reverse Proxy
9 35 (12.11%) NAS
10 18 (6.23%) Skype
11 12 (4.15%) iSCSI
11 12 (4.15%) LAN
11 12 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (3.11%) BGP
12 9 (3.11%) WAN
13 8 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (2.42%) Network Security
14 7 (2.42%) OSPF
15 6 (2.08%) Kerberos
15 6 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.42%) Oracle Database
3 19 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (5.88%) MySQL
5 15 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (4.50%) Oracle ODI
7 13 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (4.15%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.81%) Big Data
9 11 (3.81%) Power BI
10 9 (3.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (2.42%) MongoDB
12 6 (2.08%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.54%) JIRA
2 10 (3.46%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (3.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.42%) GitLab
4 7 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.04%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.69%) Selenium
9 1 (0.35%) Babel
9 1 (0.35%) CF BOSH
9 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.35%) Grunt
9 1 (0.35%) gulp
9 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.35%) Mocha
9 1 (0.35%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 28 (9.69%) Finance
2 14 (4.84%) Publishing
3 8 (2.77%) Banking
4 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.08%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.38%) Legal
6 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.38%) Marketing
6 4 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (0.69%) Electronics
7 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.69%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (16.96%) Architect
2 34 (11.76%) DBA
3 28 (9.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (8.65%) Developer
5 22 (7.61%) SQL DBA
6 21 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (6.23%) Active Directory Engineer
7 18 (6.23%) Azure Engineer
7 18 (6.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 18 (6.23%) Consultant
8 15 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 14 (4.84%) Administrator
9 14 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
9 14 (4.84%) Server Engineer
10 13 (4.50%) Network Engineer
10 13 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.50%) Windows Server Engineer
11 12 (4.15%) Azure Architect
11 12 (4.15%) Network Architect
12 11 (3.81%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.15%) Web Services
2 19 (6.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 11 (3.81%) YAML
4 9 (3.11%) Middleware
4 9 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (2.77%) J2EE
5 8 (2.77%) REST
6 7 (2.42%) JSON
6 7 (2.42%) Kafka
7 6 (2.08%) LDAP
8 4 (1.38%) .NET
8 4 (1.38%) React
8 4 (1.38%) Swagger
9 3 (1.04%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.04%) Node.js
9 3 (1.04%) SAML
9 3 (1.04%) SAP ALE
9 3 (1.04%) Spring
9 3 (1.04%) Spring Boot
9 3 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.92%) Clustering
2 34 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 27 (9.34%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (7.27%) Public Cloud
5 16 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.46%) Microsoft Licensing
9 7 (2.42%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.73%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.73%) iSeries
10 5 (1.73%) PKI
11 3 (1.04%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.04%) Social Media
12 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.69%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 136 (47.06%) Windows
2 76 (26.30%) Windows Server
3 55 (19.03%) Linux
4 45 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (5.19%) AIX
8 14 (4.84%) Unix
9 13 (4.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.04%) Solaris
12 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.69%) VMS
12 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.07%) Migration
2 56 (19.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 55 (19.03%) DevOps
4 49 (16.96%) Performance Tuning
5 46 (15.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 39 (13.49%) SOA
7 38 (13.15%) High Availability
8 28 (9.69%) Computer Science
9 22 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (7.61%) Information Security
9 22 (7.61%) Non-Functional Testing
10 20 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (6.57%) Analytics
11 19 (6.57%) Capacity Management
11 19 (6.57%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.57%) Microservices
12 18 (6.23%) ERP
13 17 (5.88%) ITIL
13 17 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (5.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 98 (33.91%) SQL
2 94 (32.53%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.27%) Python
4 13 (4.50%) Java
5 10 (3.46%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.11%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.77%) Go
8 7 (2.42%) C
8 7 (2.42%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.08%) Perl
9 6 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.38%) Ruby
11 2 (0.69%) Korn
12 1 (0.35%) C++
12 1 (0.35%) ES6
12 1 (0.35%) ES7
12 1 (0.35%) Lua
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (24.22%) Security Cleared
2 53 (18.34%) SC Cleared
3 35 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (10.38%) Degree
5 23 (7.96%) MCSA
6 15 (5.19%) DV Cleared
6 15 (5.19%) MCSE
7 11 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (3.46%) CCA
8 10 (3.46%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.69%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.69%) CCNA
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.35%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.35%) MCP
11 1 (0.35%) OCA
11 1 (0.35%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.03%) SLA
2 9 (3.11%) QA
3 6 (2.08%) GDPR
4 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.04%) NCSC
5 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.35%) SEPA
System Software
1 94 (32.53%) Active Directory
2 45 (15.57%) Hyper-V
3 42 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (8.30%) Docker
5 17 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.81%) Gluster
6 11 (3.81%) GlusterFS
6 11 (3.81%) LXC
6 11 (3.81%) NFS
6 11 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (3.81%) vSphere
7 8 (2.77%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.77%) XenApp
8 6 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (1.73%) Corosync
9 5 (1.73%) DRBD
9 5 (1.73%) FreeRADIUS
9 5 (1.73%) Postfix
9 5 (1.73%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 43 (14.88%) SCCM
2 34 (11.76%) Ansible
3 27 (9.34%) Kubernetes
4 17 (5.88%) Terraform
5 16 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (5.19%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (5.19%) Puppet
6 15 (5.19%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (3.46%) Data Guard
8 7 (2.42%) HAProxy
8 7 (2.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (2.08%) Grafana
9 6 (2.08%) Kibana
9 6 (2.08%) logstash
9 6 (2.08%) SCOM
10 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.73%) Pacemaker
11 4 (1.38%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (1.04%) Istio
Vendors
1 108 (37.37%) Microsoft
2 83 (28.72%) VMware
3 49 (16.96%) Oracle
4 36 (12.46%) Cisco
5 30 (10.38%) Red Hat
6 23 (7.96%) HP
7 20 (6.92%) Citrix
8 16 (5.54%) SAP
9 13 (4.50%) EMC
10 12 (4.15%) Veeam
10 12 (4.15%) Workday
11 11 (3.81%) Google
12 9 (3.11%) Juniper
12 9 (3.11%) Palo Alto
13 8 (2.77%) Dell
13 8 (2.77%) IBM
13 8 (2.77%) NetApp
13 8 (2.77%) Tableau
14 7 (2.42%) F5
14 7 (2.42%) Fortinet