Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 469 458
Rank change year-on-year -30 -11 -61
Contract jobs citing Replication 392 395 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.28% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 211 321
England median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £268
90th Percentile £555 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 18
England median hourly rate £48.38 £23.14 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.05% +26.79% -50.68%
10th Percentile £44.91 £16.31 £15.23
90th Percentile £55.21 £117.25 £31.99
UK median hourly rate £48.38 £23.14 £18.50
% change year-on-year +109.05% +25.08% -48.61%

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 32,146 30,854 33,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.50% 34.47% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,272 20,371 22,443
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £283 £268 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 977 938 1,137
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.30
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.65 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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 24 September 2018.

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
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 24 September 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
London +7 178 £475 +11.76% 36
South East -11 77 £425 +6.25% 22
North of England -75 53 £385 +6.21% 27
East of England +18 34 £435 -0.57% 12
Midlands -12 31 £395 -1.25% 23
North West -49 23 £450 +22.03% 20
East Midlands +10 18 £400 -3.03% 8
Yorkshire -23 18 £350 -6.67% 5
South West -6 17 £425 - 4
West Midlands -19 13 £370 +5.71% 15
North East -28 12 £375 +16.28% 2
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 England region with a requirement for Replication.

1 139 (35.46%) Linux
2 137 (34.95%) SQL
3 130 (33.16%) Windows
4 124 (31.63%) Microsoft
5 91 (23.21%) Active Directory
6 87 (22.19%) SQL Server
7 83 (21.17%) SAN
8 82 (20.92%) Finance
9 80 (20.41%) VMware
10 69 (17.60%) Clustering
11 67 (17.09%) Migration
11 67 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
12 65 (16.58%) Oracle
13 64 (16.33%) DNS
13 64 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 62 (15.82%) MySQL
15 60 (15.31%) Python
15 60 (15.31%) Windows Server
16 59 (15.05%) Bash Shell
17 58 (14.80%) Disaster Recovery
17 58 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
19 55 (14.03%) Unix
20 52 (13.27%) ITIL
20 52 (13.27%) Firewall
21 48 (12.24%) Web Services
22 47 (11.99%) Performance Tuning
23 46 (11.73%) Configuration Management
23 46 (11.73%) Security Cleared
24 44 (11.22%) Problem-Solving

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 25 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.85%) Apache
2 19 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.34%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.55%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.53%) Confluence
8 6 (1.53%) nginx
9 5 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.28%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.28%) IIS
10 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.77%) CMS
11 3 (0.77%) Drupal
11 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.02%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.02%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.51%) Magento
3 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 67 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.87%) Office 365
4 19 (4.85%) IaaS
5 17 (4.34%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (4.34%) Serverless
6 14 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (3.32%) SaaS
8 10 (2.55%) PaaS
9 8 (2.04%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.79%) GitHub
11 6 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.77%) Akamai
13 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.77%) Stackdriver
14 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 83 (21.17%) SAN
2 64 (16.33%) DNS
3 52 (13.27%) Firewall
4 32 (8.16%) DHCP
4 32 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 29 (7.40%) NAS
5 29 (7.40%) VPN
6 18 (4.59%) LAN
6 18 (4.59%) WAN
7 17 (4.34%) Internet
8 16 (4.08%) Kerberos
8 16 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
9 15 (3.83%) SSH
10 13 (3.32%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (3.06%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.81%) SSL
13 10 (2.55%) HTTP
13 10 (2.55%) Wireless
14 8 (2.04%) HTTPS
14 8 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.82%) MySQL
3 37 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (9.18%) Oracle Database
5 28 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (5.87%) MongoDB
7 20 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (4.34%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.34%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (4.08%) DB2
10 12 (3.06%) Hadoop
10 12 (3.06%) OLTP
10 12 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.81%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.81%) Power BI
12 10 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (2.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (10.97%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.91%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.55%) Subversion
4 8 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.79%) JIRA
6 5 (1.28%) JUnit
6 5 (1.28%) Maven
6 5 (1.28%) Selenium
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.77%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.77%) Ant
8 3 (0.77%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.77%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.77%) GitLab
8 3 (0.77%) Gradle
8 3 (0.77%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (20.92%) Finance
2 17 (4.34%) Banking
3 12 (3.06%) Retail
4 10 (2.55%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.79%) Legal
6 7 (1.79%) Marketing
6 7 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.28%) Billing
8 3 (0.77%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) German Language
9 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (23.21%) DBA
2 50 (12.76%) Administrator
3 47 (11.99%) Architect
4 42 (10.71%) Developer
5 36 (9.18%) SQL DBA
6 29 (7.40%) Consultant
7 26 (6.63%) Analyst
8 24 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (5.61%) MySQL DBA
9 22 (5.61%) Support Engineer
10 18 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.59%) SQL Server DBA
11 15 (3.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (3.32%) Server Administrator
12 13 (3.32%) Storage Engineer
13 12 (3.06%) Infrastructure Support
13 12 (3.06%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.81%) AWS Engineer
14 11 (2.81%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.24%) Web Services
2 20 (5.10%) LAMP
3 18 (4.59%) JSON
4 17 (4.34%) LDAP
5 16 (4.08%) Middleware
5 16 (4.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 16 (4.08%) XML
6 15 (3.83%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (3.32%) HTML
8 12 (3.06%) Node.js
9 10 (2.55%) .NET
9 10 (2.55%) SAML
10 8 (2.04%) SOAP
11 7 (1.79%) CSS
11 7 (1.79%) Swagger
12 6 (1.53%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (1.53%) Kafka
13 5 (1.28%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.28%) OAuth2
13 5 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.60%) Clustering
2 33 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.91%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.61%) Public Cloud
5 20 (5.10%) Enterprise Storage
6 19 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.57%) PKI
8 13 (3.32%) EMC VMAX
9 12 (3.06%) EMC VNX
10 10 (2.55%) Celerra
10 10 (2.55%) Device Driver
10 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Licensing
11 9 (2.30%) HP Storage
11 9 (2.30%) HP StoreVirtual
12 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
14 6 (1.53%) NHS
15 5 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 139 (35.46%) Linux
2 130 (33.16%) Windows
3 60 (15.31%) Windows Server
4 55 (14.03%) Unix
5 29 (7.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (6.38%) CentOS
8 24 (6.12%) Solaris
9 22 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (4.34%) AIX
11 13 (3.32%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.55%) Windows 7
13 8 (2.04%) OpenVMS
14 6 (1.53%) Mesosphere
14 6 (1.53%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.77%) DC/OS
17 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.09%) Migration
2 58 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (14.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 52 (13.27%) ITIL
4 47 (11.99%) Performance Tuning
5 46 (11.73%) Configuration Management
6 44 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (10.97%) DevOps
8 38 (9.69%) Analytics
9 35 (8.93%) ETL
9 35 (8.93%) High Availability
10 31 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 22 (5.61%) Mentoring
15 18 (4.59%) Database Tuning
16 16 (4.08%) Deployment Automation
17 15 (3.83%) Identity Management
17 15 (3.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (34.95%) SQL
2 60 (15.31%) Python
3 59 (15.05%) Bash Shell
4 37 (9.44%) PowerShell
5 27 (6.89%) Java
6 25 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 20 (5.10%) Ruby
8 19 (4.85%) Perl
9 18 (4.59%) T-SQL
10 17 (4.34%) JavaScript
11 16 (4.08%) Go
12 9 (2.30%) C++
12 9 (2.30%) PHP
12 9 (2.30%) VB
13 8 (2.04%) C
14 7 (1.79%) ABAP
14 7 (1.79%) AWK
15 5 (1.28%) C#
15 5 (1.28%) Korn
16 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (11.73%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.87%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.34%) DV Cleared
5 16 (4.08%) MCSE
6 13 (3.32%) Degree
7 10 (2.55%) MCSA
7 10 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.53%) CCNA
8 6 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.02%) MySQL Certification
10 3 (0.77%) HP ASE
10 3 (0.77%) HPE ATP
10 3 (0.77%) MCITP
10 3 (0.77%) MCP
10 3 (0.77%) VCP5
11 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.51%) MCTS
12 1 (0.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.14%) QA
2 18 (4.59%) SLA
3 9 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 91 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 64 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.93%) Docker
4 28 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (3.57%) vSphere
6 13 (3.32%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.04%) NFS
8 7 (1.79%) XenApp
9 6 (1.53%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 6 (1.53%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.02%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.77%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.77%) HDFS
12 3 (0.77%) IAG
12 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.77%) RACF
13 2 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (9.95%) Ansible
2 29 (7.40%) Galera Cluster
3 28 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (6.89%) Puppet
5 24 (6.12%) Kubernetes
5 24 (6.12%) SCCM
6 16 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
7 15 (3.83%) Terraform
8 14 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (3.57%) Nagios
9 13 (3.32%) Prometheus
9 13 (3.32%) vCenter Server
10 11 (2.81%) NetBackup
11 10 (2.55%) Backup Exec
11 10 (2.55%) Grafana
11 10 (2.55%) Icinga
11 10 (2.55%) SCOM
12 9 (2.30%) Opsview
13 7 (1.79%) vMotion
14 6 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 124 (31.63%) Microsoft
2 80 (20.41%) VMware
3 65 (16.58%) Oracle
4 39 (9.95%) HP
5 38 (9.69%) Cisco
6 29 (7.40%) EMC
7 25 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 24 (6.12%) IBM
9 22 (5.61%) Veeam
10 21 (5.36%) Percona
11 18 (4.59%) Citrix
11 18 (4.59%) NetApp
12 17 (4.34%) 3PAR
12 17 (4.34%) Remedy
13 16 (4.08%) SaltStack
14 13 (3.32%) Dell
15 12 (3.06%) Brocade
15 12 (3.06%) Isilon
15 12 (3.06%) SAP
15 12 (3.06%) Symantec