Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 521 400 445
Rank change year-on-year -121 +45 +96
Contract jobs citing Replication 223 89 372
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.04% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 59 196
10th Percentile £310 £313 £288
25th Percentile £413 £330 £357
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £575 £491 £525
90th Percentile £625 £639 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 16
10th Percentile £61.20 " £57.50
25th Percentile £65.50 " £76.25
Median hourly rate £65.54 - £80.00
75th Percentile £72.59 " £82.50
90th Percentile £73.45 " "
UK median hourly rate £65.54 £54.00 £80.00
% change year-on-year +21.37% -32.50% +65.37%

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 20,593 8,572 22,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.68% 32.26% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,556 5,911 14,960
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £619 £588
90th Percentile £725 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £486 £475
% change year-on-year +8.14% +2.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 625 259 776
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.44
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.59 £14.28
Median hourly rate £24.08 £30.85 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.94% +50.49% +1.43%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £63.97 £61.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.27% +31.51% +2.50%

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 18 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Replication in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 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 -122 116 £500 +5.82% 29
South East -70 42 £500 +17.65% 10
North of England -72 17 £625 +73.61% 17
Midlands -70 14 £480 +43.28% 21
South West -41 13 £268 -43.68% 6
Yorkshire - 10 £625 - 7
West Midlands -60 9 £480 +43.28% 16
East of England -55 7 £375 +11.94% 9
North West -61 7 £415 +16.90% 9
East Midlands -34 5 - - 5
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 76 (34.08%) SQL
2 74 (33.18%) Windows
3 67 (30.04%) Azure
4 64 (28.70%) VMware
5 61 (27.35%) Microsoft
6 56 (25.11%) Oracle
7 51 (22.87%) Linux
8 48 (21.52%) Migration
9 47 (21.08%) Active Directory
9 47 (21.08%) AWS
10 46 (20.63%) Finance
11 41 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (18.39%) Windows Server
12 40 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (17.49%) Social Skills
14 37 (16.59%) Performance Tuning
14 37 (16.59%) PowerShell
15 36 (16.14%) Security Cleared
16 34 (15.25%) DNS
17 33 (14.80%) Disaster Recovery
17 33 (14.80%) Veeam
17 33 (14.80%) High Availability
18 32 (14.35%) PL/SQL
18 32 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
19 31 (13.90%) SAN
19 31 (13.90%) SC Cleared
20 30 (13.45%) Oracle Database
21 29 (13.00%) Data Centre
22 28 (12.56%) Relational Database
22 28 (12.56%) SQL Server

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 22 (9.87%) Confluence
2 17 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.59%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.14%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.69%) Apache
5 6 (2.69%) IIS
6 5 (2.24%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.79%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.45%) CICS
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.90%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.90%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 67 (30.04%) Azure
2 47 (21.08%) AWS
3 18 (8.07%) IaaS
4 17 (7.62%) GitHub
4 17 (7.62%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (7.62%) PaaS
5 11 (4.93%) Amazon S3
5 11 (4.93%) GCP
6 10 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (4.48%) SaaS
7 7 (3.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 6 (2.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 6 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (2.24%) Azure Storage
9 5 (2.24%) GitHub Actions
9 5 (2.24%) Serverless
10 4 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (1.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.25%) DNS
2 31 (13.90%) SAN
3 20 (8.97%) DHCP
4 18 (8.07%) Firewall
4 18 (8.07%) LAN
4 18 (8.07%) TCP/IP
5 13 (5.83%) Kerberos
6 10 (4.48%) VPN
7 9 (4.04%) NAS
8 7 (3.14%) VSAN
8 7 (3.14%) WAN
9 6 (2.69%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.69%) X.500
10 4 (1.79%) Junos
10 4 (1.79%) Skype
10 4 (1.79%) SNMP
10 4 (1.79%) VLAN
11 3 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (13.45%) Oracle Database
3 28 (12.56%) Relational Database
3 28 (12.56%) SQL Server
4 19 (8.52%) NoSQL
5 18 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.83%) Oracle ODI
6 13 (5.83%) Star Schema
7 12 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (4.04%) MySQL
9 9 (4.04%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.59%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.69%) Data Lake
11 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2017
11 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2019
11 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (10.76%) JIRA
2 22 (9.87%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.97%) Subversion
4 15 (6.73%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.83%) Maven
5 13 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (5.38%) FishEye
6 12 (5.38%) JUnit
6 12 (5.38%) Selenium
6 12 (5.38%) TestNG
7 11 (4.93%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.59%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.35%) Serena SBM
10 2 (0.90%) git-flow
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.45%) Arsenale Dataplane
11 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.45%) ER Studio
11 1 (0.45%) Gradle
11 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (20.63%) Finance
2 39 (17.49%) Social Skills
3 20 (8.97%) Banking
4 14 (6.28%) Documentation Skills
5 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.24%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.24%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (1.79%) Retail
8 2 (0.90%) Billing
8 2 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (0.90%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) International Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Military
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (15.70%) DBA
2 25 (11.21%) Developer
3 23 (10.31%) Administrator
4 20 (8.97%) Consultant
5 19 (8.52%) Oracle DBA
6 18 (8.07%) Data Engineer
7 17 (7.62%) Architect
8 9 (4.04%) Analyst
9 8 (3.59%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.59%) SQL DBA
9 8 (3.59%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.14%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.69%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (2.69%) Storage Consultant
11 6 (2.69%) Technical Support
11 6 (2.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 5 (2.24%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 20 (8.97%) LDAP
3 13 (5.83%) XML
4 12 (5.38%) Akka
4 12 (5.38%) AngularJS
4 12 (5.38%) Java EE
4 12 (5.38%) Java EE 5
4 12 (5.38%) JSON
4 12 (5.38%) Middleware
4 12 (5.38%) Spring
5 11 (4.93%) Node.js
6 10 (4.48%) REST
7 5 (2.24%) SAP Basis
8 4 (1.79%) .NET
9 3 (1.35%) ISPF
9 3 (1.35%) Kafka
10 2 (0.90%) HTML
10 2 (0.90%) MDX
10 2 (0.90%) PySpark
11 1 (0.45%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.42%) Clustering
3 11 (4.93%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.59%) PKI
5 7 (3.14%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.24%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (1.79%) IBM Storwize
7 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.90%) Derivative
9 2 (0.90%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 74 (33.18%) Windows
2 51 (22.87%) Linux
3 41 (18.39%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.73%) Solaris
5 13 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.38%) Unix
7 11 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.93%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (3.14%) VMS
10 5 (2.24%) AIX
11 4 (1.79%) zOS
12 3 (1.35%) HPUX
12 3 (1.35%) SUSE
12 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.90%) CentOS
13 2 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.52%) Migration
2 40 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (16.59%) Performance Tuning
4 33 (14.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (14.80%) High Availability
5 28 (12.56%) ITIL
6 27 (12.11%) Analytics
6 27 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (12.11%) Scrum
7 25 (11.21%) DevOps
8 24 (10.76%) ETL
9 18 (8.07%) Customer Requirements
9 18 (8.07%) Project Delivery
9 18 (8.07%) Storage Management
10 17 (7.62%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (6.28%) Data Integration
12 14 (6.28%) Kanban
12 14 (6.28%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.08%) SQL
2 37 (16.59%) PowerShell
3 32 (14.35%) PL/SQL
4 26 (11.66%) Python
5 20 (8.97%) Java
6 16 (7.17%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.73%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.73%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.38%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.38%) C++
8 12 (5.38%) Java 8
9 11 (4.93%) TypeScript
10 9 (4.04%) Perl
10 9 (4.04%) R
11 4 (1.79%) JCL
12 3 (1.35%) Scala
12 3 (1.35%) VBA
13 2 (0.90%) C#
13 2 (0.90%) COBOL
13 2 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (16.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (13.90%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.28%) MCSE
3 14 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.14%) CCNA
5 7 (3.14%) Degree
6 6 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.24%) JNCIA
8 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.35%) CCIE
9 3 (1.35%) CCNP
9 3 (1.35%) MCP
10 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.90%) ISEB
10 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.90%) MCITP
10 2 (0.90%) VCAP
11 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.31%) SLA
2 9 (4.04%) GDPR
3 7 (3.14%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 47 (21.08%) Active Directory
2 41 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.42%) Docker
3 21 (9.42%) vSphere
4 19 (8.52%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (6.73%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (4.04%) XenApp
7 8 (3.59%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.59%) NFS
8 7 (3.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 6 (2.69%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (2.24%) Firmware
10 5 (2.24%) SRDF
11 4 (1.79%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (1.79%) VMware NSX
12 3 (1.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 3 (1.35%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 25 (11.21%) Ansible
2 19 (8.52%) Data Guard
3 14 (6.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 13 (5.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (4.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (4.48%) Terraform
6 9 (4.04%) Tivoli
6 9 (4.04%) vCenter Server
7 8 (3.59%) Control-M
7 8 (3.59%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (3.59%) Kubernetes
7 8 (3.59%) PowerCLI
7 8 (3.59%) QRadar
7 8 (3.59%) vRealize
8 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (2.24%) Grafana
9 5 (2.24%) Kibana
9 5 (2.24%) Netcool
9 5 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (2.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (28.70%) VMware
2 61 (27.35%) Microsoft
3 56 (25.11%) Oracle
4 33 (14.80%) Veeam
5 21 (9.42%) EMC
5 21 (9.42%) IBM
6 20 (8.97%) Cisco
7 17 (7.62%) HP
8 16 (7.17%) Red Hat
9 14 (6.28%) Citrix
10 11 (4.93%) 3PAR
11 10 (4.48%) CommVault
11 10 (4.48%) CyberArk
11 10 (4.48%) Zerto
12 9 (4.04%) SAP
12 9 (4.04%) Splunk
13 8 (3.59%) BMC
13 8 (3.59%) Qualys
13 8 (3.59%) ServiceNow
13 8 (3.59%) Sybase