Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 508 435 512
Rank change year-on-year -73 +77 +10
Contract jobs citing Replication 180 111 340
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.07% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 180
10th Percentile £300 £312 £284
25th Percentile £413 £363 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.78% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £586 £475 £525
90th Percentile £713 £551 £576
UK median daily rate £496 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +13.43% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
10th Percentile " £27.50 £46.00
25th Percentile £65.50 £37.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate £65.54 £55.00 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.16% - +22.22%
75th Percentile £73.02 £57.25 £60.00
90th Percentile £73.45 £57.70 £66.75
UK median hourly rate £65.54 £52.12 £55.00
% change year-on-year +25.76% -5.25% +22.22%

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 17,336 10,353 24,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.67% 31.01% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,845 6,987 16,503
10th Percentile £300 £270 £288
25th Percentile £406 £398 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £625 £613 £588
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 357 820
10th Percentile £11.94 £12.42 £11.85
25th Percentile £15.05 £16.25 £14.11
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +24.39% -12.77%
75th Percentile £47.07 £47.25 £46.71
90th Percentile £60.50 £54.25 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £23.21 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.16% +25.00% -12.82%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -69 110 £500 +11.11% 22
South East -25 35 £500 +11.11% 18
South West 0 8 £440 -7.37% 8
North of England -41 8 £388 -11.43% 22
North West -30 5 £475 +11.76% 11
Midlands -40 5 £125 -64.29% 15
East of England -25 4 £350 -10.54% 4
East Midlands -10 3 £125 - 1
North East -2 2 £388 -29.55% 1
West Midlands -43 2 £285 -18.57% 14
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 10
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 65 (36.11%) Windows
2 59 (32.78%) Azure
3 54 (30.00%) Migration
4 50 (27.78%) SQL
4 50 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 49 (27.22%) Linux
6 47 (26.11%) VMware
6 47 (26.11%) Social Skills
7 42 (23.33%) Security Cleared
8 41 (22.78%) Active Directory
9 40 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 39 (21.67%) SC Cleared
11 36 (20.00%) Oracle
12 35 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (18.33%) SQL Server
14 33 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (17.78%) AWS
16 31 (17.22%) PowerShell
16 31 (17.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 31 (17.22%) Clustering
16 31 (17.22%) SAN
17 30 (16.67%) Finance
18 29 (16.11%) Python
18 29 (16.11%) Windows Server
19 28 (15.56%) DNS
20 26 (14.44%) EMC
20 26 (14.44%) ITIL
20 26 (14.44%) High Availability
21 25 (13.89%) Relational Database

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 23 (12.78%) Confluence
2 21 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.67%) Apache
4 10 (5.56%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.89%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.11%) nginx
8 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.56%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 59 (32.78%) Azure
2 32 (17.78%) AWS
3 21 (11.67%) GitHub
4 20 (11.11%) IaaS
5 15 (8.33%) PaaS
6 12 (6.67%) GCP
7 11 (6.11%) SaaS
8 9 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (5.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 9 (5.00%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (5.00%) Serverless
9 7 (3.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 7 (3.89%) Azure Functions
9 7 (3.89%) Azure Storage
9 7 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (3.33%) Amazon S3
10 6 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (3.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.67%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.22%) SAN
2 28 (15.56%) DNS
3 19 (10.56%) TCP/IP
4 18 (10.00%) LAN
4 18 (10.00%) NAS
5 16 (8.89%) Kerberos
6 15 (8.33%) Firewall
7 12 (6.67%) DHCP
8 10 (5.56%) FTP
9 7 (3.89%) WAN
9 7 (3.89%) X.500
10 5 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.78%) VPN
11 4 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (2.22%) VSAN
12 3 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.67%) HTTP
12 3 (1.67%) Internet
13 2 (1.11%) Connectrix
13 2 (1.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.56%) Oracle Database
4 17 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (9.44%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (6.67%) MySQL
6 12 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 12 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (6.67%) SQL Server 2019
7 9 (5.00%) DB2
7 9 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2017
9 7 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.89%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (3.89%) Redis
10 6 (3.33%) Big Data
10 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.89%) JIRA
2 21 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.67%) Subversion
3 14 (7.78%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.67%) JUnit
4 12 (6.67%) Maven
4 12 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (6.11%) FishEye
5 11 (6.11%) Selenium
5 11 (6.11%) TestNG
6 10 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.22%) Serena SBM
7 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.11%) git-flow
9 1 (0.56%) Arsenale Dataplane
9 1 (0.56%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.56%) Gradle
9 1 (0.56%) Postman
9 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (26.11%) Social Skills
2 30 (16.67%) Finance
3 18 (10.00%) Banking
4 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.78%) Documentation Skills
5 8 (4.44%) Influencing Skills
6 7 (3.89%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.22%) Billing
7 4 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.67%) Law
9 2 (1.11%) International Banking
9 2 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.11%) Publishing
9 2 (1.11%) Retail
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (17.78%) DBA
2 27 (15.00%) Administrator
3 20 (11.11%) Developer
4 18 (10.00%) Architect
5 14 (7.78%) SQL DBA
6 12 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.11%) Data Engineer
8 10 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) Consultant
11 7 (3.89%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.89%) VMware Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Database Developer
12 5 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 5 (2.78%) Storage Administrator
12 5 (2.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) Windows Administrator
12 5 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.67%) LDAP
2 14 (7.78%) JSON
2 14 (7.78%) Middleware
3 12 (6.67%) Spring
3 12 (6.67%) XML
4 11 (6.11%) Java EE
4 11 (6.11%) Java EE 5
5 10 (5.56%) Akka
5 10 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.56%) Node.js
6 8 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 7 (3.89%) Kafka
7 7 (3.89%) REST
8 4 (2.22%) HTML
9 2 (1.11%) CSS
9 2 (1.11%) Django
9 2 (1.11%) HTML5
9 2 (1.11%) ISPF
9 2 (1.11%) PySpark
10 1 (0.56%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.22%) Clustering
2 22 (12.22%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.00%) AS400
4 9 (5.00%) iSeries
4 9 (5.00%) LPAR
5 7 (3.89%) PKI
6 6 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (2.22%) CMDB
8 4 (2.22%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.22%) IBM Storwize
9 3 (1.67%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.67%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.11%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.11%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.11%) Windows
2 49 (27.22%) Linux
3 29 (16.11%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.67%) Solaris
7 9 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 9 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (3.89%) Unix
10 4 (2.22%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.67%) CentOS
11 3 (1.67%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.67%) VMS
12 2 (1.11%) AIX
12 2 (1.11%) HPUX
12 2 (1.11%) OS/400
12 2 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.00%) Migration
2 40 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 34 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (17.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (14.44%) High Availability
6 26 (14.44%) ITIL
7 22 (12.22%) Customer Requirements
8 21 (11.67%) DevOps
9 20 (11.11%) Scrum
10 18 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (9.44%) Mentoring
12 16 (8.89%) Project Delivery
12 16 (8.89%) Storage Management
13 15 (8.33%) Project Management
14 13 (7.22%) Configuration Management
14 13 (7.22%) Kanban
14 13 (7.22%) Microservices
15 12 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
15 12 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.78%) SQL
2 31 (17.22%) PowerShell
3 29 (16.11%) Python
4 23 (12.78%) Java
5 15 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.78%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.22%) Bash Shell
8 12 (6.67%) Perl
9 11 (6.11%) C++
9 11 (6.11%) Java 8
9 11 (6.11%) PL/SQL
9 11 (6.11%) TypeScript
10 8 (4.44%) R
11 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.67%) C
12 3 (1.67%) C#
12 3 (1.67%) Ruby
12 3 (1.67%) VBA
13 2 (1.11%) JCL
13 2 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 39 (21.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.67%) MCSE
3 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.89%) Degree
5 6 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.33%) ISEB
6 5 (2.78%) PMP
6 5 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.67%) CCIE
8 3 (1.67%) CCNA
8 3 (1.67%) CCNP
8 3 (1.67%) MCITP
8 3 (1.67%) MCP
9 2 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) GDPR
2 9 (5.00%) QA
2 9 (5.00%) SLA
3 8 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 35 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.67%) Docker
4 15 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (8.33%) vSphere
5 11 (6.11%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (5.00%) PowerHA
7 7 (3.89%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 7 (3.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (3.89%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.89%) XenApp
8 6 (3.33%) NFS
8 6 (3.33%) SRDF
8 6 (3.33%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.67%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.67%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 15 (8.33%) Ansible
2 14 (7.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (6.67%) Data Guard
4 10 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (5.56%) QRadar
4 10 (5.56%) Tivoli
5 9 (5.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 9 (5.00%) Control-M
5 9 (5.00%) Kubernetes
5 9 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.44%) Terraform
7 7 (3.89%) Puppet
7 7 (3.89%) vRealize
8 6 (3.33%) Netcool
8 6 (3.33%) PowerCLI
9 5 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (2.22%) Avamar
10 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.22%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 50 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 47 (26.11%) VMware
3 36 (20.00%) Oracle
4 26 (14.44%) EMC
5 25 (13.89%) IBM
6 17 (9.44%) Veeam
7 15 (8.33%) CyberArk
8 13 (7.22%) HP
9 11 (6.11%) Cisco
9 11 (6.11%) Citrix
9 11 (6.11%) Red Hat
9 11 (6.11%) Splunk
10 10 (5.56%) 3PAR
10 10 (5.56%) CommVault
10 10 (5.56%) Databricks
10 10 (5.56%) Qualys
10 10 (5.56%) ServiceNow
11 9 (5.00%) BMC
11 9 (5.00%) Sybase
12 8 (4.44%) Dell