Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 437 467 556
Rank change year-on-year +30 +89 -45
Contract jobs citing Replication 154 177 294
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.04% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 122 164
10th Percentile £303 £313 £313
25th Percentile £358 £364 £397
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £438 £450
Median % change year-on-year +0.57% -2.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £538 £486 £531
90th Percentile £638 £575 £596
UK median daily rate £474 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
10th Percentile £57.75 £16.65 £41.60
25th Percentile £57.81 £21.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate £60.50 £47.50 £47.00
Median % change year-on-year +27.37% +1.06% +4.44%
75th Percentile £64.97 £56.50 £53.88
90th Percentile £69.50 £57.40 £58.50
UK median hourly rate £66.00 £49.23 £47.00
% change year-on-year +34.06% +4.74% +4.44%

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 14,620 16,989 28,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.40% 32.93% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,778 11,119 19,144
10th Percentile £263 £231 £280
25th Percentile £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +4.84% -2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 752 897
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.44 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £15.93 £14.25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.51 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.21% +4.94% -0.75%
75th Percentile £45.00 £44.06 £43.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year +11.11% +10.40% -1.07%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -15 79 £490 +8.78% 24
South East +65 27 £450 - 11
North of England +52 12 £388 - 6
South West +44 11 £440 -7.85% 12
Midlands +37 11 £389 +11.07% 10
East of England +28 8 £375 -11.76% 3
West Midlands +20 6 £420 +20.00% 7
North East +35 5 £525 -
East Midlands +24 5 £325 - 3
North West +19 4 £213 -45.16% 3
Yorkshire +34 3 £350 - 3
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 52 (33.77%) Windows
2 47 (30.52%) Azure
3 44 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 43 (27.92%) Active Directory
5 41 (26.62%) Security Cleared
6 39 (25.32%) SQL
6 39 (25.32%) Migration
7 37 (24.03%) SC Cleared
8 35 (22.73%) Linux
9 34 (22.08%) AWS
10 30 (19.48%) PowerShell
10 30 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (18.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (18.83%) VMware
12 27 (17.53%) DNS
12 27 (17.53%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
13 26 (16.88%) Finance
13 26 (16.88%) Windows Server
14 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (15.58%) ITIL
16 23 (14.94%) DevOps
17 20 (12.99%) High Availability
17 20 (12.99%) Oracle
17 20 (12.99%) IBM
17 20 (12.99%) LDAP
17 20 (12.99%) Clustering
18 19 (12.34%) Data Centre
19 18 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (11.04%) Python

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 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.14%) Apache
3 10 (6.49%) Confluence
4 6 (3.90%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (3.90%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.60%) IIS
5 4 (2.60%) nginx
5 4 (2.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.65%) CICS
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.30%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.65%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 47 (30.52%) Azure
2 34 (22.08%) AWS
3 14 (9.09%) IaaS
3 14 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (9.09%) Serverless
4 13 (8.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (7.14%) PaaS
6 10 (6.49%) GitHub
7 9 (5.84%) Amazon S3
7 9 (5.84%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (3.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (3.90%) Azure Functions
9 6 (3.90%) Azure Storage
9 6 (3.90%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 6 (3.90%) GCP
9 6 (3.90%) SaaS
9 6 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.95%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.53%) DNS
2 17 (11.04%) SAN
3 14 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.44%) Kerberos
5 12 (7.79%) NAS
6 10 (6.49%) DHCP
7 9 (5.84%) FTP
7 9 (5.84%) X.500
8 8 (5.19%) Firewall
9 6 (3.90%) LAN
9 6 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (3.25%) Internet
11 4 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (2.60%) Skype
12 3 (1.95%) Network Security
13 2 (1.30%) Connectrix
13 2 (1.30%) SSL
13 2 (1.30%) VoIP
13 2 (1.30%) VPN
13 2 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.49%) MySQL
4 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.19%) DB2
5 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.55%) Redis
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2019
7 5 (3.25%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.60%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.60%) Snowflake Schema
8 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (9.09%) JIRA
2 9 (5.84%) Subversion
3 7 (4.55%) JUnit
4 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.60%) FishEye
5 4 (2.60%) Maven
5 4 (2.60%) Selenium
5 4 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.60%) TestNG
6 3 (1.95%) Postman
6 3 (1.95%) Serena SBM
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (16.88%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Banking
3 5 (3.25%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.95%) Law
5 3 (1.95%) Marketing
5 3 (1.95%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) Billing
6 2 (1.30%) International Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (15.58%) Administrator
1 24 (15.58%) DBA
2 16 (10.39%) Consultant
2 16 (10.39%) Developer
3 11 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 10 (6.49%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (5.19%) Architect
6 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.25%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 5 (3.25%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (2.60%) Active Directory Specialist
9 4 (2.60%) Analyst
9 4 (2.60%) Cloud Developer
9 4 (2.60%) Data Centre Engineer
9 4 (2.60%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.99%) LDAP
2 10 (6.49%) Middleware
3 7 (4.55%) JSON
4 6 (3.90%) Kafka
5 5 (3.25%) Spring
6 4 (2.60%) Akka
6 4 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.60%) Java EE
6 4 (2.60%) Java EE 5
6 4 (2.60%) Node.js
6 4 (2.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (2.60%) XML
7 2 (1.30%) CSS
7 2 (1.30%) Django
7 2 (1.30%) HTML
7 2 (1.30%) HTML5
8 1 (0.65%) NumPy
8 1 (0.65%) ODBC
8 1 (0.65%) RESTful
8 1 (0.65%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Clustering
2 19 (12.34%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.79%) PKI
5 8 (5.19%) AS400
5 8 (5.19%) iSeries
5 8 (5.19%) LPAR
6 5 (3.25%) CMDB
6 5 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.60%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.95%) NHS
9 2 (1.30%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.30%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.77%) Windows
2 35 (22.73%) Linux
3 26 (16.88%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (5.19%) Apple iOS
9 7 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.60%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.60%) zOS
11 3 (1.95%) CentOS
11 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.30%) Android
12 2 (1.30%) Solaris
12 2 (1.30%) SUSE
12 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.65%) Debian
13 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.32%) Migration
2 30 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (17.53%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (15.58%) ITIL
6 23 (14.94%) DevOps
7 20 (12.99%) High Availability
8 18 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (10.39%) Project Delivery
10 14 (9.09%) Change Management
11 13 (8.44%) Identity Management
11 13 (8.44%) Project Management
12 12 (7.79%) Microservices
12 12 (7.79%) Service Delivery
13 11 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
14 10 (6.49%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (6.49%) Mentoring
14 10 (6.49%) Scrum
14 10 (6.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.32%) SQL
2 30 (19.48%) PowerShell
3 17 (11.04%) Python
4 12 (7.79%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.14%) Java
6 7 (4.55%) C
7 6 (3.90%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.25%) Perl
8 5 (3.25%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.60%) C++
9 4 (2.60%) Java 8
9 4 (2.60%) R
10 2 (1.30%) ABAP
11 1 (0.65%) C#
11 1 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.65%) Natural
11 1 (0.65%) Ruby
11 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (26.62%) Security Cleared
2 37 (24.03%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.14%) MCSE
3 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.25%) ISEB
4 5 (3.25%) PMP
5 4 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.95%) CCNA
6 3 (1.95%) CCNP
6 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.95%) Degree
7 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.30%) MCITP
7 2 (1.30%) VCAP
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) QA
2 7 (4.55%) SLA
3 6 (3.90%) GDPR
3 6 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (27.92%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.44%) Docker
4 11 (7.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 11 (7.14%) vSphere
5 10 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (5.19%) PowerHA
6 8 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.19%) XenApp
7 6 (3.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (3.25%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.60%) Microcode
9 4 (2.60%) NFS
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.60%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.30%) Gluster
10 2 (1.30%) LXC
10 2 (1.30%) SRDF
10 2 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Terraform
2 8 (5.19%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (4.55%) Ansible
3 7 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.55%) vRealize
4 6 (3.90%) Puppet
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.60%) Avamar
6 4 (2.60%) Control-M
6 4 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.60%) QRadar
7 3 (1.95%) Foglight
7 3 (1.95%) Icinga
7 3 (1.95%) Netcool
7 3 (1.95%) SCCM
7 3 (1.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.83%) VMware
3 20 (12.99%) IBM
3 20 (12.99%) Oracle
4 12 (7.79%) Cisco
4 12 (7.79%) CyberArk
4 12 (7.79%) EMC
5 10 (6.49%) ServiceNow
6 9 (5.84%) Citrix
6 9 (5.84%) Dell
7 8 (5.19%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.19%) Veeam
8 6 (3.90%) Databricks
8 6 (3.90%) Infoblox
9 5 (3.25%) Symantec
10 4 (2.60%) BMC
10 4 (2.60%) Brocade
10 4 (2.60%) HP
10 4 (2.60%) NetApp
10 4 (2.60%) SAP