Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 448 585 520
Rank change year-on-year +137 -65 -44
Contract jobs citing Replication 226 262 395
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 0.92% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 149 250
Median daily rate £425 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.80% +3.87%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £578 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £52.75 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.22% - +195.08%
10th Percentile £18.83 £41.15 £42.38
90th Percentile £82.50 £49.15 £65.13
UK median hourly rate £52.12 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.81% - +195.08%

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 18,306 28,569 30,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.22% 32.11% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,562 18,726 20,265
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £265
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 909 953
Median hourly rate £24.70 £21.00 £21.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.62% -3.63% +8.95%
10th Percentile £12.49 £11.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.28 £20.75 £21.73
% change year-on-year +21.83% -4.49% +9.97%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 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 +128 107 £450 -2.17% 12
South East +70 37 £400 -15.79% 11
East of England +59 31 £425 +6.25% 8
South West +27 23 £480 -4.76% 5
North of England +50 20 £400 +14.29% 37
North West +45 16 £388 +6.16% 22
Midlands +58 7 £350 -20.45% 11
West Midlands +54 6 £350 -30.00% 9
Yorkshire +56 3 £425 +21.43% 10
East Midlands +31 1 - - 2
North East +9 1 - - 5
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 101 (44.69%) SQL
2 96 (42.48%) Azure
3 93 (41.15%) Windows
4 80 (35.40%) SQL Server
4 80 (35.40%) Microsoft
5 69 (30.53%) Active Directory
6 65 (28.76%) VMware
6 65 (28.76%) PowerShell
7 63 (27.88%) AWS
8 57 (25.22%) Windows Server
9 56 (24.78%) DNS
10 55 (24.34%) Linux
10 55 (24.34%) Migration
11 54 (23.89%) SAN
12 51 (22.57%) Oracle
13 47 (20.80%) Office 365
13 47 (20.80%) DevOps
14 42 (18.58%) Performance Tuning
14 42 (18.58%) High Availability
14 42 (18.58%) Security Cleared
15 40 (17.70%) Hyper-V
16 37 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (16.37%) DHCP
16 37 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 36 (15.93%) Clustering
18 35 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
18 35 (15.49%) SCCM
19 33 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (14.60%) Oracle Database
20 32 (14.16%) Disaster Recovery

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 26 (11.50%) WebLogic
2 22 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (7.52%) MS Exchange
3 17 (7.52%) Skype for Business
4 14 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.75%) Confluence
5 13 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (4.87%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.98%) Apache
7 9 (3.98%) nginx
8 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.44%) IIS
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.98%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) FastStats
4 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 96 (42.48%) Azure
2 63 (27.88%) AWS
3 47 (20.80%) Office 365
4 26 (11.50%) PaaS
5 25 (11.06%) IaaS
6 18 (7.96%) SaaS
7 15 (6.64%) Power Platform
8 12 (5.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (5.31%) GitHub
8 12 (5.31%) OpenShift
9 10 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (4.42%) GCP
9 10 (4.42%) Slack
10 9 (3.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (3.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.88%) Serverless
13 2 (0.88%) Sumo Logic
14 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (24.78%) DNS
2 54 (23.89%) SAN
3 37 (16.37%) DHCP
4 30 (13.27%) Firewall
5 26 (11.50%) VPN
6 18 (7.96%) TCP/IP
7 16 (7.08%) Skype
8 15 (6.64%) NAS
9 14 (6.19%) Internet
10 13 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (5.31%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (3.54%) iSCSI
13 7 (3.10%) LAN
13 7 (3.10%) WAN
14 6 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (2.21%) Asterisk PBX
15 5 (2.21%) MPLS
16 4 (1.77%) BGP
16 4 (1.77%) OSPF
16 4 (1.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (35.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.60%) Oracle Database
3 26 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (9.29%) MySQL
6 20 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (6.64%) Oracle ODI
7 15 (6.64%) Power BI
7 15 (6.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (5.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (5.31%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (5.31%) NoSQL
10 11 (4.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (4.42%) Oracle Exadata
11 10 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
12 7 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (3.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (12.39%) JIRA
2 14 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.75%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.10%) GitLab
8 5 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.33%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.33%) Selenium
11 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.44%) FishEye
12 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.44%) JUnit
12 1 (0.44%) LSMW
12 1 (0.44%) Maven
12 1 (0.44%) Mocha
12 1 (0.44%) Subversion
12 1 (0.44%) TestNG
General
1 27 (11.95%) Finance
2 7 (3.10%) Banking
3 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.21%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.77%) Publishing
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.33%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (15.49%) DBA
2 33 (14.60%) Developer
3 25 (11.06%) Architect
4 21 (9.29%) SQL DBA
5 20 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.08%) Windows Engineer
7 15 (6.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (6.64%) Active Directory Engineer
7 15 (6.64%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Oracle DBA
9 11 (4.87%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) Server Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) Windows Server Engineer
10 10 (4.42%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (3.98%) Administrator
11 9 (3.98%) Consultant
11 9 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.98%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (3.98%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 16 (7.08%) Middleware
3 14 (6.19%) Web Services
4 12 (5.31%) REST
5 11 (4.87%) Spring
6 10 (4.42%) Spring Boot
7 6 (2.65%) J2EE
7 6 (2.65%) Kafka
8 4 (1.77%) Node.js
8 4 (1.77%) YAML
9 3 (1.33%) .NET
9 3 (1.33%) XML
10 2 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.44%) Chai
11 1 (0.44%) GraphQL
11 1 (0.44%) IDoc
11 1 (0.44%) MEAN Stack
11 1 (0.44%) Redux
11 1 (0.44%) Socket.IO
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.93%) Clustering
2 19 (8.41%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (7.08%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.31%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.87%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.54%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.65%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.77%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.33%) Derivative
12 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Licensing
12 3 (1.33%) Social Media
13 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
13 2 (0.88%) iSeries
13 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 93 (41.15%) Windows
2 57 (25.22%) Windows Server
3 55 (24.34%) Linux
4 37 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (11.95%) Windows Server 2016
5 27 (11.95%) Windows Server 2019
6 24 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (5.75%) Unix
9 10 (4.42%) AIX
9 10 (4.42%) Solaris
10 9 (3.98%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (3.54%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.65%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.33%) VMS
13 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.44%) HPUX
15 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.34%) Migration
2 47 (20.80%) DevOps
3 42 (18.58%) High Availability
3 42 (18.58%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 33 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (14.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (11.50%) Data Modelling
7 26 (11.50%) ETL
8 24 (10.62%) ITIL
9 22 (9.73%) SOA
10 21 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (7.96%) Microservices
12 17 (7.52%) Computer Science
13 16 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (7.08%) Project Management
14 15 (6.64%) Validation
15 14 (6.19%) Capacity Management
16 13 (5.75%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 101 (44.69%) SQL
2 65 (28.76%) PowerShell
3 22 (9.73%) Java
4 20 (8.85%) Python
5 17 (7.52%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.87%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.54%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.54%) Go
8 5 (2.21%) C
9 4 (1.77%) C#
9 4 (1.77%) Ruby
9 4 (1.77%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.88%) C++
10 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.88%) Korn
10 2 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.44%) Lua
11 1 (0.44%) R
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (18.58%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.16%) SC Cleared
3 28 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (9.29%) MCSA
5 19 (8.41%) Degree
6 14 (6.19%) MCSE
7 11 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.42%) CCA
8 10 (4.42%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (3.54%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.88%) CCNA
12 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.44%) HND
13 1 (0.44%) OCA
13 1 (0.44%) OCP
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.62%) SLA
2 10 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (2.65%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 69 (30.53%) Active Directory
2 40 (17.70%) Hyper-V
3 35 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (8.41%) Docker
5 15 (6.64%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (6.64%) vSphere
6 13 (5.75%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (4.87%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (2.65%) NFS
9 5 (2.21%) Corosync
9 5 (2.21%) DRBD
9 5 (2.21%) FreeRADIUS
9 5 (2.21%) Postfix
10 4 (1.77%) Gluster
10 4 (1.77%) GlusterFS
10 4 (1.77%) LXC
10 4 (1.77%) XenApp
11 2 (0.88%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (15.49%) SCCM
2 27 (11.95%) Ansible
3 18 (7.96%) Data Guard
4 17 (7.52%) Kubernetes
5 16 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (6.64%) Puppet
7 14 (6.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (4.87%) Terraform
9 7 (3.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (3.10%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (2.65%) Grafana
10 6 (2.65%) Kibana
10 6 (2.65%) logstash
10 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (2.21%) HAProxy
11 5 (2.21%) Pacemaker
12 4 (1.77%) vCenter Server
13 3 (1.33%) FortiGate
13 3 (1.33%) WSUS
14 2 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 65 (28.76%) VMware
3 51 (22.57%) Oracle
4 24 (10.62%) Red Hat
5 23 (10.18%) HP
6 21 (9.29%) Cisco
7 13 (5.75%) Veeam
8 11 (4.87%) Citrix
8 11 (4.87%) Tableau
9 8 (3.54%) EMC
10 7 (3.10%) Google
10 7 (3.10%) SAP
11 6 (2.65%) Dell
11 6 (2.65%) IBM
12 5 (2.21%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.21%) NetApp
13 4 (1.77%) EqualLogic
13 4 (1.77%) Remedy
13 4 (1.77%) Sybase
14 3 (1.33%) McAfee