Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 445 521 474
Rank change year-on-year +76 -47 -1
Contract jobs citing Replication 373 352 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 1.14% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 240 222
England median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £288 £277 £285
90th Percentile £575 £556 £537
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 16
England median hourly rate £80.00 £48.38 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.37% +109.05% +28.56%
10th Percentile £57.50 £44.91 £16.59
90th Percentile £82.50 £55.21 £106.25
UK median hourly rate £80.00 £48.38 £23.14
% change year-on-year +65.37% +109.05% +28.56%

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 24,345 30,883 30,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.45% 32.71% 33.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,624 20,341 20,138
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 959 917
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.36 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.77 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.85% - -

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 22 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication in England over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Contractor 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 22 October 2019. 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 +33 127 £475 +5.56% 46
South East +90 124 £444 +4.41% 15
South West +18 42 £525 +25.00% 10
North of England +18 33 £375 -2.60% 33
Midlands +55 21 £370 -6.92% 17
East of England +16 20 £400 -8.05% 17
North West +1 18 £356 -20.83% 17
Yorkshire +33 15 £400 +8.11% 10
West Midlands +31 13 £365 +13.18% 7
East Midlands +23 8 £425 +6.25% 10
Replication
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 160 (42.90%) Windows
2 156 (41.82%) SQL
3 143 (38.34%) Azure
4 138 (37.00%) Microsoft
5 116 (31.10%) SQL Server
6 112 (30.03%) DNS
7 110 (29.49%) PowerShell
8 102 (27.35%) VMware
9 101 (27.08%) Linux
10 99 (26.54%) Security Cleared
11 98 (26.27%) Active Directory
12 96 (25.74%) SAN
13 92 (24.66%) Disaster Recovery
14 81 (21.72%) Oracle
15 73 (19.57%) Clustering
15 73 (19.57%) Windows Server
16 72 (19.30%) Firewall
17 71 (19.03%) Performance Tuning
18 66 (17.69%) Office 365
18 66 (17.69%) VPN
19 65 (17.43%) SC Cleared
20 63 (16.89%) Migration
21 62 (16.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 62 (16.62%) High Availability
22 59 (15.82%) DevOps
22 59 (15.82%) AWS
22 59 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
23 58 (15.55%) NAS
24 55 (14.75%) TCP/IP
24 55 (14.75%) IaaS

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 (5.90%) Apache
2 18 (4.83%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (4.29%) IIS
5 14 (3.75%) nginx
5 14 (3.75%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.41%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.41%) JBoss
7 6 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.07%) ColdFusion
8 4 (1.07%) Jetty
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 33 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) SAP MDG
2 5 (1.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.80%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.80%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 143 (38.34%) Azure
2 66 (17.69%) Office 365
3 59 (15.82%) AWS
4 55 (14.75%) IaaS
5 52 (13.94%) PaaS
6 49 (13.14%) SaaS
7 37 (9.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 25 (6.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (6.17%) OpenShift
10 22 (5.90%) GCP
11 20 (5.36%) GitHub
12 16 (4.29%) Power Platform
13 13 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (1.61%) Azure Stack
14 6 (1.61%) Slack
15 4 (1.07%) Datadog
16 3 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (0.80%) Data Lake Analytics
17 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 112 (30.03%) DNS
2 96 (25.74%) SAN
3 72 (19.30%) Firewall
4 66 (17.69%) VPN
5 58 (15.55%) NAS
6 55 (14.75%) TCP/IP
7 50 (13.40%) Internet
8 49 (13.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 32 (8.58%) DHCP
10 21 (5.63%) WAN
11 20 (5.36%) LAN
12 16 (4.29%) iSCSI
13 13 (3.49%) Skype
14 12 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (2.68%) Network Security
16 8 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (2.14%) HTTP
17 7 (1.88%) DMZ
17 7 (1.88%) NetScaler
17 7 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (31.10%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.48%) Oracle Database
3 49 (13.14%) MySQL
4 33 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (6.97%) MongoDB
8 24 (6.43%) Big Data
9 19 (5.09%) Relational Database
9 19 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (4.56%) DB2
11 16 (4.29%) NoSQL
11 16 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
11 16 (4.29%) Power BI
12 15 (4.02%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (3.22%) Oracle ODI
15 10 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
16 9 (2.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (7.24%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.63%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (2.14%) JIRA
5 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.61%) Subversion
7 5 (1.34%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.07%) GitLab
8 4 (1.07%) GoCD
8 4 (1.07%) Gradle
8 4 (1.07%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.07%) Maven
9 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.27%) ERwin
10 1 (0.27%) LSMW
10 1 (0.27%) Selenium
10 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 42 (11.26%) Finance
2 25 (6.70%) Publishing
3 17 (4.56%) Banking
4 7 (1.88%) Public Sector
4 7 (1.88%) Retail
5 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.34%) Marketing
5 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.07%) Legal
7 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.80%) Local Government
8 2 (0.54%) Electronics
8 2 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (22.52%) DBA
2 64 (17.16%) Architect
3 42 (11.26%) Developer
3 42 (11.26%) SQL DBA
4 39 (10.46%) Administrator
5 32 (8.58%) Oracle DBA
6 22 (5.90%) Consultant
6 22 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (5.36%) Azure Architect
8 20 (5.36%) Azure Engineer
9 16 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (4.29%) SQL Developer
10 15 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (3.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 13 (3.49%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.22%) Server Engineer
13 12 (3.22%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.48%) Web Services
2 16 (4.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 16 (4.29%) RESTful
3 15 (4.02%) JSON
4 14 (3.75%) Swagger
5 12 (3.22%) J2EE
5 12 (3.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 12 (3.22%) XML
6 11 (2.95%) Middleware
7 10 (2.68%) HTML
7 10 (2.68%) Spring
7 10 (2.68%) YAML
8 7 (1.88%) LDAP
8 7 (1.88%) React
8 7 (1.88%) REST
9 6 (1.61%) Kafka
10 5 (1.34%) .NET
10 5 (1.34%) LAMP
11 4 (1.07%) Java SE
11 4 (1.07%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (19.57%) Clustering
2 38 (10.19%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.43%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (4.56%) Public Cloud
7 14 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Licensing
9 11 (2.95%) Blog
10 8 (2.14%) EMC VNX
11 7 (1.88%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.61%) PKI
13 5 (1.34%) Cloud Native
13 5 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (1.07%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.07%) iSeries
14 4 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.80%) HACMP
15 3 (0.80%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 160 (42.90%) Windows
2 101 (27.08%) Linux
3 73 (19.57%) Windows Server
4 62 (16.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (10.72%) Unix
7 35 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (4.83%) AIX
8 18 (4.83%) Windows 10
9 15 (4.02%) Solaris
10 8 (2.14%) CentOS
10 8 (2.14%) SUSE
11 7 (1.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.61%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.54%) Android
14 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.54%) HPUX
14 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 71 (19.03%) Performance Tuning
3 63 (16.89%) Migration
4 62 (16.62%) High Availability
5 59 (15.82%) DevOps
6 45 (12.06%) Task Automation
7 44 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 41 (10.99%) Computer Science
9 39 (10.46%) SOA
10 34 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (8.31%) Information Security
12 29 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (7.77%) Configuration Management
12 29 (7.77%) Non-Functional Testing
13 28 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (6.70%) ERP
15 24 (6.43%) Analytics
15 24 (6.43%) Data Modelling
15 24 (6.43%) Infrastructure as Code
16 23 (6.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (41.82%) SQL
2 110 (29.49%) PowerShell
3 37 (9.92%) Python
4 32 (8.58%) Shell Script
5 29 (7.77%) Perl
6 24 (6.43%) Java
7 18 (4.83%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.22%) C
10 10 (2.68%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.41%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.41%) Ruby
12 8 (2.14%) PHP
13 6 (1.61%) Go
13 6 (1.61%) Java 8
14 4 (1.07%) C++
14 4 (1.07%) Java 9
14 4 (1.07%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.07%) Scala
15 3 (0.80%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (26.54%) Security Cleared
2 65 (17.43%) SC Cleared
3 42 (11.26%) Degree
4 29 (7.77%) DV Cleared
5 20 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.22%) MCSA
7 5 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.34%) MCSE
8 4 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.54%) CCA
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.54%) MCP
11 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.27%) CCNA
11 1 (0.27%) CCNP
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.90%) SLA
2 11 (2.95%) QA
3 5 (1.34%) GDPR
4 4 (1.07%) NCSC
5 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 98 (26.27%) Active Directory
2 59 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (10.46%) Hyper-V
4 31 (8.31%) Docker
5 25 (6.70%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (4.02%) NFS
8 13 (3.49%) vSphere
9 12 (3.22%) Gluster
10 11 (2.95%) GlusterFS
10 11 (2.95%) LXC
11 9 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (2.41%) XenApp
12 7 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (1.88%) XenDesktop
13 6 (1.61%) Firmware
13 6 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.34%) SRDF
14 5 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 41 (10.99%) Ansible
2 39 (10.46%) SCCM
3 31 (8.31%) Kubernetes
4 29 (7.77%) Puppet
5 22 (5.90%) Single Sign-On
6 18 (4.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 18 (4.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 18 (4.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 18 (4.83%) Terraform
7 13 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (2.68%) Data Guard
9 8 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (2.14%) Nagios
10 6 (1.61%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.61%) SCOM
10 6 (1.61%) vRealize
11 5 (1.34%) EMC TimeFinder
11 5 (1.34%) Istio
12 4 (1.07%) logstash
12 4 (1.07%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 138 (37.00%) Microsoft
2 102 (27.35%) VMware
3 81 (21.72%) Oracle
4 47 (12.60%) Cisco
4 47 (12.60%) HP
5 31 (8.31%) Citrix
6 30 (8.04%) EMC
7 27 (7.24%) IBM
7 27 (7.24%) Red Hat
8 18 (4.83%) Sybase
9 17 (4.56%) SAP
10 15 (4.02%) Workday
11 14 (3.75%) Veeam
12 13 (3.49%) Veritas
13 11 (2.95%) Brocade
13 11 (2.95%) Google
13 11 (2.95%) NetApp
13 11 (2.95%) Palo Alto
14 10 (2.68%) F5
14 10 (2.68%) Juniper