Period
to 26 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 6 months to 26 June 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
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 523 490 473
Rank change year-on-year -33 -17 -47
Contract jobs citing Replication 347 416 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.28% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 292 222
UK median daily rate £435 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £288 £300 £250
90th Percentile £574 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £363
% change year-on-year +1.27% +8.97% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +125.00% -
10th Percentile £38.00 £45.00 £14.15
90th Percentile £59.00 £65.13 £143.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.75 £45.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.44% +150.00% -10.00%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29,532 32,478 30,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.40% 32.24% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,998 21,028 19,589
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £280 £265 £263
90th Percentile £669 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,031 1,026 1,056
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.95 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +9.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.08% +18.47% -14.29%

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Replication.

Contractor daily rate trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Replication over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the UK over the 6 months to 26 June 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
England -33 319 £450 +9.09% 25
UK excluding London +3 189 £400 +1.27% 17
London -5 153 £460 +2.22% 8
South East +15 77 £425 -5.56% 7
North of England +16 32 £375 +4.17% 4
South West -7 29 £575 +28.49% 2
Scotland +23 21 £375 -9.64%
Midlands -6 20 £363 -2.03% 2
North West +24 15 £370 +2.78% 1
Yorkshire +18 10 £400 +14.29% 2
West Midlands -4 10 £376 +7.50%
East Midlands +8 9 £360 -6.49% 2
East of England -29 9 £400 -5.88% 2
North East +24 7 - - 1
Northern Ireland +10 1 - -
Wales 0 1 £350 -11.39%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Replication.

1 194 (55.91%) SQL
2 142 (40.92%) Windows
3 132 (38.04%) SQL Server
4 126 (36.31%) Microsoft
5 103 (29.68%) Linux
6 101 (29.11%) Performance Tuning
7 100 (28.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 97 (27.95%) VMware
9 93 (26.80%) Oracle
10 81 (23.34%) Active Directory
11 77 (22.19%) PowerShell
12 76 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 72 (20.75%) SAN
14 71 (20.46%) Clustering
15 70 (20.17%) DNS
16 66 (19.02%) Oracle Database
17 64 (18.44%) High Availability
18 61 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
19 60 (17.29%) Security Cleared
20 57 (16.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 54 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 54 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
22 53 (15.27%) Windows Server
23 51 (14.70%) MySQL
24 50 (14.41%) ETL
24 50 (14.41%) Finance
25 48 (13.83%) Python
26 46 (13.26%) Migration
26 46 (13.26%) DevOps
27 45 (12.97%) Amazon AWS

Replication
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (6.63%) IIS
2 21 (6.05%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.75%) OpenStack
4 12 (3.46%) JBoss
5 9 (2.59%) Confluence
5 9 (2.59%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.02%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.73%) Apache
8 6 (1.73%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.15%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.15%) Jetty
10 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) LightWave 3D
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) SAP MDG
2 5 (1.44%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Relativity
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 100 (28.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (8.07%) IaaS
3 28 (8.07%) Power Platform
4 27 (7.78%) PaaS
5 18 (5.19%) Office 365
6 13 (3.75%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 12 (3.46%) Azure Stack
7 12 (3.46%) GitHub
8 8 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.31%) SaaS
8 8 (2.31%) Slack
9 7 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (1.44%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.15%) Datadog
11 4 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 72 (20.75%) SAN
2 70 (20.17%) DNS
3 37 (10.66%) Firewall
4 31 (8.93%) DHCP
4 31 (8.93%) VPN
5 27 (7.78%) TCP/IP
6 25 (7.20%) WAN
7 24 (6.92%) NAS
8 23 (6.63%) LAN
9 16 (4.61%) Internet
10 14 (4.03%) VLAN
11 12 (3.46%) iSCSI
12 11 (3.17%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.02%) SSL
15 6 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.73%) Skype
16 5 (1.44%) HTTP
16 5 (1.44%) IPsec
16 5 (1.44%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (38.04%) SQL Server
2 66 (19.02%) Oracle Database
3 54 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (14.70%) MySQL
5 44 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (10.66%) Relational Database
7 35 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (8.07%) Power BI
11 26 (7.49%) MongoDB
11 26 (7.49%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (6.63%) Oracle Database 12c
14 20 (5.76%) DB2
14 20 (5.76%) SQL Server 2014
15 18 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (5.19%) Oracle ODI
16 16 (4.61%) RDBMS
16 16 (4.61%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 40 (11.53%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 19 (5.48%) JIRA
4 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.02%) Subversion
5 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.15%) GoCD
6 4 (1.15%) Gradle
6 4 (1.15%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.15%) Maven
7 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.29%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.29%) GitLab
9 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (14.41%) Finance
2 23 (6.63%) Banking
3 12 (3.46%) Publishing
4 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.73%) Retail
6 5 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.58%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 126 (36.31%) DBA
2 70 (20.17%) SQL DBA
3 58 (16.71%) Developer
4 49 (14.12%) Administrator
4 49 (14.12%) Architect
5 37 (10.66%) Oracle DBA
6 29 (8.36%) SQL Server DBA
7 26 (7.49%) Consultant
8 18 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (4.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 17 (4.90%) SQL Developer
10 16 (4.61%) Technical Architect
11 15 (4.32%) Analyst
12 14 (4.03%) ETL Developer
12 14 (4.03%) Java Developer
13 12 (3.46%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
13 12 (3.46%) Oracle Developer
14 11 (3.17%) DV Cleared DBA
14 11 (3.17%) Oracle ETL Developer
15 10 (2.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 28 (8.07%) JSON
3 25 (7.20%) XML
4 23 (6.63%) Web Services
5 16 (4.61%) Middleware
6 14 (4.03%) J2EE
6 14 (4.03%) Kafka
6 14 (4.03%) Spring
7 13 (3.75%) RESTful
8 11 (3.17%) Node.js
8 11 (3.17%) Swagger
9 10 (2.88%) .NET
9 10 (2.88%) HTML
10 9 (2.59%) React
11 7 (2.02%) REST
12 5 (1.44%) Akka
12 5 (1.44%) Java EE
12 5 (1.44%) SAP ALE
12 5 (1.44%) XHTML
13 4 (1.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 71 (20.46%) Clustering
2 35 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.80%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.32%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.46%) Blog
6 11 (3.17%) PKI
7 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Licensing
8 7 (2.02%) CMDB
8 7 (2.02%) EMC VNX
8 7 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.44%) HACMP
9 5 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.15%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.86%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.86%) EMC VNXe
11 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (40.92%) Windows
2 103 (29.68%) Linux
3 57 (16.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 53 (15.27%) Windows Server
5 44 (12.68%) Unix
6 30 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (7.49%) Solaris
8 23 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (4.32%) AIX
10 13 (3.75%) CentOS
11 12 (3.46%) Windows 10
12 10 (2.88%) SUSE
13 8 (2.31%) Windows 7
14 7 (2.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.58%) VMS
17 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (29.11%) Performance Tuning
2 64 (18.44%) High Availability
3 61 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (14.41%) ETL
6 46 (13.26%) DevOps
6 46 (13.26%) Migration
7 44 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (10.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 37 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (10.09%) Data Modelling
10 35 (10.09%) Task Automation
11 30 (8.65%) ETL Development
12 28 (8.07%) Scrum
13 27 (7.78%) Database Tuning
13 27 (7.78%) ITIL
14 23 (6.63%) Change Management
15 22 (6.34%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (6.34%) Configuration Management
16 21 (6.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 194 (55.91%) SQL
2 77 (22.19%) PowerShell
3 48 (13.83%) Python
4 35 (10.09%) Java
5 33 (9.51%) Shell Script
6 29 (8.36%) Perl
6 29 (8.36%) T-SQL
7 26 (7.49%) Bash Shell
8 22 (6.34%) PL/SQL
9 19 (5.48%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.90%) C
11 10 (2.88%) Java 8
12 8 (2.31%) C++
13 7 (2.02%) Ruby
14 6 (1.73%) PHP
15 4 (1.15%) Java 9
15 4 (1.15%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.15%) Scala
16 3 (0.86%) C#
16 3 (0.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 60 (17.29%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.65%) Degree
3 29 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (8.07%) DV Cleared
5 25 (7.20%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.88%) MCSE
7 9 (2.59%) MCSA
8 7 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.02%) MCITP
9 4 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.15%) MCP
9 4 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.86%) CCNA
10 3 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 2 (0.58%) RHCE
12 1 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.29%) NCDA
12 1 (0.29%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.03%) QA
2 10 (2.88%) SLA
3 7 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.73%) GDPR
5 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (23.34%) Active Directory
2 76 (21.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 27 (7.78%) Docker
5 21 (6.05%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.46%) vSphere
8 11 (3.17%) NFS
9 9 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (2.02%) KVM
10 7 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.44%) BitLocker
12 5 (1.44%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.15%) IAG
13 4 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.86%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 3 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (10.09%) Ansible
2 27 (7.78%) Puppet
3 26 (7.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 21 (6.05%) SCCM
5 14 (4.03%) vRealize
6 13 (3.75%) Data Guard
6 13 (3.75%) Failover Clustering
6 13 (3.75%) Kubernetes
7 12 (3.46%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 10 (2.88%) SCOM
9 8 (2.31%) Nagios
9 8 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (1.73%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.73%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.73%) vMotion
11 5 (1.44%) Kibana
11 5 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.44%) Terraform
11 5 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (36.31%) Microsoft
2 97 (27.95%) VMware
3 93 (26.80%) Oracle
4 43 (12.39%) Cisco
5 40 (11.53%) HP
6 29 (8.36%) IBM
7 26 (7.49%) EMC
8 22 (6.34%) Citrix
9 21 (6.05%) ServiceNow
10 18 (5.19%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.90%) NetApp
12 16 (4.61%) Veeam
13 13 (3.75%) SAP
13 13 (3.75%) Sybase
13 13 (3.75%) Veritas
14 12 (3.46%) Dell
14 12 (3.46%) EXASOL
14 12 (3.46%) Micro Focus
15 11 (3.17%) Tableau
16 8 (2.31%) Meraki