Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 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
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 432 493 518
Rank change year-on-year +61 +25 -39
Contract jobs citing Replication 114 379 414
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.31% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 203 292
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £300
90th Percentile £550 £598 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.56% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £49.23 £53.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.41% +19.44% +16.13%
10th Percentile £26.60 £38.75 £44.91
90th Percentile £57.40 £65.63 £51.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.18% +22.22% +125.00%

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 11,780 28,937 33,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.45% 31.74% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,356 18,474 21,457
Median daily rate £481 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £275
90th Percentile £713 £670 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 1,056 1,048
Median hourly rate £31.61 £20.79 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.04% -2.51% +6.63%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.34 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £24.20 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +27.37% -5.00% +5.26%

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Replication.

Daily rate trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Replication over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Replication.

Hourly rate trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Replication over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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
England +54 98 £425 -5.56% 53
UK excluding London +108 70 £394 -1.56% 46
London +95 41 £450 -5.26% 12
South East +116 23 £450 +5.88% 4
East of England +88 17 £335 -16.25% 3
Work from Home -15 13 £340 -6.21% 6
North of England +100 9 £350 -4.11% 17
Scotland +62 9 £475 +18.75% 2
Midlands +77 6 £350 -2.78% 10
North West +72 6 £350 -5.41% 14
West Midlands +60 5 £350 +2.19% 7
Wales +46 4 £388 +10.71% 3
South West +49 2 - - 7
North East +30 2 £550 -
Yorkshire +67 1 - - 3
East Midlands +50 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 with a requirement for Replication.

1 47 (41.23%) SQL
2 46 (40.35%) Microsoft
3 43 (37.72%) Windows
4 41 (35.96%) VMware
5 37 (32.46%) SQL Server
6 33 (28.95%) Azure
7 32 (28.07%) Active Directory
8 30 (26.32%) Linux
8 30 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 30 (26.32%) PowerShell
9 28 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (23.68%) DNS
11 25 (21.93%) Oracle
12 24 (21.05%) ITIL
12 24 (21.05%) AWS
13 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
14 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
15 21 (18.42%) JIRA
16 20 (17.54%) Data Modelling
16 20 (17.54%) SAN
17 19 (16.67%) MySQL
17 19 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
18 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
18 18 (15.79%) DevOps
18 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2016
19 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (14.91%) ETL
20 16 (14.04%) DHCP
20 16 (14.04%) PostgreSQL

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 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.14%) Confluence
5 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.75%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.95%) Azure
2 24 (21.05%) AWS
3 16 (14.04%) IaaS
4 15 (13.16%) Power Platform
5 14 (12.28%) PaaS
6 12 (10.53%) Office 365
7 10 (8.77%) Slack
8 6 (5.26%) GCP
9 4 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.63%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.63%) OneDrive
10 3 (2.63%) Route 53
11 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.88%) Force.com
12 1 (0.88%) GitHub
12 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.68%) DNS
2 20 (17.54%) SAN
3 16 (14.04%) DHCP
4 10 (8.77%) Kerberos
5 9 (7.89%) Firewall
5 9 (7.89%) iSCSI
5 9 (7.89%) Skype
5 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.89%) VPN
5 9 (7.89%) WAN
6 8 (7.02%) Internet
6 8 (7.02%) X.500
7 7 (6.14%) VLAN
8 6 (5.26%) LAN
9 5 (4.39%) MPLS
10 4 (3.51%) BGP
10 4 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.51%) NAS
10 4 (3.51%) OSPF
11 3 (2.63%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (32.46%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.67%) MySQL
3 16 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (13.16%) Power BI
5 14 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 12 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (8.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
11 4 (3.51%) Data Lake
11 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.63%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (2.63%) HDInsight
12 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.63%) Semantic Layer
12 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) JIRA
2 13 (11.40%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.75%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.88%) FishEye
7 1 (0.88%) JUnit
7 1 (0.88%) LSMW
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.88%) Selenium
7 1 (0.88%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.88%) TestNG
7 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 15 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
2 4 (3.51%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.88%) International Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.88%) Publishing
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) DBA
2 15 (13.16%) Developer
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (7.89%) Administrator
5 8 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) SQL DBA
6 7 (6.14%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Azure Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.89%) LDAP
1 9 (7.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (4.39%) Middleware
3 4 (3.51%) Spring
4 3 (2.63%) REST
4 3 (2.63%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.88%) Akka
5 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) IDoc
5 1 (0.88%) Java EE
5 1 (0.88%) Java EE 5
5 1 (0.88%) JSON
5 1 (0.88%) LAMP
5 1 (0.88%) MDX
5 1 (0.88%) Node.js
5 1 (0.88%) RESTful
5 1 (0.88%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.53%) Clustering
4 11 (9.65%) PKI
5 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.51%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.63%) CMDB
8 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.63%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.75%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.75%) IBM Storwize
9 2 (1.75%) NHS
9 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.72%) Windows
2 30 (26.32%) Linux
3 22 (19.30%) Windows Server
4 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2016
5 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (7.02%) Unix
10 5 (4.39%) AIX
11 3 (2.63%) Solaris
12 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.88%) VMS
13 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) ITIL
2 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.54%) Data Modelling
4 19 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (15.79%) DevOps
6 17 (14.91%) ETL
7 15 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (13.16%) High Availability
7 15 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (12.28%) Migration
9 13 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (11.40%) Server Management
9 13 (11.40%) Validation
10 12 (10.53%) Project Management
11 11 (9.65%) Change Management
11 11 (9.65%) Service Management
12 10 (8.77%) ETL Development
13 9 (7.89%) Data Protection
13 9 (7.89%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.23%) SQL
2 30 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.26%) Python
5 5 (4.39%) Java
6 4 (3.51%) C
6 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.63%) Perl
7 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.88%) Java 8
9 1 (0.88%) Korn
9 1 (0.88%) R
9 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.26%) MCSE
5 5 (4.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.63%) Degree
7 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.75%) MCSA
7 2 (1.75%) NCDA
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) HND
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) MCP
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
8 1 (0.88%) OCP
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.88%) RHCE
8 1 (0.88%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.51%) GDPR
3 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.75%) NCSC
System Software
1 32 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 28 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.28%) vSphere
4 11 (9.65%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (7.89%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.02%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 8 (7.02%) NFS
6 8 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.39%) Docker
7 5 (4.39%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.63%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.75%) Firmware
9 2 (1.75%) vCloud
10 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Data Guard
2 8 (7.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (7.02%) vMotion
3 6 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.51%) Ansible
4 4 (3.51%) SCCM
4 4 (3.51%) SCOM
4 4 (3.51%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.63%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.63%) Terraform
5 3 (2.63%) WSUS
6 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.75%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.75%) Nagios
6 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 41 (35.96%) VMware
3 25 (21.93%) Oracle
4 14 (12.28%) HP
5 13 (11.40%) Tableau
6 10 (8.77%) Veeam
7 9 (7.89%) NetApp
8 8 (7.02%) 3PAR
8 8 (7.02%) Cisco
9 7 (6.14%) IBM
9 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.26%) Juniper
11 5 (4.39%) Google
11 5 (4.39%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.51%) Brocade
12 4 (3.51%) EMC
12 4 (3.51%) Sybase
13 3 (2.63%) BMC
13 3 (2.63%) Citrix
13 3 (2.63%) Symantec