Period
to 23 October 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 23 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 436 533 502
Rank change year-on-year +97 -31 -34
Contract jobs citing Replication 396 382 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 1.14% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 249 233
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £296 £284 £276
90th Percentile £575 £556 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 16
UK 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 excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £46.00 £22.74
% change year-on-year +73.91% +102.26% +26.35%

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 26,450 33,587 33,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.23% 32.47% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,780 21,806 21,765
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £263
90th Percentile £665 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,060 1,054 1,014
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £11.74 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £19.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +8.55% -3.36% -1.70%

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 23 October 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 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Top 13 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 23 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
England +96 372 £450 +5.88% 138
UK excluding London +84 259 £425 +3.03% 105
London +55 128 £475 +5.56% 44
South East +89 124 £463 +8.82% 13
South West +18 42 £525 +25.00% 10
North of England +12 31 £375 -2.60% 35
Scotland +28 22 £485 +14.12% 7
East of England +19 21 £400 -8.05% 17
Midlands +53 20 £375 -5.66% 19
North West +17 18 £356 -20.83% 18
West Midlands +35 13 £365 +13.18% 9
Yorkshire +30 13 £400 +2.56% 11
East Midlands +28 7 £425 +6.25% 10

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Replication.

1 166 (41.92%) Windows
2 160 (40.40%) SQL
3 147 (37.12%) Azure
4 146 (36.87%) Microsoft
5 119 (30.05%) SQL Server
6 118 (29.80%) DNS
7 116 (29.29%) PowerShell
8 109 (27.53%) Linux
9 104 (26.26%) VMware
10 103 (26.01%) Active Directory
11 102 (25.76%) SAN
12 101 (25.51%) Security Cleared
13 100 (25.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 81 (20.45%) Oracle
15 78 (19.70%) Windows Server
16 76 (19.19%) Clustering
17 75 (18.94%) Firewall
18 72 (18.18%) Migration
18 72 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
19 68 (17.17%) VPN
20 67 (16.92%) Office 365
21 66 (16.67%) High Availability
21 66 (16.67%) SC Cleared
22 62 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 62 (15.66%) AWS
23 61 (15.40%) DevOps
24 60 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
25 57 (14.39%) NAS
26 56 (14.14%) TCP/IP
27 55 (13.89%) Web Services

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 (5.81%) Apache
2 18 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (4.04%) Skype for Business
5 14 (3.54%) IIS
5 14 (3.54%) nginx
6 12 (3.03%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.27%) JBoss
8 6 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.01%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.01%) Jetty
9 4 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.76%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 33 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) SAP MDG
2 5 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.76%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.76%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.25%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 147 (37.12%) Azure
2 67 (16.92%) Office 365
3 62 (15.66%) AWS
4 55 (13.89%) IaaS
5 52 (13.13%) PaaS
6 50 (12.63%) SaaS
7 38 (9.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 25 (6.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (5.81%) GCP
9 23 (5.81%) OpenShift
10 19 (4.80%) GitHub
11 16 (4.04%) Power Platform
12 14 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (1.52%) Azure Stack
13 6 (1.52%) Slack
14 4 (1.01%) Datadog
14 4 (1.01%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
15 3 (0.76%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 118 (29.80%) DNS
2 102 (25.76%) SAN
3 75 (18.94%) Firewall
4 68 (17.17%) VPN
5 57 (14.39%) NAS
6 56 (14.14%) TCP/IP
7 52 (13.13%) Internet
8 50 (12.63%) Reverse Proxy
9 34 (8.59%) DHCP
10 21 (5.30%) WAN
11 20 (5.05%) LAN
12 16 (4.04%) iSCSI
13 13 (3.28%) Skype
14 12 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (2.78%) Network Security
16 9 (2.27%) DMZ
17 8 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
17 8 (2.02%) HTTP
17 8 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
18 7 (1.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (30.05%) SQL Server
2 53 (13.38%) Oracle Database
3 51 (12.88%) MySQL
4 33 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (7.58%) MongoDB
6 30 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (6.31%) Big Data
8 23 (5.81%) DB2
9 22 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (5.05%) NoSQL
11 19 (4.80%) Relational Database
12 16 (4.04%) Oracle Database 12c
12 16 (4.04%) Power BI
12 16 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (3.79%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
16 9 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (2.27%) JIRA
5 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.52%) Subversion
7 5 (1.26%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.01%) GitLab
8 4 (1.01%) GoCD
8 4 (1.01%) Gradle
8 4 (1.01%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.01%) Maven
9 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.25%) Grunt
10 1 (0.25%) Mocha
10 1 (0.25%) Selenium
10 1 (0.25%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (12.37%) Finance
2 23 (5.81%) Publishing
3 19 (4.80%) Banking
4 14 (3.54%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.77%) Retail
6 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.26%) Marketing
6 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.01%) Legal
8 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Law
8 3 (0.76%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (23.74%) DBA
2 68 (17.17%) Architect
3 46 (11.62%) SQL DBA
4 44 (11.11%) Developer
5 40 (10.10%) Administrator
6 31 (7.83%) Oracle DBA
7 23 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (5.56%) Consultant
9 21 (5.30%) Windows Engineer
10 20 (5.05%) Azure Architect
10 20 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
11 17 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.04%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (4.04%) SQL Developer
13 14 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.54%) Technical Architect
14 13 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 12 (3.03%) Server Engineer
15 12 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.89%) Web Services
2 15 (3.79%) JSON
2 15 (3.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 14 (3.54%) RESTful
4 13 (3.28%) Swagger
5 12 (3.03%) J2EE
5 12 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
5 12 (3.03%) XML
6 11 (2.78%) HTML
6 11 (2.78%) Kafka
6 11 (2.78%) Middleware
6 11 (2.78%) REST
7 10 (2.53%) Spring
7 10 (2.53%) YAML
8 8 (2.02%) .NET
8 8 (2.02%) React
9 7 (1.77%) LDAP
10 6 (1.52%) LAMP
11 4 (1.01%) Java SE
11 4 (1.01%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.19%) Clustering
2 38 (9.60%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 16 (4.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (3.54%) Microsoft Licensing
8 13 (3.28%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.53%) EMC VNX
9 10 (2.53%) PKI
10 9 (2.27%) Blog
11 8 (2.02%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.52%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.26%) Cloud Native
13 5 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (1.01%) iSeries
14 4 (1.01%) Symmetrix
15 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 166 (41.92%) Windows
2 109 (27.53%) Linux
3 78 (19.70%) Windows Server
4 62 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (10.35%) Unix
7 34 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (4.55%) Windows 10
9 17 (4.29%) AIX
10 14 (3.54%) Solaris
11 9 (2.27%) CentOS
12 8 (2.02%) SUSE
13 7 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (1.52%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.51%) Android
15 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.51%) HPUX
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (25.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 72 (18.18%) Migration
2 72 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 66 (16.67%) High Availability
4 61 (15.40%) DevOps
5 45 (11.36%) Task Automation
6 43 (10.86%) Computer Science
6 43 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 39 (9.85%) SOA
8 35 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (7.83%) Information Security
10 30 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (7.32%) Configuration Management
11 29 (7.32%) Non-Functional Testing
12 27 (6.82%) ITIL
13 26 (6.57%) Change Management
14 25 (6.31%) Analytics
14 25 (6.31%) Data Modelling
14 25 (6.31%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 160 (40.40%) SQL
2 116 (29.29%) PowerShell
3 37 (9.34%) Python
4 30 (7.58%) Shell Script
5 29 (7.32%) Perl
6 27 (6.82%) Java
7 19 (4.80%) PL/SQL
8 17 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.54%) JavaScript
10 13 (3.28%) C
11 10 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.27%) PHP
12 9 (2.27%) Ruby
13 6 (1.52%) Go
13 6 (1.52%) Java 8
14 4 (1.01%) C++
14 4 (1.01%) Java 9
14 4 (1.01%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.01%) Scala
15 3 (0.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 101 (25.51%) Security Cleared
2 66 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 44 (11.11%) Degree
4 29 (7.32%) DV Cleared
5 23 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.03%) MCSA
7 7 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.26%) MCSE
9 4 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.51%) CCA
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.51%) MCP
12 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.25%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.25%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.06%) SLA
2 11 (2.78%) QA
3 6 (1.52%) GDPR
4 4 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.01%) NCSC
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 103 (26.01%) Active Directory
2 60 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (9.60%) Hyper-V
4 32 (8.08%) Docker
5 24 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (4.29%) NFS
8 15 (3.79%) vSphere
9 12 (3.03%) Gluster
10 11 (2.78%) GlusterFS
10 11 (2.78%) LXC
10 11 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (2.27%) Firmware
11 9 (2.27%) XenApp
12 7 (1.77%) XenDesktop
13 6 (1.52%) SRDF
13 6 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (9.85%) Ansible
1 39 (9.85%) SCCM
2 31 (7.83%) Kubernetes
3 28 (7.07%) Puppet
4 22 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
5 18 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 18 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 18 (4.55%) Terraform
6 17 (4.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 14 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (2.53%) Data Guard
10 8 (2.02%) Nagios
10 8 (2.02%) vRealize
11 6 (1.52%) EMC TimeFinder
11 6 (1.52%) HAProxy
11 6 (1.52%) SCOM
11 6 (1.52%) Tivoli
11 6 (1.52%) vCenter Server
12 5 (1.26%) Istio
Vendors
1 146 (36.87%) Microsoft
2 104 (26.26%) VMware
3 81 (20.45%) Oracle
4 51 (12.88%) Cisco
5 46 (11.62%) HP
6 33 (8.33%) EMC
7 29 (7.32%) Citrix
7 29 (7.32%) IBM
8 28 (7.07%) Red Hat
9 18 (4.55%) SAP
10 17 (4.29%) Sybase
11 15 (3.79%) Workday
12 14 (3.54%) NetApp
12 14 (3.54%) Veeam
13 12 (3.03%) Brocade
13 12 (3.03%) Google
13 12 (3.03%) Veritas
14 11 (2.78%) Dell
14 11 (2.78%) Palo Alto
15 10 (2.53%) Juniper