Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 431 585 495
Rank change year-on-year +154 -90 -19
Contract jobs citing Replication 300 310 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 0.99% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 172 261
UK median daily rate £425 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +9.69% +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £255
90th Percentile £575 £574 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 3
UK median hourly rate £80.00 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.91% +8.24% +157.58%
10th Percentile £25.20 £41.38 £25.74
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.88 £67.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £46.00 £32.82
% change year-on-year +73.91% +40.16% +98.91%

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 21,276 31,372 33,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.59% 31.93% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,324 20,447 22,110
UK median daily rate £460 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £234 £275 £259
90th Percentile £675 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 962 1,024 1,018
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.32 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.14% -5.51% +10.26%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.85 £11.62
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £48.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.37 £20.00 £20.53
% change year-on-year +6.84% -2.58% +11.73%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Top 14 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 February 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 +149 263 £425 -3.95% 111
UK excluding London +114 182 £400 -8.57% 89
London +135 113 £440 +0.57% 24
South East +62 62 £400 -15.79% 29
Scotland +25 30 £375 -11.76%
East of England +49 29 £425 -3.41% 7
South West +28 28 £478 -1.14% 7
North of England +37 21 £400 +6.67% 23
North West +33 17 £388 -4.91% 15
Midlands +52 8 £450 +12.50% 21
West Midlands +48 6 £450 - 15
Yorkshire +44 4 £425 +88.89% 4
Wales +28 4 £388 +10.71% 1
East Midlands +43 2 - - 5

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 126 (42.00%) Windows
2 122 (40.67%) Azure
3 114 (38.00%) SQL
4 106 (35.33%) Microsoft
5 97 (32.33%) Active Directory
6 95 (31.67%) SQL Server
7 93 (31.00%) DNS
8 88 (29.33%) PowerShell
9 74 (24.67%) VMware
10 72 (24.00%) Windows Server
11 70 (23.33%) Migration
12 68 (22.67%) AWS
13 67 (22.33%) Security Cleared
13 67 (22.33%) Linux
14 66 (22.00%) SAN
15 59 (19.67%) Office 365
16 58 (19.33%) Oracle
17 55 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 53 (17.67%) SC Cleared
18 53 (17.67%) DevOps
19 49 (16.33%) High Availability
20 47 (15.67%) Performance Tuning
20 47 (15.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 46 (15.33%) Hyper-V
22 45 (15.00%) Firewall
22 45 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
23 42 (14.00%) Clustering
23 42 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
24 41 (13.67%) DHCP
25 40 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 26 (8.67%) WebLogic
2 20 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.00%) Skype for Business
4 17 (5.67%) MS Exchange
5 15 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (4.00%) Apache
6 12 (4.00%) Confluence
6 12 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.33%) nginx
8 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.33%) IIS
9 3 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.67%) JBoss
10 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 25 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.67%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.00%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.00%) SAP MDG
3 3 (1.00%) SAP MDM
3 3 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.33%) FastStats
5 1 (0.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 122 (40.67%) Azure
2 68 (22.67%) AWS
3 59 (19.67%) Office 365
4 38 (12.67%) PaaS
5 37 (12.33%) IaaS
6 29 (9.67%) SaaS
7 23 (7.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (5.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 15 (5.00%) Power Platform
10 14 (4.67%) GCP
10 14 (4.67%) OpenShift
11 13 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (4.33%) GitHub
12 10 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (3.33%) Slack
13 3 (1.00%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.67%) Serverless
14 2 (0.67%) Sumo Logic
15 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (31.00%) DNS
2 66 (22.00%) SAN
3 45 (15.00%) Firewall
4 41 (13.67%) DHCP
5 37 (12.33%) VPN
6 30 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 26 (8.67%) Internet
8 23 (7.67%) NAS
8 23 (7.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 17 (5.67%) Skype
10 16 (5.33%) Kerberos
11 12 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (3.67%) X.500
13 9 (3.00%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.33%) LAN
15 6 (2.00%) WAN
16 5 (1.67%) Asterisk PBX
16 5 (1.67%) MPLS
17 4 (1.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 28 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (6.67%) MySQL
6 19 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (5.33%) Oracle ODI
8 15 (5.00%) Power BI
8 15 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (4.67%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (4.33%) NoSQL
11 12 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (3.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 11 (3.67%) DB2
13 9 (3.00%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (9.00%) JIRA
2 14 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.33%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (2.33%) GitLab
8 3 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.00%) Selenium
9 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.67%) LSMW
10 1 (0.33%) ERwin
10 1 (0.33%) Maven
10 1 (0.33%) Mocha
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.33%) Subversion
10 1 (0.33%) TestNG
10 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 38 (12.67%) Finance
2 18 (6.00%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.00%) Banking
3 6 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.67%) Publishing
5 4 (1.33%) Legal
5 4 (1.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (15.33%) DBA
2 35 (11.67%) Architect
2 35 (11.67%) Developer
3 28 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (9.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 26 (8.67%) SQL DBA
6 20 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 17 (5.67%) Consultant
8 16 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (5.00%) Administrator
9 15 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
9 15 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (4.67%) Azure Engineer
11 13 (4.33%) Platform Engineer
11 13 (4.33%) SQL Server DBA
12 12 (4.00%) Server Engineer
12 12 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
13 11 (3.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
13 11 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 25 (8.33%) Web Services
2 16 (5.33%) LDAP
3 14 (4.67%) Middleware
4 13 (4.33%) REST
5 10 (3.33%) Spring
6 9 (3.00%) Spring Boot
7 8 (2.67%) Kafka
8 6 (2.00%) J2EE
8 6 (2.00%) JSON
8 6 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.67%) YAML
10 4 (1.33%) .NET
10 4 (1.33%) IDoc
10 4 (1.33%) Node.js
10 4 (1.33%) SAP ALE
10 4 (1.33%) XML
11 3 (1.00%) CSS
11 3 (1.00%) HTML
12 2 (0.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.00%) Clustering
2 22 (7.33%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.67%) Public Cloud
4 16 (5.33%) PKI
5 13 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.67%) Private Cloud
7 10 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Licensing
9 6 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.33%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.00%) Derivative
11 3 (1.00%) iSeries
11 3 (1.00%) Social Media
12 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 126 (42.00%) Windows
2 72 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 67 (22.33%) Linux
4 40 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (8.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (6.67%) Unix
8 12 (4.00%) AIX
9 10 (3.33%) Solaris
9 10 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.00%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.00%) VMS
13 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.33%) HPUX
15 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.33%) Migration
2 55 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (17.67%) DevOps
4 49 (16.33%) High Availability
5 47 (15.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 47 (15.67%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (11.67%) SOA
7 34 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (9.67%) Data Modelling
8 29 (9.67%) ITIL
9 24 (8.00%) ETL
10 23 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (7.67%) Computer Science
10 23 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (6.00%) Project Management
11 18 (6.00%) Validation
12 17 (5.67%) Information Security
12 17 (5.67%) Microservices
13 16 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (5.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (38.00%) SQL
2 88 (29.33%) PowerShell
3 22 (7.33%) Java
3 22 (7.33%) Python
4 17 (5.67%) T-SQL
5 10 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.00%) Go
7 7 (2.33%) C
8 6 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.33%) C#
9 4 (1.33%) Korn
9 4 (1.33%) Ruby
10 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.00%) Perl
11 2 (0.67%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.67%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) Lua
12 1 (0.33%) PHP
12 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (22.33%) Security Cleared
2 53 (17.67%) SC Cleared
3 45 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (8.67%) Degree
5 23 (7.67%) MCSA
6 21 (7.00%) MCSE
7 11 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (3.33%) CCA
8 10 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (3.33%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.67%) MCP
10 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.33%) MCTS
11 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.67%) CCNA
11 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.33%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.33%) SLA
2 9 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 8 (2.67%) QA
4 4 (1.33%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (32.33%) Active Directory
2 46 (15.33%) Hyper-V
3 42 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (7.00%) Docker
5 17 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.67%) vSphere
7 13 (4.33%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (3.67%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 11 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.67%) NFS
10 6 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (1.67%) Corosync
11 5 (1.67%) DRBD
11 5 (1.67%) FreeRADIUS
11 5 (1.67%) Gluster
11 5 (1.67%) GlusterFS
11 5 (1.67%) LXC
11 5 (1.67%) Postfix
11 5 (1.67%) XenApp
12 3 (1.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 39 (13.00%) SCCM
2 30 (10.00%) Ansible
3 20 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 17 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (5.33%) Data Guard
5 16 (5.33%) Puppet
6 14 (4.67%) Terraform
7 13 (4.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 11 (3.67%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (2.00%) Grafana
10 6 (2.00%) Kibana
10 6 (2.00%) logstash
10 6 (2.00%) SCOM
11 5 (1.67%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.67%) Pacemaker
12 4 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (1.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 106 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 74 (24.67%) VMware
3 58 (19.33%) Oracle
4 27 (9.00%) Cisco
5 26 (8.67%) Red Hat
6 24 (8.00%) HP
7 14 (4.67%) SAP
8 13 (4.33%) Citrix
9 12 (4.00%) Veeam
10 11 (3.67%) Tableau
11 9 (3.00%) Google
11 9 (3.00%) IBM
12 8 (2.67%) EMC
12 8 (2.67%) Workday
13 6 (2.00%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.00%) Dell
13 6 (2.00%) NetApp
14 5 (1.67%) Brocade
15 4 (1.33%) EqualLogic
15 4 (1.33%) Sybase