Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 472 578 494
Rank change year-on-year +106 -84 -40
Contract jobs citing Replication 227 315 439
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.02% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 173 280
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £378
% change year-on-year -2.94% +12.58% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Median hourly rate £52.12 £46.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.29% +2.22% +195.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +23.40% +4.44% +195.08%

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 19,330 30,790 32,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.91% 31.81% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,968 19,987 21,523
Median daily rate £471 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.79% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 947 997 1,015
Median hourly rate £26.48 £21.02 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.98% -2.23% +8.83%
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.85 £11.55
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.67
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +116 198 £425 -5.56% 56
UK excluding London +105 129 £413 -2.94% 49
London +107 94 £450 -1.10% 10
South East +80 31 £425 -9.33% 11
East of England +46 24 £425 +6.25% 2
South West +30 22 £480 -10.70% 2
Scotland +15 21 £363 -9.38% 1
North of England +65 19 £388 +8.39% 25
North West +50 16 £388 +6.16% 17
Midlands +63 8 £400 -9.09% 6
West Midlands +69 7 £400 -20.00% 3
Wales +31 4 £388 +10.71% 2
Work from Home +8 3 £369 -1.67% 6
Yorkshire +63 2 - - 6
East Midlands +32 1 - - 3
North East +24 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 100 (44.05%) SQL
2 82 (36.12%) Windows
3 79 (34.80%) Azure
4 77 (33.92%) SQL Server
5 76 (33.48%) Microsoft
6 65 (28.63%) Active Directory
6 65 (28.63%) VMware
7 55 (24.23%) PowerShell
8 54 (23.79%) AWS
8 54 (23.79%) DNS
8 54 (23.79%) Linux
9 51 (22.47%) Oracle
10 49 (21.59%) Migration
11 48 (21.15%) Windows Server
12 44 (19.38%) Security Cleared
13 42 (18.50%) SAN
13 42 (18.50%) DevOps
14 41 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
15 40 (17.62%) High Availability
16 39 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (15.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 34 (14.98%) Hyper-V
19 33 (14.54%) SC Cleared
19 33 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
20 32 (14.10%) Oracle Database
21 31 (13.66%) Clustering
22 30 (13.22%) Office 365
23 29 (12.78%) Finance
23 29 (12.78%) DHCP

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 (11.45%) WebLogic
2 17 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (5.73%) Confluence
4 13 (5.73%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.29%) MS Exchange
5 12 (5.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (4.85%) Skype for Business
7 10 (4.41%) Apache
8 8 (3.52%) nginx
9 4 (1.76%) IIS
10 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) JBoss
10 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.96%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.32%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) FastStats
4 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 79 (34.80%) Azure
2 54 (23.79%) AWS
3 30 (13.22%) Office 365
4 21 (9.25%) PaaS
5 19 (8.37%) IaaS
6 15 (6.61%) Power Platform
7 11 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (4.85%) SaaS
8 10 (4.41%) Slack
9 9 (3.96%) GitHub
9 9 (3.96%) OpenShift
10 7 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (2.64%) GCP
12 5 (2.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (1.32%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.88%) Serverless
14 2 (0.88%) Sumo Logic
15 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (23.79%) DNS
2 42 (18.50%) SAN
3 29 (12.78%) DHCP
4 22 (9.69%) Firewall
5 15 (6.61%) VPN
6 14 (6.17%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.85%) Kerberos
7 11 (4.85%) X.500
8 10 (4.41%) Skype
8 10 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (3.96%) Internet
9 9 (3.96%) iSCSI
9 9 (3.96%) WAN
10 8 (3.52%) LAN
10 8 (3.52%) NAS
11 7 (3.08%) MPLS
12 6 (2.64%) BGP
12 6 (2.64%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (2.64%) OSPF
13 5 (2.20%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (33.92%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.10%) Oracle Database
3 25 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (9.69%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (8.81%) MySQL
6 19 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (6.61%) Oracle ODI
7 15 (6.61%) Power BI
8 14 (6.17%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (5.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (4.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 11 (4.85%) NoSQL
11 10 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (4.41%) Oracle Exadata
11 10 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (3.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (3.52%) Relational Database
14 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (11.89%) JIRA
2 13 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.73%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.64%) GitLab
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.32%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.88%) Selenium
10 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.44%) FishEye
10 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.44%) LSMW
10 1 (0.44%) Maven
10 1 (0.44%) Mocha
10 1 (0.44%) Subversion
10 1 (0.44%) TestNG
10 1 (0.44%) Toad
10 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (12.78%) Finance
2 12 (5.29%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.52%) Banking
4 6 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.76%) Publishing
6 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (16.30%) DBA
2 34 (14.98%) Developer
3 23 (10.13%) Architect
3 23 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (9.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 22 (9.69%) SQL DBA
5 13 (5.73%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (5.73%) Oracle DBA
5 13 (5.73%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (4.85%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) Consultant
8 9 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (3.96%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.52%) Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) Network Architect
10 7 (3.08%) Server Engineer
10 7 (3.08%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 16 (7.05%) Middleware
3 12 (5.29%) LDAP
4 11 (4.85%) REST
4 11 (4.85%) Spring
5 10 (4.41%) Spring Boot
6 6 (2.64%) Kafka
7 5 (2.20%) J2EE
7 5 (2.20%) Web Services
8 4 (1.76%) Node.js
8 4 (1.76%) YAML
9 3 (1.32%) CSS
9 3 (1.32%) HTML
10 2 (0.88%) .NET
10 2 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.88%) JSP
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.88%) Servlets
10 2 (0.88%) XML
11 1 (0.44%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.66%) Clustering
2 17 (7.49%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.73%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (5.29%) PKI
5 12 (5.29%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.85%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.20%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.76%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.76%) Social Media
9 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.32%) Derivative
9 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.32%) iSeries
9 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 82 (36.12%) Windows
2 54 (23.79%) Linux
3 48 (21.15%) Windows Server
4 28 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (8.81%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (8.37%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (6.61%) Unix
9 14 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (4.85%) AIX
11 10 (4.41%) Solaris
12 9 (3.96%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (2.64%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.76%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.76%) Windows 7
15 3 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.32%) VMS
16 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.59%) Migration
2 42 (18.50%) DevOps
3 41 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
4 40 (17.62%) High Availability
5 36 (15.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 33 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (11.89%) ITIL
8 26 (11.45%) Data Modelling
9 25 (11.01%) ETL
10 23 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.93%) Microservices
12 18 (7.93%) Validation
13 17 (7.49%) Project Management
14 16 (7.05%) SOA
15 14 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (6.17%) Server Management
16 12 (5.29%) Project Delivery
16 12 (5.29%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 100 (44.05%) SQL
2 55 (24.23%) PowerShell
3 21 (9.25%) Java
4 18 (7.93%) Python
5 16 (7.05%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.85%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.64%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.20%) Go
10 4 (1.76%) C
10 4 (1.76%) C#
10 4 (1.76%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.76%) Korn
10 4 (1.76%) Ruby
11 2 (0.88%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.88%) C++
11 2 (0.88%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) R
12 1 (0.44%) VBA
12 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (19.38%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (14.54%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.93%) MCSE
4 16 (7.05%) MCSA
5 13 (5.73%) Degree
6 9 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.52%) CCA
7 8 (3.52%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (3.52%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.76%) MCP
8 4 (1.76%) MCTS
9 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.88%) CCNA
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.44%) OCA
10 1 (0.44%) OCP
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.37%) SLA
2 10 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (2.64%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (28.63%) Active Directory
2 39 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (14.98%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.49%) vSphere
5 15 (6.61%) Docker
6 13 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.85%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 11 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (3.52%) NFS
9 6 (2.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (1.76%) Corosync
10 4 (1.76%) DRBD
10 4 (1.76%) FreeRADIUS
10 4 (1.76%) Gluster
10 4 (1.76%) GlusterFS
10 4 (1.76%) LXC
10 4 (1.76%) Postfix
11 2 (0.88%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (11.45%) SCCM
2 23 (10.13%) Ansible
3 18 (7.93%) Data Guard
4 14 (6.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (5.73%) Kubernetes
5 13 (5.73%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.29%) Puppet
7 8 (3.52%) Terraform
8 7 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (2.64%) Grafana
9 6 (2.64%) Kibana
9 6 (2.64%) logstash
10 4 (1.76%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.76%) Pacemaker
10 4 (1.76%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.32%) FortiGate
11 3 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.32%) WSUS
12 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 76 (33.48%) Microsoft
2 65 (28.63%) VMware
3 51 (22.47%) Oracle
4 24 (10.57%) Red Hat
5 21 (9.25%) HP
6 16 (7.05%) Cisco
7 14 (6.17%) Veeam
8 11 (4.85%) Tableau
9 8 (3.52%) 3PAR
9 8 (3.52%) Citrix
9 8 (3.52%) EMC
10 7 (3.08%) IBM
10 7 (3.08%) SAP
11 6 (2.64%) Dell
11 6 (2.64%) Google
11 6 (2.64%) NetApp
12 4 (1.76%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.76%) Juniper
12 4 (1.76%) Remedy
12 4 (1.76%) Sybase