Period
to

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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 493 506 463
Rank change year-on-year +13 -43 +81
Contract jobs citing Replication 404 253 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 1.27% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 167 88
10th Percentile £400 £348 £306
25th Percentile £425 £415 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £438
Median % change year-on-year +7.25% +11.89% -1.69%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £475
90th Percentile £652 £685 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
10th Percentile £45.50 - £28.60
25th Percentile £46.25 £65.50 £40.01
Median hourly rate £50.00 £66.00 £52.12
Median % change year-on-year -24.24% +26.64% -3.04%
75th Percentile £65.54 £72.59 £56.88
90th Percentile - £73.45 £57.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £65.54 £39.50
% change year-on-year -25.62% +65.92% -26.51%

Replication is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 28,278 19,975 12,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.79% 30.36% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,927 13,548 8,311
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
25th Percentile £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £665 £605 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £436 £433
% change year-on-year +11.81% +0.77% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 687 480
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.00 £12.61
25th Percentile £17.53 £15.50 £16.73
Median hourly rate £26.98 £24.50 £24.86
Median % change year-on-year +10.12% -1.43% +19.18%
75th Percentile £51.35 £48.23 £46.56
90th Percentile £66.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.86 £20.99
% change year-on-year -1.65% +4.16% +12.23%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +56 339 £500 +2.15% 69
Work from Home -13 215 £525 +10.53% 17
UK excluding London +25 167 £475 - 53
London -37 146 £525 +5.00% 15
South East -8 57 £550 +10.00% 16
North of England -12 49 £500 - 15
East of England +1 27 £425 +30.77% 4
Yorkshire - 18 £300 - 6
North East +4 16 £525 - 1
Midlands -26 16 £400 +65.80% 10
North West -28 15 £550 +15.79% 8
South West -15 13 £525 +20.00% 5
East Midlands -3 10 £438 +81.35% 4
West Midlands -28 6 £310 +8.77% 6
Wales -7 3 £525 +5.53%
Scotland -28 2 £525 +5.00% 2

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 170 (42.08%) Windows
2 169 (41.83%) Microsoft
3 145 (35.89%) SQL
4 138 (34.16%) Azure
5 130 (32.18%) SQL Server
6 122 (30.20%) Linux
6 122 (30.20%) VMware
7 105 (25.99%) Active Directory
8 101 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 97 (24.01%) Oracle
10 96 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 93 (23.02%) AWS
12 88 (21.78%) Migration
13 87 (21.53%) DNS
14 84 (20.79%) Performance Tuning
15 82 (20.30%) Windows Server
15 82 (20.30%) Social Skills
15 82 (20.30%) Finance
16 76 (18.81%) Clustering
17 73 (18.07%) SC Cleared
18 72 (17.82%) DevOps
19 71 (17.57%) Agile
20 66 (16.34%) Ansible
21 64 (15.84%) Change Management
22 63 (15.59%) Hyper-V
23 62 (15.35%) SAN
24 61 (15.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 60 (14.85%) PowerShell
26 56 (13.86%) PaaS
26 56 (13.86%) 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 23 (5.69%) Skype for Business
2 22 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (4.70%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.71%) Confluence
5 10 (2.48%) Apache
5 10 (2.48%) IBM Domino
5 10 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.98%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.73%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.99%) IIS
8 4 (0.99%) JBoss
9 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.50%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.24%) SAP MDG
3 4 (0.99%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.99%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG-F
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 138 (34.16%) Azure
2 93 (23.02%) AWS
3 56 (13.86%) PaaS
4 52 (12.87%) IaaS
5 45 (11.14%) Microsoft 365
6 44 (10.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 35 (8.66%) GitHub
8 18 (4.46%) GCP
9 17 (4.21%) Amazon S3
9 17 (4.21%) Azure DevOps
10 13 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (3.22%) Power Platform
10 13 (3.22%) SaaS
11 10 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (2.23%) Nutanix
13 8 (1.98%) Rubrik
14 6 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
15 5 (1.24%) PowerApps
16 4 (0.99%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 87 (21.53%) DNS
2 62 (15.35%) SAN
3 56 (13.86%) DHCP
4 30 (7.43%) Kerberos
5 27 (6.68%) NAS
6 23 (5.69%) Skype
7 22 (5.45%) Firewall
8 15 (3.71%) X.500
9 11 (2.72%) TCP/IP
10 10 (2.48%) LAN
11 9 (2.23%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.98%) SNMP
12 8 (1.98%) VSAN
13 6 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (1.49%) WAN
14 5 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.24%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.24%) Network Security
14 5 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.15%) Oracle Database
3 37 (9.16%) NoSQL
4 33 (8.17%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (7.92%) MySQL
6 27 (6.68%) DB2
7 26 (6.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 21 (5.20%) Ingres
9 17 (4.21%) Relational Database
10 16 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (3.47%) Big Data
12 14 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (3.22%) MongoDB
14 10 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (2.23%) Apache Hive
15 9 (2.23%) MariaDB
15 9 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (2.23%) Oracle Exadata
15 9 (2.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (8.17%) Jenkins
2 28 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.68%) JIRA
4 15 (3.71%) Subversion
5 9 (2.23%) JUnit
6 6 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.24%) Maven
7 5 (1.24%) Selenium
7 5 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.24%) TestNG
8 4 (0.99%) Crucible
8 4 (0.99%) FishEye
8 4 (0.99%) Mockito
8 4 (0.99%) Serena SBM
8 4 (0.99%) Spinnaker
8 4 (0.99%) Toad
9 2 (0.50%) ERwin
9 2 (0.50%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (20.30%) Finance
1 82 (20.30%) Social Skills
2 43 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (10.64%) Banking
3 38 (9.41%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.24%) Documentation Skills
5 5 (1.24%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.24%) Local Government
5 5 (1.24%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (0.99%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (0.99%) Legal
6 4 (0.99%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.50%) Aviation
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (18.32%) Architect
2 68 (16.83%) DBA
3 48 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (9.16%) Developer
5 30 (7.43%) Administrator
6 29 (7.18%) Oracle DBA
7 26 (6.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 26 (6.44%) Consultant
8 24 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (5.69%) Applications Engineer
10 21 (5.20%) SQL DBA
11 16 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (3.71%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (3.71%) Digital Architect
13 14 (3.47%) SQL Server DBA
14 13 (3.22%) Database Architect
14 13 (3.22%) Senior DBA
15 11 (2.72%) Linux Engineer
15 11 (2.72%) SQL Developer
15 11 (2.72%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.17%) LDAP
2 28 (6.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 23 (5.69%) RESTful
4 14 (3.47%) REST
5 12 (2.97%) JSON
5 12 (2.97%) Node.js
5 12 (2.97%) Web Services
6 10 (2.48%) Spring
7 8 (1.98%) Kafka
7 8 (1.98%) Middleware
7 8 (1.98%) XML
8 7 (1.73%) SOAP
9 6 (1.49%) .NET
9 6 (1.49%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.49%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.49%) CSS
10 5 (1.24%) Java EE
10 5 (1.24%) PySpark
10 5 (1.24%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.24%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.81%) Clustering
2 53 (13.12%) PKI
3 30 (7.43%) Data Centre
4 22 (5.45%) Analytical Mindset
5 19 (4.70%) Legacy Applications
6 16 (3.96%) CESG
7 10 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.23%) Reinsurance
9 8 (1.98%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.73%) CMDB
11 6 (1.49%) Derivative
11 6 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.24%) Legacy Systems
12 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.24%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 170 (42.08%) Windows
2 122 (30.20%) Linux
3 82 (20.30%) Windows Server
4 55 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (5.20%) Unix
7 18 (4.46%) Windows Server 2019
8 16 (3.96%) Windows Server 2016
9 14 (3.47%) Windows 10
10 10 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.98%) SUSE
11 8 (1.98%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.49%) Debian
14 5 (1.24%) Solaris
15 4 (0.99%) AIX
16 3 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.50%) OS/400
17 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (21.78%) Migration
2 84 (20.79%) Performance Tuning
3 72 (17.82%) DevOps
4 71 (17.57%) Agile
5 64 (15.84%) Change Management
6 61 (15.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 50 (12.38%) Infrastructure as Code
8 49 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (10.64%) CI/CD
9 43 (10.64%) ITIL
10 40 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 37 (9.16%) High Availability
12 34 (8.42%) Data Management
12 34 (8.42%) Event-Driven
13 32 (7.92%) Identity Management
14 30 (7.43%) Task Automation
15 29 (7.18%) Incident Management
15 29 (7.18%) Microservices
16 28 (6.93%) Infrastructure Automation
17 26 (6.44%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 145 (35.89%) SQL
2 60 (14.85%) PowerShell
3 47 (11.63%) Python
4 33 (8.17%) T-SQL
5 25 (6.19%) Bash
6 23 (5.69%) Shell Script
7 21 (5.20%) Java
8 10 (2.48%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.48%) Perl
9 8 (1.98%) C#
9 8 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.49%) ABAP
10 6 (1.49%) C
10 6 (1.49%) C++
10 6 (1.49%) Ruby
10 6 (1.49%) Scala
10 6 (1.49%) VBA
11 5 (1.24%) Korn
11 5 (1.24%) R
11 5 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 101 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 73 (18.07%) SC Cleared
3 42 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (5.69%) MCSE
5 15 (3.71%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (3.47%) OCP
7 11 (2.72%) Degree
7 11 (2.72%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.99%) CAPM
9 4 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.99%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.74%) CCNA
10 3 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.74%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.74%) OCA
10 3 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.50%) CCIE
11 2 (0.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.87%) SLA
2 8 (1.98%) GDPR
3 7 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) PMO
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 105 (25.99%) Active Directory
2 96 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (15.59%) Hyper-V
4 55 (13.61%) vSphere
5 31 (7.67%) Oracle RAC
6 27 (6.68%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (6.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 24 (5.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 18 (4.46%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 14 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (2.72%) Docker
11 11 (2.72%) NFS
12 10 (2.48%) Firmware
13 5 (1.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.99%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.99%) XenApp
15 2 (0.50%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.50%) HDFS
15 2 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 66 (16.34%) Ansible
2 41 (10.15%) SCCM
3 35 (8.66%) Data Guard
4 32 (7.92%) Terraform
5 30 (7.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 25 (6.19%) Puppet
7 23 (5.69%) SCVMM
8 17 (4.21%) PowerCLI
9 16 (3.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 16 (3.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 15 (3.71%) McAfee ePO
11 14 (3.47%) Failover Clustering
12 12 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (2.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 11 (2.72%) vRealize
14 8 (1.98%) Control-M
14 8 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (1.73%) Kubernetes
15 7 (1.73%) NetBackup
15 7 (1.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 169 (41.83%) Microsoft
2 122 (30.20%) VMware
3 97 (24.01%) Oracle
4 45 (11.14%) SAP
5 43 (10.64%) Veeam
6 39 (9.65%) Citrix
7 36 (8.91%) Sybase
8 35 (8.66%) Cisco
9 31 (7.67%) Red Hat
10 29 (7.18%) IBM
11 27 (6.68%) Veritas
12 24 (5.94%) Dell
13 22 (5.45%) ServiceNow
14 20 (4.95%) NetApp
15 18 (4.46%) Adobe
15 18 (4.46%) EMC
16 17 (4.21%) McAfee
16 17 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (3.96%) Sitecore
18 15 (3.71%) Pega