The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 114 81 109
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +28
Contract jobs citing Replication 12 48 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 1.86% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 6.20% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 7
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£400 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -22.50%
Replication
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
753 774 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.43% 30.03% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 398 216
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 45
Average hourly rate £27.83 £21.35 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.63 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.65 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Replication across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Replication across the Berkshire region.

Replication Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Replication across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Replication across the Berkshire region.

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Replication
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 6 £350 -12.50% 1
Slough - 2 £450 - 1
Bracknell -6 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Replication
South East

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Replication also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Replication.

1 9 (33.33%) Windows
1 9 (33.33%) Validation
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.93%) 3G
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (22.22%) SCCM
4 6 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (18.52%) VoLTE
5 5 (18.52%) LTE
5 5 (18.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (18.52%) SCOM
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) DHCP
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (14.81%) Clustering
6 4 (14.81%) MCTS
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) Office 365
7 3 (11.11%) 4G

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Replication also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Replication. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) 3G
2 5 (18.52%) VoLTE
2 5 (18.52%) LTE
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) 4G
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) FCoE
4 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) DBA
2 6 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 6 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Field Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Validation
2 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Database Security
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) Data Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.81%) MCTS
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Solvency II
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) SCOM
3 3 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Lumension
4 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas
4 1 (3.70%) CA
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee