The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 64 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Replication 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.37% 0.33% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.35% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£325 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.88 £35.20 -
% change year-on-year
-52.05% -
Replication
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
209 148 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.87% 24.63% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 79 62
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £31.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.22% +121.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £31.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Replication Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) CRM
2 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (72.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (72.73%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (18.18%) Netezza
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio
5 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (18.18%) Informatica
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) SAS
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (18.18%) DB2
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Parallel Processing

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (72.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) CRM
1 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio
2 2 (18.18%) Netezza
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle