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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 52 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Replication 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.67% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 2.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -22.50%
Replication
West Midlands

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
159 135 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.28% 22.54% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 87 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -28.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.95 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.90 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 22 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft