The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 79 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing Replication 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 0.75% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 2.69% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
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£450 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
Replication
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
300 223 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.21% 27.84% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 105 90
Average daily rate £440 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 4
Average hourly rate £16.84 £32.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +109.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Replication Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Replication
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Chester +2 1 - -
Replication
North West

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) iptables
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
2 1 (20.00%) MOM
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight