The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 64 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Replication 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.90% 1.02% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.93% 4.15% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
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£233 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +19.20%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
280 289 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.97% 24.57% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 133 95
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Average hourly rate £14.39 £16.50 £12.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +28.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £17.00 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Replication Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Replication across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Migration
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) AIX
4 9 (39.13%) DB2
4 9 (39.13%) UNIX
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) EMC
4 9 (39.13%) CICS
4 9 (39.13%) zOS
4 9 (39.13%) Mainframe
4 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
5 8 (34.78%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (34.78%) IBM
5 8 (34.78%) Lotus
5 8 (34.78%) SAN
5 8 (34.78%) Lotus Domino
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) NAS
5 8 (34.78%) SRDF
6 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
6 7 (30.43%) Office 365
6 7 (30.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (30.43%) MobileIron
6 7 (30.43%) Email Migration
6 7 (30.43%) IBM Notes
6 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
6 7 (30.43%) SMTP
6 7 (30.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (39.13%) CICS
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 8 (34.78%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (30.43%) IBM Notes
3 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
1 8 (34.78%) NAS
2 7 (30.43%) SMTP
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) SMS
4 1 (4.35%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Designer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Messaging Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PowerBuilder Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Mainframe
2 8 (34.78%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) AIX
2 9 (39.13%) UNIX
2 9 (39.13%) zOS
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (30.43%) Email Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) REXX
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) SRDF
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.35%) RACF
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.35%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) EMC
3 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) Lotus
4 7 (30.43%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware