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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 72 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Replication 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.57% 1.32% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -22.50%
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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
311 227 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.73% 20.18% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 112 69
Average daily rate £400 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £14.37 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% +19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £12.07 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.87 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (60.00%) SAN
1 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Migration
4 9 (45.00%) NAS
5 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) SCOM
7 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) HP
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) iPad
9 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (20.00%) Office 365
9 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (20.00%) MobileIron

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) CICS
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) NAS
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) SMTP
5 1 (5.00%) SMS
5 1 (5.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) iPad
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) zOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (45.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (20.00%) Email Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V2
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) MCTS
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) SCOM
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) MobileIron
4 4 (20.00%) Lotus
4 4 (20.00%) Apple
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Veritas
5 3 (15.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) SAP