The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 61 37 60
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing Replication 17 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 2.39% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 13.77% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.20 - £26.00
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 138 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.04% 17.36% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 57 73
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Replication
Scotland

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 23 April 2014.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (55.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) EMC
4 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) DB2
6 6 (30.00%) AIX
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) SAN
6 6 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (25.00%) NAS
7 5 (25.00%) SRDF
7 5 (25.00%) CICS
7 5 (25.00%) zOS
7 5 (25.00%) Middleware
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.00%) Network Design
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) CLARiiON
9 3 (15.00%) Clustering

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) NAS
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (15.00%) CLARiiON
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (30.00%) AIX
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) zOS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) SUSE
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) SRDF
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (15.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
1 9 (45.00%) EMC
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) F5