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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 78 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing Replication 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.73% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 3.64% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£404 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.41% -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
298 247 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.66% 20.05% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 118 61
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £14.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.44% +16.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 2015.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (75.00%) SAN
2 11 (68.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) NAS
5 7 (43.75%) SCOM
5 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Business Continuity
6 6 (37.50%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Migration
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) Apple
8 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) iPad
8 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 9 (56.25%) NAS
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) iPad
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) zOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 6 (37.50%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V2
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCTS
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Apple
6 3 (18.75%) Veeam
6 3 (18.75%) Veritas
6 3 (18.75%) IBM