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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 88 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing Replication 2 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.86% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 3.35% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -52.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -24.13%
Replication
Scotland

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
400 328 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.81% 25.63% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 192 113
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £26.25 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (25.00%) F5