The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 79 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Replication 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.36% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.39% 1.43% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
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£380 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £325 £391
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%
Replication
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
335 279 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.12% 25.20% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 169 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £202 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £32.00 £25.49
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 Manchester

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

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Replication Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Replication across the Manchester region.

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Replication
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - - - -
Replication
North West

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Migration
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 10 (55.56%) SAN
5 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (55.56%) NAS
6 9 (50.00%) UNIX
6 9 (50.00%) Clustering
6 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (38.89%) EMC
7 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 7 (38.89%) IIS
7 7 (38.89%) Solaris
7 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
7 7 (38.89%) Terminal Services
7 7 (38.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
7 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (38.89%) Celerra
7 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
8 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) Change Control
9 4 (22.22%) SCCM
9 4 (22.22%) LAN
9 4 (22.22%) WAN

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (38.89%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) SAN
1 10 (55.56%) NAS
2 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) DTS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Server Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (11.11%) DB2 Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Clustering
2 7 (38.89%) Celerra
3 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
3 7 (38.89%) Terminal Services
3 7 (38.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) EMC
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Veritas
5 3 (16.67%) Veeam
6 2 (11.11%) IBM