The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 123 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Replication 16 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 1.99% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
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£373 £415 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.24% +38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £448 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -22.50%
Replication
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
852 804 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.53% 28.39% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 421 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 57
Average hourly rate £16.78 £20.00 £18.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Replication Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Replication across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Replication
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Manchester -2 14 £373 +14.61%
Cheshire +3 2 - - 5
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) VMware
4 15 (41.67%) Migration
5 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
5 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (30.56%) NAS
6 11 (30.56%) SAN
7 10 (27.78%) Clustering
7 10 (27.78%) Solaris
8 9 (25.00%) UNIX
8 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 9 (25.00%) Terminal Services
8 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 8 (22.22%) EMC
10 7 (19.44%) Citrix
10 7 (19.44%) HP
10 7 (19.44%) IIS
10 7 (19.44%) VMware ESX
10 7 (19.44%) Firewall
10 7 (19.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (19.44%) Change Control
10 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (19.44%) Celerra
10 7 (19.44%) iSCSI

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (19.44%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
1 11 (30.56%) NAS
2 7 (19.44%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) iSCSI
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
3 5 (13.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.78%) ADSL
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.56%) MySQL
7 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.78%) DB2
8 1 (2.78%) DTS
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) DBA
2 8 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Server Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
2 7 (19.44%) Celerra
3 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.78%) Life Science
6 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Solaris
3 9 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (19.44%) Change Control
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) ITSM
5 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (2.78%) Database Security
7 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
1 9 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
1 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 7 (19.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (19.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.11%) vSphere
5 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Data Guard
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) Salt
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) EMC
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 7 (19.44%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) Veeam
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco
7 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (8.33%) Veritas
8 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Sybase
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) Brocade
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) Infor