The first 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 29 July 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 North West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 115 112 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing Replication 16 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 2.81% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
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£383 £314 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.91% +109.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £273 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £497 £164
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +15.07%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
715 606 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.72% 22.36% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 281 292
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 70
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.62 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Replication
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -3 8 £438 +59.09% 6
Cheshire +1 4 £338 -18.67% 4
Merseyside +5 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 - - 2
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) Clustering
5 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (18.92%) SAN
6 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (16.22%) Migration
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle
8 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
8 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
8 5 (13.51%) DHCP
8 5 (13.51%) DNS
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
8 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (10.81%) Data Guard
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
9 4 (10.81%) Firewall
9 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
9 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.81%) Linux

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Lync
4 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) DHCP
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) ADSL
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.70%) MSDE
8 1 (2.70%) DB2
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.70%) DTS
8 1 (2.70%) Ingres
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) DBA
2 12 (32.43%) SQL DBA
3 7 (18.92%) Database Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) DB2 DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Storage Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
1 3 (8.11%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Solaris
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
1 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) Database Security
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.41%) Release Management
6 2 (5.41%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
1 4 (10.81%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
1 10 (27.03%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Veeam
4 2 (5.41%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase
5 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) Brocade
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