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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 128 122 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Replication 26 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.61% 1.40% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
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£350 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £264 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £358 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -24.13%
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
998 929 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.85% 30.24% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 479 338
Average daily rate £375 £363 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 58 45
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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
Cheshire -8 11 £350 +12.90%
Manchester -6 10 £413 +22.22% 9
Lancashire +6 2 £325 -
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.04%) Migration
4 18 (33.33%) SAN
4 18 (33.33%) Windows
4 18 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) VMware
6 16 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (27.78%) Clustering
7 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
8 14 (25.93%) Firewall
8 14 (25.93%) NAS
9 13 (24.07%) WAN
10 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
10 12 (22.22%) SCCM
11 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
11 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (18.52%) MySQL
12 10 (18.52%) Linux
12 10 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 9 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (16.67%) iSCSI
13 9 (16.67%) UNIX
13 9 (16.67%) Oracle
13 9 (16.67%) IIS

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 9 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.85%) Route 53
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) SAN
2 14 (25.93%) Firewall
2 14 (25.93%) NAS
3 13 (24.07%) WAN
4 9 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (14.81%) VPLS
5 8 (14.81%) Wireless
5 8 (14.81%) DMZ
5 8 (14.81%) Internet
5 8 (14.81%) MPLS
5 8 (14.81%) OSPF
5 8 (14.81%) BGP
5 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
6 5 (9.26%) LAN
6 5 (9.26%) DNS
7 4 (7.41%) DHCP
8 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.52%) MySQL
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.70%) DB2
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.85%) OLAP
8 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) DBA
2 13 (24.07%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) SQL DBA
4 8 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Commercial Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) DB2 Specialist
10 1 (1.85%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Storage Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) JSON
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (27.78%) Clustering
3 8 (14.81%) Celerra
3 8 (14.81%) EMC VNX
4 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) Life Science
7 1 (1.85%) Telematics
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) UNIX
4 8 (14.81%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Migration
2 16 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.96%) ETL
6 7 (12.96%) Change Control
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.41%) Database Tuning
8 4 (7.41%) Server Building
9 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (3.70%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.81%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.96%) Bourne shell
5 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
4 9 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 9 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (14.81%) XenApp
5 8 (14.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Samba
6 1 (1.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) OpenView
3 4 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (7.41%) SCOM
4 3 (5.56%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.70%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.85%) MOM
6 1 (1.85%) Nagios
6 1 (1.85%) Puppet
6 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.85%) Opsview
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco
4 8 (14.81%) EMC
4 8 (14.81%) Nortel
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) Veeam
4 8 (14.81%) SolarWinds
5 6 (11.11%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Veritas
6 4 (7.41%) Avaya
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
7 3 (5.56%) SAP
7 3 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
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