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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 124 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Replication 30 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 2.31% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 6
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£475 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £365 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £25.35 -
% change year-on-year
-35.89% -
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
1123 864 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.12% 27.29% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 452 297
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 58
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -2.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.61 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.55 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Manchester -8 15 £475 +46.15% 9
Merseyside - 6 £200 - 4
Lancashire - 4 £550 - 1
Cheshire -8 2 £408 +31.45% 5
Cumbria - - - -
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 20 (46.51%) Migration
4 19 (44.19%) Windows
5 17 (39.53%) Clustering
6 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
6 16 (37.21%) SAN
7 15 (34.88%) VMware
8 14 (32.56%) Firewall
8 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
9 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (30.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (27.91%) UNIX
10 12 (27.91%) SQL
10 12 (27.91%) NAS
11 11 (25.58%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
11 11 (25.58%) IIS
11 11 (25.58%) WAN
11 11 (25.58%) Terminal Services
11 11 (25.58%) iSCSI
12 10 (23.26%) Celerra
12 10 (23.26%) VMware ESX
12 10 (23.26%) EMC
12 10 (23.26%) Citrix
12 10 (23.26%) Solaris
12 10 (23.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
13 9 (20.93%) Oracle
13 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (25.58%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) SAN
2 14 (32.56%) Firewall
3 12 (27.91%) NAS
4 11 (25.58%) iSCSI
4 11 (25.58%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (25.58%) WAN
5 8 (18.60%) Wireless
5 8 (18.60%) DMZ
5 8 (18.60%) Internet
5 8 (18.60%) MPLS
5 8 (18.60%) OSPF
5 8 (18.60%) BGP
5 8 (18.60%) EIGRP
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (18.60%) VPLS
6 5 (11.63%) DNS
7 4 (9.30%) DHCP
8 3 (6.98%) LAN
9 2 (4.65%) Network Security
10 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.95%) MySQL
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.65%) DB2
7 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) DBA
2 12 (27.91%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) SQL DBA
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Commercial Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) DB2 Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) MySQL DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Clustering
2 10 (23.26%) Celerra
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Life Science
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) UNIX
3 10 (23.26%) Solaris
4 6 (13.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Migration
2 13 (30.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.93%) Business Continuity
4 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
4 8 (18.60%) Change Control
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) ETL
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL
7 2 (4.65%) High Availability
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Software Licensing
8 1 (2.33%) Microservices
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
3 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
3 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (25.58%) Terminal Services
5 10 (23.26%) VMware ESX
5 10 (23.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 8 (18.60%) XenApp
7 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.65%) vSphere
9 1 (2.33%) iptables
9 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.33%) NFS
9 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.65%) Ansible
4 2 (4.65%) Salt
5 1 (2.33%) Opsview
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) MOM
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) Citrix
3 10 (23.26%) EMC
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle
4 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
5 8 (18.60%) SolarWinds
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 8 (18.60%) Nortel
6 4 (9.30%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) Veritas
7 2 (4.65%) Veeam
7 2 (4.65%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.33%) Infor
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