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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 131 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Replication 17 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.40% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 1.43% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
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£425 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £266 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £355 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - -
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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
1018 840 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.74% 27.78% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 434 291
Average daily rate £400 £359 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +19.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £593 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 48
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.13 £17.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% +17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.82 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.42 £45.00 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 9 £425 +28.30% 6
Cheshire -15 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 £325 - 1
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) Migration
4 16 (37.21%) Windows
5 15 (34.88%) Clustering
6 14 (32.56%) VMware
6 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
6 14 (32.56%) SAN
7 13 (30.23%) Firewall
8 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
8 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (25.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (25.58%) SQL
10 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
10 10 (23.26%) UNIX
10 10 (23.26%) WAN
10 10 (23.26%) NAS
11 9 (20.93%) iSCSI
11 9 (20.93%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
11 9 (20.93%) Terminal Services
11 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
11 9 (20.93%) Oracle
11 9 (20.93%) IIS
11 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
11 9 (20.93%) Business Continuity
12 8 (18.60%) Wireless
12 8 (18.60%) EIGRP
12 8 (18.60%) MPLS
12 8 (18.60%) OSPF

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

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