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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 115 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Replication 13 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.41% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.47% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
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£400 £415 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +34.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £360 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -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
801 748 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.98% 27.73% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 426 369
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 57
Average hourly rate £20.35 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £25.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +2 8 £380 +16.92% 7
Cheshire +2 2 £408 -2.97% 9
Lancashire - 2 £550 -
Merseyside -13 1 £200 -51.51% 2
Cumbria - - - -
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
3 16 (51.61%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) Migration
4 14 (45.16%) VMware
5 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (35.48%) SAN
6 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
7 10 (32.26%) Clustering
7 10 (32.26%) NAS
8 9 (29.03%) UNIX
9 8 (25.81%) EMC
9 8 (25.81%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) IIS
9 8 (25.81%) Terminal Services
9 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (25.81%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
10 7 (22.58%) Celerra
10 7 (22.58%) Change Control
10 7 (22.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
10 7 (22.58%) Firewall
10 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
10 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
10 7 (22.58%) Solaris
10 7 (22.58%) Citrix
10 7 (22.58%) HP
11 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
11 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (25.81%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) SAN
2 10 (32.26%) NAS
3 8 (25.81%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
4 7 (22.58%) Firewall
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) IPv4
7 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.23%) HTTP
7 1 (3.23%) SNMP
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) SSL
7 1 (3.23%) SMTP
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
7 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (9.68%) MySQL
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) DB2
7 1 (3.23%) DTS
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) DBA
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) SQL DBA
3 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Server Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) DB2 Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 7 (22.58%) Celerra
3 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) UNIX
3 7 (22.58%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (22.58%) Change Control
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) ITSM
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.81%) Terminal Services
4 7 (22.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.45%) vSphere
7 1 (3.23%) NFS
7 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) MOM
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) EMC
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Veritas
5 3 (9.68%) Veeam
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Remedy
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.23%) Infor
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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