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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 118 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Replication 20 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 1.85% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
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£383 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £502 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +19.20%
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
903 758 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.98% 25.66% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 393 417
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 54 89
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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
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 17 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 8 £365 +55.31% 5
Manchester -3 7 £438 - 6
Merseyside -6 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - - 2
Cumbria - - - -
Replication
England

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) VMware
5 9 (26.47%) Clustering
5 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (20.59%) Migration
7 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
7 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (17.65%) SAN
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.71%) DHCP
9 5 (14.71%) DNS
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (11.76%) Cisco
10 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 4 (11.76%) ITIL

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) LDAP
6 1 (2.94%) ADSL
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 2 (5.88%) DTS
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.94%) DB2
9 1 (2.94%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) DBA
2 14 (41.18%) SQL DBA
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Database Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Middleware Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Storage Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) EMC Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
1 1 (2.94%) Ajax
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Database Security
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 4 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) NetApp
4 3 (8.82%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Remedy
5 2 (5.88%) Infor
5 2 (5.88%) Veeam
5 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) Brocade
6 1 (2.94%) Sybase
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
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