The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 111 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Replication 20 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.62% 2.89% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £358 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +15.07%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
553 554 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.43% 22.40% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 268 191
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 44
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £9.25 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.75 £17.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
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Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Replication across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Replication Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Replication
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Replication across the Scotland region.

Replication Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Replication
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Replication across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Replication Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Replication
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Replication across the Scotland region.

Replication Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Replication
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -22 10 £338 -28.94% 3
Glasgow - 3 - - 4
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
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Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (36.54%) VMware
4 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
4 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
5 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
5 17 (32.69%) DNS
6 16 (30.77%) Oracle
6 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (28.85%) SQL
8 14 (26.92%) Mainframe
8 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 13 (25.00%) Finance
9 13 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (25.00%) EMC
10 12 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 11 (21.15%) UNIX
11 11 (21.15%) DHCP
11 11 (21.15%) Linux
11 11 (21.15%) DB2
11 11 (21.15%) HP
11 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (19.23%) AIX
12 10 (19.23%) Altiris
13 9 (17.31%) IBM Mainframe
13 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
13 9 (17.31%) MS Office

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
4 8 (15.38%) CICS
5 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (9.62%) IIS
7 4 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
9 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) DNS
2 11 (21.15%) DHCP
3 9 (17.31%) SAN
4 8 (15.38%) NAS
5 3 (5.77%) Firewall
5 3 (5.77%) SMTP
6 2 (3.85%) HTTP
6 2 (3.85%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.85%) SSL
6 2 (3.85%) LDAP
6 2 (3.85%) X.500
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) DB2
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.85%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Build Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Designer
3 7 (13.46%) DBA
3 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (9.62%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.77%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Middleware
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Mainframe
2 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (17.31%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (11.54%) Clustering
5 4 (7.69%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.85%) PKI
6 2 (3.85%) Statistics
7 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (21.15%) UNIX
4 11 (21.15%) Linux
5 10 (19.23%) AIX
6 8 (15.38%) zOS
7 2 (3.85%) Solaris
7 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (11.54%) Migration
2 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (5.77%) Network Design
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.77%) Email Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
4 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.92%) Scrum
5 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.92%) Data Management
5 1 (1.92%) Database Tuning
5 1 (1.92%) Data Architecture
5 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.92%) Change Management
5 1 (1.92%) Project Management
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.77%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCTS
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
3 8 (15.38%) SRDF
4 4 (7.69%) vSphere
4 4 (7.69%) DFS Replication
5 3 (5.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.85%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.85%) Netcool
3 2 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) VMware
3 16 (30.77%) Oracle
4 13 (25.00%) EMC
5 11 (21.15%) HP
6 10 (19.23%) Altiris
7 9 (17.31%) IBM
8 4 (7.69%) Lotus
9 3 (5.77%) MobileIron
10 2 (3.85%) McAfee
10 2 (3.85%) Veritas
10 2 (3.85%) Dell
10 2 (3.85%) Intel
10 2 (3.85%) Citrix
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