The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Replication
Rank 106 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Replication 38 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.56% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% 2.09% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 13
Median daily rate £330 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.99% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £333 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.28%
Replication
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1008 815 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.71% 26.87% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 399 366
Median daily rate £375 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £12.10 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Replication
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Replication as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -21 21 £325 -6.60%
Glasgow +13 8 £356 +7.95% 1
Edinburgh -8 3 £463 +13.49%
Scottish Borders 0 1 £375 +87.50%
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
Replication
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Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Replication also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Replication.

1 36 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 35 (56.45%) DNS
3 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
3 27 (43.55%) PKI
4 26 (41.94%) Security Cleared
5 23 (37.10%) Kerberos
5 23 (37.10%) Windows
6 22 (35.48%) SQL
7 21 (33.87%) LDAP
7 21 (33.87%) X.500
7 21 (33.87%) SC Cleared
8 17 (27.42%) Data Centre
9 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (24.19%) HP
11 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
11 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
12 12 (19.35%) MCP
12 12 (19.35%) MCTS
13 11 (17.74%) Finance
13 11 (17.74%) DHCP
14 10 (16.13%) Unix
14 10 (16.13%) Clustering
15 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (12.90%) Linux
16 8 (12.90%) IBM
17 7 (11.29%) HTTP
17 7 (11.29%) EMC
17 7 (11.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 7 (11.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 7 (11.29%) T-SQL

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.06%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.45%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) CICS
5 2 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) lighttpd
6 1 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
1 6 (9.68%) MS Project
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) IaaS
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
1 2 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (56.45%) DNS
2 23 (37.10%) Kerberos
3 21 (33.87%) LDAP
3 21 (33.87%) X.500
4 11 (17.74%) DHCP
5 7 (11.29%) HTTP
6 5 (8.06%) Firewall
6 5 (8.06%) NAS
6 5 (8.06%) SAN
6 5 (8.06%) SSL
7 3 (4.84%) Internet
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (3.23%) DDNS
8 2 (3.23%) Network Security
8 2 (3.23%) WAN
9 1 (1.61%) FTP
9 1 (1.61%) SMTP
9 1 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) DB2
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) DTS
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) OLAP
4 1 (1.61%) OLTP
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Fiddler
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Active Directory Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) DBA
3 7 (11.29%) Build Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) SQL DBA
4 6 (9.68%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (8.06%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (4.84%) DB2 Support
7 3 (4.84%) Production DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
1 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) Middleware
3 2 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) Django
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) LAMP
4 1 (1.61%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.61%) Laravel
4 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (43.55%) PKI
2 17 (27.42%) Data Centre
3 10 (16.13%) Clustering
4 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.45%) HP Storage
6 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.13%) Unix
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) Linux
6 4 (6.45%) zOS
7 3 (4.84%) OS/2
8 2 (3.23%) AIX
8 2 (3.23%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) Debian
9 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (11.29%) Server Building
1 7 (11.29%) Server Virtualisation
1 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
2 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (6.45%) Migration
2 4 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (6.45%) Validation
3 3 (4.84%) Identity Management
3 3 (4.84%) Network Design
4 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.23%) High Availability
4 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.23%) Microservices
4 2 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (1.61%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.61%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.61%) ETL
5 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.45%) C#
3 4 (6.45%) REXX
4 2 (3.23%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Korn
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 21 (33.87%) SC Cleared
3 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (19.35%) MCP
4 12 (19.35%) MCTS
5 5 (8.06%) Degree
6 4 (6.45%) MCSE
7 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 36 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) RACF
4 2 (3.23%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (11.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.45%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (4.84%) Perfmon
4 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.23%) SCCM
5 1 (1.61%) Cacti
5 1 (1.61%) Munin
5 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) HP
3 8 (12.90%) IBM
4 7 (11.29%) Altiris
4 7 (11.29%) EMC
4 7 (11.29%) VMware
5 5 (8.06%) 3PAR
6 4 (6.45%) BMC
6 4 (6.45%) CA
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.23%) CommVault
8 2 (3.23%) Google
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle
8 2 (3.23%) Sophos
8 2 (3.23%) Teradata
8 2 (3.23%) Veritas