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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Replication over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Replication
Rank 113 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Replication 24 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 1.15% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 4.13% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 6
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£350 £323 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £348 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
971 774 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.59% 27.72% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 397 344
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 21
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £54.40 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Glasgow +19 12 £338 +15.95% 2
Renfrewshire -5 3 £450 +32.35%
Edinburgh -22 3 £381 +63.97% 3
Dundee - 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £200 -
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Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) DNS
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (33.33%) LDAP
3 11 (33.33%) X.500
3 11 (33.33%) PKI
4 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (30.30%) Kerberos
5 8 (24.24%) Windows
6 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
6 7 (21.21%) MCSE
6 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
6 7 (21.21%) Degree
6 7 (21.21%) Clustering
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (18.18%) Identity Management
7 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Sybase
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (12.12%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (12.12%) ETL
9 4 (12.12%) DTS
9 4 (12.12%) Data Centre

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) DNS
2 11 (33.33%) X.500
2 11 (33.33%) LDAP
3 10 (30.30%) Kerberos
4 3 (9.09%) HTTP
4 3 (9.09%) SSL
5 2 (6.06%) DMZ
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.12%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (12.12%) DTS
5 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Fiddler
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.06%) Toad
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) DBA
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Design Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Sybase DBA
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Tester
5 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) PKI
2 7 (21.21%) Clustering
3 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
6 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 5 (15.15%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) ETL
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Database Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) ETL Development
5 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) MCSE
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 3 (9.09%) MCTS
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Sybase
3 3 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Murex
4 2 (6.06%) Veritas
5 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica