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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 95 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Replication 31 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 0.85% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.94% 3.80% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £340 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.35 - £26.00
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
522 526 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 22.45% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 257 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -45.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Replication
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -30 16 £375 +25.00% 4
Glasgow - 7 £313 -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Replication
UK

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
3 30 (50.85%) VMware
4 29 (49.15%) DNS
5 26 (44.07%) SQL
6 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (42.37%) SC Cleared
6 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
7 23 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (37.29%) DHCP
9 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
10 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (32.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 17 (28.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
12 17 (28.81%) Altiris
12 17 (28.81%) Enterprise Storage
13 15 (25.42%) SharePoint
13 15 (25.42%) Oracle
13 15 (25.42%) MS Office
13 15 (25.42%) HP
14 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
14 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (22.03%) MS Project
16 11 (18.64%) Linux
16 11 (18.64%) EMC
16 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (16.95%) Clustering
17 10 (16.95%) WebSphere
17 10 (16.95%) Mainframe

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.42%) SharePoint
3 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (16.95%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.78%) CICS
5 4 (6.78%) IIS
6 2 (3.39%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Office
2 13 (22.03%) MS Project
3 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (49.15%) DNS
2 22 (37.29%) DHCP
3 6 (10.17%) SAN
4 5 (8.47%) Firewall
4 5 (8.47%) VLAN
5 4 (6.78%) NAS
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.69%) LAN
7 1 (1.69%) VoIP
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
7 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (13.56%) DB2
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Build Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) DBA
3 7 (11.86%) SQL DBA
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Designer
6 3 (5.08%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Middleware
2 4 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.69%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) jQuery
4 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) JSON
4 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (16.95%) Clustering
2 10 (16.95%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.47%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (5.08%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.69%) AS400
6 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.64%) Linux
5 8 (13.56%) AIX
6 7 (11.86%) UNIX
7 6 (10.17%) Solaris
8 4 (6.78%) zOS
8 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.08%) SUSE
10 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) ITIL
2 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.47%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.08%) Service Management
4 3 (5.08%) Network Design
5 2 (3.39%) ETL
5 2 (3.39%) High Availability
6 1 (1.69%) Change Control
6 1 (1.69%) ERP
6 1 (1.69%) Project Management
6 1 (1.69%) MVC
6 1 (1.69%) Change Management
6 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.39%) VBScript
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) RPG
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) SC Cleared
1 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.56%) vSphere
4 4 (6.78%) SRDF
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.39%) XenApp
6 2 (3.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.39%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (28.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (3.39%) Netcool
3 2 (3.39%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.69%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (50.85%) VMware
3 17 (28.81%) Altiris
4 15 (25.42%) Oracle
4 15 (25.42%) HP
5 11 (18.64%) EMC
6 5 (8.47%) IBM
7 4 (6.78%) Veritas
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix
9 2 (3.39%) Dell
9 2 (3.39%) Intel
10 1 (1.69%) F5
10 1 (1.69%) Sybase
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco
10 1 (1.69%) McAfee
10 1 (1.69%) AppSense
10 1 (1.69%) Wyse
10 1 (1.69%) Brocade
10 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
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