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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Replication
Rank 95 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Replication 31 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.28% 1.85% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 2
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£321 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £390 £353
% change year-on-year
-10.51% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +19.20%
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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
724 649 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.14% 26.06% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 325 255
Average daily rate £350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 48
Average hourly rate £14.39 £13.11 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -34.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.47 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £18.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Edinburgh +5 11 £233 -15.45% 1
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Replication
UK

Replication
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 31 (59.62%) Windows
1 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
2 25 (48.08%) DNS
2 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
3 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 22 (42.31%) MS Exchange
5 19 (36.54%) HP
5 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (34.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (32.69%) VMware
8 16 (30.77%) SQL
9 14 (26.92%) DHCP
10 13 (25.00%) Oracle
10 13 (25.00%) MS Project
10 13 (25.00%) MS Office
10 13 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 13 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (21.15%) Finance
11 11 (21.15%) Altiris
11 11 (21.15%) SAN
11 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
11 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (19.23%) UNIX
12 10 (19.23%) DB2
12 10 (19.23%) Migration
13 9 (17.31%) WebSphere

Replication
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 22 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
4 9 (17.31%) WebSphere
4 9 (17.31%) CICS
5 8 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (13.46%) IBM Notes
6 7 (13.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (9.62%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Project
1 13 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) DNS
2 14 (26.92%) DHCP
3 11 (21.15%) SAN
4 8 (15.38%) NAS
5 7 (13.46%) LDAP
5 7 (13.46%) Kerberos
5 7 (13.46%) SMTP
5 7 (13.46%) X.500
6 4 (7.69%) Firewall
7 2 (3.85%) SSL
7 2 (3.85%) HTTP
8 1 (1.92%) SMS
8 1 (1.92%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) DB2
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.85%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Build Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Designer
3 7 (13.46%) Messaging Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) DBA
4 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Designer
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.77%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Chief Technology Officer
9 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Middleware
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (17.31%) Mainframe
3 8 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (13.46%) PKI
5 4 (7.69%) Clustering
6 3 (5.77%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (19.23%) UNIX
5 9 (17.31%) AIX
5 9 (17.31%) Linux
5 9 (17.31%) zOS
6 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Migration
2 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
3 7 (13.46%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (13.46%) Email Migration
4 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.62%) Network Design
5 3 (5.77%) Validation
5 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.85%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.92%) Database Tuning
7 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) Data Management
7 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.92%) Scrum
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) REXX
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 24 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.62%) MCTS
4 5 (9.62%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (48.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (15.38%) SRDF
4 4 (7.69%) DFS Replication
5 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.77%) vCloud
6 2 (3.85%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.85%) XenApp
7 1 (1.92%) RACF
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.85%) Netcool
3 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) HP
3 17 (32.69%) VMware
4 13 (25.00%) Oracle
5 11 (21.15%) Altiris
6 9 (17.31%) IBM
6 9 (17.31%) EMC
7 8 (15.38%) Lotus
8 7 (13.46%) MobileIron
9 5 (9.62%) Dell
10 3 (5.77%) NetApp
11 2 (3.85%) Veritas
11 2 (3.85%) Citrix
11 2 (3.85%) McAfee
12 1 (1.92%) Sybase
12 1 (1.92%) SAP